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Activist Toolkit


Twestival, or Twitter Festival, is a unique initiative that attempts to unite digital life with that of the real
Activist Toolkit

Crisis mapping

Crisis mapping software leverages crowdsourced information to create maps
Oct 21, 2010
A snapshot of voteTO tweets on Twitter.

VoteTO: The real-time election that never was

Devinder Lamsar
Toronto's municipal campaign has been a disappointment from a social networking point of view, with candidates not making the most of the opportunity, unlike Calgary's incoming mayor, Naheed Nenshi.
May 26, 2010

Nothing but net(working)

J. Maureen Henderson
If networking is the holy grail of job hunting, what happens to young job seekers without a network?
Mar 12, 2010

We can haz democracy

Christopher White
The Prime Minister's new tricked out YouTube site is hosting a pre-approved, moderated Q&A between the PM and Canadian citizens. Are our elected representatives attempting Web 2.0?
Oct 7, 2009

Twitter and digital censorship

A social worker from New York City was arrested last week while in Pittsburgh to participate in the G-20 protests, then subjected to an FBI raid this week at his home -- all for using Twitter.
May 8, 2009

Social media for the masses

Social media tools like Facebook and Twitter are all the rage these days. We often hear about social media's incredible potential or conversely, its lack of relevance compared to traditional media.
Apr 25, 2009

How Twitter can help us organize

Code Pink Women for Peace is all over social networking. Online organizer Paris Marron tells us how Facebook and Twitter can help us organize better.
Apr 20, 2009

Everyone is a media outlet

We speak with Clay Shirky, author of the bestselling book Here Comes Everybody, about social networking and the revolution it's creating in the media.
Book Review
Mar 12, 2009

Politics that pack more punch

Judy Rebick
Activist and co-founder, Judy Rebick, identifies a new kind of politics in an excerpt from her new book, Transforming Power.

Speak Up! Speak Out! Public Dialogue and the Politics of Dissent

Mar 19, 2011 to Mar 20, 2011
Faculty of Social Work
120 Duke St. West,
Kitchener , ON
43° 27' 8.5788" N, 80° 29' 33.8712" W
Ontario CA
On Saturday March 19th 2011, there is a free, full-day conference about the criminalization of dissent around G20 activism – and creative ways to heal and move forward.

Women's Salon Series

May 31, 2009
Somewhere There
340 Dufferin Ave- corner Dufferin & Melbourne- use Melbourne Entrance, beside the large Buddha
Toronto , ON
Ontario CA
Salon Series For Women- from May till September- Art, Dance, Lectures, Networking and Music
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