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This event is both about improving Git the community and Git the
Signed-off-by: Jonathan Nieder <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Monday, September 14th 9am-12:30 pm PDT \
Tuesday, September 15th 10am-2pm PDT
+This summit is part of a broader effort to make the Git version
+control system support inclusive open source projects and their
+Git needs to take the needs of all its users into account, not just
+those currently participating in the Git project.
Git Inclusion Summit is a partnership between the Git Core team at
Google, Google OSPO (Open Source Program Office), and Microsoft OSPO.