2013/Training the trainers

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This long session is a tutorial, with exercises, on how to run welcoming, effective outreach events targeted at bringing newcomers into your communities.

Speaker: Asheesh Laroia

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Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkseK7DD7nk

understand levels of experience in advance make sure helpers and assistants are more hands-on make sure people know newcomers are always welcome

ways we failed

underprepared teachers "hackathon" terminology too little focus on projects no focus on retention