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Nitin Swahney to Present at NYU Conference: Democratizing Data: Grassroots Strategies to Advance Human Rights

Nitin Swahney has been invited to speak at this NYU conference on Democratizing Data: Grassroots Strategies to Advance Human Rights organized by the Bernstein Institute for Human Rights, Vanderbilt Hall, NYU School of Law, April 17-18, 2019.
Panel on Pushing Boundaries: Data as Art and Evidence
Thursday, April 18, 2019, 11:15 am – 12:45pm
In a world where what is counted counts, activists are insisting that data is more than just numbers. Speakers will share creative tactics and strategies to push the boundaries of what data encompasses – with community-led initiatives defining data as art and evidence essential for healing, inclusion, and liberation.
Nikki Reisch – Legal Director, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, NYU School of Law

Anusha Chandrasekharan – Senior Program Manager, PRAXIS
Katie Diamond – Communications Director, Theatre of the Oppressed NYC
Nitin Sawhney – Assistant Professor of Media Studies, The New School
LaTonya Tate – Executive Director, Alabama Justice Initiative; Soros Justice Fellow
The event is free for students to attend. To RSVP, please click here.

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