Bottom-Up Organizing with Tools from On High: Understanding the Data Practices of Labor Organizers
CHI '20: CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Honolulu HI USA April, 2020, pp. 1-13, 2020.
This paper provides insight into the use of data tools in the American labor movement by analyzing the practices of staff employed by unions to organize alongside union members. We interviewed 23 field-level staff organizers about how they use data tools to evaluate membership. We find that organizers work around and outside of these tool...More
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