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March, 2014

Stories from March, 2014

21 March 2014

The Amp #9: March 7 – March 21

Check out our microgrant application! Along with many other opportunities to apply for and new tools to try out...

20 March 2014

Ten Ways Educators Can Use Wikipedia

Wikipedia is meant to be a starting point, not a final source of knowledge. It is permanently incomplete and evolving, with continuous formal and informal review. Delving into that process,...

18 March 2014

Media Group Aims to End Violence against Rohingyas in Myanmar

Ethnic violence among the Rohingya, an ethnic minority based largely in Myanmar, has rising in past years. Independent media channel Rohingya Vision has been documenting their plight. We spoke with...

17 March 2014

Perpetuating Culture, Restoring Language: Tlingit and the Sealaska Heritage Institute

“We don’t want what you did here to only echo in the air, how our grandfathers used to do things..." The Sealaska Heritage Institute works with native and endangered languages...

13 March 2014

New video4change Materials Published

Video activist or citizen journalist looking to document what is going on around you? This post gives a round up of available resources, information, and guides published in the past...

12 March 2014

Announcing the 2014 Rising Voices Microgrant Competition

Rising Voices announces the launch of the 2014 microgrant competition for citizen media outreach projects. Applicants can now upload their ideas to the site, and receive feedback from our community,...

Wikitongues: Document Your Language

Wikitongues is a community effort to give all the world’s people access to all the world’s 7,000 languages by citizen-driven participatory video and blogging.

11 March 2014

Hiperbarrio: Becoming Digitally Visible

Rising Voices checks in with Yesenia Corrales, the project coordinator of HiperBarrio. She talks about the importance of blogging in her home community of La Loma in Medellin, Colombia.

7 March 2014

The Amp #8: Feb 22 – March 7

The Amp is out! Check out our long list of jobs, scholarships, and other opportunities... plus a special focus on languages this week, rounding up from International Mother Language Day.

4 March 2014

CLC 2014: Coding for Language Communities

"Can the Subaltern code?" CIDLeS Summer School 2014: Coding for Language Communities, a conference that aims to give everyone the ability to engage digital spaces in their mother tongues.

3 March 2014

The Welsh Twitterati: Bringing Everyone Together

Ffrwti is a new Welsh-language site, aggregating tweets and posting articles on tech, culture and language from the 15,000 Welsh-language twitter users.