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Mobile Justice

CLIENT: ACLU State Affiliates

The Need

Record, Report and Connect with Mobile Justice, one of Quadrant 2’s Bystanders Rule! apps. Mobile Justice lets you record police misconduct and report it to a local ACLU affiliate.

The Solution

With Mobile Justice, you can record and report police abuse, share information with other users and get updates from your local ACLU affiliates.

In the News

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“Walking down the street isn't a crime. Protesting peacefully isn't a crime and certainly hanging out with your friends on the sidewalk isn't a crime. So if you or someone around you becomes a police suspect for doing any of those things you've got the mobile justice app.” Read more

“Why is Mobile Justice important? From Rodney King to Eric Garner, to Jason Goolsby, bystander videos have helped document police abuse and have led to change… Mobile Justice will make sure that bystander video is preserved even if police attempt to seize the phone or delete the files, and will help ensure video evidence of police abuse gets to the ACLU and civil rights community organizations that can use it to make change.” Read more

MigraCam

CLIENT: ACLU of Texas

The Need

People living in immigrant communities need a way to notify their family members and friends if detained in a raid or traffic stop, as well as to Know their Rights in critical moments if encountered by CBP or ICE.

The Solution

A mobile app designed to help people living in immigrant communities instantly record incidents and stream them live to a customized list of emergency contacts.

In the News

“The main focus is to provide people a tool to alert their family members if something is happening, and the second is having that option to share [the video] with us if that’s what they want.” - Cynthia Pompa Read more

WorkIt

CLIENT: United for Respect

The Need

Walmart workers needed transparency and support regarding company policies, information previously only accessible on a manager’s computer using a private system called “the wire.” This proved difficult for employees to research company policy on issues like harassment and sick time.

The Solution

In collaboration with Our Walmart and using IBM’s Watson, we built a platform designed for civic engagement where Walmart employees can get their questions about policies answered.

In the News

“Being unable to access policy online when you are at work makes it difficult to know when you are breaking policy — or understand how managers are using policies against you,” said Mississippi Walmart worker Joanna Chambers. “Through the WorkIt app, we’re amplifying the strength of OUR Walmart networks.” Read more