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Community networks and local access monthly newsletter – number 5

The April 2018 newsletter is part of the project titled, “Local Access Networks: Can the unconnected connect themselves?” developed by APC in partnership with Internet Society and Rhizomática,

Magdalene magazine gives a platform to women and other marginalized sectors of Indonesia

"We channel the voices of feminists, pluralists and progressives, or just those who are not afraid to be different, regardless of their genders, colors, or sexual preferences."

Women's Voices in Mexico: “Having your voice heard is a revolutionary act”

"We are looking at how gender affects the way that our stories are told, constructing narratives and using technology to make the transformative role we play more visible."

Helping Community Radio Stations in Mexico Better Prepare for Emergency Situations

A new guide is designed to help community and indigenous media outlets in Mexico better prepare for emergency situations when their services to their listeners are needed most.

Taiwan Literature Award for Migrants Makes Space for Different Narratives

Since 2014, the Taiwan Literature Awards for Migrants has provided a platform for foreign-born people in Taiwan to share their stories.

We Matter: An Internet Campaign That Shares Hope and Healing with Indigenous Youth

"With our positive stories, we are not saying that everything is easy. We are saying that things might get hard but there is always a way forward."

Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter – Number 4

The March 2018 newsletter is part of the project titled, “Local Access Networks: Can the unconnected connect themselves?” developed by APC in partnership with Internet Society and Rhizomática,

The Mother Language Meme Challenge 2018 Highlighted the Internet’s Amazing Linguistic Diversity

This selection of memes created during the Mother Language Meme Challenge 2018 highlights the diversity of languages found online.

The Community Report for the Indigenous Connectivity Summit

We're sharing a republication of the Executive Summary of the Internet Society's Community Report highlighting their recent Indigenous Connectivity Summit. Read more for a link to the full report.

Creating Memes in the Guernésiais Language to Join the “Big Friendly Family of Tiny Languages”

Initiatives like #memeML have helped participants like the Guernsey Language Commission "realise that you’re not alone, but part of a big friendly family of tiny languages around the world."

Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter – Number 3

The February 2018 newsletter is part of the project titled, “Local Access Networks: Can the unconnected connect themselves?” developed by APC in partnership with Internet Society and Rhizomática,

Spreading Traditional Wisdom Through Memes in the Hawai'i Language

As part of the 2018 #MemeML challenge, @aloha_aina published several memes infused with Hawaiian wisdom called ‘ōlelo no’aeau or “poetic sayings”.

The Acadian French Language Finding New Frontiers Online Through Memes

Thanks to the work of Langue Acadienne project, the Acadian French language is being promoted during the Mother Language Meme Challenge.