Community Team June Meeting Recap

Attendance: @peiraisotta, @adityakane, @matteoenna, @tacoverdo, @_dorsvenabili, @sumitsingh, @nukaga, @patricia70 , @st810amaze, @aion11, @mpcdigital , @nhrrob, @unintended8, @kafleg, @devmuhib @samsuresh, @juliarosia,

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 Jun 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.
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Chat Summary
Check-ins: Program and Event Supporters / Contributors

  • What have you been working on recently and how is it going?
  • Anything you’ve accomplished since the last meeting?
  • Are there any blockers?
  • Can other team members help you in some way?

@peiraisotta: WC Europe has been taking a good part of my focus lately.
I have been mentoring WC Kraków and the Somos event. Next week it’s WCEUWCEU WordCamp Europe. The European flagship WordCamp event. already!!

@adityakane: He had been working a bit on and off with the new Vetting Team and transitioned to 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. along with some mediation threads. Also mentoring WC Bengaluru and unofficially a bit to WC Kolkata.

@_dorsvenabili: WCEU mentorship, WCEU IRT tasks, writing and gathering stats for the post: Current challenges of WordPress Events. Shaping the future and more.

@sumitsingh : He is leading the training table at WCEU next week and published a post for that too.

@nukaga : Preparations are underway for 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 2025. He has some vetting. He going to WordCamp EU. He is on the move today and this is from his mobile.

@patricia70: WCEU organiser, almost full time in the last weeks (not easy as a non-sponsored who needs to work on her business).

@st810amaze: WordCamp Asia 2025 preparation has started and bit busy with that. Start the preparation of WCAsia2025? Also preparing for the WCEU2024 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.
1 more week to go!

@aion11: Vetting 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. He have vetted 6 applications in the last few weeks. Will be vetting more.Also, working in the WCAsia Comms team.

@mpcdigital : He is preparing a few events in my area and doing a lot of meetup orientation meetings and WordCamps.

@nhrro : Currently he is working as a WordPress 6.6 Triage Co-Lead.6.6 BetaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. 1 is released this Tuesday. Beta 2 will be released next week.

 @unintended8: A little late, but time… Currently spending most of my life on WCEU. Can’t wait to meet many of you in a few days!!!

@kafleg : Mentoring WC Kolkata and WC Delhi, Chennai Meetup at the moment.Getting ready for WCEU and will be leading the themes table. Also vetting meetup applications.

@devmuhib : I will lead the WordCamp Training Table at WordCamp Europe (Online Version) and getting prepare for that. Set an Online Workshop for Learn WordPress on next 9th of June. Triaging Issues on GitHub for the Training Team

Highlights to Note

Moving forward, here are some highlighted announcements from WCEU and WCUSWCUS WordCamp US. The US flagship WordCamp event..

Events program has seen significant challenges in bringing new users and new attendees in recent years due to many factors. To that end, this conversation aims to examine the events program’s current state and explore what changes could attract fresh users to the WordPress Project. Read carefully and share feedback before June 28, 2024.

  • Recognizing Contributions and Acknowledging Challenges . This conversation is posted on the Sustainability blog to address the challenge of recognizing all contributions across the project.
  • Project Health Dashboards. Following the discussion about the contribution recognition challenge, the whole community is invited to share ideas and feedback about what tools we can use to create dashboards for the contribution teams. Please join the conversation and leave feedback before June 17.

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

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

@peiraisotta would love to hear from @patriciabt @kafleg and @chaion07 how were today’s supporter hours? I’ve never attended one: what do you do in these sessions? @patricia70 talked about visa processes in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Pakistan, to come to Europe. @chaion07 shared some points about organizing WCEU 2024 as a program supporterProgram 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.. @nhrro shared his experience with visa complexity.

Call for Meeting Facilitators
The Community Team Monthly Meetings happen on the first Thursday of every month. These meetings can be facilitated and run by any member of the community team and are 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.