How public interest technology erased 21,000 wrongful convictions at once
When the ACLU of Massachusetts joined with a public interest technologist, the odds were against them—yet they scored single largest dismissal of wrongful convictions in U.S. history.
Around the world, women have become an unstoppable force for social change. They are rising up to create solutions to the biggest issues facing society, from institutional racism to abortion rights. In the #FutureIsHers, we spotlight the women rewriting the rules, redefining power and reimagining what equality looks like.
On What Matters is a series of conversations with Ford’s executive vice president, Hilary Pennington, and a vanguard of nonprofit leaders who inspire us, teach us, and champion social justice.
Without disability justice, there can be no racial, economic and gender justice. Real change requires that no one is left behind. Tackling inequality with an intersectional lens can help create a fully inclusive world.
Public interest technologists work to ensure tech is for the public good and helps dismantle inequality. This series shows how a team of talented and dedicated people across academia, civil society, government and private sectors needs to be involved in bridging the gap between technology and social justice.