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Protecting Digital Civil Rights

  • 2322 Rayburn House Office Building (map)

As Congress continues to debate privacy legislation, lawmakers must address the data practices that disproportionately harm marginalized communities. This briefing will discuss practices such as location tracking, digital advertising, and data aggregation, and their impacts on underrepresented and underserved communities. The briefing is hosted by a coalition of civil society organizations including the Center for Democracy & Technology.

Lunch will be provided. If you are able to join us, please RSVP. We hope to see you there!

Opening remarks: Natasha Duarte, Policy Analyst, Center for Democracy & Technology

Moderator: Francella Ochillo, Vice President of Policy & General Counsel, National Hispanic Media Coalition

Panelists:

  • Koustubh “K.J.” Bagchi, Senior Staff Attorney for Telecommunications, Technology, and Media, Asian Americans Advancing Justice

  • Cindy Southworth, Executive Vice President, National Network to End Domestic Violence

  • Miranda Bogen, Senior Policy Analyst, Upturn

  • Alisa Valentin, Communications Justice Fellow, Public Knowledge

This event is presented in conjunction with Rep. Bobby Rush (IL-01) and the Center for Democracy & Technology, Color of Change, the Georgetown Law Center on Privacy & Technology, the Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the National Hispanic Media Coalition, New America's Open Technology Institute, and Public Knowledge.