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  • Venue | Info-Activism a project of Tactical Technology Collective
    the means to turn that information into action In this website we would like to introduce you to our new initiative The Info Activism Camp which will be held in Bangalore India between the 19th and 25th of February 2009 More about our approach to Info Activism can be found here Background Curricula Participants Blog Advisory group Partners Venue Home Venue The camp was held at Green Valley a picturesque

    Original URL path: https://infoactivismcamp.tacticaltech.org/node/7 (2016-04-30)
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  • Mobiles-in-a-box: Tools and Tactics for Mobile Advocacy | Info-Activism a project of Tactical Technology Collective
    toolkit Mobiles in a box Tools and Tactics for Mobile Advocacy http mobiles tacticaltech org is a collection of tools tactics how to guides and case studies designed to inspire advocacy organisations and present possibilities for the use of mobile telephony in their work From choosing an audience to privacy and security issues and also countering technological challenges Mobiles in a box provides effective solutions to enable you get started with using mobiles in your advocacy efforts The tactics discussed in this toolkit revolve around the following scenarios which many advocates find themselves dealing with outreach and participation fundraising and resource mobilisation people s media and coordinating and mobilising Mobiles can be very handy in each of the above situations to disseminate information make calls check and send e mails as well as updating blogs The toolkit also explores the possibility of mixing mobile advocacy with other media like the internet where the aim is to broaden the scope for information gathering and dissemination Mobiles in a box explores options for advocacy including creating a website which mobile phone users can easily access sending out messages in bulk through a website or even collecting data on your phone and sending

    Original URL path: https://infoactivismcamp.tacticaltech.org/mobilesinabox (2016-04-30)
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  • Message-in-a-box | Info-Activism a project of Tactical Technology Collective
    in a box Message in a box Tools and tactics for communicating your cause is a set of strategic guides to using communications tools for social change together with a suite of open source tools to get you making your own media The toolkit is designed for small and medium sized NGOs advocates and citizen journalists to help them create and distribute content for their advocacy efforts while exploring the constantly evolving world of campaigning and communications Recent years have seen a massive shift both in who produces media and how that media is produced Free software tools and do it yourself web applications are opening up new means of content creation and new channels for distribution for NGOs journalists and individuals Despite the fact that these tools are free there are still obstacles to NGOs using them effectively to make a difference to the marginalised communities they are working with Message in a box provides accessible and effective training materials on selected free software tools and web applications with a focus on giving people what they need to know in order to create and distribute content The materials cover print publishing using images internet audio video and mobile phones

    Original URL path: https://infoactivismcamp.tacticaltech.org/messageinabox (2016-04-30)
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  • Security in-a-box | Info-Activism a project of Tactical Technology Collective
    in a box As digital technologies become increasingly accessible and affordable to rights advocates they also give rise to new threats and vulnerabilities The concerns are numerous preventing loss of and unauthorized access to sensitive data protecting the identities of advocates and members of their communities defending various channels of communication against surveillance and the ever present struggle to maintain new found freedoms of expression online and within the mobile space The Security in a box toolkit provides tools and tactics that address these needs Alongside this it provides a diverse network of trainers capable of addressing threats faced by human rights defenders social and environmental right advocates and independent journalists in the English Spanish French Russian and Arabic speaking world The toolkit emphasizes fundamentals such as reliable backup confidential email and instant messaging anonymous web surfing and censorship circumvention data encryption and secure file deletion The How to booklet provides common sense explanations a pragmatic approach toward security decisions a range of tips and a focus on widely recognised best practices It is complemented by the Hands on guide which walks users through the process of installing and configuring each piece of recommended software with detailed and visually rich

    Original URL path: https://infoactivismcamp.tacticaltech.org/securityinabox (2016-04-30)
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  • Visualizing Information for Advocacy: An Introduction to Information Design | Info-Activism a project of Tactical Technology Collective
    Home Visualizing Information for Advocacy An Introduction to Information Design Modern life is saturated with ever increasing amounts of information advertising and media with little time to digest what is being said Against this background NGOs and advocates too often find the information they want to communicate either buried in long reports full of professional jargon and statistics or overlooked in an endless stream of media releases Visualizing Information for

