Still keeping hope alive.

Ahoy! edit

Dear Participant, the Over-The-Air Hackathon at Wiki Indaba is now close. Please indicate the following:

  • Do you still wish to participate?
  • If so, by attending Wiki Indaba or remotely?
  • Do you have an area of digital expertise/experience?

Kindly reply on my talk page. Thanks, merci, obregado, shukran.Michaelgraaf (talk) 12:54, 23 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Do you wish to subscribe to Wikimedians for Sustainable Development Newsletter? edit

Hello! Thanks for being a member of Wikimedians for Sustainable Development. We recently did a poll and understood that our newsletter was quite unknown. This is therefore a one-time invitation for all our members to sign up for our monthly newsletter. Best regards, Onwuka Glory (talk) 10:16, 28 December 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Redundant translation of page title edit

Hello. There is no need to translate (and include) the page title of the translation sub-units. Kindly refrain from doing so in future. Thanks. --Minorax«¦talk¦» 08:54, 15 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Movement Charter Drafting Committee's monthly newsletter edit

 

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--11:34, 21 March 2023 (UTC).

Movement Charter Drafting Committee's monthly newsletter edit

 
Committee's meeting in New York, in early March.

Coming up:

  • Revised chapters: The Committee is preparing to publish the revised draft chapters of The Preamble, Values & Principles, and Roles & Responsibilities intentions statement, based on the community feedback received in November and December 2022.
  • Inviting advisors and experts: The Committee is preparing to welcome a number of advisors from outside the Committee. All interested Wikimedians were invited to apply earlier (you can still apply here!). Additionally, the Committee is planning and scheduling meetings with individuals with specific sets of expertise in various topics, including stewards, movement committees, Wikimedia Foundation and affiliate staff, and others.

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--19:18, 15 April 2023 (UTC).

Movement Charter Drafting Committee's monthly newsletter edit

Updates:

  • Charter Ratification Methodology proposal conversations: The Movement Charter Drafting Committee recently held the first conversations regarding the ratification methodology for the Movement Charter. The MCDC has received valuable feedback from different communities and the Committees during the community input period. The report of the community input will be shared in May, while the updated version of the ratification methodology will be presented between September and November 2023.
  • Communication evaluation: The Communications sub-committee of the MCDC together with the support staff conducted an evaluation of the communications. The Communications sub-committee appreciates the time and input of the community members who shared their opinions during the interviews. Several recommendations are going to be implemented in the upcoming period based on the valuable input.
  • Learn about the MCDC’s work in April: The MCDC continues to draft additional chapters: The Global Council, Hubs, Decision-making and Roles & Responsibilities. Alongside the drafting work, the MCDC is planning their in-person meeting scheduled for 2-4 June in Utrecht, Netherlands with the aim of advancing the charter's content.

What’s coming up?

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Your Feedback On The Leadership Development Plan is Important! edit

Hi Onwuka Glory,


I am reaching out to you specifically on behalf of the Leadership Development Working Group (LDWG) who recently published the Leadership Development Plan, a practical resource for emerging and existing leaders across the Wikimedia movement who want to develop themselves and others. Your perspectives will be really helpful in making this resource useful. Any opinions, feedback or ideas that you share would be appreciated. You can give feedback through the short survey, MS Forum, talk page or email at leadershipworkinggroup@wikimedia.org. The review period closes on Sunday May 28, 2023.


Thank you!


Best, Cassie Casares (talk) 15:40, 17 May 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Movement Charter Drafting Committee's monthly newsletter edit

 

This newsletter combines content from both June and July, due to a delay in sharing out the previous newsletter.

Updates:

  • Learn about MCDC’s work in May & June: as usual, the update includes information about the meetings held by the Committee in this month, as well as about the work that was completed and the ongoing work & discussions.

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--12:25, 30 July 2023 (UTC).

Movement Charter Drafting Committee's monthly newsletter: August 2023 edit

Updates

  • Community consultation: The community consultation on the Global Council, Hubs, and the Glossary drafts is ongoing. We value your input, if you have not already, please take a moment to review the draft chapters and share your thoughts with the MCDC. We’ve posed open questions we would like your opinion on. Feel free to engage in a way that is most comfortable for you and your community. Learn more on our Diff blogs about the Global Council and Hubs.
  • Launch Party: On July 30 we hosted a Launch Party to share the Global Council and Hubs draft chapters. It was an inspiring event where we had the opportunity to listen to your feedback and address some of your questions. If you missed it, you can catch the recording on YouTube.
  • Community Conversations: We want to hear from as many people as possible. On July 16, the SWAN meeting opened its doors and offered an opportunity to interact with the MCDC members regarding the new drafts of the charter. Notes are available here. On July 28, a regional conversation with the Francophone community was held. Here comes a short summary here in English and French. Additionally, on August 2 we had a fruitful conversation with the LATAM region.
  • MCDC’s Work in July: As usual, the update includes information about the meetings held by the Committee in this month, as well as about the work that was completed and the ongoing work & discussions.

Upcoming

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MCDC Support Team, 23:53, 14 August 2023 (UTC)