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Our partner organization, Amigos de Santa Cruz Foundation, connects indigenous women with information that can empower them and their families. Check out our Spanish-language video encouraging Guatemalans to vote, and our English-language short sharing Amigos’ important work with the world!

Pedal-powered blenders, washing machines, pumps and threshing machines eliminate the need for fuel and electricity, both of which are in short supply in rural areas. Here’s a beautifully made mini-doc about “bicimáquinas” in Guatemala.

Spring is here! Express your happiness and creativity by incorporating art into your daily life. Here are some tips and ideas!

Do you have a favorite artist who is positively impacting the Seattle community? Nominate him or her for the Mayor’s Arts Award!

Need a video break? Check out the winning entries to the inaugural GlobalGiving video contest.

Three Dollar Bill Cinema is now accepting submissions for the 2012 Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival. The deadline to submit your work is June 15!

Here’s a fun way to support worldwide maternal health care: CARE and Threadless are hosting a T-shirt design contest. Submit a design or purchase a tee, and 100% of the proceeds go to CARE’s efforts to improve women’s lives around the globe.

Creative kids! How about a free trip to Sweden? NFFTY is hosting the Volvo Short Film Contest with the theme “Designed Around You.” Submit a film of 2 minutes or less and you might win a trip to Sweden, plus your film will be shown at NFFTY’s Opening Night!