    Original URL path: https://infoactivismcamp.tacticaltech.org/visualizingforadvocacy-one (2016-04-30)
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  • Maps for Advocacy: An Introduction to Geographical Mapping Techniques | Info-Activism a project of Tactical Technology Collective
    abuses and myriad such events and activities need constant attention and backing Highlighting such issues is no more a herculean task for advocacy groups Information communication and digital technologies have smoothened out processes and systems and contain techniques and tools which if appropriately used can easily bring about phenomenal change Geographical maps are the latest transformation tools that the technological revolution has enabled The Darfur project http www ushmm org maps undertaken by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum USHMM where mapping was used to expose a humanitarian crisis in Sudan is a prime example Combining mapping and rich content witness testimonies satellite imagery data and other information placed on a Google Earth map the USHMM raised awareness of the reality of incidents in the Sudanese region ALTSEAN Burma a network of organisations and individuals working to support the movement for human rights and democracy in Burma also utilised mapping techniques to indicate details of the uprising in 2007 Protest details and hot spots for activists http www altsean org Photogalleries ProtestsMap ghp were listed on a Google Map and the artful effort acted as an effective eye opener to target audiences Recognising the power of maps Tactical Technology Collective www tacticaltech org has published a booklet Maps for Advocacy which is an introduction to Geographical Mapping Techniques The booklet is an effective guide to using maps in advocacy The mapping process for advocacy is explained vividly through case studies descriptions of procedures and methods a review of data sources as well as a glossary of mapping terminology Scattered through the booklet are links to websites which afford a glance at a few prolific mapping efforts Hosting a map on your website can now become a reality as the guide takes the reader through the specifics of the process Examples

    Original URL path: https://infoactivismcamp.tacticaltech.org/mapsforadvocacy (2016-04-30)
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  • SANGONeT... and what that's all about | Info-Activism a project of Tactical Technology Collective
    Camp which will be held in Bangalore India between the 19th and 25th of February 2009 More about our approach to Info Activism can be found here Background Curricula Participants Blog Advisory group Partners Venue Home Blogs fredericknoronha s blog SANGONeT and what that s all about Submitted by fredericknoronha on Mon 04 06 2009 01 23 SANGONeT s IT Programme Officer Botswang Kgeledi talks about a South African organisation

    Original URL path: https://infoactivismcamp.tacticaltech.org/node/144 (2016-04-30)
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  • fredericknoronha's blog | Info-Activism a project of Tactical Technology Collective
    06 2009 01 11 Tactical Tech is an international NGO helping human rights advocates use information communications and digital technologies to maximise the impact of their advocacy work TTC says We provide ad Read more David Taylor and Radical Designs Submitted by fredericknoronha on Mon 04 06 2009 01 08 Read more A filmmaker from Lebanon Submitted by fredericknoronha on Mon 04 06 2009 01 06 Dana tells of her work and concerns Sex works issues Karnataka India Submitted by fredericknoronha on Mon 04 06 2009 01 01 What are the issues that sex workers face in South India Manohar gives one update on the issues Read more Migration issues from Asia Submitted by fredericknoronha on Mon 04 06 2009 01 00 A campaigner on migration issues from the Philippines explains the issues involved The pink panties strike back an unusual campaign from India Submitted by fredericknoronha on Sun 04 05 2009 23 13 Namita from Bangalore explains what went into probably the most unusual campaigns in India targetted against conservative politicians and their ire of pubs Read more The pink panties strike back an unusual campaign from India Submitted by fredericknoronha on Sun 04 05 2009 23 13 Namita from Bangalore explains what went into probably the most unusual campaigns in India targetted against conservative politicians and their ire of pubs Read more SMS the Philippines and migrant workers Submitted by fredericknoronha on Sun 04 05 2009 22 44 Bobby Soriano talks about an innovative project that links up migrant workers from the Philippines with home specially when in trouble Read more What is digiactive Submitted by fredericknoronha on Sun 04 05 2009 22 41 Mary Joyce tells us what Digiactive is all about It is a group that works to help grassroots activists around the world use the

    Original URL path: https://infoactivismcamp.tacticaltech.org/blog/10 (2016-04-30)
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