This is the second in a series of three entires, cross-posted from the Civic Media Project website. Check out the site for many more examples of the ways groups around the world are using digital media to help foster civic change. The site was created by Eric Gordon and Paul Mihailidis, the leaders of Emerson College's Engagement Lab, in anticipation of their forthcoming book for MIT Press, Civic Media: Technology, Design, Practice.
FROM #DESTROYTHEJOINT TO FAR REACHING DIGITAL ACTIVISM:
FEMINIST REVITALISATION STEMMING FROM SOCIAL MEDIA AND REACHING BEYOND
Jessica McLean and Sophia Maalsen
The Origins of Destroy the Joint
"She [the Prime Minister] said that we know societies only reach their full potential if women are politically participating. Women are destroying the joint—Christine Nixon in Melbourne, Clover Moore here. Honestly."
First Destroy the Joint Actions
Micro-Campaigns under a Unified Anti-Sexism and Anti-Misogyny Collective
Digital Activism in DTJ: Connections to Global Campaigns