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Repacking the Community

 ~ Contributed by the JEDI Committee Summer RosettaCon JEDI Session: Repacking the community At Summer RosettaCon 2021, we did not host an invited talk on Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as we’ve done in previous meetings. Instead we facilitated a community-centered conversation entitled: Repacking the Community: defining what a Just, Equitable, Diverse and Inclusive Rosetta community looks like and proposing how to get there . Our call to action encouraged all Rosetta Commons members to join us for a discussion structured for productivity to arrive at a shared vision . Herein we report on the outcomes of this session, and discuss the top community requests and how we’ve subsequently actioned around these calls with a new set of task forces within the JEDI group.  What we did First off, a brief description of the session to paint a picture that explains how we arrived at our conclusions. The session was an hour, we met over Zoom, no surprises there. Ashley presented sli