[Techtalk] [Newchix] Amazing Progress and Your Turn Now!

Jackie McBride abletec at gmail.com
Mon May 4 20:21:10 UTC 2015

I'd be happy to help w/stuff, though I'm not sure quite what. I'm a
screenreader user, so accessibility can sometimes be problematic.
Clearly, dealing w/a lot of pictures, graphics, etc., would not be my
forte. I host & develop websites, so that's something I know. I'm also
into cybersecurity a lot, especially as it involves websites.
Additionally, I'm also a decent writer. If yall can come up
w/somewhere you think I might fit in, hit me up. I'll be glad to try,
& I'd be glad for the connections/relationships. I guess I didn't
write before now simply because I felt (& still do, actually) that a
reply like this one was rather lame. But if yall can come up
w/something (or a few things), I can do, definitively let me know.

On 5/4/15, Carla Schroder <carla at bratgrrl.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone! Here is another multi-list blast for your edification!
> The amazing Terry, whose last name I do not know, has spent the past
> few weeks giving the Linuxchix infrastructure a thorough spring
> cleaning. It was messy, with various problems and broken bits. Again, I
> must take a moment to recognize and thank the volunteers who have kept
> things going all these years with little recognition or help: Maria,
> Kathryn, Akkana, Gayathri, and the various list admins who I am too
> lazy to look up their names at the moment (hint: that is a good and
> easy task for someone who wants a simple volunteer task)
> We are getting a server upgrade thanks to our good hosts at osuosl.org,
> who provide free hosting and excellent support.
> There is still some infrastructure work to do; it's not done yet. But
> Terry has made remarkable progress in a short time, and with help from
> Maria, Kathryn, Akkana, Gayathri, and the various list admins who I am
> too lazy etc. Those names sure look familiar, don't they? We have a few
> new volunteers who have stepped up to take on some tasks. We need more.
> I am delighted with the new volunteers, and a little disappointed with
> the lack of response to all the messages asking for feedback and
> participation.
> Many hands make light work, and I would love to see more people taking
> on tasks, no matter how small. Don't wait for someone to take you by
> the hand-- subscribe to the Volunteers list to stay updated. If you
> have already expressed interest in volunteering, don't be shy! Speak up
> with a task that you want to do, or a request for ideas. Be realistic
> about how much time you can commit; many people doing small tasks is
> better than a few core volunteers doing everything. You don't need to
> be an expert; willing to learn and dependable are awesome.
> thanks and come join the party!
> Carla
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Jackie McBride
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