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Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt6lkvz01mvyrio50s1ken8fjn6t8ym1pjGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt">Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt8kn3o8ogkxl6qhqeeuotal5nql3twjauGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt

(English → 中文) 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.mxjoanq4uapuoz8zktny66d077u8cb5p 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 contentxoxbnv7e6wuq3elxcfmb8eojb3r20bmoTwenty tactics for creating engaging online content">Twenty tactics for creating engaging online contentbkbuabpjoypkkaazwgl5uvhf3du4v4txTwenty tactics for creating engaging online content

(English → 中文) 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.amqt751jnqc9f2vurt4js1heteoj7ey7 ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pagesh8ejjy7zpiwgqg3lnt2o8q8ike9hyse6Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages">Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pagesq4y5220cdj6aa0bdl8ujwub4fs1cqpv6Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: (Check out part one of this project here! )svyqgi5temxdi0knzl0j9812efpjm005 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 […]

Resources: How to Protect your Emailnokbucmmzvyesvyqersi3a2qsht0a9uoResources: How to Protect your Email">Resources: How to Protect your Emailk5cmf9l6cc8lfvpkogwp74g0hew6hdprResources: How to Protect your Email

(English → 中文) 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 Testingup4bjzjqmrviu73opeloztq6qe47ejsyDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testing">Developing New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testingll7f2mvlst6wwrvy6cxjnytb4ax26gaiDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testing

(English → 中文) 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 Ixru1yidsk7mkw0l2t6zio1s152xoylglThe Listening Cycle, Part I">The Listening Cycle, Part I6oxnh57nq9fxykdv93swv6w6jgq2rignThe Listening Cycle, Part I

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Beyonce wants you to listen6c3su08wjqzf0qbkoga9c65z093tk0zh Image source:youtube.comh7tv3p3zutn0m75tmgyupxziuukitg61 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 Cloudy26xhn3cop1orz1078jfsu8b1jdnfxv3Trust in the Cloud">Trust in the Cloudpy90hsf6c9cjt1ab6ncaygbffxn0pcc5Trust in the Cloud

(English → 中文) 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?err3rshgu9ku1gbhssp1citr1it2zdi4 (Hold up, if first you want to get caught up on “What is the Cloud?“? Read from Mashable or LearnFree.)zrw05jmy17qlvuosdrzr26r1g5vvk6y9 Calling it “The Cloud” […]

Social Media Toolkit Released by Greenliningynuclc0qu7pt2rye4epgdmob3ck1g9d5Social Media Toolkit Released by Greenlining">Social Media Toolkit Released by Greenliningkuuikq8ggf2hbq5vjg1m4owwck1h06saSocial Media Toolkit Released by Greenlining

(English → 中文) 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 […]

Crash Course in Online Activismj02afhhgrhg3nkzk05gmsi8owqvam7evCrash Course in Online Activism">Crash Course in Online Activismkk19k6l7bc84w0ry3kv5u1wlu6rsq0o0Crash Course in Online Activism

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Are you creating an online campaign with a group of young folks? Are you interested in becoming an activist?3no2d1kg5u1fpadj1dyxvdyq9xth2r5w If you have an important story to share online, start here!hdqdechv9m6v829f9uuvhx0bq4zfhhfo Watch the video to get a 3 minute e-Advocacy crash course, What is e-Advocacy?dc0nh9gf32y2v2i900y22rvkv0jl5k98, produced by Jennifer Dueñas from the […]

Pain, Passion, Fame, and Funo6zfvf5ze7ztl3w3lrf9wz69d88whijwPain, Passion, Fame, and Fun">Pain, Passion, Fame, and Fun3o98gb4j969i8m5fdf1yitk1j4bk64x0Pain, Passion, Fame, and Fun

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Have you been thinking about how to get people to care about the information you are putting online?90ayvdlclgetzb51rtspze98ff2l1jn0 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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