AI and Authentic Comms
October 18, 1:00pm PT, Jarvis Room
Streetwide leverages Twilio to create critical communications infrastructure used to serve one of the the most vulnerable populations in the United State. In this session we'll make a deep dive into how Streetwide uses technology to help communities fight the fear and insecurity created by the the threat of increased deportation.
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Co-founder & Project Lead
Alicia Nieves is the co-founder and project lead at Streetwide, a non-profit startup building tools to help communities fight the deportations of their members. Before founding Streetwide, Alicia was a legal fellow with Justfix.nyc, a housing tech nonprofit in New York City where she helped low-income tenants use the Justfix web application to build affirmative legal cases against their neglectful and abusive landlords. Alicia is a 2016 graduate of New York University School of Law, where she was a Latina/o Human Rights Scholar and staff editor for the NYU Journal of Legislation and Public Policy. Her previous work experience includes positions at the NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, New Economy Project, Atl.Legal, and FWD.us. Her work centers on developing technology and protocols for mobilizing disadvantaged communities.
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