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|month = January
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|day = 26
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|year = 2021
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|dow = Tuesday
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|title = Virtual Wikipedia Edit-a-thon for Planet Word’s Poets and Writers
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|time = 11am –2pm
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|place = Remote
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|description = Planet Word features over 100 books and poems in our magical library, representing a diverse range of styles, subjects, and historical eras. Some of these writers and works are famous — others are less well known. But they all deserve documentation, and we could use your help! During this workshop, attendees of all experience levels will learn the basics of how to create and update articles in Wikipedia. Beginners are welcome.
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This event is a collaboration between Planet Word and Wikimedia DC, the regional outreach organization for the Wikimedia projects.
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Edit-a-thon_for_Planet_Word%E2%80%99s_Poets_and_Writers
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|rsvp-link = https://planetwordmuseum.org/events/virtual-wikipedia-edit-a-thon-for-planet-words-poets-and-writers/
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|month = January
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|day = 30
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|year = 2021
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|dow = Saturday
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|title = DC Public Education Edit-a-thon
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|time = 10am –1pm
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|place = Remote
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|address =
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|description = Join us at the Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives for an Edit-a-thon focused on DC Public Education. Learn to edit Wikipedia and use the Sumner Archives to help improve the quality of articles related to the history of public education in the District of Columbia.
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This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required.
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/DC_Public_Education_Edit-a-thon
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|rsvp-link = https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dc-public-education-wikipedia-edit-a-thon-tickets-134589180863
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|virtual = yes
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|month = February
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|day = 21
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|year = 2021
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|dow = Sunday
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|title = African Americans in STEM Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon
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|time = 12pm –3pm
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|place = Remote
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|address =
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|description = The Black in STEM Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon is a joint project between the nonprofit BlackComputeHER.org and the National Museum of African American History and Culture. BlackComputeHER.org is dedicated to supporting computer and tech education along with workforce development for African American girls and women. The National Museum of African American History and Culture recognizes that African Americans have contributed to the United States’ Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) enterprise since the nation’s beginning, yet their names and contributions have been routinely overlooked.
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Over the course of two weeks, the Black in STEM Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon will be used to highlight African Americans STEM professionals, specifically, engineers, computer scientists and women in STEM throughout history. We look forward to creating and building information resources for all people interested in African American history and STEM.
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Organized by: NMAAHC, blackcomptueHER, and Wikimedia DC
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/African_Americans_in_STEM_Wikipedia_Edit-A-Thon
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|rsvp-link = https://nmaahc.si.edu/event/african-americans-stem-wikipedia-edit-thon?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D150466761
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|month = February
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|day = 27
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|year = 2021
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|dow = Saturday
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|title = Meeting of the Board of Directors
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|time = 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
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|place =
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|address =
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|description = The Board of Directors will meet to conduct its regular business. All Wikimedia DC members and the general public are invited to attend.
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|info-link = http://wikimediadc.org/wiki/Meetings_(2020–2021)#Meetings_of_the_Board_of_Directors
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|month = March
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|day = 1
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|year = 2021
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|dow = Monday
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|title = African Americans in STEM Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon
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|time = 12pm –3pm
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|place = Remote
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|address =
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|description = The Black in STEM Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon is a joint project between the nonprofit BlackComputeHER.org and the National Museum of African American History and Culture. BlackComputeHER.org is dedicated to supporting computer and tech education along with workforce development for African American girls and women. The National Museum of African American History and Culture recognizes that African Americans have contributed to the United States’ Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) enterprise since the nation’s beginning, yet their names and contributions have been routinely overlooked.
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Over the course of two weeks, the Black in STEM Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon will be used to highlight African Americans STEM professionals, specifically, engineers, computer scientists and women in STEM throughout history. We look forward to creating and building information resources for all people interested in African American history and STEM.
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Organized by: NMAAHC, blackcomputeHER, and Wikimedia DC
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/African_Americans_in_STEM_Wikipedia_Edit-A-Thon
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|month = March
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|day = 6
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|year = 2021
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|dow = Saturday
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|title = National Museum of Women in the Arts Virtual Black Artists Matter Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
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|time = 10:00am –1pm
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|place = Remote
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|address =
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|description = NMWA will join with its partner, Wikimedia DC, to mark Wikipedia's 20th anniversary with the museum's eighth Art+Feminism edit-a-thon focused on improving Wikipedia entries related to notable women artists and art world figures. We will work to enrich the representation of women artists of color, with an emphasis on women of African descent whose work is included in NMWA's collection.
