After continuing discussions from the November 15 meeting, this meeting will conclude with a list of recommendations that the Smart City PDX team will use as starting point for designing public participation activities, strategies, and potential future policies in 2024 and beyond.
The list of recommendations can include:
- Public events
- Specific communities work and outreach
- Policy recommendations
- Digital literacy events and strategies
- Funding ideas
- Exploring ideas of effective public participation
This meeting will include an open discussion about the different approaches for public participation and decision-making regarding surveillance technologies.
Please register to let us know you're coming and receive event reminders:
Suggested reading material
- City of Portland Community and Civic Life Office page on Advisory Bodies
- City of Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission website
- City of Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission Bylaws and Establishing Ordinance
- City of Seattle Surveillance advisory working group
- City of San Francisco Privacy and Surveillance Advisory Board
- ACLU Community Control Over Policing Surveillance Model
- Ada Lovelace Institute Biometric Citizens Council - Recruitment process (page 15)
- Canadian Youth Assembly on Digital Rights and Safety
- NYC peoples’ Tech Assemblies
- New Orleans independent surveillance analysis
About Smart City PDX
Smart City PDX is a program of the Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability. The program's mission includes using data and technology responsibly to support a healthy, safe, more affordable and prosperous Portland for everyone.
About the Office of Equity and Human Rights
The City of Portland Office of Equity and Human Rights promotes equity and reduction of disparities within City government; it also works with community partners to promote equity and inclusion within Portland and throughout the region, producing measurable improvements and disparity reductions.
About Cascadia Partners
Cascadia Partners is a diverse team of mission-driven public engagement and urban planning specialists who facilitate meaningful and responsive planning and policy making processes using their technical expertise alongside input learned from communities who are most impacted.