Vozmob overview for Drupalcamp LA 2010

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A short overview of VozMob (http://vozmob.net), presented at Drupalcamp LA 2010.

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  • DAYLABORERS.ORG “ Some of the most violent murderers, rapists, and child molesters, are illegal aliens who work as day laborers”
  • El mercado de jornaleros esta lleno de violaciones de los derechos de los trabajadores. A los Jornaleros no les pagan por su trabajo regularmente, y muchos son expuestos a lugares de trabajo peligrosos, y la mayoría reciben abusos e insultos de parte de sus empleadores. El crecimiento de las esquinas combinadas con el crecimiento de violaciones de los derechos de los trabajadores es una tendencia nacional y debe de preocuparles a todos los niveles del gobierno.
  • 78% of the workers currently own a mobile phone. When asked how many times a day they use their phone, 36% reported using it between 5 to 10 times day, 31% reported 1 to 5 times a day and 25% reported more than 10 times.
  • Vozmob overview for Drupalcamp LA 2010

    1. 2. VozMob Projecting the voices of immigrant workers by appropriating mobile phones for popular communication www.v ozmob.net
    2. 3. Supporters
    3. 5. Google “day laborer”
    4. 6. daylaborers.org “ Do you really want this in your neighborhood?” Day Laborers site in Farmingville, Long Island, NY Photograph courtesy of Dave Drew Top result: anti-immigrant hate site
    5. 7. Who are day laborers?
    6. 8. Composite Technology Index (Modarres and Pitkin, 2006) Problem: Digital Access Inequality
    7. 9. ?
    8. 10. <ul><li>Research: mobile phone survey at day laborer centers </li></ul>
    9. 11. We surveyed 58 day laborers in 5 worker centers 78% have a cell phone 29% use a pre-paid plan We found:
    10. 12. <ul><li>What do they use their phones for? </li></ul>
    11. 13. What features do they use?
    12. 15. Popular Education
    13. 16. Participatory design
    14. 17. Free / Open Source Software + Creative Commons Content
    15. 18. System Features
    16. 20. Just a few of many stories
    17. 21. http://vozmob.net/en/node/777 “ Jacqueline” MADELOU
    18. 22. http://vozmob.net/en/node/6132 “ Green Gardeners in Action” RANFERI
    19. 23. http://vozmob.net/en/node/5268 “ Fiesta San Simon” DIANA
    20. 24. http://vozmob.net/en/node/6534 “ Graffiti: Social Phenomenon” MARCOS
    21. 25. http://vozmob.net/en/node/6840 “ Hands” MANUEL
    22. 26. ¡Gracias!

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