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23 January 2017

Celebrate Linguistic Diversity Online With the Mother Language Meme Challenge

Celebrate linguistic diversity on the internet by creating a meme in an endangered, indigenous, minority or heritage language for the Mother Language Meme Challenge.

17 January 2017

The Rising Voices – NewsFrames Initiative is Hiring a Community Lead

Global Voices is seeking a Community Lead for a new initiative working with the issue of representation of marginalized communities in mainstream and social media.

12 January 2017

Study Will Explore Best Practices for Creating Free Knowledge in Indigenous Languages on Wikipedia

Who is promoting indigenous-language Wikipedia sites? What are their motivations? What challenges do they face? These are a few of the questions we will try to answer in a new...

2 February 2016

First Steps of Participatory Research Project: Indigenous Languages and Digital Media

Rising Voices is pleased to announce the launch of the participatory research project looking into the role and challenges of using digital media technologies to revitalize indigenous languages in Latin...

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...

27 May 2014

Spend Your Summer Learning: Upcoming MOOCs

A list of upcoming (and recently begun) MOOCs - massive open online courses - for the summer which touch on new technologies, creativity, and citizen media.

3 April 2014

Announcing the Rising Voices Amazonia Project

In partnership with Avina Americas, Fundación Avina, and the Skoll Foundation, Rising Voices will be working directly with communities in the Amazon Region that want to tell their own story...

12 March 2014

Announcing the 2014 Rising Voices Microgrant Competition

Rising Voices announces the launch of the 2014 microgrant competition for citizen media outreach projects. Applicants can now upload their ideas to the site, and receive feedback from our community,...

26 February 2014

Have You Applied Yet? Sign Up Your Blog – It's the BOBs!

Deutsche Welle's yearly contest is open again to bloggers writing in fourteen different languages and multiple categories. The contest - Best of Online Activism - aims to promote freedom of...

21 February 2014

The Amp #7 : Feb 8 – 21

Along with our usual list of opportunities and projects, today we are commemorating International Mother Language Day with a campaign asking people and organisations from around the world to tweet...

17 February 2014

Tweet in Your Mother Language on February 21

Please join us on February 21 to celebrate International Mother Language Day with a Twitter campaign to highlight and encourage more people to tweet in their mother language using the...

11 February 2014

Open Call for Writers

Rising Voices is looking for writers with ideas! Find out more about how you can contribute to the blog...

17 January 2014

“News from the Source”: Rising Voices republication on Oximity

Rising Voices has joined Global Voices' partnership with the new news website Oximity, where they: collect news directly from the source, facilitate curation by readers, and distribute news content across...