Community Team Meeting Agenda for 5 January, 2023

The Community Team chat takes place the first Thursday of every month. 

This 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!

Asia-Pacific / EMEA friendly meeting: Thursday, 5 January, 2023 at 12:00 PM UTC
Americas friendly meeting: Thursday, 5 January, 2023 at 21:00 PM UTC

You will find a preliminary agenda for the meeting below. 

If you wish to add points to discuss, comment on this post or reach out to one of the team reps: @leo, @nukaga, or @mysweetcate. 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.

Check-ins: DeputiesProgram Supporter 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. / MentorsEvent Supporter 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. / Contributors

  • What have you been doing and how is it going? 
  • What did you accomplish after the last meeting? 
  • Are there any blockers? 
  • Can other team members help you in some way?

Highlights to Note

Here are a few things everyone should be aware of.

Community Team 2022 Goals Recap – 2022 was a big year for the Community Team. Check out this great recap by @megabyterose

Community Team Reps for 2023@Sam Suresh announced the three team reps for 2023. If you have any thoughts, concerns, or questions, let them know!

Announcement: New WordPress Incident Response Team@AngelaSJin writes, “Earlier this year, the WordPress community welcomed a project-wide code of conduct and incident response training. Part of this was an announcement and request for nominations to a new incident response team (IRT).” Read on to meet the new team members.

Open Posts

Check out these new and ongoing discussions needing review, feedback, thoughts and comments.

Proposed 2023 Global Community Sponsorship Program – If you have any questions, observations, or critical feedback about the program in general or these proposed changes, comment on the post! If you know of any companies that might be interested, please share the link so they can participate in the discussion as well.

Suggest Topics for the 2023 WordPress Community Summit – The Community Summit will provide a valuable opportunity to hold in-person discussion on important topics across contributor teams and community-wide. It meant to be a safe space to exchange ideas and viewpoints. The organizing team is asking all contributing teams to submit topics that would:

  1. Help advance your team’s work or help strengthen the overall WordPress open sourceOpen Source Open Source denotes software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed and modified. Open Source **must be** delivered via a licensing model, see GPL. project; and
  2. Specifically benefit from dedicated, in-person, cross-team discussion at the Community Summit?

You can suggest Community Summit topics via this form by January 16, 2023.

Idea: Creating a translation events kit for Meetups – In order to encourage and facilitate translation events for 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. groups, @Erica has suggested building a resource kit that makes it easy to set up a translation event. Her goal is to create a resource that allows organizers to use all the available materials to organize a small translation event quickly and easily.

Twitter links on WordCamp websites@PatriciaBT has suggested that we change the Twitter link on the 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. ticket form to allow additional, more inclusive options.

Updates Across the Make/Community Team Site and our Handbooks@mysweetcate has been busy upgrading our infrastructure to make it friendlier and easier to use. If you see any areas that could be improved, add them to the comments on the post.

Announcements / Newsletters

Open Floor

This is your chance to discuss things that weren’t on the meeting agenda. 

We invite you to use this opportunity to share anything that you want with the team. If you currently have a topic you’d like to discuss, add it to the comments of this post and we will try to update the agenda accordingly.

Hope to see you on Thursday, either in the Asia-Pacific / EMEA (12:00 UTC) or Americas-friendly version (21:00 UTC) of the meeting!

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