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== Joining the Fedora Diversity Team ==
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== Joining the Fedora Diversity and Inclusion Team ==
  
If you're interested in helping with the Fedora [[Diversity]] Team, please complete the following steps to become a member.
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If you're interested in helping with the Fedora [[Diversity]] and Inclusion Team, please complete the following steps to become a member.
  
 
{{admon/important|Personal Information|Fedora is a very visible and transparent project, which means that its mailing lists are archived and mirrored in many places on the internet outside of our control. Please use caution when sharing personal information with Fedora on a mailing list, because it is not possible for us to remove any postings from the wider Internet universe after they are sent. For more details, please refer to Fedora's [[Legal/PrivacyPolicy|Privacy Policy]].}}
 
{{admon/important|Personal Information|Fedora is a very visible and transparent project, which means that its mailing lists are archived and mirrored in many places on the internet outside of our control. Please use caution when sharing personal information with Fedora on a mailing list, because it is not possible for us to remove any postings from the wider Internet universe after they are sent. For more details, please refer to Fedora's [[Legal/PrivacyPolicy|Privacy Policy]].}}
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=== Send a self-introduction ===
 
=== Send a self-introduction ===
  
Send a self-introduction to the [mailto:diversity@lists.fedoraproject.org Diversity mailing list] explaining a bit about yourself. This is one of the most helpful steps for the rest of the Diversity Team members. When introducing yourself, here's some key points to make sure to include in your introduction:
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Send a self-introduction to the [mailto:diversity@lists.fedoraproject.org Diversity mailing list] explaining a bit about yourself. This is one of the most helpful steps for the rest of the Diversity and Inclusion Team members. When introducing yourself, here's some key points to make sure to include in your introduction:
  
 
* Are you new to contributing to Fedora? If so, tell us why you're interested in contributing or what interests you most.
 
* Are you new to contributing to Fedora? If so, tell us why you're interested in contributing or what interests you most.
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* Already an active contributor? Share what other areas of Fedora you are working in and your role in the Project.
 
* Already an active contributor? Share what other areas of Fedora you are working in and your role in the Project.
 
* Involved with any local events or programs? If you do any in-person advocacy for Linux, Fedora, or diversity in tech, tell us about how you're involved. (Also consider adding your event to the [[Diversity Events]] wiki page!)
 
* Involved with any local events or programs? If you do any in-person advocacy for Linux, Fedora, or diversity in tech, tell us about how you're involved. (Also consider adding your event to the [[Diversity Events]] wiki page!)
* What interests you in the Diversity Team? What are your interests for wanting to become involved or what motivates you up to want to participate?
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* What interests you in the Diversity and Inclusion Team? What are your interests for wanting to become involved or what motivates you up to want to participate?
  
  
 
=== Join #fedora-diversity on IRC ===
 
=== Join #fedora-diversity on IRC ===
  
Your next step should be to join the [https://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=#fedora-diversity #fedora-diversity] [[IRC]] channel on the [[FreeNode]] [[IRC]] network. A lot of our discussion and planning happens in real-time on [[IRC]], and it's the best place to meet some of the team and get a view of what's happening with the Diversity Team.
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Your next step should be to join the [https://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=#fedora-diversity #fedora-diversity] [[IRC]] channel on the [[FreeNode]] [[IRC]] network. A lot of our discussion and planning happens in real-time on [[IRC]], and it's the best place to meet some of the team and get a view of what's happening with the Diversity and Inclusion Team.
  
  
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=== Attend a meeting ===
 
=== Attend a meeting ===
  
A lot of action happens at the [https://apps.fedoraproject.org/calendar/diversity-team/ bi-monthly meetings]. Attend a Fedora [https://apps.fedoraproject.org/calendar/diversity-team/ Diversity Team meeting] and introduce yourself during roll call!
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A lot of action happens at the [https://apps.fedoraproject.org/calendar/diversity-team/ bi-monthly meetings]. Attend a Fedora [https://apps.fedoraproject.org/calendar/diversity-team/ Diversity and Inclusion Team meeting] and introduce yourself during roll call!
  
Every week, the [[Diversity]] team comes together to discuss [https://pagure.io/fedora-diversity/issues?tags=meeting items on our agenda] and check in on the tasks that everyone is working on. Introducing yourself during roll call is another great way to get involved and will let others know you are part of the meeting.  
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Every week, the [[Diversity]] and Inclusion team comes together to discuss [https://pagure.io/fedora-diversity/issues?tags=meeting items on our agenda] and check in on the tasks that everyone is working on. Introducing yourself during roll call is another great way to get involved and will let others know you are part of the meeting.  
  
