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2017‎
Wikimedia NYC WikiWednesday
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When and Where
DateWednesday, December 13, 2017
Time7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
AddressBabycastles
145 W 14th Street
(between 6th and 7th Avenues)
Basement level
City, StateNew York City, New York 10011
Wikimedia NYC presentation - WikiPhotography at WikiWednesday July 2015 3 crop.jpg

The December 2017 NYC WikiWednesday salon with the Wikimedia NYC community will be held Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Babycastles, a co-working space and gallery located near 14th Street / Union Square in Manhattan.

DetailsEdit

  • Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
  • Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Babycastles. 145 W 14th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues), Basement level, Manhattan, New York, NY 10011

40°44′18″N 73°59′55.6″W / 40.73833°N 73.998778°W / 40.73833; -73.998778

  • Subway:
    • "1" train"2" train"3" train to 14th St. (exit at 14th Street and 7th Avenue)
    • "F" train"M" train to 14th St. (exit at 14th Street and 6th Avenue)
    • "L" train to 14th St. (exit at 14th Street and 6th Avenue)
    • "4" train"5" train"6" train"6" express train to 14th St. (exit at 14th Street - Union Square)
    • "N" train"Q" train"R" train"W" train to 14th St. (exit at 14th Street - Union Square)
    • "A" train"C" train"E" train to 14th St. (exit at 14th Street and 8th Avenue)
  • Bus: M1, M2, M3, M14A, M14D, X1, X7, X9, X10, X12, X17, X27, X28 buses
  • Accessibility: Let us know if we should set up the manual elevator for this meetup.
  • Hashtag: #WikiWednesday
  • After the main meeting: Food and refreshments
  • Meetup link:
  • Etherpad:

AgendaEdit

Bring your own ideas!

  • 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm: Introductions for visitors
  • 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm: Meeting, Part I (roundtable on ongoing projects)
  • 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Meeting, Part II (new project proposals and ideas)


Check in - ongoing projectsEdit

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   June 2019 +/-
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London 143 June 9, 2019 (2019-06-09)
Manchester 36 June 9, 2019 (2019-06-09)
San Diego 41 June 9, 2019 (2019-06-09)
Montreal Edit-a-thon Articles about Black Women June 9, 2019 (2019-06-09)
Seattle Wiknic planning June 11, 2019 (2019-06-11)
Oxford 73 June 16, 2019 (2019-06-16)
Johor 12 June 22, 2019 (2019-06-22)
Wellington 7 June 22, 2019 (2019-06-22)
New Delhi 19 June 23, 2019 (2019-06-23)
BLT @ Houston June 29, 2019 (2019-06-29)
   July 2019 +/-
Cape Town 17 July 7, 2019 (2019-07-07)
London 144 July 14, 2019 (2019-07-14)
Ninth Annual Colorado Wiknic in Arvada July 14, 2019 (2019-07-14)
San Diego 42 near SDCCI 2019 July 21, 2019 (2019-07-21)
Full Meetup Calendar
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Recent edit-a-thons, etc.

Since last WikiWednesday

New and upcoming projects and eventsEdit

  • AfroCrowd's Street Culture Edit-a-thon - Dec. 16
  • Wikipedia Day 2018 - Jan. 14
  • AfroCrowd Black History Month event w/ Fordham (during February 2018)
  • Black History Month at York College (during February 2018)
  • Women's History Month at BMCC (during March 2018)
  • Wikipedia training for faculty of York College, City University of New York. It was reminder how remarkable it is that faculty in many locations incorporate Wikipedia into their classes without ever seeking assistance. It's an opportunity for WMNYC to start ongoing relationships. Megs set up "CUNY Edits," a group on the City University of New York's academic commons to foster better communication among the many CUNY institutions.
  • Project with Columbia University Oral History program to document marginalized communities.

Speakers, workshops and roundtable discussionsEdit

Lightning talksEdit

5 minutes; includes other discussions and skill-shares
Sign up here!

  • Discussion of WNYC's Nancy project (podcasts by/for the LGBTQ community), ideas and preparation for an editathon at the upcoming South by Southwest (SXSW) festival. Encouraging lots of preparation, even holding an editathon or two in NYC to gauge the issues involved
  • -
  • -

Chapter businessEdit

  • Solicitation for volunteers for committees. A list of committees and their general scope was passed out with a link to where people can sign up. Committees are:
    • Governance (Executive Working Group and Strategy Working Group)
    • Membership
    • Finance
    • Communications and Reporting
    • Partnerships

Food tonightEdit

Comments / feedback / suggestions about food and/or for food selection? Please let us know!

  • pizza / Russian pies, maybe

External linksEdit

Sign upEdit


Total Attendees: 15

RegretsEdit

  • FULBERT (talk) 18:57, 29 November 2017 (UTC) - too bad I am traveling for work this week
  • Jim.henderson (talk) 23:25, 8 December 2017 (UTC) Probably still be sick then
  • BlaueBlüte (talk) 03:19, 13 December 2017 (UTC)
  • Rhododendrites talk \\ 21:07, 13 December 2017 (UTC) -- doesn't look likely. trying to get a this off the ground before the holidays

Possible attendeesEdit

Likely attendeesEdit