Hi and thank you for your input, Please note that the WMF budget supports diversity in two ways : _software and technical support, the most basic exemple being Mediawiki which exists in a huge variety of languages _grants to non-US projects, such a rapid grants and project grants.
Also, there is a lot of people left out of structures of power within the US. Le ven. 30 mars 2018 à 04:05, Michael Peel <em...@mikepeel.net> a écrit : > Hi, > > This seems to be an increase of $15 million USD in the WMF’s budget, with > a $0.2 USD million increase in the international Wikimedia budget (through > grants to chapters and other affiliates). > > That goes against the movement direction of "As a social movement, we will > focus our efforts on the knowledge and communities that have been left out > by structures of power and privilege”. Why aren’t we increasing our > spending in the global south (through local affiliates) at the same rate > that we are increasing it in the US? > > Thanks, > Mike > > > On 29 Mar 2018, at 17:42, Katherine Maher <kma...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > > > > Hi everyone, > > > > I'm delighted to announce that the Wikimedia Foundation's Annual Plan for > > FY18-19 is now on Meta. > > > > This year, we have organized our efforts around three goals that focus on > > making critical improvements to our systems and structures to ensure that > > we’re better positioned for our coming work against the strategic > > direction. The Foundation’s goals for this year should not only move > us > > closer to knowledge equity and service, but will prepare us to execute > > against the 3- to 5-year strategic plan which we intend to develop this > > year in order to guide the Foundation’s work into the future. > > > > As you’ll see, we’ve made some changes to the structure of this year’s > > annual plan. This year’s plan is organized around three goals for the > > Foundation’s work in the year to come. By restructuring the Annual Plan, > we > > have written a plan for the whole Foundation, rather than an aggregation > > of plans from all of our departments and teams. In this sense, we’re > > seeking to become a better-integrated institution, rather than a > collection > > of teams and departments with disparate goals. > > > > We’ve also reduced the overall length of the published Annual Plan. We > > wanted to make sure that the focus and goals of our work don’t get lost > in > > the details. Of course, we know that many community members enjoy reading > > the particulars of our planned work, so you can still access the details > of > > departmental programs through links to their descriptions on Meta or > > MediaWiki.org. These links will provide interested readers with detailed > > departmental programs, which describe the specific and detailed program > > goals, impact and outcomes. This change does not sacrifice the depth and > > rigor of our planning process, but rather, it is meant to keep the Annual > > Plan lean and focused while allowing interested readers to dive deep into > > the details. > > > > Finally, we’ve expanded the planning framework we instituted last year > for > > cross-departmental programs to all of our programs across the Foundation. > > This allows us to clearly link a program’s resources to outcomes and > > measures. As such, we’ve presented the Annual Plan budget in terms of our > > investments in the three defined goals rather than in terms of our > internal > > organizational structure. > > > > Thank you all for your support over the past year. I'm really looking > > forward to your feedback on this year's proposed plan during the open > > comment period -- a reminder it runs through May 15th. > > > > Thanks! > > Katherine > > > >  https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_ > > Annual_Plan/2018-2019/Draft > >  https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2017 > > > > -- > > Katherine Maher > > > > Executive Director > > Wikimedia Foundation > > > > 1 Montgomery Street, Suite 1600 > > San Francisco, CA 94104 > > > > +1 (415) 839-6885 ext. 6635 <(415)%20839-6885> > > +1 (415) 712 4873 <(415)%20712-4873> > > kma...@wikimedia.org > > https://annual.wikimedia.org > > _______________________________________________ > > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > > New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>