Winning Projects 2009: Create your Culture!

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    The Extraordinaries

    The Extraordinariesis a crowd sourcing smartphone software that allows volunteers to perform small tasks on their smartphones in just a few minutes. “Be Extra” enables anyone to do a social good from any place on Earth within cell phone reception and makes it feel like a game. One’s spare time can be used for science, medicine, nonprofits and more. One could help to translate micro-finance loan applications, assist in transcribing subtitles for human rights videos, teach Immigrants in English, collect data on urban birds - done by everyday people directly on their smartphones during a few...
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    Savvy Chavvy

    Savvy Chavvyis a community forum for young gypsy travelers, established in partnership with UnLtd and Mediabox. It encourages members to see media as a democratic means of self-expression through which they can control how their community is perceived by others. They get training in social media and how to distribute content on networking sites. Combining social media with web 2.0 technology, Savvy Chavvy gives young members of an often misrepresented and marginalized community the opportunity to take control of how they are portrayed. As the trained members produce photography, podcasts and...
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    Roots & Routes TV

    „ROOTS&ROUTES TV” calls itself also “The Cultural Diversity Web TV“ and provides space for youth from different cultural backgrounds (roots), to communicate their own issues and cultural practices (routes), by means of video and web-TV. It functions in two ways: as an intercultural network of co-operating young video crews in 5 European countries and as a multilingual online Web-TV platform where people can upload clips combined with several community functions. Urban culture and youth cultures are the central themes and young people get to know different ways of cultural, social and...
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    Facebook Application 'Intercultural'

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    Youth Culture Portal HC.LV

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    Strengthening Networks in Turkey :Young Human Network