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Harnessing the power of crowdsourced media to contextualize social movements throughout the world.

Tracking Voices of Protest

CrowdVoice was created with the belief that access to organized information is the cornerstone of social change and the advancement of human rights.

The open source platform makes sense of the flow of information across the web on social movements and ongoing conflicts, raising awareness and deepening insight into the forces of change worldwide.

Crowdsourced Information

CrowdVoice employs crowdsourcing technology to mine relevant content from internet noise, presenting complete and nuanced pictures using both citizen and mainstream media.


Central Americans surge north, hoping to reach U.S. before Trump inauguration


Dalit families migrate after social boycott.

The Monitor

Family members of missing migrants visit the Rio Grande Valley

CBC News

Drawings of Syria: Child refugees colour horrors of war

The Atlantic

What It’s Like to Be an Immigration Attorney in the Final Weeks Before the Trump Presidency

El Universal

Se movilizan por los 43 desaparecidos de Ayotzinapa

Standford Daily

Parents of 43 missing Ayotzinapa students still fighting for justice


500+ Families in trouble due to Governments Land acquisition


Australia’s Unwanted Asylum Seekers (Mostly Iranians) to Be Resettled in the US


#Syria n army pushes into rebel-held areas of #Aleppo - @dwnews


Protest all who support Australia’s anti-refugee torture, exile, turnback policy - including #UNHCR

Comprehensive Data

In addition to traceable archives of photos, articles, and videos, CrowdVoice is host to many educational resources like interactive timelines and infographics to promote both at-a-glance and in-depth understanding of the complexities surrounding a wide range of topics.

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The Impact

Features hundreds of thousands of individual pieces of crowdsourced media on over 450 topics from around the world.

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Works to archive and disseminate evidence that may not be available through mainstream media due to climates that are repressive or dangerous to journalists.

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CrowdVoice’s media feeds were featured in reports by the UN, the Guardian, Al Jazeera, and other local and international media outlets.

Screenshot of an example of CrowdVoice's media feed

Tracking Voices of Protest

Explore social movements worldwide with CrowdVoice.org

CrowdVoice.org in the press.

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“Both the website and iOS apps are beautifully designed, and offer the Middle East’s socially conscious musicians a unique opportunity to reach an international audience.”

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“If you want to know what the anthem of change will be, check out mideastunes.com, where the region's revolutionary playlist is ready for download. This is no sugarcoated pop site. The music is about social change.”

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“Mideast Tunes is the only worthy app in the MENA for people who wish to explore what musicians do when they aren’t told what to do by record labels.You can learn about any underground music scene in the Arab world and listen to their music offline for free.”

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“CrowdVoice is worthy of the attention: a site that aggregates images, videos and links from witnesses of oppression around the world: in the Middle East, but also as far afield as Uganda, North Korea, Kyrgyzstan and Oakland.”

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“CrowdVoice spotlights all content on the web related to campaigns and protests. If one online activist comes across a spare or one-sided post, he can easily supplement information. Furthermore, campaign participants can add anecdotes and first-hand experiences so that others can check in from afar.”

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“…a better resource for journalists wanting to report on social movements, even ones in countries where they don’t speak the appropriate language.”

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The Guardian

“It is a good resource for photos and videos of protests as well as links to news stories and reports”

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“Awesome site. The best part? You can subscribe to/follow any article or voice that piques your interest, which means one less excuse that I have to fall behind in my current events. This is a great resource to release unknown stories and empower them to make the change.”

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“CrowdVoice seeks to provide a comprehensive picture of movements of dissent which are often reduced to either death toll numbers or which world leader said what.”

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