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On Wed, Aug 28, 2019 at 11:02 AM Gregory Varnum <gvar...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hello, > > You are invited to our the Wikimedia monthly activities meeting, taking > place tomorrow (August 29) starting at 18:00 UTC (11:00 Pacific Daylight > Time). Please note this will be the last Wikimedia monthly activities > meeting planned by the Wikimedia Foundation Communications department. > After speaking with our colleagues and reviewing engagement metrics from > the past few years, we concluded that there are other efforts in place that > are better suited to achieve the goals of this meeting. > > You can join tomorrow’s final meeting via YouTube: > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhoJb6rwkfc > > And also in IRC: #wikimedia-office > > The agenda will include: > - Wikimedia movement strategy update > - Wikipedia’s role in Teenagers lives > - Wikimedia Space > > More information on Meta-Wiki: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_monthly_activities_meetings > > When this meeting first began, it provided insights into data that was > otherwise unavailable or hard to access. Thanks to the amazing efforts of > staff and volunteers, those metrics are now available and updated regularly > online. The purpose of the meeting thus shifted to focus on sharing > progress updates and information from across the movement. We have realized > however that this approach limits our ability to connect across languages > and provide the level of detail necessary to create impact. In addition, > interest in the meeting has remained steady, but is has not grown, and > there has been a decrease of interest in presenting. > > Fortunately, we have new methods of outreach that allow us to connect with > wider audiences.. The new Wikimedia Foundation website > <https://wikimediafoundation.org/>, discussed at last month's meeting, > has a greater ability to communicate across languages and is already > helping us reach more people. We are discussing ways to further expand this > support. The new Wikimedia Space project <https://space.wmflabs.org/> > that will be discussed at this month's meeting provides a central, > real-time space to have discussions and share information on activities > across the movement. > > We appreciate all of the feedback people have provided over the years, and > will continue to reflect on any additional input you may have. I also want > to personally thank the dozens of people that presented over the years and > the evolving core team that worked every month to put the meeting on. They > often made it look easy, and I know that is not always the case. > > Thank you, and I will have more on this topic during tomorrow's meeting. > > -greg > > -- > > Gregory Varnum (pronouns - he/his/him) > > Communications Strategist > > Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/> > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "Foundation Optional" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an > email to foundation-optional+unsubscr...@wikimedia.org. > To view this discussion on the web visit > https://groups.google.com/a/wikimedia.org/d/msgid/foundation-optional/CALEnTvjqhX4C4JDa1UgSpFBWbL%3DU-sTt%3DshXiM9iSGnFYONBzw%40mail.gmail.com > <https://groups.google.com/a/wikimedia.org/d/msgid/foundation-optional/CALEnTvjqhX4C4JDa1UgSpFBWbL%3DU-sTt%3DshXiM9iSGnFYONBzw%40mail.gmail.com?utm_medium=email&utm_source=footer> > . > _______________________________________________ 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>