Collaborative Tools

Fractor:  Act on Facts

Project / Social & Political Issues

Fractor: Act on Facts

Fractor is a web application that matches news stories with opportunities for social activism and community service. "Facts" and "Acts" are organized on a single, intuitive page where every news...
FollowTheMoney.org: Networking Civic Engagement

Project / Teaching & Learning Practices

FollowTheMoney.org: Networking Civic Engagement

FollowTheMoney.org: Networking Civic Engagement, a project of the Institute on Money in State Politics, is an online interactive site and users' guide that supports civics research by young people...
Critical Commons

Project

Critical Commons

Critical Commons is a non-profit advocacy coalition that supports the use of media for teaching, learning and creativity, providing resources, information and tools for scholars, students, educators...
Mobile Movement:  Handheld Philanthropy

Project / Teaching & Learning Practices

Mobile Movement: Handheld Philanthropy

Primary leadership: Leba Haber Rubinoff Award amount: $72,000 Mobile Movement connects young African social entrepreneurs with young North American professionals. Using mobile phone technology, which...
Women Aloud: Videoblogging for Empowerment (WAVE)

Project / Social & Political Issues

Women Aloud: Videoblogging for Empowerment (WAVE)

Offering an unprecedented online presence for low-income women from across India, WAVE is a unique digital platform for Indian women aged 18-25. Through videoblogging, women who otherwise do not have...
Voces Moviles (Mobile Voices)

Project / Social & Political Issues

Voces Moviles (Mobile Voices)

Vóces Moviles (VozMob) is a university-community partnership between the University of Southern California and IDEPSCA (Instituto de Educación Popular del Sur de California) that connects low-wage...
YouthActionNet Marketplace

Project / Social & Political Issues

YouthActionNet Marketplace

The YouthActionNet Marketplace is a dynamic digital networking platform for young leaders to engage in social entrepreneurship and address critical social problems. Young social entrepreneurs can...
Virtual Peace

Project / Teaching & Learning Practices

Virtual Peace

Virtual Peace is a digital humanitarian assistance game that creates a learning environment for young people studying public policy and international relations. The game will be developed by...
Student Journalism 2.0

Project / Teaching & Learning Practices

Student Journalism 2.0

For journalism students, the digital age requires more than hands-on reporting, writing, and publication of stories. Students must also embrace the capabilities of the Internet for virtual...