New Tactics Blog

Live video chat with Omar Da'na about human rights in the MENA region - May 22 @ 12:30pm EDT

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Live video chat with Omar Da'na about human rights in the MENA region - May 22 @ 12:30pm EDT

In the last few years, human rights defenders in the Middle East and North Africa region have been buoyed by hope for change and challenged by chaotic upheavals. Join us for a discussion about the challenges and accomplishments of human rights groups in the region. 

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New Features: private messaging, tagging users, spell check comments & more

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New Features: private messaging, tagging users, spell check comments & more

We're excited to announce some new community-requested features on the website! Thanks to the help of Palante Technology Cooperative, we've added the following new features:

  • Private Messaging
  • Tagging Users in Comments
  • Spell Check Comments
  • Improvements to Search Filters
  • Social Media Share Buttons

Conversation series on Seeking Justice: April thru October 2014

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Conversation series on Seeking Justice: April thru October 2014
Carlos Mauricio and sign

In November of 2013, we asked the community to help us prioritize conversation themes for 2014. We wanted to know which themes would be the most relevant to your work in the coming year. We heard from 86 of you and one of the most popular themes identified by you was Seeking Justice. After human rights violations have taken place, there is often a strong motivation to seek justice for victims.

Conversation series on Mobilizing Allies: Jan thru March 2014

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Conversation series on Mobilizing Allies: Jan thru March 2014

In November of 2013, we asked the community to help us prioritize conversation themes for 2014. We wanted to know which themes would be the most relevant to your work in the coming year. We heard from 86 of you and the most popular theme was Mobilizing Allies.

Plans for 2014 conversation themes and topics

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Plans for 2014 conversation themes and topics

In November of 2013, we asked the community to help us prioritize conversation themes for 2014. We wanted to know which themes would be the most relevant to your work in the coming year. We heard from 86 of you and 4 most popular themes that you selected were:

Conversation series on building awareness: September thru November 2013

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Conversation series on building awareness: September thru November 2013

We’re trying something a little different with our New Tactics conversations. Over the span of 3 months (Sept to Nov) we’ll be hosting a series of conversations all related to the theme: Building Awareness. We believe that this will allow the community to dig deeper on topics that interest them.

Educating individuals and communities about human rights issues is critical to generate interest and involvement in human rights movements. Tactics to build awareness range from street theater and public art to media engagement and video activism. While helping to develop new allies for your cause, these tactics provide an essential starting point for public dialogue about human rights, and focus attention on those responsible for human rights crimes.

Celebrating the 2012 online contributions from our colleagues

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Celebrating the 2012 online contributions from our colleagues

As we look forward to 2013, I want to pause for a moment to acknowledge the achievements of New Tactics in 2012, and the great contributions of the New Tactics community.

With the help of 6 conversation partners and 119 conversation leaders, we hosted 10 online dialogues featuring the following diverse topics:

What does this new website mean for you?

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What does this new website mean for you?

We have a new website, but what does that mean for you? Our goal with this platform is to improve the way you find information (tactics, tools, people, advice), the kind of information we share (strategy and tactics training) and the usability of our community features (our online conversations). We would appreciate your feedback!

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