Join Amara’s Global Volunteer Community!

Amara is a non-profit and open-source project. We are working to make video accessible to people who are deaf and hard of hearing and for everyone who wants to watch a video in a language that they don’t speak. Help us translate and caption videos to make them accessible for everyone!

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Yahoo! Help

Use Yahoo? Help folks around the world get more out of Yahoo by translating support videos!

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Translate GitHub’s videos and help people around the world build awesome stuff together!

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Twitter’s official subtitling community helps translate video for users around the globe!

Google Webmaster Help

We’ve partnered with Google to start a translation community for popular video content.

TV & Film
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SnagFilms, the social video platform has an English captioning project – Join the team and help!

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Independent Film

Love independent film and
documentaries? Help translate!

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Film & TV

Subtitle popular shows, and join to get the scoop on new TV and Film subtitling opportunities!

Art and Culture
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U.S. National Archives

Become a citizen archivist at the US National Archives and caption historic films, videos, and clips!

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Help translate amazing stories about real people living with disabilities.

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Epic Rap Battles of History

Who’d win in a rap battle, Skrillex or Mozart? Rasputin or Stalin? Translate for ERB and find out!

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Studs Terkel Archive

Learn more about this author, actor, and broadcaster by editing and translating transcripts.

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Pacifica Radio Archives

Translate and edit transcripts from 20th century political, cultural, and artistic movements.

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Louisiana Channel

Help translate videos from the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebæk, Danmark.



Like contemporary art? Join this team to translate videos for Award-winning non-profit, Art21.

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Justin Guitar

This is the team for transcribing and translating guitar lessons!

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Music Captioning

Where music is captioned to bridge the gap between the hearing and deaf world.

News & Media
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Scientific American

Translate these videos and learn about dark matter, cosmic rays, Mars landings and more!

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PBS NewsHour

Collaborate with 500+ others to translate videos for NewsHour’s Open Vote 2012 Election!

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Global Voices

Join an international community who report on blogs and citizen media from around the world.


Join this team to translate Social Justice videos from the Asia-Pacific.

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ABILITY Magazine

Translate with ABILITY, a magazine educating about health, disability and human potential.

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Qatar Foundation

Help connect cultures and advance global citizenship by translating QFI videos!


Veduca is translating dozens of classes into Portuguese! Speak Portuguese? Help out!

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Care about open education? Help translate for Sabixão, a platform for knowledge sharing.


Udacity brings accessible, engaging and effective higher education to the world.

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TED believes in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the world.

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Endeavor Brasil

Into Entrepreneurship? Help translate videos from Endeavor Brasil!

Global Issues


Speak Arabic? Speak Arabic? Help Voices4Change share youth made videos.

The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies works to bring new medicines to market.

Fetzer Institute

Fetzer is a leading NGO working to promote the power of love and forgiveness.

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Amara Volunteers

Important videos from around the world, a great starting point for new translators!

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Captions Requested

Videos that our deaf & hard of hearing users have asked the Amara community to caption.

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World Humanitarian Day

The United Nations worked with Beyoncé to promote World Humanitarian Day.

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AfroLatin@ Project

A global educational and research platform for and about Afrodescendants.

Help Make Amara Awesome
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Translate the Amara website and increase access to our subtitling platform.

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Help Develop and Test

Check out ways that you can participate and make Amara even better!

Does your organization want to start using Amara? Learn more about Amara Enterprise.