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June, 2008

Stories from June, 2008

21 June 2008

A Podcast About La Loma by HiperBarrio

ConVerGentes, the San Javier La Loma-based group of young journalists who form part of HiperBarrio, have started a podcast in Spanish. Have a listen to learn more about their community,...

19 June 2008

REPACTED: Young and ready to change the society

Kenyan youths face a low life expectancy because of extreme poverty, poor health care and an AIDS epidemic. Some of them are internally displaced and took refuge in camps after...

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...

10 June 2008

Voces Bolivianas Featured in Vamos Magazine

Rising Voices aims not just to get new communities actively participating in the conversational web, but also to introduce their voices to mainstream media outlets so that, for once, under-represented...

4 June 2008

Prison Diaries Show the Reality of Life Behind Bars in Jamaica

When thinking of Kingston, Jamaica, blogging and podcasting are far from the first words to come to mind. "Murder capital of the world", sure. Bob Marley and reggae music, of...

[Video] Prison Diaries in Jamaica

SET Director Kevin Wallen and volunteer Caleen Deidritch explain the history, process, and objectives of Prison Diaries, a project which teaches inmates at two of Kingston's correctional facilities how to...