Organizational Guides

Our community has more than 1,200 writers, translators, activists and experts from around the world. We don't have a physical office at Global Voices, but every day our authors, editors, and translators interact to make things happen on the Global Voices site and in our broader community.

This section explains how we are organized, how we communicate, and presents our ethics policy and guidelines for interacting with each other.

Communication Within GV

Introductory guide to communication channels used by GV to help new members get up to speed and ensure they are signed up.

Organizational Working Groups

As an organization, Global Voices, and in particular the Core Team, uses “Working Groups” to tackle aspects of our work that require collaboration across departments. Below are listed the current…

GVer of the Week Nomination Form

Use the form on this page to nominate someone you think should be highlighted in our “Community Member of the Week” blog series!

Welcome to Global Voices!

This document explains our mission and how our community works.

Facebook Fundraising Guide

Facebook has a powerful tool called Personal Fundraisers and Donations. It's free to use and anyone with a Facebook account (with some major geographic exceptions — more below) can use…

GV Fundraising Graphics

These promotional images are perfect for any kind of fundraising campaign for Global Voices.

GV Community Council

The Global Voices Community Council is a forum for Global Voices participants to advise on strategic issues related to the organization, including fundraising and ethics policies, editorial approach, programmatic focus,…

Global Voices Fundraising Ethics

Global Voices Funding Principles At Global Voices, our work is driven by our community, in service to our readers. Our contributors and editorial staff decide what stories we tell and…

Roles and Responsibilities

This page explains the organizational structure of Global Voices.

Communication and Safety Guidelines

As a distributed community, our work will be smoother, safer and more efficient if we all share a basic methodology and set of tools for our communications.

Ethics and Harassment Policy

This section sets out principles and guidelines for behavior in a variety of contexts and situations.

Board Elections FAQ

This page explains the procedure for electing community representatives to the Global Voices Board of Directors.

GV Communication Channels

A comprehensive list of Google Groups and other channels used to communicate within GV, including global groups, regional/ linguistic editorial groups and Lingua translation site groups.

GV Slack Guide

Explanation of how we use Slack inside Global Voices

GV Meetup Guide

This guide was compiled following the experiences from six GV Meetups in six cities around the world, which were a part of the GV Innovation grants in 2014.