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Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtqr6wwslrpfm0epgdmxgnevfomt3yx68eGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt">Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtkw6zq20hs8xd4f7jmnuzbxmx75jez12aGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt

(English → Español) 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.ifh2zy29fhbhjnx5rj04efsiya2g5ijd 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 → Español) 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.dxi0p0rwdet6g29a1n3zvpgzbdo1q98t ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

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(English → Español) View originalTranslators: (Check out part one of this project here! )r6lkxq08ohzf8xbjy1ll925rwymvl4w2 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 → Español) 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 → Español) 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 → Español) View originalTranslators: Beyonce wants you to listen94ndlxwc85ar1kyapg20i1sug6z7hlth Image source:youtube.comlhfyu4ax29hd6ksjni9lwc6fctiys2k3 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 → Español) 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?gbxmj3yox6ec5bkg2uhy7p00eaiqarqh (Hold up, if first you want to get caught up on “What is the Cloud?“? Read from Mashable or LearnFree.)7xa8zmqeb1kyl5gtzk32d2rykhvwaa37 Calling it “The Cloud” […]

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(English → Español) 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 → Español) View originalTranslators: Are you creating an online campaign with a group of young folks? Are you interested in becoming an activist?lf2g8c8yqq5hx4a3blcenl0wxack8hxj If you have an important story to share online, start here!y4lr8n5vbiaexenhjjrb8o1gvyhimooa Watch the video to get a 3 minute e-Advocacy crash course, What is e-Advocacy?arlt2gk4etl96me61a5o5898gtxz7kj8, produced by Jennifer Dueñas from the […]

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(English → Español) View originalTranslators: Have you been thinking about how to get people to care about the information you are putting online?xe9nkpusqwgbz59ejry3f02lg5fuz4um 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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