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7 April 2020

RV Newsletter: A crowdsourced effort to collect online resources about the coronavirus response

The Rising Voices newsletter provides links to opportunities related to digital inclusion including access and adoption of digital tools, as well as different ways for communities to fully participate online.

5 April 2020

Interview with Tzintia Montaño, Mixtec language digital activist

Learn more about Tzintia Montaño. She will manage the @ActLenguas Twitter account during the week of March 9-15, 2020 and will tell about her work with the da’an davi, or...

30 March 2020

Interview with Liz Julissa Camacho Zuñiga, Quechua language digital activist

This post is about Liz Julissa Camacho Zuñiga, the host of the @ActLenguas Twitter account during the week of March 2-8, 2020, and about her work related to the Quechua...

23 March 2020

RV Newsletter: Reporting out from the “Decolonizing the Internet's Languages” gathering

The Rising Voices newsletter provides links to opportunities related to digital inclusion including access and adoption of digital tools, as well as different ways for communities to fully participate online.

29 February 2020

RV Newsletter: Looking back at the diversity of mother language memes

The Rising Voices newsletter provides links to opportunities related to digital inclusion including access and adoption of digital tools, as well as different ways for communities to fully participate online.

24 February 2020

Interview with Marco Antonio Martínez Pérez, digital activist of the Ayöök language

Learn more about Marco Antonio Martínez Pérez, the host of the @ActLenguas Twitter account during February 3-9, 2020, and about his work with Ayöök, one of the variants of the...

17 February 2020

#MarginalizedAadhaar: Is India's Aadhaar enabling more exclusion in social welfare for marginalized communities?

India's biometric-based digital ID Aadhaar seems to bring more exclusion to marginalized communities rather than solving it.

Interview with Héctor Josué Martínez Flores, digital activist of the Nawat language

This profile post is about Héctor Josué Martínez Flores, the host of the @ActLenguas Twitter account for February 10-16, 2020, and about his work with the Nawat language.

7 February 2020

RV Newsletter: Rising Voices meetup in Taipei brings together language activists

The Rising Voices newsletter provides links to opportunities related to digital inclusion including access and adoption of digital tools, as well as different ways for communities to fully participate online.

31 January 2020

Apprise: Using AI to unmask situations of forced labour and human trafficking

The creators of the Apprise app share how they created a system assist workers in Thailand to avoid vulnerable situations.

30 January 2020

CGNet Swara is using Bluetooth to source content and share news with Indian villages

CGNet Swara is helping groups that have been largely ignored by mainstream media use Bluetooth to create content and share CGNet-produced news, music and other programmes with their communities.

22 January 2020

Decolonising AI: A transfeminist approach to data and social justice

"We propose to build a transfeminist critique and framework that offers not only the potential to analyse the damaging effects of AI, but also a proactive understanding on how to...

21 January 2020

RV Newsletter: Cultural Survival welcomes new group of Indigenous youth media fellows

The Rising Voices newsletter provides links to opportunities related to digital inclusion including access and adoption of digital tools, as well as different ways for communities to fully participate online.