Community Team Meeting Agenda for 2 – May -2024

The Community Team chat takes place the first Thursday of every month in the #community-team channel on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/.

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 May 2024 at 12:00 PM UTC
Americas friendly meeting: Thursday, 2 FMay 2024 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: @peiraisotta, @Shusei, @leo, or @nukaga. 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.

Call for meeting host
If anyone is available to host the second sessions of the Community Team monthly meeting at 9pm UTC, please reach out to one of the team reps, who are all based in APAC and EMEA countries: @peiraisotta, @Shusei, @leo, or @nukaga.

Check-ins: Program and Event Supporters / 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.

Open Posts

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

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!

#agenda, #community, #meeting-agenda, #team, #team-meeting

Community Team Meeting Agenda for 7 March 2024

The Community Team chat takes place the first Thursday of every month in the #community-team channel on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/.

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, 7 March 2024 at 12:00 PM UTC
Americas friendly meeting: Thursday, 7 March 2024 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: @peiraisotta, @Shusei, @leo, or @nukaga. 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.

Call for meeting host
If anyone is available to host the second sessions of the Community Team monthly meeting at 9pm UTC, please reach out to one of the team reps, who are all based in APAC and EMEA countries: @peiraisotta, @Shusei, @leo, or @nukaga.

Check-ins: Program and Event Supporters / 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.

Open Posts

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

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!

#agenda, #meeting-agenda, #team, #team-chat, #team-meeting

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Community Team Meeting Agenda for 1 February 2024

The Community Team chat takes place the first Thursday of every month in the #community-team channel on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/.

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, 1 February 2024 at 12:00 PM UTC
Americas friendly meeting: Thursday, 1 February 2024 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: @peiraisotta, @Shusei, @leo, or @nukaga. 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.

Call for meeting host
If anyone is available to host the second sessions of the Community Team monthly meeting at 9pm UTC, please reach out to one of the team reps, who are all based in APAC and EMEA countries: @peiraisotta, @Shusei, @leo, or @nukaga.

Check-ins: Program and Event Supporters / 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.

Open Posts

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

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!

#agenda, #meeting-agenda, #team, #team-chat, #team-meeting

Community Team Meeting Agenda for 7 December, 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, 7 December at 12:00 PM UTC
Americas friendly meeting: Thursday, 7 December 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: Supporters, Managers, and 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.

  • Events of the Month – October – In a continuing effort to provide some real-time information for event organizers and the community alike, below is a recap of the prior month’s events and how they fared financially, in terms of ticket sales and budget.

  • State of the Word Watch Parties – It’s never too late to organize one, and encourage other communities to do so as well! Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to bring together your local WordPress community and connect with the global WordPress family. Use the tips, tricks, and resources to get started today, and let’s celebrate WordPress together!

  • Embracing Matrix for Enhanced Communication – The move is on to switch all Make WordPress Teams communications from SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. to Matrix by the end of this year. While there are some known issues that they will continue to work to improve, it is time to start taking advantage of the benefits this 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. option offers. If you haven’t already switched, visit this page to learn how. Team meetings will be held in Matrix starting January 2023.

Open Posts

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

  • Should We Allow Sponsor Demo Rooms or Tracks at Events? – A 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. proposed the idea of a Sponsor Demo room or track where sponsors would be given the option to present information of their choosing in the Sponsor Demo room or track. The event would be responsible for highlighting to attendees that this is sponsor-driven content that could include sales pitches.

    A lively conversation is happening in the post’s replies and we encourage you to either comment here or add to the conversation in the post thread.

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!

#meeting-agenda, #team-chat, #team-meeting

Community Team Meeting Agenda for 7 September, 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, 7 September at 12:00 PM UTC
Americas friendly meeting: Thursday, 7 September 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: Supporters, Managers, and 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.

The NextGen Event Project: Your Ideas, Your WordPress Community! – Want to encourage the community to experiment to organize more vibrant, inclusive and exciting events for the future? Check out these ideas that have been collected from community members!

Anyone can apply now to organize one of the event ideas under the NextGen Events program.

WCUS 2023: Community Team event at Contributor Day – If you didn’t have a chance to see this before, take a look at the itinerary for this year’s WCUSWCUS WordCamp US. The US flagship WordCamp event. 2023 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 https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/.. Thanks to @samsuresh, @tacoverdo, @nukaga, @brandondove, and @st810amaze for facilitating the day.

