Reps. Schakowsky, Clarke, Kelly to Host Digital Privacy Briefing on June 11

Media Invitation

WHAT: U.S. Reps. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), Yvette Clarke (D-N.Y.), Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) as well as leading advocates for digital privacy and civil rights will brief Hill staff and the press on how people of color, women, immigrants, the LGBTQ community and other marginalized groups are harmed by the commercial surveillance system and suggest possible remedies.

Any privacy legislation must be grounded in civil rights and focused on minimizing the disparate and discriminatory impacts of data, digital and algorithmic practices.

The briefing is co-sponsored by Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, Center for Digital Democracy, Color of Change, Consumer Action, Consumer Federation of America, Media Justice, Public Citizen and U.S. PIRG.

WHO: U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.)
U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-N.Y.)
U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.)
Erin Shields, national field organizer for internet rights, Media Justice (moderator)
Brandi Collins-Dexter, senior campaign director, Color of Change
Darakshan Raja, co-director, Justice for Muslims Collective
Francella Ochillo, vice president of policy and general counsel, National Hispanic Media Coalition
Neema Singh Guliani, senior legislative counsel, American Civil Liberties Union

WHEN: 3:30-5 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, June 11

WHERE: Room 2322, Rayburn House Office Building
45 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, D.C.

RSVP: Please RSVP by Monday, June 10, to Kristen Strader at kstrader@citizen.org.