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Stories about Learning and Opportunities

17 June 2014

Off to Burkina Faso! The Niger Team OpenStreetMaps their way to Ouagadougou

The 2013 Rising Voices' micrograntee Mapping for Niger is continuing on with their work, traveling around their region to meet with other OpenStreetMap teams and learn new skills.

9 June 2014

Senior Citizens Write Wikipedia

Breaking down barriers to technology is the first step to involve society's most experienced members. This Czech Wikimedia Foundation project will involve seniors in the online Wikipedia community.

3 June 2014

10 Essential Resources for Arabic-Speaking Activists

A list of key Arabic-language resources for digital media activists.

21 May 2014

Creative Commons 101 : Are You Doing it Right?

Are you using your Creative Commons images appropriately? More than 90% of Creative Commons images are not attributed at all! Here is a great infographic to get you up to...

8 May 2014

Online Course: Digital Tools for Community Radio Stations

Join Radio Libres for a free online course for community radio stations interesting in using digital tools to share their content and better interact with their audience. The course will...

16 April 2014

HacksLab Announces Data-Focused Support for Latin American News Outlets

The first incubator for data-driven journalism in Latin America launched last week with HacksLabs Challenge 2014, which will grant a total of US $100,000 for Latin American projects.

14 April 2014

5 Resources for Citizen Journalists

New and noteworthy resources for citizen media reporters (and teachers) about staying safe, working in humanitarian disasters, focusing on women's rights, and making sure what you publish is true.

28 March 2014

Resources for Video Activism: Witness

Are you using video to make your campaign a reality? Are you telling stories or filming actions with cameras - or your phone? On March 28th, we host a #GVFace...

25 March 2014

Winning a Grant, Growing a Community: Orsolya Jenei

To get a sense of how it was to be a micrograntee, we asked Orsolya Jenei, the lead for the Mapping for Niger project, to share some of her experiences...

20 March 2014

Ten Ways Educators Can Use Wikipedia

Wikipedia is meant to be a starting point, not a final source of knowledge. It is permanently incomplete and evolving, with continuous formal and informal review. Delving into that process,...

17 March 2014

Perpetuating Culture, Restoring Language: Tlingit and the Sealaska Heritage Institute

“We don’t want what you did here to only echo in the air, how our grandfathers used to do things..." The Sealaska Heritage Institute works with native and endangered languages...

4 March 2014

CLC 2014: Coding for Language Communities

"Can the Subaltern code?" CIDLeS Summer School 2014: Coding for Language Communities, a conference that aims to give everyone the ability to engage digital spaces in their mother tongues.

28 February 2014

WoeLab in Togo: “Democracy of Technology”

Rising Voices talked to Amadou Ndong about some projects developed in the University of Lomé, the OpenStreetMap and a 3D printer made out of e-waste.