APC’s mission is to empower and support organisations, social movements and individuals in and through the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to build strategic communities and initiatives for the purpose of making meaningful contributions to equitable human development, social justice, participatory political processes and environmental sustainability.
Latest posts by Association for Progressive Communications from January, 2020
Apprise: Using AI to unmask situations of forced labour and human trafficking
The creators of the Apprise app share how they created a system assist workers in Thailand to avoid vulnerable situations.
Decolonising AI: A transfeminist approach to data and social justice
"We propose to build a transfeminist critique and framework that offers not only the potential to analyse the damaging effects of AI, but also a proactive understanding on how to imagine, design and develop an emancipatory AI that undermines consumerist, misogynist, racist, gender binarial and heteropatriarchal societal norms."
Community networks and local access monthly newsletter – number 24
The December 2019 newsletter is part of the project titled, “Local Access Networks: Can the unconnected connect themselves?” developed by APC in partnership with Internet Society and Rhizomática.