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Carpentries Clippings, 4 November 2021

Tweet of The Week

Community Initiatives @comminitiatives
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What an excellent combination! Two of our partners, @TheCSCCE and @thecarpentries coming together to support community. Very excited to see the results of this collaboration. #fiscalsponsorship
 
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Community News & Updates from Our Committees / Task Forces

We Value All Contributions - The Carpentries 2021 Fundraiser
On November 2, The Carpentries launched an end of the year donation campaign to raise $5000. The campaign will run through December 31, and funds we get from this campaign will help us:

  • Offer greater diversity in the languages we teach and interact in.

  • Recognize and appreciate the different cultural norms that exist around data, programming, teaching, and volunteering in different regions to improve our programs and services.

  • Collaborate with existing organisations to reach broader communities.

  • Authentically engage broader communities, working with, not for them.

Learn more about how you can help support The Carpentries
 

The Carpentries 2022 Executive Council Election
The election for Community-Elected members of the 2022 Executive Council will be open from Nov 03 and will close on Nov 10, anywhere on Earth.

Learn more about the candidates and the voting process in this blog post.

Membership Team Transition
The Director of Partnerships at The Carpentries has departed effective October 25.

Read this blog post for more details

Lesson Incubator Spotlight

The Incubator Lesson Spotlight is a regular feature in The Carpentries blog and Carpentries Clippings newsletter, highlighting the great work our community is doing to develop new lessons in The Carpentries Incubator. Developers of any lesson in the Incubator are encouraged to submit details about their material for inclusion in the series.

This edition’s featured lesson is Interactive Data Visualizations in Python
 
Learn more about this lesson

Highlights from the Community Calendar

Community Discussions and Themed Discussions in The Carpentries are a great way to interact with, learn from and share your knowledge and experiences with other Carpentries community members from around the world. Subscribe to our community calendar for updates on community calls that may pique your interest and are in a befitting hour depending on your timezone and schedule. You can also watch some of our recorded community calls on our YouTube channel.

  • Nordic Community Call -10 November 13:00 UTC

  • Carpentries Community Discussion with Scott C Peterson - 10 November 19:00 UTC

Community Opportunity Postings

Toolshed (Posts from Our Past)

In November of 2020, Carpentries Executive Director, Kari L. Jordan wrote a post about how donations and fundraising are used to support the work of the Carpentries.
The Carpentries is funded in part by grants and donations, and donating even a small amount can make a big difference - we value all contributions!
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