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Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt4o27o5cwqbp9vtlenig56sp547w7j7oeGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt">Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt2erg27wu01if7yblgymbhjoihjmg0retGraphic 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.mccpqw3pga3g8ebqf6esttoh7n46bpmo 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.hde9oazevbsdi00nt3pmz46qnp82mjut ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: (Check out part one of this project here! )scwpoj2e3a14gn31lwi857c388t4o8p6 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! […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Beyonce wants you to listenhkwzhve75ekosnnz7briwk5y6t98uej2 Image source:youtube.comqkvvgypz6daejcgkewprk2bigumq0m8g 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?lv3uoy1e0ppbcb0afroikkxgwd7wkipv (Hold up, if first you want to get caught up on “What is the Cloud?“? Read from Mashable or LearnFree.)hudl9cixdnhzhsrl6xro5vsp19rjqk1x 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?uljjb8lvfc2mrszhp0f385295b82hlu2 If you have an important story to share online, start here!q673v3jd58s6lxtl7b6obd1xpvdw1ifi Watch the video to get a 3 minute e-Advocacy crash course, What is e-Advocacy?urtzwja5ejpg5qxadpvy225mjxs6pmm9, 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?6rjwbev20s53q7600ldgo4s70b4rk29h 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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