Grants:IdeaLab/Ombud for diversity

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Ombud for diversity
One central person who is trained in harassment issues to act as a liaison between the community and the foundation.
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created on20:38, 22 June 2016 (UTC)

Project ideaEdit

What is the problem you're trying to solve?Edit

If someone has a harassment-related problem, there is no one in the organization they can go to who understands how these issues are usually handled.

What is your solution?Edit

We need a person who is a focal point for these issues, who reports to the ED.


For an earlier discussion of a similar proposal, see Harassment consultation 2015/Ideas/Hire a harassment expert.

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About the idea creatorEdit



  • Harassment must be treated by experts, not by anyone. Solve these problems with the community means to entrust very delicate and complex issues to inexperienced and unqualified persons. In these matters experts are called facilitators. Luca Polpettini (talk) 22:15, 22 June 2016 (UTC)

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