“Coming with the way you can help versus asking someone how you can help them can be very helpful.”

— Neisha Sweet

In this conversation for Post Status Excerpt, David is joined by Destiny Fox, Niesha Sweet, and Allie Nimmons. Previously they spoke about BlackPress, and now they explain why it’s sometimes difficult to help people in an underrepresented group.

Why This Matters: It’s important to the WordPress community’s growth and health that we ensure all kinds of people feel welcome and can contribute. For many, it’s not easy, and some people are even stuck wondering what to do and how to do it. Destiny, Niesha, and Allie explain how understanding and empathy should enter our interactions to develop a more inclusive community.

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