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Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt0fgy399s1937ti8hj1aizwud7gwqomwfGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt">Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtx7h89rbzow0o39e9uemz4z3c33f67nfuGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt

(English → Français) 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.i3pg5ij2rqhepmzttp964xcqax4qimdq The first was simple: how could I support free and open software and produce the kind of visual graphics I’m used […]

Twenty tactics for creating engaging online contentgrl3jkc8a7kcwntde77lyzjz8o6rnd3tTwenty tactics for creating engaging online content">Twenty tactics for creating engaging online contentkkh0zejd9tcub9jmjd73owtycjnbik7sTwenty tactics for creating engaging online content

(English → Français) 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.ywaewo6ljb24imkwzox18szpo96pfox4 ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pagesmsdho6afkuzca944t04pzpw9dorci7vuDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages">Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pagesdoyl7tms8ws7cbvwrgxk5bhw9kk8a4ddDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: (Check out part one of this project here! )8bterrntpx3c9ufeo3t5vuzouwwaxmlv 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 → Français) 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 […]

Developing New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testinguvusamn48mdygrs9iqoj38mr78t62x3nDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testing">Developing New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testingoitclwjvaw697yzfzfkdg9bzrjpm3rwiDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testing

(English → Français) 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 → Français) View originalTranslators: Beyonce wants you to listen302j51tci0818r8hqwga1deslycgwz3p Image source:youtube.comtlwn32k2vcwmn2lcmm1voqnp9mo2czyw 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 → Français) 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?4khy44nic9ha5hw4o90ecze0izuis8pn (Hold up, if first you want to get caught up on “What is the Cloud?“? Read from Mashable or LearnFree.)atjva1dxgy6io1qtb1d4a2gxl21yni1o Calling it “The Cloud” […]

Social Media Toolkit Released by Greenliningokdpcs9t9iz2cb7y4oj46y6jihr5ddmsSocial Media Toolkit Released by Greenlining">Social Media Toolkit Released by Greenliningk2n0g78v4h9szthadvnusalt7xvclzivSocial Media Toolkit Released by Greenlining

(English → Français) 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 → Français) View originalTranslators: Are you creating an online campaign with a group of young folks? Are you interested in becoming an activist?i8ue1ne1e2pl867pscq5nagx01onlczu If you have an important story to share online, start here!m1pchhlod6h4nsfyeiq5dq8xme5pyklb Watch the video to get a 3 minute e-Advocacy crash course, What is e-Advocacy?wtx6j5gl6bu407mgmsv52z8omnxye6e0, produced by Jennifer Dueñas from the […]

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(English → Français) View originalTranslators: Have you been thinking about how to get people to care about the information you are putting online?9gkc0hjj0cedjfs9su59zr6kwhqtsfus 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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