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From Griselda Cuevas <g...@google.com.INVALID>
Subject Re: on "meritocracy"
Date Mon, 01 Apr 2019 21:15:31 GMT
On Fri, 29 Mar 2019 at 17:38, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 8:25 PM Griselda Cuevas <gris@google.com.invalid>
> wrote:
> >
> > Thanks everyone for the encouragement and recognition.
> >
> > I'm happy to work on the Jira board this weekend. Can I just start a new
> > one on my personal account and add people to it? or does someone need to
> > create it under an Apache account? - If the later, can someone create it
> > and give me admin access?
>
> No private JIRA.  Needs to be ASF hosted.  It is a simple request to
> the infra team, and yes, you can have admin access.
>

Just filed a Jira against Infra requesting the board.
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-18147


> > I will then populate it with the initial structure and will seed it with
> > components and the deliverables I outlined. I will add the people who
> > indicated interest so they can select where they want to contribute.
> >
> > In terms of comm channels, can we also create a slack channel?
>
> Slack channels tend to disadvantage people who can't be available at a
> given time (either due to other commitments or time zones).  We use it
> in infra for time sensitive coordination, but my sense is that the D&I
> work should be done in a more... dare I say it... inclusive manner
> using mailing lists and JIRA and the like.
>

Agree. Let's start with the Jira & mailing list. Could you help with
creating the diversity & inclusion mailing list?


> > // I will comment on Kenn's point in a separate note, he outlined great
> > points for us to put into an overall D&I strategy
> >
> > Thanks everyone!
>
> And you deserve thanks for volunteering!
>
> - Sam Ruby
>
> > On Fri, 29 Mar 2019 at 16:51, Kenneth Knowles <kenn@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > > I don't find this off-topic. I am grateful for this profile of Drupal,
> > > which I otherwise would not have been exposed to. Thanks Justin!
> > >
> > > I want to bring the main section headers and key items (curated by me)
> of
> > > the Drupal article on list for ease of reading and archival. Apologies
> for
> > > redundancy with the links that Justin shared.
> > >
> > > 1. Institute a community-wide code of conduct
> > >     a. With a working group to escalate to for mediation
> > >
> > > 2. Elevate a diverse group of leaders
> > >     a. have a D&I board to advance initiatives surrounding D&I
> > >     b. and a D&I contribution team to help underrepresented people
> > > contribute to the Drupal codebase
> > >     c. address D&I in values: "We believe that the Drupal project
> benefits
> > > from a diverse contribution pool, and we strive to foster a welcoming
> and
> > > inclusive culture everywhere Drupal exists—at events, online, and in
> our
> > > workplaces”
> > >
> > > 3. Make your project accessible to a diverse user base (hits home as I
> > > think a lot about how they user base becomes the contributor base)
> > >
> > > 4. How private companies can promote open source diversity
> > >     a. for most engineers, open source work is a luxury, and one that
> is
> > > not afforded to underrepresented people
> > >     b. companies—particularly ones that profit from open source
> > > technology—can solve this problem by giving employees time to
> contribute to
> > > the projects the company uses
> > >
> > > It sounds like the work Gris has been doing is like the work of the
> Drupal
> > > D&I board and also the Drupal D&I contribution team.
> > >
> > > Kenn
> > >
> > > On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 3:40 PM Justin Mclean <
> justin@classsoftware.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > Slightly off topic but relevant. One think we could do is look at
> other
> > > > foundations and communities and see what they have done that has
> worked
> > > for
> > > > them. I come across this interesting artifice this morning [1]. Note
> it
> > > > includes the steps that community took to build a diverse community,
> I’d
> > > > also note we’ve taken some of those steps (e.g. have a code of
> conduct)
> > > but
> > > > perhaps shows where we could do more. They have set up a Drupal
> > > Diversity &
> > > > Inclusion team [5] that spells out it values [2] and has  among other
> > > > things guide on moderation, [3] and participation [4], Now the ASF is
> > > > different to Drupal and some of those tings may not fit but it would
> be
> > > > useful I think to at least consider them.
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > Justin
> > > >
> > > > 1.
> > > >
> > >
> https://angel.co/blog/drupals-angela-byron-on-building-a-diverse-community
> > > > 2.
> > > >
> > >
> https://www.drupal.org/docs/8/modules/drupal-diversity-inclusion/statement-of-values
> > > > 3.
> > > >
> > >
> https://www.drupal.org/docs/8/modules/drupal-diversity-inclusion/drupal-diversity-inclusion-participation-moderation-1
> > > > 4.
> > > >
> > >
> https://www.drupal.org/docs/8/modules/drupal-diversity-inclusion/participation-moderation-guidelines/participant-guidelines
> > > > 5. https://www.drupal.org/project/diversity
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