Building Capacity for Change Through Technology

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2017-06-19T11:38:15+00:00

Our project, Building capacity for change through technology, will incorporate teaching 5 workshops on podcast production, scripting and video creation, graphic design, restyling their WordPress blog and incorporating an RSS feed link, and formatting newsletter templates. Upon completing this project,  an immediate count of 70 activists will be equipped with the above [...]

Cultivando Mesas Verdes

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2018-07-31T20:53:03+00:00

It's unjust Pajaro Valley community members, primarily Latinx farm workers and their families, suffer from chronic health issues due to food insecurity. Many of these farmworkers in Pajaro Valley are living in food prisons (aka food deserts). Food prisons (food deserts) are impoverished  areas without access to fresh produce because the neighborhoods lack wholesome food [...]

Empowering Culture through Technology

2017-06-19T10:51:04+00:00

Historically, Micronesia has been colonized for centuries by countries including Spain, Germany, Japan, and now as a trust territory under the United States. Thanks to the Compact of Free Association (COFA) agreement, “The Compact of Free Association between the Federated States of Micronesia and the United States was initialed by negotiators in 1980 and signed in [...]

Initiate Justice in the New Jim Crow

2017-06-19T11:09:33+00:00

I am partnering with Initiate Justice, a non-profit organization in Oakland, CA that seeks to empower, organize, and mobilize Bay Area communities to create and pass ballot initiatives that eliminate punitive and ineffective policies, and instead work to increase systems of restorative justice. Help maximize Initiate Justice's impact! I am raising money to fund the [...]

Speeding Up Immigrant Assistance

2017-06-19T11:09:08+00:00

In collaboration with the Everett Program and the Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) in San Francisco, the Speeding Up Immigrant Assistance (SUIA) project will create a series of technological tools to help automate direct service provision to immigrant communities.  I, Steven Carmona Mora, will be leading the project and will create, in collaboration with [...]

Knowledge is Power: Children’s Movement Fresno

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2017-06-19T10:03:55+00:00

I'm working with The Children's Movement Fresno (TCM), an organization working to improve children's health and education outcomes in Fresno County. Since TCM is driven by community activism, we are working together to strengthen the org's communication with its constituents and community members. We are designing a template for a [...]

Regeneration Pajaro Valley

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2017-06-19T09:58:44+00:00

Regeneration, formerly known as Watsonville Climate Action is an organization that aims to tackle environmental racism and other environmental issues that disproportionality affect the Pajaro Valley. The organization was founded in Watsonville by Nancy Faulstich as a means to tackle climate injustices affecting her community when she saw no other outlet. The main team [...]

Creating the Sangha Portal: An Online Community for ‘Prison Yoga Project’ Yoga Teachers

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2017-06-13T14:14:45+00:00

Creating the Sangha Portal: An Online Community for 'Prison Yoga Project' Yoga Teachers People Served Directly People Served Indirectly Name: Michelle Pancake College Affiliation: Kresge College Major: GISES Graduation Date: Spring 2016 Project Date: December 2015 - June 2016 Partner Org: Prison Yoga Project Partner Website: prisonyogaproject.org Technologies [...]

Leveraging Communications to Aid Los Angeles Area Foster Youth

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2017-06-13T14:15:41+00:00

Leveraging Communications to Aid Los Angeles Area Foster Youth People Served Directly People Served Indirectly Name: Julissa Sanchez College Affiliation: Stevenson College Major: GISES Graduation Date: Spring 2016 Project Date: Summer 2014 Partner Org: United Friends of the Children Partner Website: unitedfriends.org Technologies Used: Social Media Project Themes: [...]