The UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry (C2i2) is an interdisciplinary research center committed to reimagining technology, championing racial and economic justice in the tech sector, and strengthening democracy through culture-making and public policy work. C2i2 is also home to the Minderoo Initiative on Technology and Power, an initiative that investigates the social impact of digital technologies on the broader public good.
We believe deeply that our research should have community impact, and foster racial, social, and economic justice
We promote outreach, inclusion, and translation of research to ensure public accessibly for greater impact and positive social change
We invite funders to support our work with an understanding that quality research is best realized with independence
We recognize that transparency of funding sources is a crucial ethical dimension of our work, and we seek to clearly articulate the boundaries between donations and research
We believe in, and support, a global network of research and advocacy relationships worldwide that are interested in critical inquiries of the internet and society
The work of the UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry is made possible through generous support from: