We held our CA Nonprofit Technology Festival in Fresno, CA on June 20-21, where an inspiring network of urban and rural leaders focused on sharing knowledge, building tech capacity, and fostering relationships for social change.
We are now in the early stages of planning the next CA Tech Fest in Los Angeles!
- We conducted a survey with information security practitioners working in the human rights sector to better understand the infrastructure strengths and challenges in which they currently operate. Read about what resonated with us the most.
Our 15th annual Nonprofit Software Development Summit took place 14-16 November! Nonprofit staff, developers, capacity builders, and grassroots activists shared knowledge, built capacity, and collectively envisioned the future of free and open technology to support social change efforts.
The fourth Reproducible Builds Summit took place in Paris in December 2018, focused on software development practices that create a verifiable path from source code to binary code. Check out the session notes.
At CampaignCon 2017 in Johannesburg South Africa, activists, technologists, and NGOs worked collectively toward a more nimble, responsive civil society better able to mobilize in the face of growing authoritarianism and shrinking civic space. Participants shared ideas, honed skills and co-created strategies while exploring modern campaigning theory and practice.
Consumer Reports announced the release of The Digital Standard, a privacy and security framework designed to safeguard consumers. Aspiration worked with Consumer Reports, Disconnect, Ranking Digital Rights, and The Cyber Independent Testing Lab on new, open guidelines for evaluating products, apps, and services. Provide your feedback on GitHub.