  
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=== Join the FAS group ===
 
=== Join the FAS group ===
  
After completing or beginning '''all''' of the above steps, you can apply for membership in the [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/accounts/group/view/diversity-team Diversity Team FAS group].
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After completing or beginning '''all''' of the above steps, you can apply for membership in the [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/accounts/group/view/diversity-team Diversity and Inclusion Team FAS group].
  
 
In the beginning of your time contributing, you will remain pending in the group. After staying involved with [[Diversity]] for a while and helping out with tasks, your membership will be approved.
 
In the beginning of your time contributing, you will remain pending in the group. After staying involved with [[Diversity]] for a while and helping out with tasks, your membership will be approved.

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Joining the Fedora Diversity and Inclusion Team

If you're interested in helping with the Fedora Diversity and Inclusion Team, please complete the following steps to become a member.

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Personal Information
Fedora is a very visible and transparent project, which means that its mailing lists are archived and mirrored in many places on the internet outside of our control. Please use caution when sharing personal information with Fedora on a mailing list, because it is not possible for us to remove any postings from the wider Internet universe after they are sent. For more details, please refer to Fedora's Privacy Policy.


Create an FAS account

In order to contribute to Fedora, you will need to create a FAS account and sign the Fedora Project Contributor Agreement, if you have not already. You can do this through the Fedora Account System.


Update your wiki homepage

Use your Account System to login and start adding content to your homepage. It's recommended you put some of your activity or involvement, inside or outside of Fedora, on this page. It's helpful for others to know more about you, what you are involved with in the project, and more.

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If you are a new FAS member, you may not be able to edit wiki pages until you are CLA+1. If you are unable to edit wiki pages, please do this step after joining a group. (More info)
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Use any of the Infobox or Infobox2 templates to record your essential Fedora info.


Join the mailing list

To join the mailing list, you must subscribe on lists.fedoraproject.org. Our mailing list is a key part of how Diversity communicates, and a lot of important news and discussion are shared through our mailing list.


Send a self-introduction

Send a self-introduction to the Diversity mailing list explaining a bit about yourself. This is one of the most helpful steps for the rest of the Diversity and Inclusion Team members. When introducing yourself, here's some key points to make sure to include in your introduction:

  • Are you new to contributing to Fedora? If so, tell us why you're interested in contributing or what interests you most.
  • Are you from another community? Tell us about your role and what you're doing in those other communities.
  • Already an active contributor? Share what other areas of Fedora you are working in and your role in the Project.
  • Involved with any local events or programs? If you do any in-person advocacy for Linux, Fedora, or diversity in tech, tell us about how you're involved. (Also consider adding your event to the Diversity Events wiki page!)
  • What interests you in the Diversity and Inclusion Team? What are your interests for wanting to become involved or what motivates you up to want to participate?


Join #fedora-diversity on IRC

Your next step should be to join the #fedora-diversity IRC channel on the FreeNode IRC network. A lot of our discussion and planning happens in real-time on IRC, and it's the best place to meet some of the team and get a view of what's happening with the Diversity and Inclusion Team.


Get "Bootstrapped"!

If you don't have some of these badges yet, you should begin working on earning the "Bootstrapped" badge series.

The list of Fedora badges identified in this Trac ticket will soon be incorporated as a series of badges to earn its own "Bootstrapped" badge. Earning these badges is an excellent way to get started and become familiar with some of the basics of contributing in Fedora and what the community is like.


Attend a meeting

A lot of action happens at the bi-monthly meetings. Attend a Fedora Diversity and Inclusion Team meeting and introduce yourself during roll call!

Every week, the Diversity and Inclusion team comes together to discuss items on our agenda and check in on the tasks that everyone is working on. Introducing yourself during roll call is another great way to get involved and will let others know you are part of the meeting.


Get your hands dirty

Now, you should begin finding a task to work on. All Diversity-related tasks are mapped out in our Pagure repository.

Tasks, problems, or objectives are added as "issues" to the fedora-diversity repository on Pagure. Check and see what CommOps is working on now to see what is happening this week.

After that, look at all of the open tickets on our Pagure repository. See something that looks interesting? Be sure to leave a comment and feedback if possible. Check if the ticket has an owner. If it doesn't, you can step up and take ownership! If it does, contact the owner of the ticket and see if they need any help. This also provides a great opportunity to get mentorship and help with getting started on a new task!


Join the FAS group

After completing or beginning all of the above steps, you can apply for membership in the Diversity and Inclusion Team FAS group.

In the beginning of your time contributing, you will remain pending in the group. After staying involved with Diversity for a while and helping out with tasks, your membership will be approved.