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This report covers Wikimedia District of Columbia activity from January 1 through March 31, 2013. During this time, Wikimedia DC collaborated with institutions in the region to hold edit-a-thons and workshops. We also held two social meetups, including the membership meeting on March 9.
  
 
===Academic and educational outreach===
 
===Academic and educational outreach===
January 8, 2013 Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon at Digital Humanities Winter Institute, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
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'''Digital Humanities Winter Institute, University of Maryland'''— Wikimedia DC participated in an edit-a-thon with the Digital Humanities Winter Institute at the University of Maryland in College Park on January 8.
 
 
March 23, 2013 DC History at the D.C. Historical Society
 
  
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'''D.C. Historical Society'''—The D.C. History edit-a-thon took place at the D.C. Historical Society on March 23.
  
 
===Cultural outreach===
 
===Cultural outreach===
February 15, 2013 The Civil War and American Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum
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'''The Civil War and American Art'''—The Civil War and American Art edit-a-thon at the Smithsonian American Art Museum was held on February 15.
  
March 29, 2013: Women in the Arts Meetup & Edit-a-thon
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'''Women in the Arts'''—The Women in the Arts edit-a-thon was held at the Archives of American Art on March 29.
  
 
===Government outreach and engagement===
 
===Government outreach and engagement===
March 14 and 15, Legislative Data Workshop (three events: intro/edit-a-thon, reception, and planning workshop)
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'''Legislative Data Workshop'''—The Cato Institute held the Legislative Data Workshop from March 14–15, and several Wikimedia DC participants attended.
 
 
 
 
March 30, 2013: WikiLoves Capitol Hill
 
  
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'''Wiki Loves Capitol Hill'''—Wikimedia DC held its first Wiki Loves Capitol Hill training session on March 30 at Wikimedia DC's office.
  
 
===Public outreach and education===
 
===Public outreach and education===
February 28: Happy Hour at Capitol Brewery Metro Center
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Wikimedia DC held a happy hour meetup at Capitol City Brewery on February 28, as well as a dinner meetup on March 9 at Guapo's Mexican Restaurant in Tenleytown following the annual membership meeting.
 
 
March 9, 2013 Meetup and Dinner at Guapo's (also membership meeting)
 

Revision as of 02:45, 13 April 2013


This report covers Wikimedia District of Columbia activity from January 1 through March 31, 2013. During this time, Wikimedia DC collaborated with institutions in the region to hold edit-a-thons and workshops. We also held two social meetups, including the membership meeting on March 9.

Academic and educational outreach

Digital Humanities Winter Institute, University of Maryland— Wikimedia DC participated in an edit-a-thon with the Digital Humanities Winter Institute at the University of Maryland in College Park on January 8.

D.C. Historical Society—The D.C. History edit-a-thon took place at the D.C. Historical Society on March 23.

Cultural outreach

The Civil War and American Art—The Civil War and American Art edit-a-thon at the Smithsonian American Art Museum was held on February 15.

Women in the Arts—The Women in the Arts edit-a-thon was held at the Archives of American Art on March 29.

Government outreach and engagement

Legislative Data Workshop—The Cato Institute held the Legislative Data Workshop from March 14–15, and several Wikimedia DC participants attended.

Wiki Loves Capitol Hill—Wikimedia DC held its first Wiki Loves Capitol Hill training session on March 30 at Wikimedia DC's office.

Public outreach and education

Wikimedia DC held a happy hour meetup at Capitol City Brewery on February 28, as well as a dinner meetup on March 9 at Guapo's Mexican Restaurant in Tenleytown following the annual membership meeting.