Eddie Avila

Currently the Director of Rising Voices. Previously Latin America Editor for Global Voices. A part of GV since 2005.

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June 16, 2017

Rising Voices at Iberoconf 2017 Exploring Ways to Promote Indigenous Participation on Wikipedia

Rising Voices attended the regional Ibercoop conference on June 10-12 to explore ways to further support indigenous participation in Wikipedia.

May 18, 2017

A Special Invitation to the Lingua Community From Rising Voices: Write About Language Revitalization!

This is a special invitation to Lingua translators to join Rising Voices to write about how technology is helping revitalize endangered and other underrepresented languages.

May 17, 2017

Be a Part of Shaping the Future of GV—Sign Up for an “Action” or “Ideas” Group!

Join small “action” or “ideas” groups to work on, explore, and develop broader issues and questions about the current workings or the future direction of GV.

February 2, 2017

GV Will Have Instant Articles – A Test Post

This is a sassy test content article that also goes over the custom styles supported by GV for storytelling and how they will look in Instant Articles. Please see the Facebook...

January 17, 2017

The Rising Voices – NewsFrames Initiative is Hiring a Community Lead

Global Voices (GV) seeks a NewsFrames – Rising Voices Community Lead to coordinate a new series of GV stories related to the representation of marginalized communities in media coverage. The...

July 6, 2015

Repackaging Global Voices Posts for a Specific Listening Audience

In 2013, the Global Voices Aymara team was awarded one of the Innovation Grants to try something new. The project called “Lingua Airwaves” sought to repackage GV posts into an...

July 1, 2015

The History of Rising Voices Microgrants

Did you know Rising Voices has had 10 microgrant competitions over the past 8 years? Did you know that we have received 4075 applications over this time period? In total,...

March 9, 2015

Introduction to Audacity for Recording and Editing Audio

For those interested in creating their own programs or curate music shows for GV Radio, this simple guide created by FLOSS Manuals can help you get started. The guide provides...

February 28, 2015

What Would GV Look Like if We Were Starting from Scratch?

This was another question posed to the attendees of the GV Summit. Attendees were split up in different groups to discuss this prompt, and these are some of their ideas....

February 27, 2015

From the Summit: Unheard Communities and Addressing the Challenge

What voices are missing from the online conversation? During the internal meeting at the GV Summit in Cebu, I asked that very question to the attendees during my Rising Voices...