Friday, March 13, 2020
ALiGN’s Media Training and Writing Workshop for Refugees from Kakuma Camp
On March 12, as part of a series on Media Training and Writing Workshops, ALiGN hosted “Storytelling with Impact,” a workshop presented online with refugees from Kakuma Camp in Kenya. The theme of the workshop, presented by interim co-Directors of the lab, Kathy Dobson and Ghadah Alrasheed, included the importance of knowing what...
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
ALiGN is Hosting a Workshop for Refuges
Research on the coverage of refugees reveals that less than a quarter of all news articles on migration or refugee issues mention a refugee or migrant, and far fewer directly quote them. Kathy Dobson and Ghadah Alrasheed, Interim co-Directors of ALiGN Media Lab, became more aware of this issue after they visited Nairobi last...
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Data Mining & Infographics for Advocacy workshop
On Saturday, 24 March 2018, ALiGN Media Lab hosted its first community workshop at Bronson Centre, Ottawa with Dr. Anna Feigenbaum as the presenter/facilitator. In this "Data Mining & Infographics for Advocacy" workshop, participants learned about basic techniques and tools to utilize and visualize data for social justice. The workshop...