Collective Action in Tech Fellowship: (Deadline 1 March 2021)
Applications are open for Collective Action in Tech Fellowship. The fellowship is looking for tech workers, researchers, journalists and content creators who want to tell the stories of collective action in tech in the Global South.
Collective Action in Tech Fellowship aims to provide data and insights on organizing in the tech industry, to find connections between different efforts, and to build worker power in tech by raising awareness of the long history of activism in the industry. The project is managed (collectively) by a group of volunteers that include current and former tech workers, journalists, and academics. You can learn more here.
The fellowship will run from March 15th to June 15th, 2021. Fellows will have to attend a minimum of two Zoom meetings to meet other recipients and to offer a brief description of their work. For those who are interested, there are opportunities to become further involved with the larger project. Collective Tech Action are planning to recruit 3-6 fellows for this year’s program.
The fellowship provides the following benefits
- $500-1000 per project based on team size and resources needed for the project.
- Publication on our website AND with one of our media partners .
- Membership in a community of fellows and CAiT members and contributors; optional virtual workshops for providing feedback and reviewing pieces.
- This year, Collective Action are seeking projects that document actions in the Global South (South and Central America, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia).
- It welcomes submissions from individuals or groups of up to three people.
- Interested in the broader story of how the action came together, what strategies were successful, and how workers came to form a community.
At the moment, the program can only consider pieces written or translated into English. However, Collective Action would be interested in publishing your piece in multiple languages if you are able and willing to provide a translation. Several of their media partners are also willing to publish pieces in multiple languages.