Community team update – 19-02-2021

As the new year starts, we at the Community Team try again to start posting regular updates here.

Announcement: Decision making checklist for in-person meetups now available
The team agreed on creating a checklist and allowing in-person meetups if a certain set of criteria are met. There are also helpful resources for meetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on will help you find options in your area. organisers that do have questions around the topic.

Community Team 2021 Goals Summary
We managed to put our goals for this year together! There are a set of ongoing goals, to which everyone in the team can contribute easily in their everyday work. There’s also a bit bigger goals for each quarter that will need a bit more focused contributions working towards the goals.

Proposal: 2021 Global Community Sponsorship program
A team of experienced global Community Sponsorship program contributors set up a proposal on what our global sponsorships could look like during 2021, as the Community Team is continuing with virtual-only WordCamps for the time being. They propose offering one package only with completely new benefits, available on a quarterly basis.

Call for Volunteers: Creating a Learn WordPress Course on Open Source Leadership
Angela Jin is looking for volunteers to help them create a course about 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. Leadership on the new Learn WordPress platform. You can also help by giving feedback about planned topics.

2020 Incident Reports – Details and Results
In 2020, Community Team received a total of 2 incident reports. Cami Kaos posted a summary of those reports and actions taken.

Tuesday Trainings
With the lead of Cami Kaos, the Community Team has started new Tuesday Trainings post series that shares some tips for event organisers, deputies and tries to answer commonly asked questions. Few latest episodes have clarified the role of WordPress Foundation and WordPress Community Support PBC, tips on how to organize successful discussion groups and materials from the Diverse Speaker Training Working Group.

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