AiA 255: The Elephant in the JS Community

00:00 48:51
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Panel

  • Jennifer Wadella
  • Brian Love
  • Aaron Frost
  • Alyssa Nicoll

Summary

Addressing the recent twitter fire surrounding the JavaScript community, the panel shares their opinions on social awareness. They begin by discussing a time they inadvertently offended others and what they learned. They consider the best way to respond if you do offend someone; the correct way to apologize and learn from your mistake. The importance of taking responsibility and sharing a desire to learn is discussed.

The panel considers how the community can be proactive in creating a safe space while being inclusive of everyone. They discuss resources for learning about sexism, racism and not feeling guilty as a victim.

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Picks

Aaron Frost:

  • Family Time

Brain Love:

Alyssa Nicoll:

  • Family time

Jennnifer Wadella:

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