Chris Delatorre

Chris Delatorre is the writer and host of Digital Impact 4Q4, a podcast that covers emerging trends in social sector data. Chris joined Digital Impact as editor in 2018 and is leading the relaunch of the Digital Impact community. He is a comms consultant at the nexus of science, tech, and philanthropy, working with organizations and communities of practice to advance sustainability and social equity.

At George Mason University, Chris managed editorial for a multimedia resource that earned a model program award from the US Department of Education. At WINGS, a global information broker, Chris launched a comms program for a network of 20K organizations in 40 countries. At TechSoup, he led a team of experts to position the forum as a global resource, as well as a content partner for brands like Microsoft, Adobe, and Box. Chris has contributed to a range of publications, including Singularity Hub and Vogue, and worked with the UN to advance ethical tech worldwide.

Posts by Chris Delatorre

How Can Digital Impact Help to Mitigate the Effects of COVID-19?

Digital Impact and the Digital Civil Society Lab are working with partners to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Civil Society Organizations and GDPR Compliance

A report from OSF looks at how nefarious actors have tried to use the GDPR to stifle public interest research and reporting in the social sector.

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Housing Data Tool Aims to Strengthen Tenants Rights

Digital Impact grantee JustFix.nyc is using New York City’s housing crisis to lay the groundwork for a nationwide movement built on public data.

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Location Privacy: How Protected Are We?

Public Lab is developing a set of tools based on “location blurring,” a new system that would mitigate the abuse of big tech surveillance.

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Upholding Transparency in the Age of Misinformation

Rachel Smith of GlobalGiving is calling on the social sector to help with a new set of standards that will address today’s ethical challenges.

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Can Data Make Bad Housing Practice a Thing of the Past?

Digital Impact grantee JustFix.nyc is leading a data coalition whose aim is to further housing justice in New York City and beyond.

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Crowdfunding a Space for Civic Engagement

GivingTuesday’s Asha Curran explains how the movement has inspired a new generation of donors.

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What Does It Take to Be a Data Champion?

Rachel Rank of UK-based 360Giving introduces a new kind of “data expedition” for professionals looking to connect with their work and each other.

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Save, a New Open-Source App, Empowers Citizen Reporters

A new open-source app from OpenArchive is designed to give citizen reports more agency over their mobile media.

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Lowering the Barrier of Entry to Civil Society Organizations

To be more effective, foundations should challenge the norms of philanthropy that have disenfranchised organizations based on size and age.

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