Posts from March, 2016
Building, Gaining and Keeping Trust in Online Communities
Spending a week in a room filled with people whose work I admire, creating something new and awesome – what's not to like? The days we spent in Marseille working on the GVeX project made me learn about many things, but one of the main learnings I gained there is...
Advocacy is a Two-Way Street
Likely the single most important element of advocacy is the messaging. In theory, you could be sitting on a computer in a space shuttle and foment revolution. But you’d need your computer—you’d need your words and the means to distribute them. Messaging is the chicken in your chicken soup. It’s...
The Recipe for Writing Campaigns Online
What is it that makes you plan a campaign? As we work in the resource there are many thoughts from that week to keep in mind to reach our goal.
What is the value of a group of powerful women coming together for five days?
Eddie Avila, Tanya Lokot and Arzu Geybulla on the GVeX Workshop
GVeX latest podcast with Rising Voices director Eddie Avile, Arzy Geybulla and Tanya Lokot, talking about the users of the GVeX guide and the importance of understanding the political climate and context whenever thinking about an advocacy campaign!
Unified in a Plurality of Voice
Global Voices is “a borderless, largely volunteer community of more than 1400 writers, analysts, online media experts and translators.” They've been around since 2005, weaving together locally produced stories from all over the globe. They also have a translation community called Lingua, fight against censorship and for freedom through Advox,...
GVeX- Is So Good
We talked about a number of things from strategy design to evaluation and values to experience sharing to finally producing a content that is both unique, helpful, and as it was mentioned more than just once- a resource which won’t reinvent the wheel but actually become a car perhaps.