# Fedora DEI Team Meeting Notes ## About our meetings This section includes general notes or info about our team meetings. ### Social Agreement - Focus on listening to what others say. - Stay present as much as possible. Close out or silence email, chats, etc. during the meeting. - Let everyone have a chance to speak. Be aware of how much time you are talking. - Be mindful of the meeting schedule. Be a contributor to moving dialog forward! - Use the "raise hand" function when you want to add a comment or ask a question, especially in larger group meetings. - Stay on mute when you are not speaking. ### Meeting agendas * Intros, welcomes, hellos (~5m) * Team announcements & news (~5-10m) * DEI Advisor updates to the team (~5-10m) * Follow-ups from last meeting (if any) (~5-10m) * Ticket discussions (remaining time) * Open floor (remaining 5-10 minutes) ## 2024-07-18 **Chair**: Attendees (name; pronouns; FAS ID; favorite ice cream flavor) * * ### Team announcements & news * Please share your thoughts on AI/ML when it comes to Fedora, the survey is Live until July 31st! * https://fedoraproject.limequery.com/142117 * ### DEI Advisor updates to the team * ### Follow-ups from last meeting * 🟠 AI: @ekidney Create new featured image for DEI Team quarterly updates ### Ticket-driven discussion & notes Q3: https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/milestones/6 * Q2 report: https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/issues/43 * Translated documentation: https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/issues/26 * DEI policy for Flock location: https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/issues/34 ### Open floor * ## 2024-07-04 **Chair**: Justin/JWF; he/him; jflory7 Attendees (name; pronouns; FAS ID) * misc; he/him; misc * oluwatosin; ### Team announcements & news * Recap of FWD 2024 https://discussion.fedoraproject.org/t/recap-of-fedora-week-of-diversity-2024/124450/1 * Flock 2024 registration is open https://www.eventbrite.com/e/flock-2024-tickets-906515701867 * The Accessibility Working Group meeting happened on Tuesday, check out meeting notes: https://board.net/p/FedoraAccessibilityWG * Join the Accessibility WG Matrix channel at #a11y-wg:fedoraproject.org ### DEI Advisor updates to the team * The recording from yesterday's Council update is now available on YouTube. Watch the recording for an update on the state of accessibility in Fedora Linux, updates on the recent challenges with Wayland, and some ways that the team could use more help to improve accessibility in Fedora. https://youtu.be/fovBYceMCXA * Strategy 2028 updates: https://discussion.fedoraproject.org/t/council-s-working-session-updates-on-strategy-2028/120475/1 ### Follow-ups from last meeting * 🟠 AI: @ekidney Create new featured image for DEI Team quarterly updates ### Ticket-driven discussion & notes Q2: https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/milestones/5 Q3: https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/milestones/6 * End-of-quarter retrospective * Q2 tickets * DEI policy for Flock: https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/issues/34 * FWD 2024: https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/issues/19 * Survey analysis & report * CommBlog featured image: https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/issues/42 * Mentor Summit: https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/issues/25 * Docs audit: https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/issues/18 * Event inclusion checklist: https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/issues/16 * Q3 tickets * Q2 report: https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/issues/43 * Translated documentation: https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/issues/26 * Future goals for Q3? * We spent a lot of time on events this quarter, which is one half of our project charter. We have done great work! * But the part about DEI communities has not gotten as much work and effort. Brainstorming on how we could do this better? * DEI policy for Flock location: https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/issues/34 ### Open floor * None ## 2024-06-06 Chair: Jona Azizaj, she/her, jonatoni, matcha bubble tea 🧋 Attendees (name; pronouns; FAS ID; favorite summer drink) * Justin/JWF; he/him; jflory7; pomegranate sparkler (pom juice, sparkling water, lime) * Michael/Misc; he/him; misc; water * Adrian; he/him; moralcode; lemonade probably * Roseline ### Team announcements & news * Fedora DEI Team 2024 Q1 Report: https://communityblog.fedoraproject.org/fedora-dei-team-2024-q1-report/ * Fedora Linux 40 election results: https://communityblog.fedoraproject.org/fedora-linux-40-election-results/ * Fedora Ops Architect Weekly: https://communityblog.fedoraproject.org/fedora-ops-architect-weekly-9/ * Register and join Fedora Week of Diversity: https://pretix.eu/fedora/fwd2024/ * F40 RP report: https://communityblog.fedoraproject.org/fedora-linux-40-release-party-celebrating-community-innovation/ ### DEI Advisor updates to the team * Strategy 2028 updates: