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

Announcement: Returning to in-person do_action charity hackathons

Posted by Dot Org Community on September 27, 2021 at 3:20 am
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In the light of the COVID-19 pandemic, do_action hackathons moved online in March 2020. In the past 18 months, there have been five successful regional do_action events that were held fully online with more events in the pipeline. As in-person meetups and now WordCamps are slowly coming back, it is time to bring back in-person do_action events too.  Since do_action hackathons are similar to in-person meetups, the guidelines applicable for in-person meetups apply to do_action hackathons as well. In other words: If: local public health authorities say people can gather in person, ANDyour region passes the in-person safety checklist, THENGo ahead and hold an in-person do_action hackathon, following local health guidelines! ALSO… If: local public health authorities say people can gather in person, ANDyour region doesn’t pass the in-person safety checklist, BUTvaccines are available for anyone who wants one in your region, THENLocal community organizers can (if they want to) plan in-person do_action hackathons for fully-vaccinated, recently tested negative, or recently recovered people, following local health guidelines!  Due to the charitable nature of these events, WordPress would like to highlight do_action events (whether they are held online or in-person) on the WordPress Foundation website (wordpressfoundation.org), through social media, and whenever…

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