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Global Press CEO Releases New Book

On September 19, 2023, Cristi Hegranes, President and CEO of Global Press, a long time Channel grantee partner, released her new book Byline, a “call to action for journalists, publishers, funders and news readers alike.”...

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VidaAfrolatina Announces New Cohort of Grantees

On September 4, 2023, VidaAfrolatina, a Channel grantee partner, began announcing the members of their second cohort of grantees through a week-long social media campaign. The new cohort consists of 17 organizations “doing transformative work to cultivate the healing of Black women and girls in Latin America” and end sexual violence…...

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OutRight Highlights LBQ Women’s Activism

Channel partner OutRight Action International launched LBQ Connect, a global feminist program aimed at lifting up supporting, and highlighting lesbian, bisexual, and queer (LBQ) activism around the world. ...

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Disability Justice Project Lifts Up Voices of Persons with Disabilities

The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) launched the Disability Justice Project (DJP) on February 7, 2022 in partnership with journalism educator and human rights filmmaker Judy Santos and other nationally recognized media makers....

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Legal Empowerment Fund to Tackle Global Justice Gap

The Fund for Global Human Rights (FGHR) recently announced the Legal Empowerment Fund, a bold new initiative with the aim of closing the global justice gap....

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DAWN Launches Feminists for a People’s Vaccine Campaign

Channel partner Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN) recently partnered with Third World Network (TWN) to launch the Feminists for a People’s Vaccine campaign, which challanges major inequalities in access to medicines....

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Vida Afrolatina Announces Inaugural Black and Afro-Descendant Led Grantees

On March 8, International Women’s Day, 2021, Vida Afrolatina, Channel Foundation’s newest grantee partner, announced the first four grantees of their pilot grant cycle....

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Feminist Peace Initiative Calls for Movement-Driven US Foreign Policy Framework

Channel grantee partner, Women Cross DMZ (WCDMZ), announced a Feminist Peace Initiative in partnership with Grassroots Global Justice Alliance and MADRE. The Initiative dramatically reimagines US foreign policy by building on intersectional feminist principles....

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Sur Journal Celebrates Human Rights Defenders

Channel partner Conectas launched the 30th issue of its Sur International Journal of Human Rights in August 2020. The objective of Sur 30 is to look at human rights defenders from a different perspective – to celebrate defenders’ victories (and not the challenges they face) by focusing on the paths they…...

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Front Line Defenders Launches Monthly Digital Comic ‘Zine

In July 2020, Channel grantee partner Front Line Defenders (FLD) launched Cypher (@cypher_comics on Instagram), a digital comics magazine that advances the organization’s storytelling and narrative framing work in collaboration with and in support of human rights defenders (HRDs)....

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