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Workshop: Designing Supporter-Centric Social Change Campaigns

Build people-powered and participatory campaigns using human centered design methodologies During this workshop, which will take place Monday, November 13th at the San Francisco Nonprofit Tech Center, we will examine how to design stronger campaigns that get supporters involved early… (READ MORE)

Tech to Human

Tech to Human is Lucy Chamber’s blog devoted to capturing her learnings in doing tech translation ‘Making technical topics more accessible and inviting by being deliberate about the language used to talk about them.’

Outrageous Impact

Outrageous Impact works to grow charities’ influence, impact and income. They are a small but powerful team of strategic thinkers and creative doers, who are passionate about challenging injustice, understanding what people really want and creating campaigns, products, and services that improve lives.

WikiMedia Deutschland

Wikimedia Deutschland promotes the basic ideas beyond Wikipedia: Their goal is that the idea of free knowledge becomes part of everyday life.They want collaborative learning with freely usable content in classrooms and auditoriums to be self-evident. They work to convince… (READ MORE)

Huridocs

Huridocs is an NGO that supports human rights organizations to use information and technology in the simplest and most efficient way. They help their partners use smart information management to expose human rights violations for the protection of survivors and to… (READ MORE)

Network-Centric Resources: August Update

We spent most of July working in California and wanted to give a quick report back on what I learned during the trip. It gave me an opportunity to get some insights from people that are focusing on developing network-centric… (READ MORE)

What We’ve Learned by Prototyping Workshops

The discipline of iteration and testing have been the most important processes to our work at FabRiders. A final product is never produced, whether it’s a how-to guide or a project plan, without distributing lots of drafts and incorporating lots… (READ MORE)

Workshop: Designing Supporter-Centric Social Change Campaigns

Build people-powered and participatory campaigns using design methodologies During this workshop, which will take place July 18th at the San Francisco Nonprofit Tech Centre, we will examine how to design stronger campaigns that get supporters involved early and engaged in longer-term social… (READ MORE)

What we’ve learned about creating podcasts

For the last couple of months, FabRiders has been working with School of Data on the creation of a podcast series called ‘Data is a Team Sport’ and thought it would be worth sharing what we’ve learned. Why a podcast?… (READ MORE)

QAF’s and Resources to Mitigate Risks in Academic Research

On June 12th and June 13th, FabRiders collaborated with two doctoral researchers, Lydia Medland and Maria-Teresa Pinto, to design and deliver a workshop at the University of Bristol aimed at helping doctoral researchers strengthen their fieldwork practices and protect themselves… (READ MORE)

Skillshare: Human Centered Design and Resource Development

In this skillshare we will be explore how Human Centred Design methodologies can be employed to share ownership and enable people-powered and participatory resources.  Specifically we will share learnings on: Conducting interviews to develop user profiles and personas that will… (READ MORE)

Workshop: Data Tactics for a Post-Fact World

We’re collaborating with Lucy Chambers from Tech to Human on a workshop that will help you be assured evidence used in your social change campaign engages rather than alienates. Date: Friday, May 19th, 10:00am Location: Better Bankside, London Cost: 125£. Apply for… (READ MORE)

Hangout: Data Tactics for a Post-Fact World

We had a hangout on Data Tactics for a Post-Fact World We’re collaborating with Lucy Chambers from Tech to Human on a new workshop that will help you be assured evidence used in your social change campaign engages rather than… (READ MORE)

Hangout: Human Centred Design for Social Change

We’re collaborating with Patrick Olszowski of Outrageous Impact on a workshop on Human Centred Design for Social Change and we had a hangout at Noon on Thursday, the 20th of April. During the hangout we talked about: What is Human Centred Design and… (READ MORE)

Effective Data Tactics in a Post-Fact World

Assuring the evidence used in your social change campaign engages rather than alienates. This training is for activists and advocates who want to integrate data into their campaign or improve the ability of their campaign data to engage their stakeholders…. (READ MORE)