Community Squad Weekly Update: 16 MAR 21

:fire: Community Squad Update Thread

@shreyas @jlwaugh @nima @chloe @starpause @Grace
Priorities (Update every Monday)
Progress and blockers (Update every Thursday)

  • Community outreach
  • Telegram ownership and growth planning
  • Assist Riley with writing contest deployment
  • Onboard Turkey guild
  • Binance Arabia community AMA QA
  • Onboard sustainable community
  • Discord plan review

Could you please also add @Grace :v:

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From last week:

Priorities this week:

  • Get the bounty/DAO councils set up on chain for the known parties (eg: Louis from Mintbase for VR bounty)
  • Record “What to expect as a council member” video

If anyone would like to get more info on the NFT track planning, please join us on Discord:


Progress from last week:

  • met with JT of Metagov to discuss potential experiments
  • helped CD develop new individual contributor form
  • updated my task list for the Open Sourcery Guild
  • published weekly community update including metrics
  • integrated some feedback on draft re: NEAR governance
  • assembled Open Sourcerers in the library of Rustville
  • gave CH a walkthrough of Sputnik DAO
  • participated in a discussion with MK of Magic Powered and MZ of BlockScience
  • collaborated with Gitcoin on draft proposal to NEAR Community Council

Priorities for this week:

  • coordinate Open Web Community Summit + Hackathon
  • finalize partnership with Gitcoin
  • improve onboarding experience for technical contributors
  • lead Open Sourcery Guild meetings on Wednesday and Friday
  • draft example for CosmWasm Riddlethon
  • create forum topic about “NEAR Governance”
  • make progress on Design Guild planning document
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:hammer_and_wrench: - On-going
:ballot_box_with_check: - Done

Progress from last week:

  • Guild onboarding :ballot_box_with_check:
  • India accelerator planning, ops and more :hammer_and_wrench:
  • Fu22y Dice Usability guild meeting and proposal review :ballot_box_with_check:
  • NEAR Arabia + Tech meeting :ballot_box_with_check:
  • Community Hack :ballot_box_with_check:
  • Sync with Asia team on accelerator involvement with Amos :ballot_box_with_check:
  • NEAR India monthly meeting :ballot_box_with_check:
  • Guild rewards with Eunice :ballot_box_with_check:
  • NCD for India accelerator with Sherif :ballot_box_with_check:
  • Opensourcery discussion with James and Pratik :ballot_box_with_check:
  • Community brainstorming with Grace and Nima :ballot_box_with_check:
  • NEAR PH meeting with Orvard and team :ballot_box_with_check:
  • Meeting with Aaron about DAO hack and Catalyst proposal :ballot_box_with_check:
  • Community fellowship :hammer_and_wrench:


  • India Accelerator
  • Community fellowship
  • Contribution pathways to NEAR
  • Guild reward ops
  • Guild onboarding
  • India 100 days of code proposal review
  • Community council and grants reviews
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Main focus this week:

  • Q2 OKRs and planning with @Grace

Other things:

  • onboarding new team members and JDs for future teammates
  • Gitcoin Hackathon & DystopiaLabs Conf
  • activating a few high profile leads ( :eyes: :fire: )
  • cleaning up community fund proposals and rerouting for next steps
  • alignment with devrel and marketing re hack+conf