There is an on-going discussion on the Foundation mailing list. Feel free to review the clarifications that PB has posted.
On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 4:26 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan < parakara.gh...@gmail.com> wrote: > Just one question. > What does this new Department mean to the Ordinary Wikipedian? > -- > > On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 11:37 PM, Anirudh Bhati <anirudh...@gmail.com>wrote: > >> This is for your information. >> >> Sincerely, >> >> Anirudh Bhati >> >> >> ---------- Forwarded message ---------- >> From: Geoff Brigham <gbrig...@wikimedia.org> >> Date: Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 5:19 AM >> Subject: [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcement: Building a new Legal and >> Community Advocacy Department & Promotion of Philippe Beaudette >> To: wikimediaannounc...@lists.wikimedia.org >> >> >> Today, we are excited to announce the start of our building of a new >> department called the “Legal and Community Advocacy Department.” This new >> alignment recognizes that we can combine the best of legal and community >> advocacy to foster new ways to advance the interests of the community >> consistent with the goals and strategies of the Foundation. For details, >> please go to http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Legal/LCA_Announcement. >> >> As part of this reorganization, I’m pleased to announce that Philippe >> Beaudette has been promoted to Director of Community Advocacy. We will >> start engaging our community shortly and enter into a consultation period >> with it to brainstorm how to build the department. We anticipate that it >> will take us about 6-12 months to get the right team and drive the new >> department at full speed. >> >> The community is invited to join us on Friday for office hours to discuss >> the new Legal and Community Advocacy Department. Details for the IRC chat >> can be found at http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/IRC_office_hours. >> >> Geoff Brigham >> General Counsel >> Wikimedia Foundation >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Please note: all replies sent to this mailing list will be immediately >> directed to Foundation-L, the public mailing list about the Wikimedia >> Foundation and its projects. For more information about Foundation-L: >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/foundation-l >> _______________________________________________ >> WikimediaAnnounce-l mailing list >> wikimediaannounc...@lists.wikimedia.org >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaannounce-l >> >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimediaindia-l mailing list >> Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com >> To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l >> >> > > > -- > Regards, > Srikanth Ramakrishnan. > Wikipedia Coimbatore Meetup on February 12th. > http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Meetup/Coimbatore > Aliens invaded Tamil Nadu, left their Spacship and now it is a Toll Plaza. > https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:IVRCL-Vijayamangalam-Toll-Plaza.JPG > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > >
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