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Amanda Hickman, New York City
Amanda is the Director of Technology atGotham Gazette and is on the steering committee of the Nonprofit Open Source Initiative (NOSI). She was recently the Senior Circuit Rider at the LINC Project of the Welfare Law Center where she provided technology assistance and training to low-income grassroots groups in the US working on anti-poverty issues. Previously she taught “Digital Activism”; an undergraduate course on using the internet as an organizing tool at NYU’s Gallatin School.
She is also an active local organizer who (always in collaboration with others) founded Greene Acres Community Garden and runs a public compost drop-off at the Fort Greene Farmer’s Market. Other recent projects include: