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cheers, Gaurav > From: Nicole Ebber <nicole.eb...@wikimedia.de> > Subject: Please join the movement strategy conversation (now through April 15) > Date: 15 March 2017 at 4:01:43 PM GMT-4 > To: wikimedia-califor...@lists.wikimedia.org, > wikimedia-casca...@lists.wikimedia.org, wikimedia...@lists.wikimedia.org, > wikimedi...@lists.wikimedia.org, Wikimedia-US-CO@lists.wikimedia.org, > wikimedi...@lists.wikimedia.org, wikimedia...@lists.wikimedia.org, > wikimedia...@lists.wikimedia.org, wikimedia...@lists.wikimedia.org, > wikimedia...@lists.wikimedia.org > Cc: Jaime Anstee <jans...@wikimedia.org> > > > Dear Wikimedians, > > If you are a representative of an Affiliate, committee, or other > organized group in the Wikimedia Movement, please read this email > carefully and forward it to your peers. > > I am writing you today in my role as the Movement Strategy Lead for > organized groups (Track A), and would like to encourage you to > actively participate in Wikimedia’s movement strategy process. > Together with you, we would like to find answers to the question “What > do we want to build or achieve together over the next 15 years?” > https://2030.wikimedia.org is the universal start page to the strategy > portal on Meta. > > == This is our time! == > This is the time many of us have been waiting for for years. I would > love to see each and every one of you make your voice heard and take > the chance to shape the future of our movement together. > > == Timeline and process == > The timeline up to Wikimania 2017 is organized in 3 consecutive > discussion cycles that are designed to explore, cluster and sharpen > the strategic direction and define 3-5 focus areas for the movement. > After Wikimania, we will discuss the movement structure, roles, as > well as 3-5-year goals and starting in 2018, organizations will > incorporate the findings into their strategic and annual planning. > > Today, we are kicking off cycle 1 which is running until 15 April. > Organized groups will find all relevant information on the Meta page > for Track A. > > == Get involved! == > Last week I reached out to all Chairs and EDs of Affiliates as well as > to active members of other organized groups and committees. While I > have heard from many, I would like to remind everyone to appoint a > discussion coordinator for your group that will act as the linker to > the strategy process. > > As an organized Group, you can invite all your stakeholders to join > your conversation: Board and staff members, members, external partners > and allies as well as members of your communities. Track A is closely > connected to Track B (Individual Contributors), as many organized > Groups have close bonds with their local or thematic communities. We > encourage Track A and Track B coordinators to sync on their plans. > > Your conversations can happen on- and offline. To host a conversation, > please read the discussion guide that provides material to prepare, > conduct and document each conversation in each format. Before you and > your peers enter the conversation, please make yourself familiar with > the briefing which provides a high-level overview of what we know > about the future and about our movement today. > > I also look forward to seeing many of you at the Wikimedia Conference > in Berlin where we will discuss our future, generate thematic > statements, identify keywords and create thematic clusters of our > ideas. The rough outline of the program will be adjusted in the coming > days. > > Let’s make this happen! Please reach out to me with any question or > feedback you might have. > > Sincerely, > Nicole > > >  > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2017/Track_A >  > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2017/Toolkit/Discussion_Coordinator_Role >  Sign-up to become a Discussion Coordinator here: > https://docs.google.com/a/wikimedia.de/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScyzOcB9FmgWWrenoe0RnCyXo6F9YZyustrmsrD0g0zTRr2Cg/viewform >  Overview of organized groups’ discussions > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2017/Outreach/List >  https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2017/Track_B >  > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2017/Toolkit/Discussion_guide >  > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2017/Process/Briefing >  https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Conference_2017 > > -- > Nicole Ebber > Adviser International Relations > Movement Strategy Track Lead: Organized Groups > > Wikimedia Deutschland - Gesellschaft zur Förderung Freien Wissens e. > V. Eingetragen im Vereinsregister des Amtsgerichts > Berlin-Charlottenburg unter der Nummer 23855 B. Als gemeinnützig > anerkannt durch das Finanzamt für Körperschaften I Berlin, > Steuernummer 27/029/42207. > > >
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