Latest posts by Eddie Avila from April, 2010
For the past three years, the Medellín-based project HiperBarrio project has focused on shining a light on different neighborhoods around the city. However, it has been the hard work of the project coordinators and the new bloggers, who have added life to the project. This is another interview with one of these bloggers, Yesenia Corrales, who will also be present at the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit in Santiago, Chile that will be held on May 6-7.
As part of Rising Voices' outreach to potential applicants for our latest round of microgrant funding for citizen media projects in Egypt, which will be due on Friday, April 30, we will be offering a bilingual live chat for interested individuals or organizations. Please visit here on Wednesday, April 21 at 8 PM CLT (6 PM GMT/UTC) to participate as we answer questions from interested applicants.
Rising Voices, the outreach arm of Global Voices Online, in collaboration with the Heinrich Böll Foundation, is now accepting project proposals from non-governmental organizations (NGOs) or individuals for microgrant funding of up to €2500 for teaching blogging, videoblogging, or other citizen media techniques to teach underrepresented groups in EGYPT. Deadline is April 30, 2010.
أصوات صاعدة تمول مشاريع متناهية الصغر لدعم صحافة المواطن في مصر يقوم موقع أصوات صاعدة، جزء من موقع أصوات عالمية على الإنترنت، بالتعاون مع مؤسسة هنرش بل، بقبول طلبات مشاريع للتمويل المتناهي الصغر من المنظمات الغير حكومية (الجمعيات الأهلية) أو الأفراد حتى 2500 يورو لمشاريع الإعلام الجديد في مصر. سيحصل...
"Nat's work changes lives in Liberia and beyond and is a constant reminder to me of why citizen media is important," is how Ruthie Ackerman, the founder of Ceasefire Liberia describes the work of Nat Nyuan-Bayjay, the project's blog manager. Nat will be on hand at the Global Voices Summit in Santiago, Chile on May 6 & 7 to share about his work.