Tech Stands Up
Tech Stands Up
Oct 25, 2020
Julia Spiegel: Protecting Immigrant Rights, Tech and Foreign Policy, and Election Day
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In this episode, I welcome Julia Spiegel. Julia is a human rights advocate and lawyer, currently serving as a Deputy County Counsel for the County of Santa Clara, home to Silicon Valley. Julia brings high-impact lawsuits on a range of immigration and social justice matters and teaches international law and policy at Stanford.  With degrees from Yale, Stanford, and Princeton, Julia also has been a Sr Advisor at the U.S Mission to the UN, serves on the Bay Area Next Generation Steering Committee for UNICEF and the National Advisory Board of Stanford’s Haas Center, and has conducted research and advocacy on armed conflict in Africa for the International Crisis Group and the Center for American Progress

Today we get an update on the cases Santa Clara County has brought before a federal court on behalf of Silicon Valley Residents, what role technology has played in the foreign affairs arena, and what Santa Clara County is doing to get out the vote and ensure our election is safe and secure, and how you can help.

- Julia Spiegel Bio
- Julia Speaking at the Tech Stands Up PiDay Rally 3/14/2017
- Trump Administration Concedes Defeat in Challenge to “Sanctuary Jurisdictions” Executive Order Brought by Santa Clara and San Francisco Counties
- How sanctuary cities work, and how Trump’s blocked executive order could have affected them
- San Francisco and Santa Clara County argue ‘public charge’ rule should be blocked
- A Genocide Incited on Facebook, With Posts From Myanmar’s Military
- Rwanda Shows How Hateful Speech Leads to Violence
- Fear, Misinformation, and Social Media Complicate Ebola Fight
- Sign up to be an Election Protection volunteer
- San Jose’s SAP Center to serve as ballot drop box location for 2020 election
- Become an Election Observer in Santa Clara County

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