Get Involved in Amplifying Voices of Change!

What is Amplifying Voices of Change? Our newest initiative is all about amplifying today’s critical voices of change that are leading us toward a more equitable, sustainable and accessible world. Currently, our efforts are focused on the US election, with its global implications. We are translating election materials for the most difficult states to vote in. … Continue reading Get Involved in Amplifying Voices of Change!

How to Vote in Mississippi, Missouri, & South Carolina for 2020 [translated]

These states are considered the hardest to vote in, which is why we've translated how to videos – click a state to watch: MississippiMissouriSouth CarolinaConnecticutTennesseeTexas More Info + Get Involved Need a specific language? Leave a comment and we'll try to help!Get involved – help translate and/or share on social media.Learn more – about Amplifying … Continue reading How to Vote in Mississippi, Missouri, & South Carolina for 2020 [translated]

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Amplifying Voices of Change – How to Vote in Mississippi

Amplifying Voices of Change - How to Vote in Mississippi  Last week we discussed issues immigrant communities in the United States face when trying to cast their vote. While systematic issues have hindered voting before, the emergence of COVID-19 has presented additional challenges to ensuring equal access to voting.In an effort to help address low … Continue reading Amplifying Voices of Change – How to Vote in Mississippi

US Immigrants Face Voting Barriers – We Need Your Help

According to the American Bar Association, in the US, low voter turnout among immigrant and minority populations is structural and sometimes deliberate. One major factor they cite: lack of translated voting materials. To address this, we’re translating How to Vote in Every State – an amazing video series that is currently only available in English. … Continue reading US Immigrants Face Voting Barriers – We Need Your Help

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Amplifying Voices of Change

Our newest initiative is all about amplifying today’s critical voices of change, who are leading us toward a more equitable, sustainable and accessible world. To start with, we’re focusing on increasing participation in the upcoming US elections. In the US, despite at least 350 languages being actively spoken, most information about voting is only available … Continue reading Amplifying Voices of Change

Updates to PCF and Amara Legal Terms

In May and June of 2020, Participatory Culture Foundation (PCF), the nonprofit behind Amara, updated the legal documents that govern all of its associated websites, software offerings, and professional services (including Amara). These changes are now reflected in the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Please read the documents in full, but we hope this … Continue reading Updates to PCF and Amara Legal Terms

Meet the Amararians | Jocelyn Chan: Reflections of My Internship Experience

The  time I spent with Amara in the summer and fall of 2018 as a Marketing Intern has greatly inspired me  in terms of movement toward improving equal access to knowledge. I didn’t picture myself interning at a nonprofit when looking for internship opportunities, but Amara opened another door for me! During my undergraduate program, … Continue reading Meet the Amararians | Jocelyn Chan: Reflections of My Internship Experience