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Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtqioxzf056n9aewz7lyfvmxe30a38oh64Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt">Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtct1cf9oa5s2abh7gqnevdc6l4m291pr3Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt

(English → Deutsch) 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.ulsezbbypsgxfdxxfcnzpsgt178xg431 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 → Deutsch) 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.6fqmp72g8veu2n55ye2fywmz7xa28im4 ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pagesdg9ux0pwrrj86bjpotfvcgtpshxe76abDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages">Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pagesmdcgyn18fat38dah48qq0lecpdqrh3suDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages

(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: (Check out part one of this project here! )pzro0dbtm5d5w26n9891ymrt68xrlci0 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 → Deutsch) 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 → Deutsch) 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 → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Beyonce wants you to listenzutmawb1o9adiq4el7p8y1a887c1udej Image source:youtube.com7yn9qf39kmxzfkzr0gtt3fkoxw76bwr9 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 […]

Trust in the Cloudolra7znqppgwql9f5x3p7ln6uty19r4oTrust in the Cloud">Trust in the Cloud8oqqc59z92qfgj1aqb0q8mt2s8tjvkvtTrust in the Cloud

(English → Deutsch) 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?fb7fqeadqboefsjp10o35yc69mrbblgg (Hold up, if first you want to get caught up on “What is the Cloud?“? Read from Mashable or LearnFree.)nfj1oxkl45thclwjxqrobbk3w93fs3a5 Calling it “The Cloud” […]

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(English → Deutsch) 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 → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Are you creating an online campaign with a group of young folks? Are you interested in becoming an activist?rcvyae63ykerpyowia5aeuim1nv50spi If you have an important story to share online, start here!iyqk8xybuxkv5aj9fird2pr3qurajckr Watch the video to get a 3 minute e-Advocacy crash course, What is e-Advocacy?jxt9f535jvw063qusrij3uukr32mqsm0, produced by Jennifer Dueñas from the […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Have you been thinking about how to get people to care about the information you are putting online?b8nahhvvceqbbckrhgw7g7pvv19x1en2 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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