July 22 2021 GM

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Glitter Meetups

Glitter Meetup is the weekly town hall of the Internet Freedom community at the IFF Square on the IFF Mattermost, at 9am EDT / 1pm UTC. Do you need an invite? Learn how to get one here.


Danae is joining Team CommUNITY as the Community Manager. Danae will be facilitating all community affairs globally, they would really like to help this community grow even more and we'll do this through many creative ways we're already planning, well Sandy and the other folks have done such an amazing job so Danae can only feel lucky to be in this position. From now, Danae is at your service, you can contact them in Mattermost as @danae or by email at danae@digitalrights.community.

We dedicate the meetup to talk more about the Community Health Report and the needs of the community. And to talk with Danae about managing communities.

Community Health Report

We created a poll so folks could vote. Of the following services, which ones interest you the most:

  • peer workshops (private) like say 10 folks in a circle working on self-care or processing x thing (2 votes)
  • psycho-educational materails (blogs, tool kits, etc) (1 vote)
  • One to one therapy (2 votes)
  • ​​Training for like community nodes or managers (2 votes)
  • workshops on things like dealign with toxic work environemnts, allyship, coc, etc. (2 votes)

Community Management with Danae

What do you think that makes a good community

  • Joy! We go through so much difficult stuff every day, is joy the thing that keeps us going
  • Where do we find joy:
    • Art, books, magic or people
    • Dancing and drumming

What have you found brings your networks joy?

  • Danae created with a friend a epistolary newsletter on the relation between tech and the climate emergency,they were super overwhelmed with the current reality and we really found joy in writing to each other every month https://gato.earth/
  • The Internet Freedom Festival