The Community Team bi-weekly meeting is happening this week. The meeting is meant for all contributors on the team and everyone who is interested in taking part in some of the things our team does. Feel free to join us, even if you are not currently active in the team!
Meeting times are detailed below:
Asia-Pacific / EMEA friendly: 2021-01-21 11:00 UTC
Americas friendly:2021-01-21 20:00 UTC
Below is a preliminary agenda for the meeting. If you wish to add things you’d like bring to into discussion, comment below or reach out to team reps @sippis or @kcristiano. It does not need to be a blog post yet, the topic can be discussed during the meeting nevertheless. We use the same agenda for both meetings.
Deputy Community Program Supporters (formerly Deputies) are a team of people worldwide who review WordCamp and Meetup applications, interview lead organizers, and keep things moving at WordCamp Central. Find more about program supporters in our Program Supporter Handbook. / Mentor Event Supporter (formerly Mentor) is someone who has already organised a WordCamp and has time to meet with their assigned mentee every 2 weeks, they talk over where they should be in their timeline, help them to identify their issues, and also identify solutions for their issues. / Contributor check-ins
What have you been doing and how is it going? What you got accomplished after the last meeting? Are there any blockers? Can other team members help you in some way?
Contributor Working Group
The group is working towards creating a comprehensive, centralized location for all Contributor information. If you’d like to get involved, reach out to @amethystanswers. Their last meeting was on 2021-01-06, here’s a recap of it.
Diverse Speaker Training Working Group
The group supports meetups 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 WordPress events to run a workshop that will help increase the number of speaker applications from people from marginalized and underrepresented groups. If you’d like to get involved, reach out to @jillbinder. Their last meeting was on 2021-01-13, here’s a recap of it.
2020 Incident Reports – Details and Results
In 2020, Community Team received a total of 2 incident reports. @camikaos posted a summary of those reports and actions taken.
New and ongoing discussions
Proposal: Slack Channel for Online Events
@annezazu posted a proposal about creating new Slack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. channel where information about upcoming online events could be shared cross-team and across team boundaries. Please leave your feedback!
Proposal: Translating Learn WordPress
@evarlese started the discussion around translating the new Learn WordPress platform. There are many steps to do and decide, before getting, so chime into the discussion before Sunday, January 24, 2021.
Request for Feedback: Organizing do_action and Open Source Workshops in 2021
The community held online 5 do_action do_action hackathons are community-organised events that are focussed on using WordPress to give deserving charitable organisations their own online presence. Learn more on doaction.org. hackathons and a handful of open-source workshops in 2020. @harishanker is looking for ideas and feedback on how we could support these event format organizers. Share your thoughts on the topic before Monday, January 25, 2021.
Request for Feedback: Community Team Meeting times for 2021
It has been a long time since our Community Team Meetings times have been revised. We are now in the process of selecting new meeting times which accommodates our current active team members. Go and vote before 2021-02-05.
Tuesday Trainings: A Call to Action!
@camikaos started great Tuesday Training series last year, which has brought many important topics and helpful resources for the team. Cami is now requesting new submissions, topic ideas, suggestions for possible authors and help to curate the series. Volunteer to write a Tuesday Training post or lend a hand on curation!
Opportunity to bring things into discussions that weren’t on the meeting agenda and if anyone has something they would like to share with the team. If you have a topic in mind before the meeting, please add it into the comments of this post.
Hope to see you on Thursday, either on Asia-Pacific / EMEA or Americas friendly version of the meeting!
Preliminary agenda was put together in collaboration of @sippis and @kcristiano.