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June, 2014

Stories from June, 2014

20 June 2014

The Amp #15: June 6 to 20

Our biweekly newsletter the Amp is out, chock full of opportunities, funding, scholarships, and articles to keep you up on new developments in digital media around the world.

19 June 2014

Crowdsourcing Helps Bangladeshi Students Read With Their Fingertips

Banglabraille is a new project using Unicode and crowdsourcing techniques to create textbooks for tens of thousands of visually impaired students in Bangladesh.

17 June 2014

Off to Burkina Faso! The Niger Team OpenStreetMaps their way to Ouagadougou

The 2013 Rising Voices' micrograntee Mapping for Niger is continuing on with their work, traveling around their region to meet with other OpenStreetMap teams and learn new skills.

11 June 2014

Building the Handheld Revolution in Closed Communities: Mycitizen.net

A guest post by the creator of Mycitizen.net, a free and open-source platform that facilitates social networking in local communities. Designed for Burma, it can be used where the safety...

9 June 2014

Senior Citizens Write Wikipedia

Breaking down barriers to technology is the first step to involve society's most experienced members. This Czech Wikimedia Foundation project will involve seniors in the online Wikipedia community.

6 June 2014

The Amp #14: May 24 to June 6

Our biweekly newsletter the Amp is out, chock full of opportunities, funding, scholarships, and articles to keep you up on new developments in digital media around the world.

5 June 2014

Patients’ Mental Health Radio Broadcasts Waves of Joy

Radio Los Inestables, a Rising Voices micrograntee from 2013, uses words as its weapon to spread joy and involve patients from Cordoba's Provincial Neuropsychiatric Hospital in broadcasting.

4 June 2014

Congratulations to the 2014 Rising Voices Grantees

Rising Voices is thrilled to announce the newest additions to our community of grantees that will receive microgrant funding and mentoring to implement citizen media outreach projects in their local...

3 June 2014

10 Essential Resources for Arabic-Speaking Activists

A list of key Arabic-language resources for digital media activists.