https://discussion.fedoraproject.org/t/todays-working-session-on-strategy-2028/117865 ### Follow-ups from last meeting * ✅ AI: misc, Robert Wright (he/him), Sarah Thornton (she/her) Work on DEI events policy draft for DEI Team review * Ticket link: https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/issues/34 * Update from misc: draft proposal link https://gitlab.com/misc/fedora-dei-docs/-/tree/dei_proposal/modules/ROOT/pages/policy?ref_type=heads (a proposal for proposing, a proposal for applying) * 🟠 AI: @ekidney Create new featured image for DEI Team quarterly updates * ✅ AI: @jflory7 Promote FWD call for videos on social media ### Ticket-driven discussion & notes Q2: https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/milestones/5 * DEI policy for Flock location: https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/issues/34 * We reviewed the draft that misc has created and provided feedback on GitLab issue #34. * https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/council/policy/policy-change-policy/ * When the policy is ready, misc will open a ticket with the Council. * Fedora Week of Diversity updates: https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/issues/19 * Agenda coming soon, to be published. Either tomorrow or early next week. * Consolidated the live event from two days into one day. * On track with interviews to be published during the week. ### Open floor * See you in 2 weeks for Q2 ticket triage! :tada: ## 2024-05-23 Chair: Justin W. Flory, he/him, jflory7 Attendees (name; pronouns; FAS ID) * Luna Jernberg (bittin) - they / them / theirs * spotz * Jona Azizaj (jonatoni) - she / her / hers * emma kidney (ekidney) - she / her / hers * Adrian Edwards (moralcode) * Amita Sharma (amsharma) * Samyak Jain (jnsamyak) - he / him / his * misc ### Team announcements & news * Fedora Release party is starting tomorrow! * Register: https://pretix.eu/fedora/f40-party/ * Chris and Emma will give a talk about Fedora Week of Diversity * Registration for FWD is open * https://pretix.eu/fedora/fwd2024/ * Elections voting is now open! * https://communityblog.fedoraproject.org/elections-voting-is-now-open/ * https://elections.fedoraproject.org/ ### DEI Advisor updates to the team * No updates for this time ### Follow-ups from last meeting * 🟠 AI: misc, Robert Wright (he/him), Sarah Thornton (she/her) Work on DEI events policy draft for DEI Team review * Ticket link: https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/issues/34 * Update from misc: draft proposal link https://gitlab.com/misc/fedora-dei-docs/-/tree/dei_proposal/modules/ROOT/pages/policy?ref_type=heads (a proposal for proposing, a proposal for applying) * ✅ Emma will work on the Q1 quartely report * Q1 event report is ready to go, Emma created a ticket, re the header image, so she can update it. ### Ticket-driven discussion & notes Q2: https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/milestones/5 * DEI Team 2024 Q1 Quarterly Report * https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/issues/41 * the article is ready - feedback is welcomed * AGREED: Targeted publishing date on Thursday, 2024-05-30 * !link https://pagure.io/communityblog-images/blob/main/f/images/generic/dei-team-updates.svg for the current image we use for the quartely reports * !action @ekidney Create new featured image for DEI Team quarterly updates * !action @ekidney Request editor review on the CommBlog when featured image is ready * Fedora Week of Diversity updates * https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/issues/19 * Registration is open: https://pretix.eu/fedora/fwd2024/ * LINK: https://gitlab.com/fedora/commops/interns/-/issues/16 * LINK: https://discussion.fedoraproject.org/t/join-us-in-crafting-a-video-for-fedora-week-of-diversity/116728 * IDEA: Individually "shoulder-tapping" interview candidates for videos might be helpful and solicit interesting stories * ACTION: @jflory7 Promote FWD call for videos on social media * Tomorrow, Emma and Chris will have a talk at the F40 Release Party to share more details about Fedora Week of Diversity. * Create a central repo for all the DEI event pictures+videos+slides * https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/issues/30 * Jona has created a repo to save pictures, videos, and slides from every event that the team organizes. * https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/media-assets * HALP: Help us populate the media assets repo with any DEI-related photos you might have * INFO: Ticket can be closed. Now, we need to start populating the repo! 🎉 * New Member template & small docs updates * https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/issues/2 * Create a new GitLab issue template for nominating new DEI Team members * https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/work_items/35 * Feedback needed: https://gitlab.com/fedora/dei/home/-/blob/main/.gitlab/issue_templates/new-member.md ### Open floor - **Matrix meeting notes:** https://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/meeting_matrix_fedoraproject-org/2024-05-23/fedora-dei-team.2024-05-23-13.01.log.html