Community Team April Meeting Recap

Attendance: @nukaga, @st810amaze, @webtechpooja, @aion11, @hellosatya, @leogopal, @devmuhib, @flopez1977, @matteoenna, @alexcu21, @golosins, @courtneypk, @gusa

Notes: This recap is a summary of the Community Team monthly meeting. It will cover the discussion points, ideas, and decisions that came up during the meeting. The aim of this recap is to provide a quick overview for those who were unable to attend as well as an overview for everyone. These meetings were based on the Agenda for April and are held in our #community-team SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at channel on Make WordPress.

You can find the meeting chat log here:

Please leave your comments if you have any feedback.

Additionally, each agenda item discussed may have its own Make post related to its topic with more information and you can add to the discussion directly to that post.

Chat Summary

Check-ins: Program and Event Supporters / Contributors

@st810amaze – Just finished 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. Asia 2024, now wrapping up final tasks. Ready to resume community team responsibilities after event completion.

@webtechpooja – Co-mentoring WCDelhi & WCSylhet with @kafleg. Conducted 2 meetings with WCSylhet and 1 with WCDelhi, assisting with queries and preparations. Vetted 2 WordCamp and 1 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. applications, sent orientation/info emails to applicants.

@aion11 – Vetted 1 meetup and engaged with organizer. Reviving Jeddah Meetup Chapter, alongside organizing local events and mentoring other 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..

@hellosatya – Currently organizing local meetups while actively contributing to WordPress in marketing, Polyglots, and Photos. Also selected as a volunteer for WordCamp Europe 2024 with full sponsorship.

@leogopal – Docs (feedback phase), refining Automations and Workflows. Identifying integration points across handbooks, training, onboarding, and off-boarding, seeking team input for enhancement.

@nukaga – After successfully organizing WordCamp Asia in March, I’m now managing post-event tasks. Additionally, I handled Meetup vetting and orientation duties.

@flopez1977 – I was working mentoring WC Cartagena (Spain)  with sponsors levels and with some venue contract and already they are scheduled and the website will open soon.

@alexcu21 – I’m assisting my local meetup in organizing the inaugural WordPress Youth Day in Managua, Nicaragua, with no major obstacles so far. Additionally, I’m contributing to the LATAM reactivation project, establishing communication channels to aid organizers.

@courtneypk – Working with meetup organizer newsletter, Engaging with Meetup organizers in Oceania to re-energize their local meetups, Mentoring WP Youth Day and WC Minneapolis.

Highlights to Note

Here are a few things everyone should be aware of.

:bulb:Moving forward: new and ongoing discussions needing review, feedback, thoughts and comments. Even commenting +1 or something short to these posts is really valuable and helpful!

Discussion: Are we continuing to use Trello for project planning? – TrelloTrello Project management system using the concepts of boards and cards to organize tasks in a sane way. This is what the team uses for example: has changed their free plan. Please give us your opinion on how the community team should operate the Trello. Please leave your feedback!

Feedback: Some thumbs up received.

:speaking_head_in_silhouette: In case you missed them, here are the latest announcements and newsletters. Take your time to read them now, or save it for later. Make sure you catch up whenever you can!

:speech_balloon: Last but not least, it’s time to open the floor!

@st810amaze – Yes, WCEUWCEU WordCamp Europe. The European flagship WordCamp event. is coming up! And for anyone attending the event and want to have a discussion during the contributor dayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus., please share your thoughts :slightly_smiling_face: As not everybody may be able to attend, we can create an agenda then have a discussion on the day, and keep the conversation going either here in Slack or P2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at :+1:

@alexcu21 – Well today was our cohort graduation and I feel grateful with all 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. and people that facilitated the program. One of my goal for this year is not only contribute to my local community but contributing to global and help people to know more about our community.

@gusa – I’ll ask a random question on behalf of the #sustainability team. If you look at the Sustainability Roadmap, you’ll see several projects (in the Contributing column) that are actually owned/managed by community team. The team was (still is) very new when corresponding issues (labeled as projects) were created in the Sustainability GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. repo.

Call for Meeting Facilitators

The Community Team Monthly Meetings happen on the first Thursday’s of every month. These meetings can be facilitated and run by any member of the community team, and is a great opportunity to engage with the rest of the community and team.

If you are interested in facilitating any of these meetings in the future, please feel free to comment or get in touch with any of the Community Team Reps.

If you wish to add points to discuss, comment on this post or reach out to one of the team reps:@peiraisotta@st810amaze@leogopal, or @nukaga.