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Crowdfunder: Bringing reading, writing, and arithmetic to 250 million children

Crowdfunder: Bringing reading, writing, and arithmetic to 250 million children

LatinaLista — Campaign: Global Learning XPRIZE XPRIZE has launched the Global Learning XPRIZE to incentivize teams to create tablet-based Open Source software that will teach a child to read, write, and perform arithmetic, fully autonomously. The impact of this technology is to bring literacy to over 250 million children around the world. Give a child

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HIPGive Campaign: Giving Sanctuary to the Children

LatinaLista — HIPGive Campaign: Giving Sanctuary to the Children During the 1980s, half a million Central American refugees were denied political asylum. Churches and communities played a pivotal role in reverting this policy and achieved political asylum to the refugees. The nation is now facing a similar situation and SHARE is working to mobilize communities

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Crowdfunder: Documentary to share the story of the Whale Protector

LatinaLista — Campaign: The Whale Protector Filmmakers Sharen Black, Bill Thomas and Jane Kraemer are showcasing sights and sounds of endangered Blue Whales in a short documentary, using dramatic, ‘close encounter’ images, to share the story of these majestic marine mammals and one of the men who has worked tirelessly to protect them, improve their

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Crowdfunder: First anthology of U.S. Latino/a science fiction and fantasy

LatinaLista — Campaign: Latino/a Rising There is a growing movement of people who are interested in the U.S. Latino/a writers and artists who have turned to science fiction, fantasy, and other speculative genres. Latino/a Rising: An Anthology of U.S. Latino/a Speculative Fiction will introduce the public to the work of these writers and artists. With

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Crowdfunder: Keeping endangered form of writing alive via a coloring book

LatinaLista — Campaign: Endangered script coloring book for kids The Philippine script is endangered. A new coloring book will help teach this script to kids to keep it alive for future generations. Kulay: Baybayin is a coloring book Kristian Kabuay will be releasing to keep an ancient script from the Philippines alive. It has been

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Crowdfunder: Rediscovering Spain’s invisible immigrant generation in the U.S.

LatinaLista — Campaign: Invisible Immigrants (Spaniards in the US 1868-1945) When people think about Spaniards in the Americas, they think mainly of the handfuls of conquerors, friars, explorers and settlers who crossed the Atlantic during the heyday of the Spanish Empire. But actually, many more Spaniards -roughly 4 million- came to the Americas in the

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