Community Meeting Notes 12/11/2013
By: Jeremy S.
NOTE: There were no meetings on 11/27 or 12/4.
Discussion on Email Discussion Groups: There is a general concern with some of the content recently discussed on the email group “chandler-community”. It put us in a bad light, both in general, when certain people post things that can damage our outward facing community. We affirmed that we purposely created an open discussion group for transparency and it shouldn’t represent us widely or individually when someone says something dumb, but we admit it can still happen. That said, we unanimously agreed to remove the topic in question from our public archive, despite being anti-censorship and aiming for transparency.
We feel there are better ways to engage newer members of our community and feel the discussion group should be tailored for people very active. We should introduce new people to “less-intense” options. We know for a small period of time new people were welcomed to the group.
We recommend temporarily suspending the group until a solution could be found.
Dessert Potluck Next Week: Next week is the holiday dessert potluck, in lieu of the brownbag.
Brownbags Update: Jenny from Hiring Solved reports that we are scheduled until 3/5 on Brown Bags. We have had some great Brown Bags this fall and hope to keep up the good work.