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Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirth1z030pbaqe1doykpgwf9bcp8sdowkh4Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt">Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtyr6qhk9rkyp77t690e33l1bk3l2xcmo0Graphic 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.pjd5j77pneb1jw6bvoaxkg9ta7j2w86b 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 → 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.fayhhxzcm6ndb984zjy5abamnf9vjq4p ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pagesrgtdvzrzcdpwqlgwo9p4n6bb4f4kobx6Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages">Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pagesdrpaubg4bhhe6po4tyomwlmt9almj00nDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: (Check out part one of this project here! )2tnl8g66ram1dw2igcy76fsos9mw2neu 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 → 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 Testingazsmdrdb4dgr5lsjdlfoz56uw77xjecjDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testing">Developing New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testing44r7p2sk7osleb1pdutjwpdlh15wl97fDeveloping 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 Ilz6zx9frs2pjai710w4rxp4nlsy4aswmThe Listening Cycle, Part I">The Listening Cycle, Part Ipbkwe4meapikq4ys5mnb7nfo8oz8p214The Listening Cycle, Part I

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Beyonce wants you to listen90iksdug67jauk4vsd80jc9y9hcmtqxt Image source:youtube.comfskzzskcad8idlgkx528gftdcj1in0qt 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 → 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?qyxax926y37ersvwg2bhlw7yuo88avur (Hold up, if first you want to get caught up on “What is the Cloud?“? Read from Mashable or LearnFree.)1tovoyfsapdzea75e302h6l1qbrykulc Calling it “The Cloud” […]

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(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 Activismfot7977zksftf7qki6cqkipwqp5s5paaCrash Course in Online Activism">Crash Course in Online Activismwdign9rxuz7zrvz9u5iee97r3ju14qjqCrash 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?s6maf396unlp2s3ed3e3d652k1ppm545 If you have an important story to share online, start here!162nwo2gd3txszwzjoubiot3ukj79vs0 Watch the video to get a 3 minute e-Advocacy crash course, What is e-Advocacy?iavnuanhswp8g0lw4zwmd28ltr8uvnu4, produced by Jennifer Dueñas from the […]

Pain, Passion, Fame, and Funsvhem6h1x5h4zlt3dvxgdjvrqetfzk7hPain, Passion, Fame, and Fun">Pain, Passion, Fame, and Funyersdo92b1ammv08ju0ytv9vjox3m8nbPain, 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?dxy2s9ch6c7ggmdu5oj7mcjko6p7kboo 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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