Stories from September, 2014
The Amp #21: September 1 to 26
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.
Media Literacy and Resisting Manipulation: Project Update
Rising Voices grantee The Post-Conflict Research Center recently launched its Balkan Diskurs platform, which will be the space where the participants will be able to share their views following the upcoming October workshops to take place in Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina
Taking the Mayan Language Tz'utujil to Social Media
It started with a Facebook Group and Page for the grantee project in San Juan La Laguna, Guatemala that is working with local youth to revitalize the Mayan language T'zutujil through the use of social media. Israel Quic writes about these early activities.
Jalaibi.com- Workshop Planning Underway
Rising Voices grantee Jalaibi shares some of the lessons learned after the first workshops held in Islamabad, as it looks forward to the next activities in Karachi.
The Community's Questions Will Be the Foundation of our Radio Soap
What does the community think about the state of Ugandan democracy? Following field research conducted by the RV grantee project Common Community, the team will now begin to write the script for the audio podcast soap to explore those issues.
Never a Shortage of Topics for Girl Activists in Kyrgyzstan
The Girl Activists of Kyrgyzstan grantee project continues its workshops by exploring potential topics that the participants want to share through blogging.
End of the Summer Team Building and Looking Forward to the School Year
Youth from the RV grantee project Against the Current took part in creative activities during their summer break. These team building activities are setting the table for future multimedia Umoⁿhoⁿ language revitalization activities.