Community Team Chat Recap | Thursday, 16 August 2018

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@lauraquellmalz: Lot of prep work for the Global Diversity Working Group with much networking throughout the other diversity working groups, documentation and blog posts.

@nukaga: Mentored WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. Taipei (with @kenshino) and answered questions about meetupsMeetup Meetup groups are locally-organized groups that get together for face-to-face events on a regular basis (commonly once a month). Learn more about Meetups in our Meetup Organizer Handbook. of the Japanese community.

@nao: Worked on presentations with @mayo to get more organizers on board for the Tokyo meetupMeetup Meetup groups are locally-organized groups that get together for face-to-face events on a regular basis (commonly once a month). Learn more about Meetups in our Meetup Organizer Handbook. and follewed up on a couple of swag packages. She also worken on a draft announcement post for closing the current event calendar and moving to the event list page.

@michelebutcher-jones: She is still in the learn and observe state. Also welcome on board!

@andreamiddleton: Mentored some WordCamps (Europe, Toronto) and setted up orientations. She also worked on some mediations.

@jdiaz1302: He is in the learan and observe state like Michele and contacted venues for the first Sans Salvador meetup.

@courtneypk: Worked on Help Scout triage and tickets and provided support to organizert. Also she held a couple of orientations for meetups and the WordCamp Raleigh. There was a budget review for WordCamp Riverside and provided mentoring for WCNYC. Also she is in the midst of organizing WordCamp Portland and onboarded Michele.

@bph: Worked on the WordCamp US and gave a lot of GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. Support.

@jillbinder: The Diversity Outreach Speaker Training team will run trainings for meetups in the last week of August and planned some for September.

A new system for managing WordCamp camera kits

Thanks to @sippis for pushing this forward – we now have a new system for managing and requesting camera kits for WordCamps. Here’s the announcement and handbook page.

P2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at posts needing review/feedback:

Call for topic suggestions: monthly meetup organizer newsletter

Nothing in particular important from the UTC 11:00 meeting despite the information that there are 635 meetup groups right now in the chapter program.

Call for Volunteers: Global Diversity Working Group

@lauraquellmalz: Got positive feedback on this and the group is going to get working on several stuff. A blogpost with all needed information is following soon.

Discussion: What makes a sponsor incompatible with our program?

This post is the 3rd most commented post on our P2 with heated discussion. The comments will be closed at August, the 24th. If you comment, try to stay in topic. Also simple “+1” helps the discussion to get more feedback.

I’m humbled by how much grace and thoughtfulness so many of our team are showing in this discussion <3


Documentation review: WordPress Events in Dashboard

@sippis gathered some information in one place. Before publishing this she’d like to have some feedback on this. Post, GoogleDoc

Additional Notes

@lauraquellmalz started a discussion (slack) about the current state of the community pages. The current content should be reviewed and more information about the community team and its workings groups should be added to our website. A concept for this will be made. Contact her if you want to help.

#agenda, #meeting