Web, Database, and Technology Consulting for Building Movements
Supporting progressive nonprofit, social justice, activist & community organizations for over a decade
We provide technology consulting services to nonprofit progressive, social justice, & community organizations. Our tight focus allows us to specialize in tools specific to the needs of the movements we serve.
Almost a year before I helped start Palante in 2010, I attended my first Fighting Burnout Retreat, a yearly event held by the Audre Lorde Project to help people involved in movement organizing identify how our work might be leading to burnout and how we might be able to counter that, both for our own individual health and for the collective health of our movements. I remember discussing our levels of burnout and describing myself as "crispy." That was eleven long and eventful years ago.
At our most recent retreat we had a generative discussion on our shared values as an organization. We've been working to develop a more formal statement of our principles, which we're excited to share here and on our new Values page! Palante Technology Cooperative and its members uphold and demonstrate the following values and principles in our work:
Update on May 18, 2020: PAUSE Order in New York State has been extended through May 28. It will likely be even longer before it is lifted in New York City. We will continue to be in touch with tech support clients in the region when we are re-opened for site visits. We'll continue to provide remote-only tech support until then. Update on April 17, 2020: PAUSE Order in New York State has been extended through May 15, 2020. We are continuing to provide remote-only tech support to our clients.