[Board] Chat to discuss inclusivity issues
Astrid Emde (OSGeo)
astrid_emde at osgeo.org
Sat Feb 24 05:21:33 PST 2018
+1 to discuss at the next board meeting and in Bonn at F2F meeting.
We should choose save places for our FOSS4Gs and care about LGBTQ too.
Am 20.02.2018 17:29 schrieb Jeff McKenna:
> Dear María,
> Thank you for mentioning this here. Maybe Mark could attend the IRC
> meeting on 1st March? (might be the best option to get full Board
> feedback, as that scheduled meeting is only 9 days away). But I'm
> open for other options if an earlier discussion is needed (please add
> me to the list of attendees). -jeff
>  https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Board_Meeting_2018-03-01
> On 2018-02-20 12:08 PM, María Arias de Reyna wrote:
>> Dear Board (and fellow members),
>> Maybe you missed the conversation here:
>> We are debating how to approach on the best way the problem of
>> inclusion and laws in different countries that may prevent different
>> FOSS4G events to comply with the CoC.
>> Mark wants to have a chat with us soon (this week?) to make sure we
>> have a common ground and create good guidelines for this. We have
>> pending deciding when to meet.
>> I know this in a rush and we will have to discuss more and with more
>> people in the following weeks/months (Bonn?). But it is good that for
>> next FOSS4G we have a clear statement about security as soon as
>> possible. In case you are wondering: there shouldn't be any major
>> And then we can define guidelines for the future, like can we host
>> FOSS4G in a country where some people are banned? (And I fear that
>> includes USA, which I know is a major issue.)
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