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Add a blog post about the Google Summer of Code for 2021.

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+---
+title: "Gsoc 2021"
+date: 2021-05-23T15:30:37-04:00
+categories:
+ - blog
+description: "" # Leave blank to use the auto summary
+images: [] # Leave empty to default to the Pidgin logo
+---
+
+As many of you may know, Pidgin was accepted into the [Google Summer of
+Code](https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com) for 2021. We've been accepted to the
+Summer of Code several times before, and were in fact one of the projects
+accepted in the very first Summer of Code.
+
+You can find our project listing on the Summer of Code site
+[here](https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/organizations/6208503049355264/).
+Scroll down to the bottom for the projects.
+
+This year we were given two student slots for projects. We accepted the project
+proposals from James Culver and Prateek Pardeshi. Both students will be working
+on some major improvements to our currently in-development version 3.0.0. James
+will be working on a number of key improvements surrounding our message history
+functionality, and Prateek will be working on a replacement for our aging
+account management interface.
+
+Our lead developer, Gary Kramlich, will be mentoring these two students, however
+there will be assistance from other members of the project as much as possible.
+It's our hope that both students will excel in their projects and bring some
+much-needed modernization and improvement to our code base and improve our user
+experience significantly.
+
+Join us over on [PidginChat]({{<ref "/about/pidginchat">}}) in the
+`gsoc@conference.pidgin.im` chat room if you'd like to follow the development
+activities this summer!