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· December, 2007

Stories about Feature from December, 2007

31 December 2007

New Bloggers Use Poetry to Describe Their Communities, Feelings, Friends

The new bloggers of Rising Voices outreach projects in Colombia, Bolivia, and Bangladesh are more than just up-and-coming citizen journalists. They have also discovered the power of prose to reveal...

28 December 2007

Congratulations New, Rising Voices

The Rising Voices citizen media outreach initiative will start out 2008 with five new and innovative projects based in Kenya, Madagascar, Uruguay, Jamaica, and Iran.

27 December 2007

Nari Jibon: Women bloggers and dowry problem in Bangladesh

This week we look at some brilliant articles from Nari Jibon’s women bloggers. They discuss the menace of wedding dowries, which make the lives of poor families difficult by forcing...

26 December 2007

The First Six Months of Rising Voices

As we all get ready to enter 2008, Rising Voices celebrates its first six months of existence. It is time to step back, reflect on where we've come and think...

21 December 2007

TBCS interns talk about the development of Sierra Leone

This week we have updates from the Think Build Change Salone (TBCS) initiative in Sierra Leone. Participants of the TBCS project post more of their experiences as interns in local...

20 December 2007

Suso, Gratitude, and Human Dignity

Every neighborhood has it's own local set of celebrities who become either famous or infamous for their talents, idiosyncrasies, and personal histories. In San Javier La Loma, a hillside working...

13 December 2007

Neigbourhood Diaries: Growing Citizen Journalists from Grassroots

This week we have the pleasure to introduce to you the fifth of the first round grantees of the Rising Voices. 'Neigbourhood Diaries' is a citizen writing program moblising young...

7 December 2007

Interview with Cristina Quisbert of Voces Bolivianas

Voces Bolivianas, a citizen media outreach project supported by Rising Voices, has trained 23 participants how to blog, post digital photos, and even shoot video. One of the most consistent...