Partner Spotlight: International Indigenous Peoples Day

Today, August 9, is International Indigenous Peoples Day. To celebrate, we’ll be sharing a series of posts in the next few weeks introducing you to some of the people whom we are proud to count amongst our friends and colleagues.

Meet the team

Later this year, Digital Democracy will be celebrating our ten year anniversary. Over the last decade, the organization has evolved in scope and impact. A huge factor in this evolution is the growing team of passionate and brilliant people who have made Dd what it is today. Meet the team.

“Our land is not for sale”: Waorani Resistance in Ecuador

Today the Waorani people of the Ecuadorian Amazon, one of Digital Democracy's close partners, are launching a campaign against new oil blocks that overlap their territory. Read their story; explore their territory through an interactive map; listen to their words and support their vision.

Announcing a Major Investment from the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

Today is World GIS Day, a celebration of how GIS technology is applied. We’re thrilled to celebrate this day with the public launch of our offline mapping tool Mapeo, thanks to a grant of $525,000 from the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation.

Guyana: Wapichan villages publish monitoring data showing widespread illegal mining

Digital Democracy’s partners in Guyana, the Wapichan of the South Rupinuni, have published the results of their ongoing territorial monitoring, which show widespread evidence of illegal gold mining and poaching, amongst other illegal activities.

Digital Democracy empowers marginalized communities to use technology to defend their rights

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