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

Photo of yellow boxes with images of hands dropping a ballot into a box and the text "VOTAR és Democràcia".

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