Courtney Martin and Vanessa Valenti convened a meeting last summer of feminists in NYC who are experts are doing their feminism, at least in part, online. They then used the ideas brought up in that meeting to help construct the framework for a 34-page paper of which Martin and Valenti are authors.
- You can read more about the paper at Martin and Valenti's website: valentimartin.com/projects/. The paper is available at Barnard Center for Research on Women, who partnered with Martin and Valenti on this project: http://bcrw.barnard.edu/publications/femfuture-online-revolution/ ….
- — Jessica Luther (@scATX)Tue, Apr 09 2013 19:55:01Spring 2012, Martin and Valentin were concerned that "this new and exciting environment was in crisis," the impetus for #femfuture report.
- — Jessica Luther (@scATX)Tue, Apr 09 2013 20:01:14#femfuture Online feminism is a "communications arm," a way to radicalize & challenge the feminist movement, & a means to mobilize people.
- — Jessica Luther (@scATX)Tue, Apr 09 2013 20:07:32#femfuture "Bloggers and online organizers largely suffer from a psychology of deprivation" (there's not enough resources to go around)
- — Jessica Luther (@scATX)Tue, Apr 09 2013 20:09:00Paper is to translate work of online feminists "to feminist organizers, writers, philanthropists, and institutional leaders." #femfuture
- — Jessica Luther (@scATX)Tue, Apr 09 2013 20:09:47"Who are you? What do you need? How can we help?" >> those ?s asked of "core group of trailblazing feminists working online" = #femfuture
- — Jessica Luther (@scATX)Tue, Apr 09 2013 20:11:11#femfuture is "also an attempt to speak across the very demographic barriers that we have identified as hampering the full realization...
- — Jessica Luther (@scATX)Tue, Apr 09 2013 20:13:58"a broad and eclectic ecosystem - a way for feminists w/ a wide diversity of background, ideologies, and ways of working to be of service..
- — Jessica Luther (@scATX)Tue, Apr 09 2013 20:17:23Paradox is call to embrace decentralization in SJ movements AND need to allow coordination among "motley collection of" orgs #femfuture
- — Jessica Luther (@scATX)Tue, Apr 09 2013 20:18:36"we, the authors of this paper, know this: if we can create infrastructure and initiatives that foster a flow of relationships, resources,..
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