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Voqal Supports Seven Successful Ballot Measures

Voqal supports seven successful ballot iniatives aimed at creating a more engaged and empowered public.

FCC Announces NPRM Aimed at Transforming EBS

The FCC issues a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) aimed at dramatically transforming the EBS band.

Voqal Begins Education Opportunity Project

In an effort to better focus its work to address the opportunity gap, Voqal begins the Education Opportunity Project.

Voqal launches Techquity Fellowship

Voqal partners with the Rockwood Leadership Institute to launch the Voqal Techquity Fellowship in an effort to create a more equitable tech sector

Voqal awards Mobile R&D funding for progressive change

Voqal announces the first-ever recipients of its Mobile R&D Program: Online SOS and Parents Together in an effort to further advance progressive change.

Mobile Citizen launches Street Ready program

Mobile Citizen creates Street Ready program to provide temporary, free mobile internet to help amplify the organizing and crisis response efforts of qualifying nonprofits.

Voqal releases annual report

Voqal releases its first-ever annual report.

Voqal hosts Voqal Call: Chicago

Voqal grantees from all over Chicago and Illinois come together to learn from each other and collaborate on potential strategies for advancing social change.

Voqal says goodbye to Independent Public Media

Faced with increased competition from hedge funds and large corporations interested in purchasing the spectrum used by community-based, public television stations, Voqal ends its Independent Public Media initiative.

Media Ideation becomes Voqal Fellowship

Voqal rebrands the Media Ideation Fellowship, now called Voqal Fellowship. The fellowship provides funding and resources to tech-savvy social entrepreneurs in their early careers.

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