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vozmob + healthycity

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VozMob (http://vozmob.net) and Healthy City (http://healthycity.org) are beginning a collaboration to combine mobile digital storytelling with web based GIS and maps for social change.

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vozmob + healthycity

  1. 2. VozMob Projecting the voices of immigrant workers by appropriating mobile phones for popular communication
  2. 3. Partnership
  3. 4. Partnership
  4. 5. Supporters
  5. 8. Anti-immigrant hate sites daylaborers.org “ Do you really want this in your neighborhood?” Day Laborers site in Farmingville, Long Island, NY Photograph courtesy of Dave Drew
  6. 9. Day Laborers / Jornaler@s
  7. 10. <ul><li>Composite Technology Index (Modarres and Pitkin, 2006) </li></ul>Digital Access Inequality
  8. 11. ?
  9. 12. <ul><li>We surveyed 58 day laborers in 5 worker centers </li></ul><ul><li>78% have a cell phone, 29% use a pre-paid plan </li></ul>Research
  10. 13. What mobile features do day laborers use?
  11. 14. Popular Education + Participatory Design
  12. 15. Free / Open Source Software + Creative Commons Content
  13. 16. System Features
  14. 17. <ul><li>Post from (almost) any phone </li></ul><ul><li>Cheap: any phone or provider, </li></ul><ul><li>no data plan needed, pre-paid ok, MMS bundles </li></ul><ul><li>Easy: voice, text, mms </li></ul>
  15. 18. vozmob.net CMS: edit remix tag translate share
  16. 19. Send to phones alerts groups msg of the day how-to etc…
  17. 20. export print open APIs Cross-platform
  18. 21. Maps + GIS
  19. 22. MADELOU http://vozmob.net/es/node/5426
  20. 23. MANUEL http://vozmob.net/en/node/5073
  21. 24. ADOLFO http://vozmob.net/en/node/3162
  22. 26. <ul><li>Manos a la obra! </li></ul>
  23. 27. <ul><li>Interview Question: How could you use mobile media in your work? </li></ul><ul><li>Send your mms to: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Or call: </li></ul><ul><li>213-477-7025 </li></ul>
  24. 28. <ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul><ul><li>More info: </li></ul><ul><li>vozmob.net </li></ul><ul><li>wiki.vozmob.net </li></ul><ul><li>code.vozmob.net </li></ul><ul><li>dev.vozmob.net </li></ul><ul><li>Contact: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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