en 10 Tactics on Indonesian community tv, JAF TV <p>On 15 January, a community television station in Jatiwangi, West Java, Indonesia broadcast 10 Tactics. The station is run by the multimedia department of the <a href="" target="_blank">Jatiwangi Art Factory</a> (JaF),a nonprofit organization that focuses on the study of local rural life through art and cultural events such as festivals, performances, visual art, music, video, ceramics, exhibitions, artist residencies, monthly discussions, radio broadcasts and education.</p> News Your stories Fri, 20 Jan 2012 15:18:19 +0000 faith 1345 at 10 Tactics at WatchDocs Festival <p>Now two years after 10 Tactics was launched, the film has just been presented at Warsaw's international human rights documentary film festival, <a href="" target="_blank">Watch Docs</a>. We screened the film and presented our work on Info-Activism on the last day of the festival, dedicated to "New Technologies and Social Change" alongside workshops on digital security by Frontline Human Rights Defenders and on social media activism by People in Need, Prague.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Screening stories Thu, 22 Dec 2011 15:28:04 +0000 faith 1344 at Giving Society Voice in Lima, Peru <p>Luis Carlos is a video fanatic that for the past few years has built a video screening web site called <em><a href="" target="_blank">Habitación de Henry Spencer</a></em>. He records every day videos about people and situations capturing many social moments in the city of Lima, Peru. With a wide range of topics recorded on video, <em>La Habitación de Henry Spencer</em> has made a large audience for itself attracted by in-house entertainment clips, witness shots on daily happenings in the city, interviews to interesting people and citizen journalism.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Your stories Mon, 26 Sep 2011 07:02:47 +0000 ramsey 1323 at 10 Tactics Burmese gets spotlight on DVB TV <p>Soon after its release, the 10 Tactics Burmese film was picked up by the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) and highlighted on their science and technology program, <em>khit hlaine yin pyin</em>, whose title translates to "wave of new era". The bi-weekly program, directed by than win htut, will be showing the entire 10 Tactics film in weekly installments, along with some segments of <a href="" target="_blank">Survival in the Digital Age</a>, Tactical Tech's animation series about digital security and privacy for activists.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Your stories Thu, 08 Sep 2011 11:50:12 +0000 faith 1321 at Contingente's Citizen Advocacy Groups <p>Twitter use in Mexico has rapidly grown in urban areas since late 2009 alongide the increasing ownership of smartphones. With this, the number of online conversations, opening up new discussions and activities, has also risen.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Your stories Tue, 06 Sep 2011 09:23:50 +0000 ramsey 1320 at Video outreach unites environmental activists in Chile <p>In late 2007, a group of young Chileans visited Punta de Choros, one of Chile's natural wonders and home to 80% of the world's Humbolt penguins and over 800 other species. As the group walked through the small town, they noticed a paper on a wall that advertised the plans to building four coal thermoelectric plants in the region, which would threaten the fragile eco-system.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Your stories Wed, 31 Aug 2011 07:15:29 +0000 ramsey 1319 at Outreach for Youth Vote in Venezuela <p>VotoJoven is an Venezuelan youth movement that aims to promote civic and democratic engagement among the youngest voters. During 2010, VotoJoven worked on voting related topics, starting from increasing voter registration rates, voting promotion and elections monitoring. With a vibrant and creative discourse, VotoJoven managed to combine on and offline campaigns to reach un-registered young Venezuelan voters.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Your stories Thu, 11 Aug 2011 12:04:04 +0000 ramsey 1306 at No Soy Delincuente Campaign <p>Over the last four years, Chile has struggled to reform an outdated intellectual property law. Originally passed in 1970, the law exlcuded libraries and most importantly, digital material as well. A new act was proposed, act 17.336, to reform and update the outdated law. While everyone seemed to agree that the law needed to be updated, special interests and media companies fought to protect their own financial interests by advoacting that changes should be minimal.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Thu, 04 Aug 2011 09:43:20 +0000 ramsey 1302 at 10 Tactics Belarussian and 10 Tactics workbox released <p>It's been over 18 months since we launched 10 Tactics, the film and set of resources about info-activism, and it's still finding new ways to reach more rights advocates and help people explore the possibilities of new technologies for campaigning. This week we launch a <a href="">Belarussian version</a> of the project as well as new resource which we've called the "10 Tactics workbox" designed to help you use the 10 Tactics film and cards in workshops and trainings.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Wed, 27 Jul 2011 09:47:17 +0000 ramsey 1301 at Turning crowdsourced information into action <p>As well as being a key part of people's social lives, social media has a role to play in fostering dialogue between people and the institutions providing the information and feedback loop required to better service customers and citizens.