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Access Now Grants: how we supported activists in 2023

28 May 2024

In 2023, Access Now Grants supported activists facing digital threats around the world, from Palestine to Myanmar to Ukraine and beyond.

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Access Now Grants: how we supported activists in 2023
28 May 2024
Access Now Grants: how we supported activists in 2023

Stepping down so others can step up

29 Feb 2024

After almost 15 years at the helm, Access Now’s co-founder and Executive Director Brett Solomon is stepping down from the role, making way for a new leader.

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Stepping down so others can step up
29 Feb 2024
Stepping down so others can step up

VitaFest: A festival for community care and digital resilience

6 Jun 2022

Explore VitaFest 2022, the first international festival on community care for digital resilience, and meet the organizers at RightsCon.

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VitaFest: A festival for community care and digital resilience
6 Jun 2022
VitaFest: A festival for community care and digital resilience
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Access Now Grants: how we support the activists who defend our rights during conflict and crisis

23 May 2022

In 2021, Access Now Grants supported grassroots, frontline, and feminist digital rights organizations and human rights defenders.

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Access Now Grants: how we support the activists who defend our rights during conflict and crisis
23 May 2022
Access Now Grants: how we support the activists who defend our rights during conflict and crisis

Meerim Ilyas to help Access Now Grants target support for digital rights activists at the front lines

14 Oct 2020

We’re excited to welcome Meerim Ilyas to the Access Now Grants program’s Advisory Board, and to share her reflections on the human rights challenges we face and how funding organizations should respond.

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Meerim Ilyas to help Access Now Grants target support for digital rights activists at the front lines
14 Oct 2020
Meerim Ilyas to help Access Now Grants target support for digital rights activists at the front lines

Trump appointee strips funding from vital media groups, puts global internet freedom at risk

18 Jun 2020

Today Access Now joined more than 30 public interest and human rights organizations in a letter to the U.S. Congress that calls for continued support of the Open Technology Fund (OTF) and global internet freedom.

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Trump appointee strips funding from vital media groups, puts global internet freedom at risk
18 Jun 2020
Trump appointee strips funding from vital media groups, puts global internet freedom at risk
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Community Voices: Don’t miss these Access Now grantees at RightsCon Toronto

10 May 2018

With so many amazing sessions to choose from, we wanted to take a moment to recognize the contribution that Access Now grantees are making to the program and to the RightsCon community.

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Community Voices: Don’t miss these Access Now grantees at RightsCon Toronto
10 May 2018
Community Voices: Don’t miss these Access Now grantees at RightsCon Toronto
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From our family to yours…we’re glad to have you on this journey

22 Dec 2017

As we reflect on 2017 and look ahead to next year, we’re grateful for you — the global community that cares about human rights.

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From our family to yours…we’re glad to have you on this journey
22 Dec 2017
From our family to yours…we’re glad to have you on this journey
Image: Access Now Grantees in digital civic space|The Technology for Democracy Cohort of the U.S. Summit for Democracy (S4D)

How we spent $1 million for digital rights in 2017: empowering the grassroots across the globe

22 Dec 2017

Here’s how the Access Now Grants program supported the grassroots in 2017.

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How we spent $1 million for digital rights in 2017: empowering the grassroots across the globe
22 Dec 2017
How we spent $1 million for digital rights in 2017: empowering the grassroots across the globe
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On International Human Rights Day, we’re celebrating those who defend rights at home

7 Dec 2017

Help us #StandUp4HumanRights by giving to grassroots digital rights groups across the globe.

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On International Human Rights Day, we’re celebrating those who defend rights at home
7 Dec 2017
On International Human Rights Day, we’re celebrating those who defend rights at home