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April, 2019

Stories from April, 2019

Meet Mama A. Nii Owoo, Ga language activist

Learn more about Mama A. Nii Owo, the host of @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account during May 1-7, 2019. She'll be sharing her perspectives on the Gã language.

Meet Netzahualcóyotl López, the host of @ActLenguas Twitter account for April 29 – May 5

Learn more about Netzahualcóyotl López, the host managing the @ActLenguas Twitter account during April 29 - May 5, 2019 to talk about his work with the Mixtec language.

“We can't just sit back and wait…”

A gender perspective was strongly emphasised in the creation of the community networks, with women from the communities actively involved from the very beginning.

Meet Emeka Ezeibe, Igbo language activist

Learn more about Emeka Ezeibe, the host of @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account during April 17-23, 2019. He'll be sharing his perspectives on the Igbo language in a social media campaign focusing...

Meet Rodrigo Pérez Ramírez, the host of @ActLenguas Twitter account for April 15-21

Learn more about Rodrigo Pérez Ramírez, the host managing the @ActLenguas Twitter account April 15-21, 2019. He'll be sharing his work with the Zapotec language in a social media campaign...

Meet Ursula Zage, Twi language activist

Learn more about Ursula Zage, the host of @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account during April 10-16, 2019. She'll be sharing her perspectives on the Twi language in a social media campaign focusing...

Meet Janet Chávez Santiago, the host of @ActLenguas Twitter account for April 8-14

Learn more about Janet Chávez Santiago, the host managing the @ActLenguas Twitter account during April 8-14, 2019 in a new social media campaign focusing on linguistic diversity online.

RV newsletter: A new podcast explores the “art and science of collaboration”

The Rising Voices newsletter provides links to opportunities related to digital inclusion including access and adoption of digital tools, as well as different ways for communities to fully participate online.

Meet Zaituni Njovu, Swahili language activist

Learn more about Zaituni Njovu, the host managing the @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account during April 3-9, 2019 in a new social media campaign focusing on linguistic diversity online in Africa.

Community networks and local access monthly newsletter – number 16

The March 2019 newsletter is part of the project titled, “Local Access Networks: Can the unconnected connect themselves?” developed by APC in partnership with Internet Society and Rhizomática.

Meet Leonardi Fernández, the host of @ActLenguas Twitter account for April 1-7

Learn more about Leonardi Fernández, the host managing the @ActLenguas Twitter account during April 1-7, 2019 in a new social media campaign focusing on linguistic diversity online.