2023 Program Supporter Survey – If you haven’t yet, please fill out this survey. It is anonymous and gives us a better understanding of how we can work together as a team. Thank you!!

Open Posts

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

Call for ideas: new features for our NexGen WP events central page – The Event Central homepage is evolving, and your feedback matters! Help create a more modern and usable site that can be useful to newcomers, attendees, sponsors, etc., something we can use to better promote our events publicly. Comment with your feedback and please add any features that you’d like to see in this new site.

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!

#agenda, #meeting, #meeting-agenda, #team-chat, #team-meeting

Community Team Meeting Agenda for 3 August, 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, 3 August at 12:00 PM UTC
Americas friendly meeting: Thursday, 3 August 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: Supporters, Managers, and 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.

Open Posts

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

  • 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 https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/. Team, WCUSWCUS WordCamp US. The US flagship WordCamp event. 2023 – This year’s team will be led by @samsuresh. @brandondove has volunteered to help welcome and guide newcomers to the Community Team. @st810amaze, @nukaga, and @tacoverdo will be helping out as well. I’ll be popping in when I can. If you’d like to help, contact one of these team members.
  • Can You Help the Week of WCUS 2023? – Speaking of helping…. The work of the Community Team still goes on even when flagship events are happening. @sippis has already stepped up to commit to helping with HelpScout and monitoring Slack. We still need at least four other team members to help with various roles: mainly HelpScout, 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. and 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. application review, and monitoring Slack.

    This is an excellent opportunity to contribute and we’re happy to provide additional training if someone feels like they need it. Contact @peiraisotta or @mysweetcate with questions or to express interest.
  • Finally, if you are 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., please take this short survey. Your feedback is vital and provides a more complete view of who is currently contributing in this role and insight into what to focus on for the future. Have your answers in by 4 August. Thank you!

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!

#meeting-agenda, #team-chat, #team-meeting

Community Team Meeting Agenda for 6 July, 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, 6 July at 12:00 PM UTC
Americas friendly meeting: Thursday, 6 July 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: Supporters, Managers, and 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.

Incident Report: Recent Cancelation of a WordCamp – A 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. has been canceled due to observable actions from local community members to influence decisions that would benefit specific individuals or companies. Formal notices were sent and a response plan was enacted. Please read not only the post but the community comments.

Attention WordPress event organizers: This important workshop on July 20, 2023 is for you! – Choose one of the three 2.5-hour interactive online watch parties to learn more about creating welcoming and diverse events for your WordPress community. This workshop is not just for organizers. Anyone who wants to champion this kind of environment at official WordPress events should attend.

WCEU 2023 Community Table Recap – Read @nukaga’s comprehensive recap to see how the new, more structured approach worked at WCEUWCEU WordCamp Europe. The European flagship WordCamp event. 2023. 

Next Generation of WordPress Events: Updates – Excited to see how the community is embracing the idea of new event formats? @peiraisotta shares the progress so far. 

Recap of the Contributor Working Group’s Mentorship Chat on June 15, 2023 – The Working Group has finalized the dates for our pilot mentorship cohort (July 12th to August 9th), and kicked off project management in preparation for the same.

Celebrating the Completion of the Meetup Reactivation Project – After nearly a year, the initial 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. Reactivation has wrapped up with much success. Nearly 57% of dormant 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. were reactivated across 6 continents, and all active participants were thanked by name. Reactovators and some of their tasks will transition over to the new Event SupporterEvent 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. contributor role.

Community Team Training #10: Understanding GPL Compliance for WordCamp and Meetup – Curious about how to vet GPLGPL GPL is an acronym for GNU Public License. It is the standard license WordPress uses for Open Source licensing https://wordpress.org/about/license/. The GPL is a ‘copyleft’ license https://www.gnu.org/licenses/copyleft.en.html. This means that derivative work can only be distributed under the same license terms. This is in distinction to permissive free software licenses, of which the BSD license and the MIT License are widely used examples.? Watch this comprehensive overview from Kevin Cristiano. Community Team trainings are held regularly, so be on the lookout for the next one. Have a topic you’d like more training on? Let us know in the comments, on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/., or in the monthly meeting.

Updates to the Community Team Mentor Program – This post introduces the name changes and some task shifts which are underway. 

Discussion: Next Generation Event Tooling – With new event formats, we need updated tools and practices. This discussion has formally closed, but please read through the comment thread. And of course you can always contact those involved if you have ideas you think would help.

Open Posts

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

Feature idea: Speaker profile block – Joost De Valk proposed the idea of a speaker profile blockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience.. Check out the current comments and feel free to add your own.

