ToolBox LA - June: Tech & Social Justice
ToolBox LA - June: Tech & Social Justice make-in-la stories

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Toolbox LA is running a series of events around the city, promoting resources and community in support of the LA ecosystem.

June's speakers focused on Tech for Social Justice. Our amazing line-up discussed uses of LA-based manufacturing, VR, and data to address causes related to child abuse, human trafficking, inclusive journalism and jobs creation.

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ToolBox LA - June: Tech & Social Justice

Cross Campus DTLA Thursday, June 1st at 12pm

"[We] bring together deep knowledge of social services and technology to solve problems of efficiency, and improve the impact of the helping professions." Ruby Guillen, Humanistic Technologies

"Consumers need to understand feeling good about yourself is not a challenge its a necessity... Changing lives, now that's a fashion statement!" Vincent Libretti, Akcpt

"We...raise consciousness through media on gender inequality, sexual abuse, and human trafficking, all of which are intrinsically connected." Jason Gurvitz, Hidden Tears Project

"To make things for others we must see through their eyes, hear through their ears, walk in their shoes, and attempt to feel the world through their experience." Marlon Fuentes, Buzzfeed

Our next Event: Thursday, August 10th - Toy Tech  Hub101 Westlake Village, 12pm - 2pm

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