Prior to joining the staff of the Media Democracy Fund, Amalia coordinated the media policy initiatives of the Center for Media Justice and Media Action Grassroots Network. Amalia has over 17 years of experience in community and cultural organizing, with a specific engagement with human rights, cultural rights and traditional knowledge. Throughout her career, Amalia has used her extensive experience for field-building, community-building, and policy advocacy. Born in Guatemala, she worked for many years at the Main Street Project, where she co-directed a nationally recognized four-state rural Latino capacity-building initiative called The Raíces Project. Amalia holds a B.A. in Urban Studies and History and a J.D. with a focus on Social Justice, with additional study in International Human Rights at the University of London’s Institute for Advanced Legal Studies.
Voices for Internet Freedom
As part of ITS Global Fellowship Program 2014, the institute presented three talks by fellows about issues concerning government, freedom and under-represented groups in the age of Internet. Amalia Delooney spoke about ways to ensure that minorities are participating in debates about the future of the web. Amar Ashar presented his views on the issue […]