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Featured partners News Your stories Thu, 14 Jul 2011 09:57:58 +0000 ramsey 1293 at Farm Subsidy Tracking <p style="margin-bottom: 0in;" lang="en-US">In Mexico, <a href="" rel="external">rural subsidies</a> reach billions of dollars and help contribute to rural life and keep farmers financially viable. Many of these subsidies however, have been diverted and much of it goes into hands that the subsidies were not intended for. Information about these subsidies is difficult to obtain and even more difficult to navigate.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Your stories Sat, 18 Jun 2011 09:12:34 +0000 ramsey 1272 at Activistas Receive 10 Tactics Training in Nepal <p><em>Written by Delphine Pawlik, Programme Coordinator &amp; Facilitator for Global Change.</em></p> <p>As part of the Global Change course in Nepal, ActionAid Denmark looks into the fine art of communication, including how to convey your message to different target groups using different media and methods. For this matter the materials from Tactical Tech have been of enormous value to us.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Wed, 15 Jun 2011 09:23:49 +0000 ramsey 1264 at 10 Tactics French DVD <p>Today we have uploaded a French language DVD that includes all of the 10 Tactics materials. On this DVD, you'll find that the 10 Tactics film comes with with French subtitles, while the 10 Tactics and 5 Basics cards can be viewed and printed in French.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Tue, 07 Jun 2011 09:44:17 +0000 tanya 1259 at Burmese and Spanish 10 Tactics Sites Launched <p>Burmese and Spanish are the two latest languages to join 10 Tactics’ website in a fully functional and translated form. The 10 Tactics project was launched in December 2009. Since this time hundreds of rights advocates from around the world have used these materials to deliver workshops for turning information into action and they have screened the 10 Tactics film to get people talking about opportunities and barriers for info-activism.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Sun, 05 Jun 2011 10:54:00 +0000 ramsey 1255 at 10 Tácticas in Latin America: info-activism continues as project concludes <p>In order to bring 10 Tactics for turning information into action to rights advocates working in Latin America, Tactical Technology Collective teamed up with REDDES, a Mexican NGO who translated all the material and administers the Spanish-language version of the website. Now, after the completion of the project, we look back at the impact the project has had on advocacy work in Latin America.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Mon, 11 Apr 2011 07:49:21 +0000 ramsey 1199 at Nigerian youth participate in Info-activism training <p>On 16 March 2011 in Lagos, Nigeria, twenty nine young communicators, journalists and grass roots organisers attended the one-day Info-Activism training that took place at the offices of Journalists Against AIDS (JAAIDS) Nigeria.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Screening stories Sun, 03 Apr 2011 13:36:39 +0000 ramsey 1184 at WORKSHOP WITH FILMMAKERS <p>From 24 – 30 March, in the Hague, the <a href="" rel="external">Movies that Matter (MTM)</a> film festival will feature over seventy human rights films and documentaries from around the world along with debates and discussions. A core part of the programme, entitled “A Matter of ACT” showcases 10 documentary films portraying the lives and work of unique and inspirational human rights advocates from Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Mon, 28 Mar 2011 12:31:18 +0000 ramsey 1180 at Mapping Harassment on the Streets of Cairo <p>Many project have tackled sexual harassment in our communities through education and action. One of the major challenges with sexual harassment and tracking is the difficulty of collecting accurate data. A lack of reporting can provide limited numbers and make the problem seem smaller than it is.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Your stories Thu, 17 Feb 2011 08:27:33 +0000 ramsey 1139 at Negotiating the Impact <p>After a screening of 10 Tactics at the University of Yucatan in Merida, Mexico, was cancelled at the last minute, IEPAAC (The Self-Managed Popular Research and Education Organisation) offered to host the viewing at its office. Since then, the organisation, which advocates for children’s rights and disaster management, has screened 10 Tactics again twice to local civil society organisations.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-badge"> <div class="field-label">Badge:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="" /><a href=" badge.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=5568">IEPAAC badge.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Featured partners News Wed, 09 Feb 2011 08:39:34 +0000 ramsey 1136 at Children As Media Producers <div>Should children only be the consumers of information? Should they not also have a voice to be able to tell stories from their own perspectives? These were some of the questions that encouraged a partnership between UNICEF and the Department of Communication, University of Hyderabad to launch CAMP, or Children as Media Producers, a participatory video initiative that took place in the Medak district of Andhra Pradesh, India.</div> <div></div> <div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Your stories Tue, 01 Feb 2011 14:43:17 +0000 ramsey 1134 at