Why the Racism and Technology Center?
The Racism and Technology Center uses technology as a mirror to reflect and make visible existing racist practices in Dutch society. As a knowledge center, we provide a platform, resources, knowledge, skills and legitimacy to anti-racism and digital rights organizations to help them create understanding of how racism is manifested in technology with the goal of dismantling systems of oppression and injustice.
The center is a public benefit foundation (an ANBI) and is based in Amsterdam in the Netherlands.
The Center is run on a voluntary basis by Naomi Appelman, Jill Toh, and Hans de Zwart. They form the board of the foundation.
In the news
You can read what others have to say about the Center on our page about Racism and Technology Center in the news.
We have been inspired by organisations like Bits of Freedom, The Black Archives, Controle Alt Delete (IZI Solutions), Data Justice Lab, the Decolonizing Digital Rights initiative, Digital Freedom Fund, European Digital Rights (EDRi), Kick Out Zwarte Piet, Nederland Wordt Beter, and SETUP.
The Center is thankful for the support from the newsletter provider Revue. They provide hosting and sending services for our newsletter. We also want to thank AKD for helping us (pro bono) to incorporate as a foundation.