General contact information

Email: Email us!

Chat: Talk with us on IRC, a chat system! Feel free to say hello and ask questions, including questions about contributing to open source projects and contributing to OpenHatch. (If nobody responds right away, it's helpful to wait a few minutes to see if anyone is around. If it's still quiet, that probably means people are simply asleep, so try again later or email us instead.)

The IRC channel is publicly logged and has a code of conduct. It also has a WelcomeBot that welcomes newcomers to the channel (automatically providing a friendly greeting to new visitors).

Microblogs: If you tweet or dent, catch up and converse via our microblogs.

Mailing list: You can easily and painlessly keep up to date with OpenHatch by joining the announce mailing list, which sends a newsletter once a month.

More things: OpenHatch people also follow our Facebook page and Google+ page. OpenHatch also has a subreddit for interesting links, an older web forum, and a newer web forum.


OpenHatch collaborates with open communities around software to organize outreach events that make them more active and diverse.

Discuss these and how you can use them for your community on the Events mailing list. The Open Source Comes to Campus event series also has its own mailing list for planning.

Found a bug? Want to request a feature? Contribute code?

File a bug in our public bug tracker.

Join the Devel mailing list for discussion of OpenHatch development, including improving the website code and user interface. This is also where we announce occasional informal meetings on IRC, which are open to everyone.

Longer-term OpenHatch planning

Want to participate in broader, vision-type planning with us? Want to help us build a new social layer on top of free software and open source development? Join the Peers mailing list.

Everything else

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