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Wednesday, July 5 • 15:05 - 15:35
Platform Coops for defending democracy

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Could we have stopped Trump from 'happening', if we would have had better tools for supporting civic activism? We'll never find out, but it's never early enough to start building solutions for the future. In this Q& A session, Evan-Henshaw, the first employee of Twitter, will introduce his new civic activism platform cooperative, Affinity.works, and his vision on how to foster collaboration between new activist groups and large national networks - in the name of defending democracy.

***Des plateformes coopératives pour défendre la démocratie***

Aurait-on pu empêcher l’arrivée de Trump, si nous avions eu de meilleurs outils pour défendre l’activisme civique ? On ne le saura jamais, mais il n’est jamais trop tôt pour commencer à bâtir des solutions pour l’avenir. Dans cette session Questions-Réponses, Evan-Henshaw, le premier employé de Twitter, présentera sa nouvelle plateforme coopérative d’activisme civique, Affinity.works,et sa vision sur la manière de favoriser la collaboration entre les nouveaux groupes d'activistes et les grands réseaux nationaux, au nom de la défense de la démocratie.

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Francesca Pick

Co-founder OuiShare Fest, OuiShare
Collaborative governance geek and co-founder of OuiShare Fest. Experimenting the future of organizations across cultures and continents as OuiShare Connector, Enspiral Member and working on Cobudget. Looking to shift power dynamics through cultural practices, tech tools and the o... Read More →

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Evan Henshaw-Plath

Co-founder, Affinity
Evan is a research affiliate at the center for civic media a the MIT Media Lab, he was the first employee and tech lead at Odeo where he helped create twitter. He helped start the civic tech ngo Data.uy and open data conference AbreLATAM. He's currently starting affinity.works, a... Read More →

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