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Stories about Friends of Januária

Brazil: Citizen Journalism for Small Town Change

Amigos de Januária, a grantee project of Rising Voices in 2011, is a group of citizen journalists and activists who continue applying digital tools they used in a single workshop...

Amigos de Januária: Citizen Journalists Expose City's Unfinished Works

Rising Voices' Project Amigos de Januária has shed light on the failure of a local Brazilian government, marred by a legacy of administrative wrongdoing and poor accountability, to complete public...

Rising Voices Year in Review 2011

Rising Voices looks back at some of the highlights from our work in 2011, including welcoming new grantees, forging new partnerships, and organizing citizen media outreach events. We would also...

Januária: Extra, Extra, Read All About It!

As the culmination of the Rising Voices grantee project Friends of Januária, a special-edition newspaper called the “Folha do Norte” (Northern Page) was published providing an opportunity for more local...

Januária: Making the City a Better Place to Live

The new citizen journalists from the Friends of Januária project have been starting to publish stories on the group blog about some of the issues of concern to city residents....

[Video] Interview with Jamila Venturini of Friends of Januária

Jamila Venturini, a Brazilian multimedia journalist, is one of the coordinators of the Rising Voices grantee project Friends of Januária, which will engage young people of the town showing them...

Announcing the Newest Rising Voices Grantees

Rising Voices is pleased to announce the five newest members to join its global community of citizen media grantees. Each of the selected projects will receive microgrants to implement their...