Stories from May, 2022
For over 20 years, Kevin Scannell has been an advocate for the Irish language who believes in the importance of providing online options for Irish speakers.
Rising Voices is pleased to present the 10 individuals selected for the Mayan Languages Digital Activism Fellowship Program 2022 who will begin a peer-to-peer exchange process to develop their community projects.
From France, the Academie du Gallo has been promoting online visibility and recognition for the Gallo language .
From Senegal, El Hadji Ibrahima DIAGO has created a podcast to explore the intersection of the Wolof language and tech.
From Nigeria, Lucy Chinyeaka Iwuala has been working to promote the Igbo language by sharing knowledge in digital platforms such as Wikipedia.
Digital inclusion, revitalization efforts, and more!
From South Africa, Siki Dlanga has been working with the South African Indigenous Languages Action Forum to promote linguistic diversity in all types of spaces.
From Spain, Inaciu Galán has been an advocate for the Asturian language so that future generations continue to love the language.
In an interview with Rising Voices, Bali Nangavulan walked us through about how he found a community online through a personal journey back to his roots.