Citizen Clinic Pizza Information Session

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Tuesday, October 11, 2022
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm PDT

The Citizen Clinic (Info 289 / Cyber 289*) is a public-interest cybersecurity course that supports the capacity of politically-targeted organizations to defend themselves against online threats.

Join us in 205 South Hall to share pizza with us, or join us online (BYO pizza). We’ll hear more about Citizen Clinic, meet the staff and former students, and discuss enrollment in the course, Information 289 or Cybersecurity 289*.

Citizen Clinic is the first public interest cybersecurity clinic of its kind. The clinic, sponsored by the Berkeley School of Information, provides interdisciplinary teams of students with hands-on experience developing and implementing cybersecurity practices for politically vulnerable organizations.

Examples of student projects include:

  • Protecting the LGBT community from online extremist groups
  • Improving the safety of human rights advocates during high-risk investigations
  • Understanding government surveillance of indigenous communities in Latin America

Now accepting applications for the Spring 2023 semester.

* Cyber 289 is open to MICS students only.


This information session will be held both online & in person. You are welcome to join us either in South Hall or via Zoom.

For online participants

Online participants must have a Zoom account and be logged in. Berkeley students: go to berkeley.zoom.us to activate your free Zoom account. If this is your first time using Zoom, please allow a few extra minutes to download and install the browser plugin or mobile app.

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Contact

If you have questions about this event, please contact Lisa Ho.

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Lisa Ho
Academic Director, Cybersecurity Program
lisaho@ischool.berkeley.edu
South Hall

Accessibility

If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting, CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) or information about mobility access in order to fully participate in this event, please contact Catherine Cronquist Browning with as much advance notice as possible and at least 7–10 days in advance of the event.

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Catherine Cronquist Browning
Assistant Dean of Academic Programs and of Equity and Inclusion
catherine@ischool.berkeley.edu
111 South Hall

Last updated:

September 14, 2022