Event Recording, The Essence of Repair Culture

Virtual Event September 12, 2023 at 8am ET on Zoom Join Maintainers Movement Fellow Mathew Lubari in this virtual event, exploring maintenance, repair and care across countries and global contexts. Mathew is a 2023 Maintainers Movement Fellow, in the “cultures” … More →

Meet Maintainers Fellow Terra Graziani: Maintaining Home, Abolishing Evictions

My name is Terra Graziani. I am a researcher and organizer, and for the past ten years I have worked in the tenant movement in California in various roles, building tenant power through public education, community-based research, and organizing. I … More →

Meet Maintainers Fellow Jennah Jones: The Circular Economy is a Collaborative Economy

– by Jennah Jones In the summer after I graduated high school, two seemingly unrelated events occurred within the same week. Gabriel Garcia Marquez — Colombian literary giant and my favorite author at the time — had passed away. That same … More →

A Trip Down the Arroyo Seco: A Microcosm of the Relationship between Technology, Nature, and Society Part II

– By Tonatiuh Rodriguez- Nikl Introduction In the first part of this trip we joined the Arroyo Seco far above the LA Basin, following it from its (mostly) natural state into civilization, where it was quickly harnessed for flood control … More →

An Interview with a Maintainer: Aaliyah Bailey

This interview was conducted on June 15, 2023, between maintainer Aaliyah Sweet P. Bailey and The Maintainers’ community outreach and engagement coordinator, Liliana. “An Interview with a Maintainer” is a part of the Maintainers Spotlight series, blog posts focused on … More →

Event Recording, Moving Toward Maintenance: Community

Virtual Event June 2, 2023 at 11am ET on Zoom Join The Maintainers network and friends for a 3-Part Event Series highlighting different spheres of maintenance, asking: “How do we maintain ourselves? Our communities? Our movement?”. Together we will explore questions … More →

Meet Maintainers Fellow Himani Kulkarni: Exploring the maintenance of mental health networks

– by Himani Kulkarni Who am I? My name is Himani Kulkarni and I am a Mental Health Professional, based in Delhi, India. I am honored to have been chosen as the Maintainer’s Public Health Fellow for the year 2023. Being … More →

Meet Maintainers Fellow Mathew Lubari: Journey to Repair Culture

– by Mathew Lubari My name is Mathew Lubari, Co-Founder & Executive Director of Community Creativity for Development (CC4D), a South Sudanese self-driven and thought repairer and activist, maker, mentor and advocate for Open-Technology, Inclusion and Diversity. At the age of 12, … More →

Welcome our 2023 Maintainers Movement Fellows!

  Join us in welcoming our new cohort of Maintainers Movement Fellows for 2023! The Maintainers Movement Fellowship advances the movement for maintenance thinking and action by bringing together individuals who are interested in identifying where this work is already … More →

The Maintainers Fellowships – a model to understand localized practices of maintenance, repair and care.

-By Lauren Dapena Fraiz     From 2016 to 2019, The Maintainers conferences featured professionals from across a wide range of disciplines who came together to share their experiences on how maintenance was neglected in their field. They discussed how … More →