February, 2011

Stories from February, 2011

Ukraine: Helping Their Community Through Labor Therapy

  24 February 2011

Sergey Tetiorkin, an activist from the Substitution Treatment Advocates of Ukraine shares a story on the organization's blog about how substitution therapy patients help their community through an initiative called labor therapy, and at the same time help themselves.

Case Study: Featured Content from Megafone Projects

  22 February 2011

This next post in the Case Study series on citizen media projects around the world takes a look at sample content created by the participants of the Megafone project who have been using mobile phones to capture photo, video, and audio of the world around them.

Blogging Positively: Young Positives Speak Out

  17 February 2011

The challenge of helping reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS is often on the shoulders of young people across the world. A group of "young positives" who are HIV positive are beginning to use citizen media to tell their own stories as a way to educate others.

Call for Applications for Microgrants Now Closed

  4 February 2011

Thank you to all those who have submitted a proposal for Rising Voices' microgrant funding for citizen media outreach projects. Applications are now closed. Unfortunately, we cannot extend any deadlines or accept any additional applications. We hope to announce winners by mid-March.

Rising Voices Community Survey – Sharing The Results

  3 February 2011

Rising Voices started its journey more than three and a half years ago and its community of grantees, participants, applicants, readers, well-wishers have grown gradually. The community mailing list has now over a thousand members. In December, 2010 we asked our readers and community members what they have found valuable about Rising Voices over these past several years, and what other resources they would like to see incorporated into Rising Voices. Here is the summary of the key findings.