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Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtf3hxjwmmbptr9j54cp452bkec0lrevskGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt">Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt1wduz9tasumsp5dehwm6trcfzvlcsmwkGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Less than two weeks into my role at Aspiration, I was granted an enormous challenge: design the 2014 Aspiration t-shirt. From this high-profile task emerged a series of challenges.gj27plczszf9shnruxxnem3elnmh9cjg The first was simple: how could I support free and open software and produce the kind of visual graphics I’m used […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Do you ever find yourself asking “What’s the point of it all?” when creating content for the vast universe of the web? Don’t let your content fizzle out. Instead, consider using engagement asks to get your audience involved in the work you’re writing about.63vl2ixcs3486v9rr240rk0t1qs6ob5l ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: (Check out part one of this project here! )5d22ozsp94fqq4mtrfdwd3mvifaslh9h We’re getting closer to launching our webpage for nonprofit learning resources, designed for anyone concerned with using and making decisions about technology for social change. We appreciate all who shared helpful feedback on our digital page mock-ups. Now, we’ve brought these […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: With great honor, Aspiration gets to join Jack and Jamila from Palante Technology Cooperative for a session on “PGP Encryption for Our Movements” at the Allied Media Conference in Detroit on June 19-22, 2014. The AMC is a “collaborative labratory” where activists, techies, artists, and educators create and share transformative […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: We’ve been working on something that we’re pretty excited about—a new part of our website that gathers all of our training resources in one place. It hasn’t gone live yet, but we’d love to share our progress and get your feedback on this page mock up as we move forward! […]

The Listening Cycle, Part I70fsae8qyxoy9g8m4652xldf202h6yr4The Listening Cycle, Part I">The Listening Cycle, Part Imvtbeu8uyz097tx6573vjj5rtr3108xcThe Listening Cycle, Part I

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Beyonce wants you to listenco8toxnwpo5tnoddbw2ahehk0rye16n4 Image source:youtube.com0xs7ucvsbduk577kgpfifhjh3u5adgy4 The listening cycle has been co-written by Dirk Slater from Fabriders. Dirk has two decades of experience supporting social justice movements and is a nice guy to boot. You can find him on Twitter @fabrider. You can also find the version of this […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Are you considering using the Cloud at your nonprofit organization? What are some implications of the use of the Cloud for nonprofits and social justice movements?0s4u09zwagkxjkmi986ru0orgeggz4fq (Hold up, if first you want to get caught up on “What is the Cloud?“? Read from Mashable or LearnFree.)9wyzgs9motpizfhvnysc0wx7m2tlhotg Calling it “The Cloud” […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: We admire JC and Braelan, the good folks over at the Greenlining Institute in Berkeley. Today, we want to share out their newest publication, The Art of Listening: Social Media Toolkit for Nonprofits. The strategy guide is filled with social media strategies and tactics to really build a foundation for […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Are you creating an online campaign with a group of young folks? Are you interested in becoming an activist?jjsfu7xieno3bdisxul8q5nriwwktga2 If you have an important story to share online, start here!42fvqyk13kuun9dlitvhys3kf1yvvs8q Watch the video to get a 3 minute e-Advocacy crash course, What is e-Advocacy?ciuh1id4m18z3v1gz6amxafscplw6608, produced by Jennifer Dueñas from the […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Have you been thinking about how to get people to care about the information you are putting online?7kn9fumobx6bhe7luzvt6k252i8sz91w As you begin the process to engage people in the offline or online world, you have to figure out how your messaging reaches the people you care about by tapping into what […]

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