[IAEP] motion for a new mission statement

Frederick Grose fgrose at gmail.com
Fri Apr 21 17:42:36 EDT 2017

On Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 5:29 PM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com>

> Through a community effort led by Caryl Bigenho, I am making a motion.
> Motion: Revise the Sugar Labs mission statement to "Sugar Labs is a
> volunteer-run project whose mission is to reach global learners and
> educators with a collection of tools that enable them to explore, discover,
> create, and reflect in their local language. Sugar Labs distributes these
> tools freely and encourages its users to appropriate them, taking ownership
> and responsibility for their learning."

​I think we want the adverb, globally, if at all.   'Global learners' seems
to be a cliche and unnecessarily limits our target audience.   Just what
are global learners?

> Looking for a second.
> regards.
> -walter
> --
> Walter Bender
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