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Case Study: Coordinating a Prison Strike with Drupal

It's not easy to form a union, let alone behind prison walls. Mailroom censorship, bogus gang affiliation charges, repression against union organizers, and government surveillance all get in the way. Despite these barriers, organizers persist.

Communication is the lifeblood of the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC). Learn how a Drupal helps IWOC keep channels of communication open, amplify voices usually marginalized and coordinated a nationwide strike that broke into the mainstream media and shook the foundations of the prison industrial complex.

We'll cover:

  • Key modules used to communicate effectively, but securely
  • Development approach that prioritized efficiency and maintainability
  • How we overcame challenges of all volunteer development team
  • Content strategy for time strapped, hustling volunteers
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