Designing for Children’s Rights is a global non-profit association, supporting the Open-Source D4CR Design Guide that is developed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. The D4CR Guide aims to support creators in integrating children’s rights into the design, business and development of products and services. We are a horizontal organisation with autonomous Working Group circles at our heart. Read more about D4CR on our association's webpage.
This Handbook's primary audience is the international D4CR community, and it is also publicly available for others who might find it useful. The goal is to give everyone in the community as much clarity and context as possible, while operating in transparency and sharing our structures and practices with the outside world as well.
We operate as a horizontal Sociocratic organisation. (Similar terms: decentralised, teal, loop etc.) Here is a 1 min intro into horizontal sociocratic organisations:
If you'd like to dive a bit deeper, check out this 20 minutes video covering the fundamentals of Sociocracy.
Structure & Roles - the structure of our org and rights & responsibilities of different members Code of Conduct - applies to all members of our community Working Groups - describes what working groups are, which working groups our community has at the moment, what are the rules of play of a working group Culture Tools - how we do things - make decisions, hold meetings etc. Software Tools - Slack, Google Drive, etc Strategy & Timeline - A draft of our strategy that is to be reviewed and then voted in the General Assembly in Summer 2021.