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This is a brilliant series, and very much needed.

Building Laterally 

The events in the Incubator's Building Laterally series are free and open to the public. These conversations are an invitation to imagine the work of building project governance and community engagement as intimately intertwined with different political horizons. Join us!

Past events

Labor across the Tech Ecosystem

Wednesday Oct 27, 2021

What can efforts to increase the sustainability of digital infrastructure learn from unionizing, whistleblowing, and other organizing among tech workers?

Anti-Oppression Frameworks in Open Source

Wednesday Dec 8, 2021

As open source digital public infrastructure embraces anti-racist, anti-ableist, anti-colonial, and gender-affirming values and commitments, how can project leads critically assess this work and the tools relied on to do it?

Visions of Mutual Power

Wednesday Jan 19, 2022

What kinds of power can do-ocracies build and hold?

Coloniality of Digital Infrastructure

Wednesday Feb 23, 2022

How do efforts to sustain and maintain digital infrastructure cover for imperial domination, neocolonialism, and other forms of extractivism?

The Practice of Digital Infrastructure

Wednesday Apr 27, 2022

What does it look like to build digital infrastructure?

Cohort Events

The Incubator also hosts synchronous programming directed at cohort interests and needs. We don't announce these in advance or record them but we do share out resources from them.

Theory of Change Workshop with Alix Dunn and Tanya O'Carroll

Tuesday May 3, 2022

What is a “theory of change” specific to your project and how to go about articulating one?

The Tech Cultures that Come Next - Round table with Afua Bruce, Greg Bloom, and Amy Sample Ward

Monday May 23, 2022

How do we imagine the future of work in open data, open software, and public interest technology?