Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sharing a new project: community resources platform

2020-10-30 Thread Chris "Jethro" Schilling
Thanks for sharing this centralized project, Anna. It looks like it can provide important and comprehensive support for organizers in planning/managing their programs and operations, especially for those who are newer to this work. I look forward to sharing this project with some of our grantees

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikipedia 20] Rapid Grant survey

2020-10-06 Thread Chris "Jethro" Schilling
Hi Ruby, Thanks for your question. Grantees receiving Simple Annual Plan Grants are not eligible for additional funding through Rapid Grants, so you do not need to apply through Rapid Grants to hold an Wikipedia20 anniversary event. Affiliates are able to request a reallocation funding from

[Wikimedia-l] Project Grants program will fund 20 community-led projects

2019-03-01 Thread Chris "Jethro" Schilling
meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Project/Editathons_in_Pistoia_district > 22. < https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Project/University_of_Virginia/Machine_learning_to_predict_Wikimedia_user_blocks > Chris "Jethro" Schilling I JethroBT (WMF) <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:I_JethroBT_

Re: [Wikimedia-l] November 30 deadline for new Project Grant proposals

2018-11-04 Thread Chris &quot;Jethro" Schilling
review the Project Grants landing page on Meta. < https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Project#Upcoming_events>. Additional clinics may be added throughout the month. Thanks, Chris Chris "Jethro" Schilling I JethroBT (WMF) <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:I_JethroBT_(W

[Wikimedia-l] November 30 deadline for new Project Grant proposals

2018-10-23 Thread Chris &quot;Jethro" Schilling
here by November 15th: < https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Project/Committee/Candidates> Please feel free to get in touch with questions about getting started with your grant application, or about serving on the Project Grants Committee. Contact us at projectgra...@wikimedia.org. Take care, Chris Chri

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF and non-WMF funding for Wikimedia work

2018-09-10 Thread Chris &quot;Jethro" Schilling
we want applicants to succeed as project managers, event coordinators, researchers, leaders, and Wikimedians. While I acknowledge that you want Wikimedia Foundation staff to be absent from funding decisions, I believe this kind of influence from staff in the process is a beneficial and productive one.

[Wikimedia-l] Inspire Campaign on Measuring Community Health starts today!

2018-07-09 Thread Chris &quot;Jethro" Schilling
://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IdeaLab/Develop Chris "Jethro" Schilling I JethroBT (WMF) <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:I_JethroBT_(WMF)> Program Officer, Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Home> ___ Wikimedia-l ma

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Winning photographs of Nepal

2017-07-20 Thread Chris &quot;Jethro" Schilling
Love these photos, Biplap! Thanks for sharing them with us. I'm looking forward to reading over the Rapid Grant report on how the program went overall when it's ready. : ) Take care, Chris Chris "Jethro" Schilling I JethroBT (WMF) <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:I_

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Communicating plans and consultations

2017-03-20 Thread Chris &quot;Jethro" Schilling
pproved channels, can they expect to get sufficient and representative participation? That might be something we can figure out in a survey about consultations generally as you've suggested. - Chris Chris "Jethro" Schilling I JethroBT (WMF) <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:I_Jethro

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Status of the Code of Conduct for technical spaces

2017-03-19 Thread Chris &quot;Jethro" Schilling
I think the calendar I mentioned above on Meta probably could be improved in some ways. If a lot of folks start using it, it will become quite long, for one. An archiving system for each month might be a good idea. What ways could there be to sort or segment the calendar that would be useful for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Status of the Code of Conduct for technical spaces

2017-03-18 Thread Chris &quot;Jethro" Schilling
of "my inbox is inundated with so many notices" while also informing community members with what is going on. - Chris Chris "Jethro" Schilling I JethroBT (WMF) <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:I_JethroBT_(WMF)> Community Organizer, Wikimedia Foundation <https://wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Status of the Code of Conduct for technical spaces

2017-03-18 Thread Chris &quot;Jethro" Schilling
Well, folks are free to ignore invitations to comment; there are indeed a lot of discussion notices for various matters, so I don't blame them if they world rather volunteer their time in other places. But they cannot then also argue that they didn't know about it. If people want to know what's

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Inspire Campaign on outside knowledge networks launches today!

2017-01-31 Thread Chris &quot;Jethro" Schilling
reaching out to. - Chris Chris "Jethro" Schilling I JethroBT (WMF) <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:I_JethroBT_(WMF)> Community Organizer, Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Home> On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 5:46 AM, Gerard Meijssen <gerard.meijs...

[Wikimedia-l] Inspire Campaign on outside knowledge networks launches today!

2017-01-31 Thread Chris &quot;Jethro" Schilling
ta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Project/Rapid> Chris "Jethro" Schilling I JethroBT (WMF) <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:I_JethroBT_(WMF)> Community Organizer, Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Home> ___ W

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] New Wikimedia DC Board Members

2016-10-31 Thread Chris &quot;Jethro" Schilling
Congrats to our DC chapter in addition to Kelly and Rosie! It is splendid to see both of you continuing to lead in our movement. : ) - Chris Chris "Jethro" Schilling I JethroBT (WMF) <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:I_JethroBT_(WMF)> Community Organizer, Wikimedia F

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight

2016-06-30 Thread Chris &quot;Jethro" Schilling
he results would have been the same, and perhaps you would have even gotten more engagement and better content from folks watching this list. - Jethro Chris "Jethro" Schilling I JethroBT (WMF) <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:I_JethroBT_(WMF)> Community Organizer, W

[Wikimedia-l] Participate in the Inspire Campaign on Addressing Harassment

2016-06-01 Thread Chris &quot;Jethro" Schilling
page about the campaign is also available.[5] If you want to help make your projects safer for everyone to participate in, I encourage you to participate in this Inspire Campaign. I believe we can work together to address this difficult and important issue. With thanks, Chris "Jethro" Schil

[Wikimedia-l] Inspire Campaign on Addressing Harassment to Begin on May 31st

2016-05-25 Thread Chris &quot;Jethro" Schilling
assment, I encourage you to join me so that we can work together in addressing this important and difficult issue. With thanks, Chris "Jethro" Schilling I JethroBT (WMF) <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:I_JethroBT_(WMF)> Community Organizer, Wikimedia Foundation <https://wiki

[Wikimedia-l] Inspire Campaign on content curation & review launches today!

2016-02-28 Thread Chris &quot;Jethro" Schilling
s:Start> [3] <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IdeaLab/Events> (Note: If another time would work better for you, feel free to e-mail me or ping me on-wiki). --- Chris "Jethro" Schilling I JethroBT (WMF) <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:I_JethroBT_(WMF)> Comm

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Wikimedia Community User Group Sri Lanka

2016-02-20 Thread Chris &quot;Jethro" Schilling
Fantastic news. Thanks for sharing with us, Carlos. It's exciting to read over some of the group's future plans to do some institutional engagement with museums, archives, and with local universities. : ) Chris "Jethro" Schilling I JethroBT (WMF) <https://meta.wikim

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Outcomes from the Consultation on Wikimedia movement conferences/Wikimania

2016-02-18 Thread Chris &quot;Jethro" Schilling
nual Wikimania is that there is less motivation to plan/organize regional conferences, which harms local solidarity and understanding of regional issues. I hope these themes provide a bit more depth to the feedback and context for the conclusions in the consultation. Thanks, Jethro Chris "