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, 2 March 2023 at 12:00 PM UTC
Americas friendly meeting: Thursday, 2 March 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: Deputies Community Deputies are a team of people all over the world who review WordCamp and Meetup applications, interview lead organizers, and generally keep things moving at WordCamp Central. Find more about deputies in our Community Deputy Handbook. / Mentors 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.
2023 Global Sponsors: Announcement – The Global Community Sponsors for 2023. Thank you to all the sponsors that support the WordPress community programs, including WordCamps and WordPress Chapter Meetup 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.
Updates to the WordCamp Site Setup Handbook Page – Updated the Deputy Community Deputies are a team of people all over the world who review WordCamp and Meetup applications, interview lead organizers, and generally keep things moving at WordCamp Central. Find more about deputies in our Community Deputy Handbook. Handbook WordCamp 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. Listing & Site Setup page with the current step by step guide to set up WordCamp websites in 2023.
Suggested update to Events Code of Conduct – It is proposed to add a Statement about Socials or Supplemental Events to the Code of Conduct “A code of conduct is a set of rules outlining the norms, rules, and responsibilities or proper practices of an individual party.” - Wikipedia by @angelasjin
Deadline for comments: 6 March 2023
WordCamp Asia 2023 Contributor Day – @tacoverdo and @mysweetcate Thank you for leading the community table at WordCamp Asia. This is on the agenda for WC Asia, but it is also an ongoing issue for the community, and although WC Asia has passed, please feel free to comment if you have an opinion.
Check out these new and ongoing discussions needing review, feedback, thoughts and comments.
Update: APAC Meetup Reactivation Project – This is a report on the Meetup Reactivation Project, which has been active since last July. The next update has not been released yet this year, but there are stories to share that will give you an idea of what to expect in the future.
Discussion: Refining the Mentor Program – @mysweetcate and @devinmaeztri are working to improve our current Mentor 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. program. This post contains 4 issues and 3 Discussion Posts for support a growing community team.
Upcoming #WPDiversity Events: March 2023 – March 2023 #WPDiversity schedule. Please join us and help us spread the word!
Feature request: additional roles for WordCamp sites – Discussion about adding roles to WordCamp sites. Deadline for comments: 21 March 2023
Proposal: Modify the Events and News widget to show topic-based meetups worldwide – Proposal by @alh0319. Allow events from topic-based 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. to show in the Events and News widget A WordPress Widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets in sidebars also known as widget-ready areas on your web page. WordPress widgets were originally created to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress theme to the user. worldwide.
Announcements / Newsletters
- Recap of the Diverse Speaker Training group (#WPDiversity) AMER/EMEA on February 8, 2023
- Recap of the Diverse Speaker Training group (#WPDiversity) AMER/EMEA on February 22, 2023
– Check out the details from the most recent Diverse Speaker Training group.
- Meetup Organizer Newsletter: February 2023
- Apply to Attend the 2023 Community Summit – This is a post with registration details for the 2023 Community Summit, which will be held August 22-23, 2023.
- Meetup.com Accessibility Overlay February Update – In November 2022, WordPress meetup organizers expressed their disappointment in Meetup.com’s accessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) overlay, and brought this to the attention of the Community Team. Here’s the latest update from the meetup.com team.
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!
Thanks to @mysweetcate for checking this post!
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