Tuesday Trainings: How do I contribute to WordPress? Part 3

Announcement: Reactivating Meetup Venue Support Funds

Posted by Dot Org Community on June 22, 2022 at 10:01 am
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As in-person WordPress meetups reactivate in communities around the world, WordPress Community Support (WPCS) will now restart its meetup venue support funds. Venue support is an important part of helping in-person meetups reactivate, particularly as venues tend to be more expensive at this time. Simultaneously, we need to be responsible with WordPress Community Support funds. To this end, we ask that all meetups first seek a free or donated venue. If no suitable free or donated venue is available, you may request venue support from WPCS for an affordable, inclusive meeting space. What makes for an inclusive venue? One of our jobs as community organizers is to create a 100% welcoming space for everyone. This includes meeting in venues that are wheelchair accessible, and close to public transportation when possible. You should avoid venues with religious or political affiliations, or any other space where someone might feel uncomfortable or unwelcome. How to request meetup venue support You can request meetup venue support by submitting the form on this page. If you are going to ask for WPCS to cover the costs of a meetup venue, the following conditions must be met: Your group is on the WordPress chapter account at…

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