Updates to the Community Team Mentor Program – This post introduces the name changes and some task shifts which are underway. The project is heading in a Q3 phase which will focus on new training resources and onboarding practices, as well as continued documentation updates.

WCUS 2023 Contributor Day: Help Needed! – This year we have multiple areas of help needed: someone to be the orientation point of contact, table leads to guide contribution, and those who are interested in leading discussions. If that sounds like you, comment on the post!

WCUS 2023 Contributor Day: What should we work on? – Goals and agenda make for a fulfilling 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 https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/.. Help us set ours by sharing your comments.

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!

#meeting-agenda, #team-chat, #team-meeting

Community Team Meeting Agenda for 1 June, 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, 1 June at 12:00 PM UTC
Americas friendly meeting: Thursday, 1 June 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.

Open Posts

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

  • The Next Generation of WordCamps – Through this change, we, the Community Team, want to celebrate community by accelerating 21st-century skills, professional opportunities, and partnerships for WordPressers of today and tomorrow. We’re looking for new ideas on howWordPress events can spark even more innovation and adoption by way of accessible training and networking for users, builders, designers, and extenders. Add your ideas to the conversation!
  • Idea generation: Next Gen WordCamps! – While the Next Generation of WordCamps post focuses on the idea of changing and innovating our event formats, this post opens the door to more focused community brainstorming. Please leave your new event ideas either in tomorrow’s discussion on Slack, or directly on the post as a comment.

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!

#meeting-agenda, #team-chat, #team-meeting

Community Team Meeting Agenda for 4 May, 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, 4 May at 12:00 PM UTC
Americas friendly meeting: Thursday, 4 May 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.

New Handbook Page: Sharing External Events with Your Meetup – Here are some new guidelines to direct 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. organizers when they want to share an event with their meetup group, but shouldn’t plan it as an official event.

It’s Time to Plan Your WP20 Anniversary Celebration!! – WordPress turns 20 on 27 May. How will you and your community celebrate?  See all of the Meetup Chapter Events that are scheduled and discover the new resources available to make planning your event fun and simple. The deadline to order swag is 5 May, that’s this Friday.

Organizing Diverse & Inclusive WordPress Events APAC – Join the 2.5-hour interactive watch party online to learn how to create welcoming and diverse WordPress 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. and WordCamps for your WordPress community. This event is not just for organizers, but anyone who wants to champion this kind of environment at official WordPress events, now or in the future.

Community Team Training #8: Boosting WordPress Meetup engagement with Meetup.com – Learn tips and techniques to improve the engagement rate and convert more RSVPs into show-ups. The training also covers features such as the contact members tool, mailing list, direct messages, discussions, event chat, attendee manager, and event check-in. RSVP now!

Open Posts

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

Updates to the Community Team Contributor Roles and Journey@mysweetcate and @devinmaeztri spent Q1 evaluating the current mentorEvent 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. program, Community DeputyProgram 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. tasks, and overall contributor journey. This is a summary of changes they suggest for the future.

WCEU Contributor Day: What should we work on?@nukaga has opened the discussion around what to focus on for this event. Please leave your comments and let us know if you’ll be attending.

Cultivating More Effective Contributing on Contributor Days@desrosj asks us to reconsider how contributor teams are using the very limited amount of face to face time we have together in person either at 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. sponsored Contributor Days or stand alone events.

Personalised Coupon Codes for WordCamps@vertizio has suggested that we change the current coupon code for event tickets. He contends that “using a personalised and unique code for everyone entitled to a coupon code is the best solution. Coupon codes are matched against a name and if there’s a mismatch: you know who to approach.”

Announcing the 2023 Community Team Goals – The team goals have been posted. Let’s work together to grow and adapt the tools, documentation, and programs we need to support the ever-changing WordPress community!

The three goals are:

  1. Create resources to improve our Contributor Event experience.
  2. Expand our contributor training and support.
  3. Improve processes and workflows within the community team to work more efficiently, effectively, and transparently together.

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. If it doesn’t get added to the agenda, we welcome you to share it in the meeting thread.

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

#2023, #may, #meeting-agenda, #team-chat, #team-meeting

Community Team Meeting Agenda for 6 April, 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, 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: 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 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 revisionsRevisions 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 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. locally, versus through WordPress Community SupportWordPress Community Support WordPress Community Support PBC is a Public Benefit Corporation, 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 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.: 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.

Open Posts

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

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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