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Stories about "suso"

18 December 2008

A Campaign for Suso

A project nine months in the making, the bloggers from HiperBarrio are organizing a festive event this Saturday to raise funds in order to finish their all-volunteer construction of a...

20 December 2007

Suso, Gratitude, and Human Dignity

Every neighborhood has it's own local set of celebrities who become either famous or infamous for their talents, idiosyncrasies, and personal histories. In San Javier La Loma, a hillside working...

15 September 2009

Rising Voices at Ars Electronica and Highway Africa

It was a busy weekend for three Rising Voices grantee projects as representatives from Blogging Since Infancy, Voces Bolivianas, Abidjan Blog Camps, and HiperBarrio all spoke about their projects at...

10 September 2009

[Video] Álvaro Ramírez at Ars Electronica 2009

HiperBarrio was represented at Ars Electronica by Álvaro Ramirez, Gabriel Jaime Vanegas, and Diego Gomez. Álvaro's presentation introduced the history and evolution of HiperBarrio and how the group of young...

11 March 2009

Hiperbarrio: Bringing La Loma To The World

The decision to revamp the activities of the Hiperbarrio project had paid off as we see that regular blog posts from the members were published to describe stories of their...

3 February 2009

HiperBarrio Gets Its Groove Back

After a slow couple months the members of HiperBarrio have come up with a plan to inject some enthusiasm and inspiration back into the group and its production of new...

15 January 2009

Rising Voices: 2008 in Review

In 2007 Rising Voices, an outreach initiative of Global Voices aimed at bringing under-represented voices from the developing world to the social web, got its feet on the ground. 2008...

10 September 2008

HiperBarrio and ConVerGentes: For the community

Remember Suso? The plights of the garbage collector in San Javier La Loma in Medellín was brought to the community's attention by the citizen journalists of the Rising Voices grantee...

20 July 2008

Citizen journalism and Rising Voices

We hear the term 'citizen journalism' almost everywhere. But to be precise, what is it? Why do we need to embrace citizen journalism? What effects does it have on a...

14 June 2008

Blogging for a social cause

Why do we blog? Because we want to express ourselves, to be heard, to learn about others, to augment networking, and most importantly to enhance a new social imagination, engage...

3 May 2008

Featured Posts: April 19 – May 3

One of the most exciting developments from last week's batch of posts is that many Rising Voices participants are using their blogs as more than just spaces of communication. They...

14 March 2008

HiperBarrio: Achievements and looking ahead

HiperBarrio's presence at Medelink 2008, a local festival of digital culture, might have helped the citizen media outreach project discover a model of sustainability while extending their work to more...

21 January 2008

HiperBarrio's Citizen Journalists Bring Their Local Community Together

With just seven months of experience, the young and extremely motivated participants of HiperBarrio have blossomed into genuine citizen journalists. By rescuing their community's forgotten history, they have also helped...