witches are good, a cultural diversity day story from a 12 year old, and how I got my intentional listening skills

When I was a kid, there was a haunted house in my grandma’s village. One of those houses where we, as adventurous kids, would challenge each other to go in and take a peek. No one ever made it past the front door, which was always open. At least, that’s how I remember it. My … Continue reading witches are good, a cultural diversity day story from a 12 year old, and how I got my intentional listening skills

3 stories on learning languages, my wanderlust gene, and how my glasses saved me from eternal damnation

Put that wanderlust gene variant to good use. When you’re on the train or plane and get bored – grab some Amplifying Voices videos and subtitle them in the languages you speak. Also, tell your friends. When you’re trying to decide which cause you want to support, do it by making sure the message gets out to as many people as possible out there.

International Mother Language Day 2022

February 21st is International Mother Language Day! This day marks the anniversary of when the people of Bangladesh (then East Pakistan) protested for the recognition of their mother Language, Bangla. For over 20 years, it has been a worldwide celebration promoting multilingualism and language preservation.  International Mother Language Day is also an opportunity to acknowledge the … Continue reading International Mother Language Day 2022

Build an Engaged Community on Amara

Reach a broader audience online through the power of subtitles! Inviting your fans to become contributors not only helps you to reach new audiences; it also gives you an opportunity to build a real connection with your most engaged community. Welcome your contributors to your own Amara Community: a controlled workspace where you can add … Continue reading Build an Engaged Community on Amara