The Bezos Family Foundation supports rigorous, inspired learning environments for young people, from birth through high school, to put their education into action. Through investments in research, public awareness and programs, the foundation works to elevate the field of education and improve life outcomes for all children. www.bezosfamilyfoundation.org/
In a world that is increasingly interrelated, The Compton Foundation seeks to foster human and ecological security by addressing contemporary threats to these inalienable rights.
The Embrey Family Foundation, based in Dallas, Texas, was established in 2004 by J. Lindsay Embrey (1925-2005). It continues a family tradition of philanthropy and community-building begun by Lindsay Embrey’s great-grandfather, Judge J.M. Lindsay, in Gainesville, Texas. Today, the foundation’s activities are led by Lindsay Embrey’s daughters, Lauren and Gayle Embrey, and the Board of Directors. www.embreyfdn.org/
dotSUB is leading our “100 language challenge” to translate A DECLARATION OF INTERDEPENDENCE into 100 languages. Dotsub – “Any Video Any Language” – brings simple tools that create profound change by connecting people of all cultures.dotSUB powers other massive video captioning and translation crowd-sourcing projects such as the legendary TED conferences that use dotSUB’s platform to enable 6,000 volunteers all over the world to complete 21,000+ translations of 995 of their high-quality video Talks into many of 89 languages through their site 100 Translations Interdependence Challenge” will accept translations by any qualified volunteer of the English captions now available for “A Declaration of Interdependence” on dotSUB’s website starting immediately after the film’s debut on the 12th. Linguistic quality will be controlled by those who apply, volunteer and project manage the process to 100 languages, maybe more. Volunteer translators will also be acknowledged on the websites will be acknowledged in name on the website of the partner Interdependence Day organizations including dotSUB.com, Moxie Institute, Connected – the film, the Interdependence Movement, WE Campaign, Youth Now and other interdependent global organizations.
Active Voice is a team of strategic communication specialists who put powerful media to work for personal and institutional change in communities, workplaces, and campuses across America. Through our practical guides, hands-on workshops, stimulating events and key partnerships nationwide, Active Voice moves people from thought to action. By highlighting compelling personal stories and perspectives seldom found in mainstream media, we offer a much-needed outlet to people across America to speak out, listen up, and take the initiative for positive change. www.activevoice.net/
The Center for Ecoliteracy is a public foundation dedicated to education for sustainable living. CEL is developing Connected’s university curriculum to help educators in classrooms. www.ecoliteracy.org
We believe there is great hope in collaborative innovation. UCBerkeley’s Opinion Space is a new social media technology designed to help communities generate and exchange ideas about important issues and policies. opinion.berkeley.edu
The Aspen Institute fosters values-based leadership, encouraging individuals to reflect on the ideals and ideas that define a good society, and provides a neutral and balanced venue for discussing and acting on critical issues. www.aspeninstitute.org
The Institute for the Future is an independent nonprofit research group that works with organizations of all kinds to help them make better, more informed decisions about the future. IFTF provides the foresight to create insights that lead to action. www.iftf.org