Our Next Event

 Digital Rights and Human Rights are under attack. Join for our 11th year anniversary marking community support and grassroots activism as it relates to privacy and human rights.

Please join for this year’s event. As the United States congress is working to erode our basic rights to privacy and security in the digital age under section 702 and global conflicts rage across the world, join this online free event on May 16th 2024. Join the conversation with human rights organizations, digital rights and peace activists from around the world discussing our inept leaders and big tech corporations that undermine our digital rights and freedom.As in previous years, we aim to unite on our shared human values and basic fundamental human rights as our rights are under attack in the US and around the globe. We hope you will be inspired, entertained and rejuvenated in defending basic rights and values that we are all entitled to regardless of our differences.This year’s presenters will include the role of surveillance state, impact of technology companies in undermining our digital security, current genocide in the Holy Land and the nuclear arms race.We will end the evening with comedy as we laugh at powers at be and global institutions that are incapable of solving the pain and challenges that humanity faces.

Event will be streamed live at: 
Date:- 16th May
Time:- 6:00  to 8:30 PM PDT

No fees to attend. We encourage attendees to research and fund organizations mentioned in this event.


Marianne Díaz Hernández : is the #WhyID Campaigner at Access Now. Marianne is a Venezuelan lawyer, digital rights activist, and fiction writer, currently based in Santiago, Chile. Her work focuses mainly on issues regarding online freedom of speech, privacy, web filtering, internet infrastructure and digital security. She founded the digital rights NGO Acceso Libre, a volunteer-based organization that documents threats to human rights in the online environment in Venezuela. Before joining Access Now, Marianne worked as a public policy analyst for the Latin American NGO Derechos Digitales. She’s volunteered for Global Voices, particularly for the Advox project, since 2010. She has also published several fiction books, and co-founded the small press Casajena Editoras. In 2019, she was recognized with the “Human Rights Hero” award, granted by Access Now, for her “research and leading advocacy efforts against invasive measures taken by the Maduro government in Venezuela. In 2022, she was selected as one of the Global Leaders of Digital Human Rights by the Ouano Foundation.

Co-Director of Civilian Agenda, Ousman Noorpromoting civilian protection in Armed Conflicts. Ousman studied law at SOAS: University of London, and social anthropology at the University of Oxford. He worked as a human rights barrister in London for 9 years, and taught law at SOAS. For 3 years, he was Government Relations Manager at Stop Killer Robots, a coalition of 250+ NGOs from 70+ countries, advocating for new international law on Autonomous Weapons Systems. He is now Co-Director of The Civilian Agenda, promoting civilian protection in armed conflict.

Roots-Action Organizing Coordinator:Ryan Black is a political organizer and digital marketing professional based in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He previously worked with various marketing agencies and for campaigns across the country as a consultant, campaign manager, and videographer.

Roots-Action Coordinator Emma Claire Foley,:Defuse Nuclear War / Specialist, Nuclear Issues,  Emma Claire Foley is a nuclear weapons policy expert, writer and filmmaker who has spent her career working for nuclear disarmament campaigns. Her commentaries have been featured in Newsweek, NBC, the Guardian and other international news outlets. She is also active in healthcare organizing through the Democratic Socialists of America.

Kevin Welch is the president of EFF-Austin,: a digital civil liberties organization that was founded alongside Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and which continues to be a member of their Electronic Frontier Alliance (EFA). At EFF-Austin, he leads their push to educate the public and politicians about important legal and cultural issues confronting society in emerging technological spaces, and has spoken at diverse venues on these topics including at SXSW and to State Department international delegations. He is a Caltech graduate with degrees in Bioengineering and English.

Brett Wilkins is a staff writer for Common Dreams( He is also an officer of the San Francisco Berniecrats, an Our Revolution affiliate. His writing, which focuses on issues of war and peace and human rights, is archived at

Electronic Frontier Foundation Legal Fellow Brendan Gilligan :- He is on EFF’s civil liberties team, where he works on free speech, surveillance, & privacy issues. During law school, Brendan interned with the Surveillance Technology Oversight Project, Center for Investigative Reporting, Center for Media & Democracy, & Federal Defender, & was a Student Attorney with the MacArthur Justice Center. Brendan holds a J.D. from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law & a B.A. from UC Irvine.

Vahid Razavi:previously founded Ethics In Technology 10 years ago and after an exhausting search Vahid didn’t find any ethics in Big Tech, now he knows better and is now focused on No Ethics In Big Tech. He is the author of two books The Age of Nepotism and Ethics in Tech and Lack Thereof. He has produced hundreds of videos on various social issues, including ethics in technology, Silicon Valley, regional politics, poverty, war, and social injustice.

Rev. Martin Todd Allen is an Associate Minister at the Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples.: He is Doctor of Minister (DMin) of the Pacific School of Religion. Previously, Rev. Allen worked as a prison, hospital and military Chaplain and currently works as a hospital chaplain in Mississippi. In addition, he serves on the board of directors of The Human Agenda.


Mike Rufo’s:songs and poems arc across the waves of life.  His music is gripping and eclectic, reflecting his impassioned engagement with the world. Mike’s musical language builds upon powerful lyrics, soaring vocals, driving rhythms, and melodic riffs that explore emotional depths and transformation.  Mike’s repertoire moves seamlessly across a range of original and re-imagined traditional and contemporary songs, from poignant to powerful, from rockin’ to refined, he will take you on a journey of the heart, body, and mind. He also mixes things up with a knack for the well-conceived parody, with a dash of political punch, like his popular singles Hit the Road, Trump! and Spyin’ Eyes.


Amy Dontblameme:is a freelance writer and researcher who watched too many YouTube videos one night last year and decided  to start writing jokes as a way to practice public speaking, try a new creative skill and avoid the habit of opening social media to unwind. She loves it when the surveillance state finds cute clothes in her exact favorite style and size and puts them conveniently in her Facebook and Instagram feed for purchase.

Cathy Zhao:is a bilingual comedian and actress based in San Francisco via Beijing, China. She has roasted mayors, statesmen, FBI agents in her comedy and she has worked with Margaret Cho for comedy shows. She co-founded Laugh It Out Hub – a 501(c)3 non-profit to empower the mental health of teenagers through comedy workshops.

Jessica Mulder:is a Curaçao-born, South Florida-raised, Los Angeles-based human with creative tendencies. More specifically: a creative producer, content creator, comedian (host/producer of Forbidden Fruit Comedy Show – 1st Friday of every month at Bar Franca in Downtown Los Angeles), graphic artist, and songwriter. What? It seems like she does too many things? Well, she’s also a Capricorn so, deal with it. Check out her Linktree!

Filmmaker Peter Menchini:joined the marketing team from Bad Taste for a Good Cause as they took to the streets of San Francisco to promote a premium contaminated drinking water containing raw untreated sewage and unfiltered sea water called Gaza Springs: A Taste of Genocide.

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