All Articles about Labor
Tech Won't Build It
For the past decade, Yonatan has been holding large tech companies accountable. His Landecker Democracy Fellowship project aims to empower content moderators, educating them what their range of tools are, from legal action in the cases of blatant violations to softer advocacy, to ensure social media platforms are tools of legitimate discourse.
Responsible and Sustainable Business Leader
Landecker Democracy Fellow Ireen Kars is a consultant at Russell Reynolds Associates, which helps companies identify, select, and grow sustainable leaders who will thrive and succeed over the long term. This project aims to not only help increase the awareness of the consequences of COVID-19 but also define the role of leadership in a post-COVID-19 world.
WE CARE: Empowering Migrant Care Workers On- and Offline
Landecker Democracy Fellow Flavia Matei is an architect working at the University of Art and Design in Linz, Austria. In her free time, Flavia is a committed activist for migrant workers’ rights.
Claiming our Institutions – Network and Empowerment for BIPOC in Administrations
Landecker Democracy Fellow Evein Obulor is working on different levels of our societies to fight racism. In her current position as the Coordinator of the European Coalition of Cities Against Racism she works on racial injustices at the city level. Within the next 12 months, she wants to create a network in Germany for BIPOC working within local governments, politics, and administrations and a platform to BIPOC network and exchange best practices.
Landecker Democracy Fellow Erica Dorn is a social systems choreographer. She educates and facilitates organizations, movements, and communities in long-vision systems transitions. Her project aims to create a proof of concept for bridging political divides by building networks between autonomous places that are experiencing diverse economic and social issues
Indigenous Creations: Open Source Tools for Indigenous Communities
Landecker Democracy Fellow DeLesslin George-Warren is a queer artist, researcher, and organizer from Catawba Indian Nation. DeLesslin works with five native technologists to support their work in creating Open Source projects to address the needs of their community.
Making Common Ground
Landecker Democracy Fellow Catherine Neilan is a Politics Live Editor at the Telegraph, where she is responsible for covering breaking news and finding exclusives from Westminster and beyond. Catherine’s project is designed to find a new way for people to talk about politics and current affairs without slipping into lazy labels and toxic terminology, which is often accompanied by echo chambers
COVID-19: Misinformation Media Campaign for the Public and Toolkit for Providers
Landecker Democracy Fellow Asha Shajahan, MD, MHSA is a primary care physician, the Graduate Medical Education Director of Social Equity and Health Disparities at Beaumont Health and the Medical Director of Community Health at Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe in the USA. Asha proposes to equip doctors with a fact-checking tool that can help guide evidence-based outcomes and advice.
Building International Solidarity
Kalena Thomhave wrote a series of articles detailing the indignities of Filipino call center workers who are organizing for a labor union. Her work highlights the role of the US labor movement in this process and the importance of international solidarity.
Real Money Moves: Divesting from Private Prisons and Immigrant Detention Centers
Senior Fellow Jasmine Rashid created the campaign "Real Money Moves" to help combat mass incarceration and advocate for immigrant rights.