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21 May 2013
Running a social media campaign, covering an election where there is limited internet? Ghana Decides did it for a year, developing new strategies to their advantage.
25 April 2013
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 proposed project to teach others how to use various citizen media tools. Please join RV in congratulating and welcoming the five projects from Argentina, Bhutan, Fiji, Mexico, and Niger.
25 March 2013
Rising Voices would like to thank the hundreds of applicants from more than 100 countries that submitted a proposal for consideration for the 2013 microgrants for citizen media outreach projects. We are pleased to announce the 74 shortlisted finalists, who have been invited to submit a final proposal for consideration. The winners will be announced by mid-April.
6 February 2013
Rising Voices is pleased to announce the launch of a new platform for the 2013 microgrant competition for citizen media outreach projects. Applicants can now upload their ideas to the site, and receive feedback from our community, as a way to strengthen their proposals and make connections with others. Deadline for applications is March 1, 2013.
31 January 2013
This coming February 13th will mark UNESCO’s World Radio Day, bringing together broadcasters, advocates, creators, and networks to improve and celebrate radio around the world. UNESCO recognizes that radio can, in emergency situations, be the best way to get information to people who need it most - and at other times can help people to engage with issues that affect them every day.
22 October 2012
Global Voices seeks to hire a Rising Voices Editor to produce and manage its online content flow related to citizen media development and outreach in global underrepresented communities. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and CV by November 5, 2012.
3 September 2012
At the recent Global Voices Summit held in Nairobi, Kenya in early July 2012, Rising Voices held a competition to provide travel scholarships to five microgrant applicants from Kenya and Uganda, who were unable to fund. This was an excellent opportunity to further engage these members of our community. Meet them and learn about their work.
20 August 2012
Open Call for Participation for Camps for Digital Tools for Social Change in Guatemala and Nicaragua
Rising Voices is pleased to be a partner in two upcoming workshops in Nicaragua and Guatemala. Together with our partners Hivos and workshop organizer Dialogía, these “camps” under the name “Activistmo” will bring together young people between the ages of 18-25 that are taking full advantage of the Internet and digital tools to promote social change
30 July 2012
Join New Tactics, Rising Voices, SMEX, and other practitioners for an online dialogue on “Physical Spaces as Catalysts for Greater Digital Citizen Participation” from August 8-14, 2012.
1 June 2012
Rising Voices is pleased to be commemorating its fifth anniversary throughout the month of June. We'll be hearing from some of the voices that have made RV a powerful and supportive community to those committed to helping others become a part of this global conversation. Thanks to everyone for their support to RV over the past five years.