How We’re Making Code of Conduct Enforcement Real — and Scaling it

“1902” — Jason Abbott Public Domain In 2017 the Open Innovation team set goals envisioning Mozilla’s Community Participation Guidelines as a tool not only for consequence, but as a measure and strong influence of community health overall. Through the lens of hundreds of contributors, to over two-hundred open projects represented in our D&I for Open Source survey , we

(New) Diversity & Inclusion In Open Source — Community Call!

  Last year, after three months of qualitative and quantitative research, we published a series of recommendations for D&I in open source. Since this time, we’ve been busy implementing many of those in our work — like these new principles for inclusive volunteer leadership , processes for effectively responding to Community Participation Guideline Reports and investment in Metrics

A Time for Action — Innovating for Diversity & Inclusion in Open Source Communities

Cross-posted to our Open Innovation Blog Another year, another press story letting us know Open Source has a diversity problem. But this isn’t news — women, people of color, parents, non-technical contributors, cs/transgender and other marginalized people and allies have been sharing stories of challenge and overcoming for years. It’s can’t be enough to count who makes

Escaping the economy of souls — starting with Facebook (in 4 steps)

“I think it’s time for a reclamation movement.” – Tim Wu author of The Attention Merchant in a talk at @ Mozilla Toronto last week A little over two months ago, I removed the web-warping, soul exploiting, goggles of a ‘free’ Facebook account — free as in guinea pig. I lost my best friend and partner to