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Crowdfunder: Telling the story of 14,000 forcibly displaced Colombians

Crowdfunder: Telling the story of 14,000 forcibly displaced Colombians

LatinaLista — Crowdfunder: Telling the story of 14,000 forcibly displaced Colombians For 50 years, a conflict has raged over influence in Colombian territory. The fighting, between the Colombian government, paramilitary groups, armed drug traffickers and left-wing guerrilla groups, has displaced more than 5 million people, making Colombia’s displacement crisis one of the largest in the

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Crowdfunding Campaign: Simpolfy – Bringing Politics into the 21st Century

LatinaLista — Campaign: Simpolfy – Bringing Politics into the 21st Century Frustrated with Washington? The power of the dollar has become greater than the power of the ballot, yet the two are intertwined. Why do politicians solicit funds? Typically, campaigns these days have become a battlefield to see who can spend the most money. Politicians

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Crowdfunding Campaign: Creating a global volunteer coastal cleanup network

LatinaLista — Campaign: Creating a global volunteer coastal cleanup network COORC stands for CLEAN OUR OCEANS REFUGE COALITION. They are a non-profit organization inspired by the feature length documentary film “Trashed“. The documentary is an eye-opener to the awful truth and health problems being caused around the world by ocean pollution. Today COORC.ORG is an

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Crowdfunding Campaign: Helping Palua become world’s first National Marine Sanctuary

LatinaLista — Crowdfunding Campaign: Stand with Palau Palau is a small country with a huge idea: closing its waters to industrial fishing. No country has ever done it before. Palau would become the world’s first National Marine Sanctuary with one of the largest protected ocean areas on Earth. Palau has been named National Geographic’s “Last

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Crowdfunding Campaign: 1994 Cuban Exodus — Interactive Art Project

LatinaLista — Campaign: 1994 Cuban Exodus — Interactive Art Project The exhibition “Exodus: Alternate Documents”, is a reflection on the human displacements phenomenon and their impact on the cultural understanding of the concept of nation. The project takes as a starting point the presentation of first-hand historical material: a collection of 70 photographs taken by

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Crowdfunding Campaign: Sweet Bites: Cavity-fighting gum

LatinaLista — Campaign: Sweet Bites: Cavity-fighting gum Five best friends from the University of Pennsylvania got together and came up with an idea to combat the rampant existence of tooth decay in impoverished communities. Their idea was a chewing gum dubbed Sweet Bites. Containing Xylitol, scientifically proven to fight cavity-causing bacteria in the mouth, Sweet

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