This curriculum guide includes four modules: citizenship, critical thinking, advocacy and media messaging, and digital advocacy. A training-of-trainers agenda is included for a four-day workshop, along with detailed module descriptions, activities, applied learning and debrief notes.
This guide highlights human rights culture and history in the last century, the Chinese philosopher Sun Tzu, and practical steps to increase human rights and legal awareness in communities. It describes how to build groups of activists who support human rights and strategies for encouraging communities, especially youth, to prevent human rights violations. Several examples are provided, such as the issue of human trafficking and how activists found supporters, pressured decision makers and influenced communities.
This introductory presentation for CSOs highlights reasons for needing the media and an overview of news, journalists and who to reach out to. It also describes the structure and sections of press releases.
This presentation highlights the importance of community media to civil society organizations. It describes community media strategy, including preparing a timetable, setting goals, identifying the target group, choosing optimal sites, and achieving targets and timetables. In addition, it focuses on common mistakes to avoid.
This curriculum guide describes how to teach human rights and the philosophy of Sun Tzu. His lessons emphasize three sources of knowledge, including knowing yourself, knowing your opponent and knowing your playing ground. It describes new tactics for human rights, which is organized around the analysis of potential solutions rather than analysis of the issues.
This manual promotes strategic thinking for people working in the field of human rights. It provides tools and tactics to achieve change, including identifying the problem, establishing a common vision, selecting the playground - using a tactical planning tool - uncovering and choosing tactics, and developing an implementation action plan.
The Royal Society of the Conservation of Nature's mobile app teaches Jordanians (specifically youth) environmental facts, how to look after the local ecosystem, and provides access to information on parks and reserves around the country.
Mobile app development company Devgator worked with Moroccan NGO CPRPD to build an app allowing the disabled community to access information about disability friendly public/ private resources nearby, also offering users the opportunity to rate and record their experiences with local services. This tool is available in French, Arabic and English and is not Morocco specific - it could be deployed in any geography.
This mobile app for Jordan's Justice Centre for Legal Aid provides citizens with access to basic legal information, offers a function for users to ask questions, and enables them to locate their local legal aid centres.
The Jordanian arm of student/ alum organization AIESEC worked with Applikable Technologies to create a mobile app to engage students/ alum with further education and career opportunities. This app also has chat and file-sharing tools built in to it.
Arabi Israeli developer Mohammed Bitar worked with Al Manarah to develop this mobile app for the blind and visually impaired, allowing this audience to listen to Arabic language literature on their smart phones. It also features bookmark and review functions. Al Manaraah is based in Nazareth, Israel.
Tunisian CSO Munathara worked with local mobile developers to build this app promoting public dialogue. Users can record and upload a 99-second video on a key civic issue, which is then viewed and rated by other app users.
Jordanian CSO WE Centre worked with mobile developer Mobisoft to build an app promoting volunteerism in Jordan This tool provides both an educational platform and enables people to search and sign up for volunteer opportunities in Jordan.
This file provides an overview of Google Analytics, a free service that generates detailed statistics about how visitors use a website - unique visitors, new and returning visitors, bounce rate, time on site, etc.
This guide provides an overview of cloud services, resources and services on multiple servers that are connected to the Internet and enable users to access systems regardless of their location and device.
This resource provides a description of RSS technology (an acronym for Really Simple Syndication), a format used to publish frequently updated content. The file reviews benefits of RSS as a tool for information published once to be viewed by many different programs.
This file provides an overview about Prezi, a web-based presentation application and storytelling tool that uses a single canvas instead of traditional slides. It offers an alternative to PowerPoint, with different ways to present photos, videos and text.
This file briefly explains how to take advantage of the elevator speech and gives characteristics of the speech, including tips for preparation. Elevator speeches are short summaries used to quickly and simply define an organization or service.