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4 June 2014

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Congratulations to the 2014 Rising Voices Grantees

Rising Voices is thrilled to announce the newest additions to our community of grantees that will receive microgrant funding and mentoring to implement citizen media outreach projects in their local communities. Please meet our new grantees from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Guatemala, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Uganda, and the United States!

27 May 2014

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Spend Your Summer Learning: Upcoming MOOCs

A list of upcoming (and recently begun) MOOCs - massive open online courses - for the summer which touch on new technologies, creativity, and citizen media.

3 April 2014

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Announcing the Rising Voices Amazonia Project

In partnership with Avina Americas, Fundación Avina, and the Skoll Foundation, Rising Voices will be working directly with communities in the Amazon Region that want to tell their own story and participate more actively online through the use of a variety of digital media tools through a microgrant competition and a mentoring program that will launch next month.

12 March 2014

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Announcing the 2014 Rising Voices Microgrant Competition

Rising Voices announces the launch of the 2014 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 April 9, 2014.

26 February 2014

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Have You Applied Yet? Sign Up Your Blog – It's the BOBs!

Deutsche Welle's yearly contest is open again to bloggers writing in fourteen different languages and multiple categories. The contest - Best of Online Activism - aims to promote freedom of expression and to uphold human rights on the Internet and around the world.

21 February 2014

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The Amp #7 : Feb 8 – 21

Along with our usual list of opportunities and projects, today we are commemorating International Mother Language Day with a campaign asking people and organisations from around the world to tweet in their mother tongue. Follow the campaign on Twitter with hashtags #imld14 and #imld.

17 February 2014

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Tweet in Your Mother Language on February 21

Please join us on February 21 to celebrate International Mother Language Day with a Twitter campaign to highlight and encourage more people to tweet in their mother language using the hashtag #imld14

11 February 2014

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Open Call for Writers

Rising Voices is looking for writers with ideas! Find out more about how you can contribute to the blog...

17 January 2014

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“News from the Source”: Rising Voices republication on Oximity

Rising Voices has joined Global Voices' partnership with the new news website Oximity, where they: collect news directly from the source, facilitate curation by readers, and distribute news content across the internet.

7 January 2014