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Southend's Stars Awards 2011 | 25 October 2011
Congratulations to Southend Libraries' Simon Wallace on winning the Community Cohesion Award as a Southend Star!
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Nominations for Jodi Awards 2011 now open | 22 June 2011
Have you been working on a project which uses digital media to widen access to information, collections and learning for disabled people? If so, we would like to hear about your project.
Nominations for the Jodi Awards are now open (until 21 September).
The Jodi Awards celebrate practice that inspires locally, nationally or internationally. They are for museums, galleries, libraries, archives and heritage venues which use digital technology to provide a shared experience for disabled people.
The UK Jodi Awards 2011 will be given on 1 December at the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea, Wales. A seminar about digital inclusion for disabled people will be held during the day.
The International Jodi Awards 2011 will be given on 8 December at the International DISH 2011(Digital Strategies for Heritage) Conference in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
More information about the Jodi Awards and new content about cultural rights policy on the Jodi Mattes Trust website.
Jodi Awards 2010 | 2 December 2010
The winners and commended pieces of work were announced yesterday.
Winner Digital Access Online: Historic Royal Palaces, British Sign Language visitor information
Winner Digital Access for People with a Learning Disability: British Dental Association Museum,a Medicine at the Movies project
Commendation for Digital Access for People with a Learning Disability: Inclusive Communication Essex
Commendation for Digital Access onsite: Medicine at the Movies, a partnership of six museums, including the Thackray Museum, the British Dental Association Museum and the George Marshall Medical Museum.
Full details are on the Jodi Awards website.
"Bringing tailored learning direct to your team" | 28 September 2010
Creating Capacity are now offering their training as in-house packages.
The Network is involved in delivering some of these ...
ICAR Fundraising Appeal | 9 June 2010
Many of you will have used ICAR to gather info for your work with refugees and asylum-seekers. Sadly, "our host institution, City University, is having to make savings due to central government cuts across the Higher Education sector and has formally announced that it can no longer support ICAR. We will be leaving the University on July 7th 2010."
There is more info about this, and also an appeal for funding on the ICAR website.
Exiled Writers Ink Forum Page | 31 January 2010
EWI have set up their first Forum Page.
They say: "Send us your Poems and Stories about the disaster in Haiti.Then read the poems and stories and feedback on them.
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"Haiti â€" Then and Now" | 28 January 2010
Patrick Boucard, a Haitian artist living in Bath, will give a talk about Haiti at the Pierian Centre, 26 Portland Square, St. Pauls, Bristol BS2 8SA on Wednesday 3rd February 2010 at 7:30 pm.
Further info about the Jacmel Relief Fund available online.
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CILIP Libraries Change Lives Award | 23 January 2010
Entries are now open for the CILIP Libraries Change Lives Award – full details of how to apply, plus downloadable form, are available online.
All entries must be received by Monday 15 February 2010.
Martha Lane Fox to present Jodi Awards 2009 | 27 August 2009
Martha Lane Fox, Champion for Digital Inclusion, will present the 2009 Jodi Awards on December 2 at the Sackler Centre, V&A Museum, London. Martha’s aim with Digital Inclusion is to promote technology to help people’s lives and life opportunities.
Further info from: Marcus Weisen, Director, Jodi Awards. E: email@example.com.
Jodi Award 2009 - reminder of call for nominations | 16 July 2009
Nominations are now being sought for the Jodi Awards 2009. The awards are for museums, galleries, libraries, archives, arts organisations and heritage venues that use digital technology to widen access to information, collections learning and creativity for disabled people.
The closing date is Friday 25 September 2009.
Further info on the Culture24 website.