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Technology and social media has made it easy to engage with a cause by clicking a “like” button or by sharing an online petition. But so-called “hashtag activism” is becoming more popular in the wake of a divisive election, and it’s sparking robust engagement in real life. We explore how local activists are protesting via technology.
- Laura Moser Writer; founder, Daily Action; @lcmoser
- Erick Sanchez Senior Advisor, Frontier Solutions; activist and community organizer
- Shoshana Weismann Digital Director, Opportunity Lives; @OppLives
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