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
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
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
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According to the American Press Institute, 85 percent of videos viewed on Facebook are watched without sound. This is often a choice for many users. But for others, this is a necessity in order to access the content. For those who are deaf or hard of hearing, captions are the only way to enjoy, and … Continue reading The Importance of Subtitling: Accessibility for All