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, 6 April at 12:00 PM UTC
Americas friendly meeting: Thursday, 6 April 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 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. / Mentors 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 Training #7: Community Team Roles Overview & Discussion – Recently, there was a proposal to streamline the roles within the WordPress Community Team. This discussion session aims to provide an opportunity for the team members to explain their roles, answer any questions the community may have, and gather feedback from the attendees.
- These are the two posts that relate to the training. Both posts are undergoing revisions The WordPress revisions system stores a record of each saved draft or published update. The revision system allows you to see what changes were made in each revision by dragging a slider (or using the Next/Previous buttons). The display indicates what has changed in each revision. based on feedback. Updated versions should be out next week. Some names have changed and information adjusted for clarity, but the basic information will be consistent:
- Community Team Goals for 2023 : Next Step – The 2023 Community Goals are posted on Trello. Please leave feedback there.
- Launching the Contributor Working Group: Call for Volunteers – The mentorship program is going to be an ambitious endeavor, and its success depends on support and contributions from passionate volunteers. Even though this group is tied to the Make/Community Team, its work spans the entire project. If you’d like to help out, read more.
- Running Funds Outside of WPCS – For some communities, handling the financial aspects of a 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. locally, versus through WordPress Community Support WordPress Community Support PBC is a subsidiary of WordPress Foundation. It is created specifically to be the financial and legal support for WordCamps, WordPress Meetup groups, and any additional “official” events organized within the WordPress Community Events program., is much easier, whether it be due to government regulations or banking restrictions. Due to this, a new section has been created in the WordCamp Organizer’s Handbook for “Running the money outside of WPCS”.
- For Community Deputies 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.: Stefano Cassone created a spreadsheet of all of the HelpScout tags so we can sort them, update what we need to keep, and remove what we don’t. Please help out! You can learn more in the Slack conversation here.
Check out these new and ongoing discussions needing review, feedback, thoughts and comments.
Announcements / Newsletters
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!