Say Hello to CC Belgium!

We are happy to introduce CC Belgium—the new CC Chapter in the heart of Europe. We have been running as an informal chapter for more than 10 years with different people as Chapter Leads. For several years, a team led by Severine Dussolier from CRID at the University of Namur, stewarded the translations of the … Read More “Say Hello to CC Belgium!”

Open Education Lightning Talks: Recordings and Slides

“lightning” by duane.schoon is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 In December, the CC Open Education Platform hosted a series of open education “lightning talks” (7 minutes + Q&A) in which open education practitioners discussed their work and answered questions with a global audience. We are grateful to all 24 speakers for sharing their open education … Read More “Open Education Lightning Talks: Recordings and Slides”

Creative Commons Board Tribute to Departing General Counsel Diane Peters

It’s customary at Creative Commons for the Board of Directors to pause during our annual meeting to acknowledge any departing Board members and staff and thank them for their contributions to the CC mission and community. Among the exceptional Commoners we acknowledged this year, there is one who has touched more projects, individuals, and institutions … Read More “Creative Commons Board Tribute to Departing General Counsel Diane Peters”

Announcing Our New Strategy: What’s Next for CC

I am delighted to announce the launch of Creative Commons’ new strategy for 2021-2025. This strategy is the result of over three months of stakeholder engagement, dozens of consultations, and hundreds of conversations held among Creative Commons’ multiple collaborators, including staff, funders, the CC Board of directors, as well as a wide range of individuals … Read More “Announcing Our New Strategy: What’s Next for CC”

The Improved CC Search

This is part of a series of posts introducing the projects built by open source contributors mentored by Creative Commons during Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2020 and Outreachy. Ayan Choudhary was one of those contributors and we are grateful for his work on this project. “The CC Search website is a tool that is … Read More “The Improved CC Search”

Spreading Joy and Giving Gratitude: A Toast to This Year’s Silver Linings

It’s almost over. The year that shall not be named will soon end with a collective sigh and a half-hearted wave from humanity. However, before we stumble into what one can only hope will be a less disastrous year, we’re determined to spread some joy and share our gratitude. We’re grateful for every image, video, … Read More “Spreading Joy and Giving Gratitude: A Toast to This Year’s Silver Linings”