Speaker Profile

Teresa Basilio Gaztambide

Network Strategies Director
MediaJustice
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Teresa Basilio Gaztambide is the Network Strategies Director at MediaJustice, a native of Puerto Rico, and has been a Brooklyn resident for over 20 years. She is the founder of Resilient Just Technologies (RJT), a community organizing and digital justice organization aimed at leveraging media, communications, political education, and decentralized technologies for immediate use by organizers on the frontline of racial, economic and climate justice movements to envision a world where all of our communities have access to a fair and just communications system. Previously, Teresa was the Deputy Director of the Resilient Communities Program at New America and the Co-Executive Director of Global Action Project (GAP).Teresa is also a filmmaker co-producing the documentary Voces de Fillmore focusing on the impact of gentrification and displacement on working class communities of Puerto Rican and immigrant families living in the Los Sures neighborhood of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. She co-organized with Sofía Gallisá Muriente and Adela Nieves, the Detroit – Puerto Rico Solidarity Exchange Network Gathering at the 2017 Allied Media Conference which brought together 80 Detroit and Puerto Rican organizers and cultural workers committed to grassroots efforts rooted in self-determination to share narrative and organizing strategies, build relationships, and imagine a world where our people are free.


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