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This event is part of a global initiative to help right Wikipedia’s gender imbalance. In 2019, at least 4,360 Art+Feminism participants created or enhanced over 31,500 Wikipedia pages.
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No experience necessary—just be ready with your computer, a motivation to combat gender bias, and a belief in equal access to quality information resources. People of all gender identities and expressions are invited to participate.
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Use the hashtags #ArtAndFeminism and #NowEditingAF to share about the event on social media!
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/NMWA_Virtual_Wikipedia_Edit-a-thon:_Black_Artists_Matter
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|rsvp-link = https://secure3.convio.net/nmwa/site/Ticketing?view=Tickets&id=107577
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|month = March
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|day = 8
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|year = 2021
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|dow = Monday
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|title = WikiGap Edit-a-thon – Kicking Off the Global Campaign
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|time = 9:00am –12:30pm
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|place = Remote
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|address =
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|description = Welcome to the fourth annual WikiGap Campaign! Join us in celebrating International Women's Day, by working for concrete change: editing and creating Wikipedia articles, and making women more visible online.
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We will kick off the WikiGap Challenge, give the floor to experts on gender policies and rights, learn how to edit Wikipedia – or for those of you who already know, spend the time with making some concrete action.
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The event will take place via Zoom. Everyone who has registered will receive a Zoom link after registration closes. The initial parts will be livestreamed on Wikimedia Sverige social media platforms, but the following editathon will be restricted to pre-registered users.
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Program
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Introduction (2pm London time)
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Training on how to edit (2.30 pm London time)
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Two hours editing (3.30 pm London time)
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Anyone who is an experienced user can join a breakout room for editing instead of the training.
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|info-link =
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|rsvp-link = https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wikigap-kicking-off-the-global-campaign-tickets-141801918355
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|month = March
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|day = 23
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|year = 2021
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|dow = Tuesday
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|title = Food Safety and Modernization Act Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
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|time = 10am –3pm
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|place = Remote
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|address =
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|description = The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), enacted by Congress in 2011, is a comprehensive update of federal food safety laws. It addresses preventable foodborne illness, monitors the global food supply chain, and ensures human and animal food safety. Rather than a system that responds to foodborne illness, FSMA works to prevent it. Following its enactment, the FDA created seven comprehensive new regulations to enforce the law. These regulations touch on nearly every aspect of the food supply chain.
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We will start the day with remarks from Paul Wester, Director of the National Agricultural Library, and follow with a panel of guests who will speak about the history, context, and future of FSMA. Following the speakers, we will hold a training session for those new to - or need a refresher on - Wikipedia editing. A worklist of FSMA topics and pages will be provided, including growing, harvesting, packing, and holding of produce; mandatory controls for food facilities; and monitoring and corrective action of intentional adulteration of food.
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To close the day, we will hold a question and answer session.
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This event is presented by the National Agricultural Library with support from Wikimedia DC.
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:FSMA_Edit-a-thon
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|rsvp-link = https://www.eventbrite.com/e/food-safety-and-modernization-act-wikipedia-edit-a-thon-tickets-138529404177
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|virtual = yes
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|month = March
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|day = 25
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|year = 2021
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|dow = Thursday
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|title = Wikipedia & Women in Science: Smithsonian Groundbreakers Edit-a-thon
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|time = 1pm-3pm
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|place = Remote
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|address =
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|description = Wikipedia is an openly editable resource, meaning that you can improve the quality and accuracy of Wikipedia entries. As one of the web’s most visited reference sites, Wikipedia serves as a starting point for many individuals looking to learn about art, history, and science.
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During this training, attendees of all experience levels will learn the basics of how to edit Wikipedia by updating articles related to the history of women in science in the United States in connection with the Funk List.
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This event is planned in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution Archives and the Smithsonian American Women's Initiative, a multiyear undertaking to document, research, collect, display, and share the history of women in the United States.
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|info-link =
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|rsvp-link = https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wikipedia-women-in-science-smithsonian-groundbreakers-edit-a-thon-tickets-142719954225?utm_source=eventbrite&utm_medium=email&utm_content=follow_notification&utm_campaign=following_published_event&utm_term=Wikipedia+%26+Women+in+Science%3A+Smithsonian+Groundbreakers+Edit-a-thon&aff=ebemoffollowpublishemail
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|month = April
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|day = 2
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|year = 2021
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|dow = Friday
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|title = Vaccine Safety Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
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|time = 10am-12:30pm
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|place = Remote
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|address =
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|description = The World Health Organization has named vaccine hesitancy, or anti-vaccination, as one of the top ten threats to global health in 2019. At the same time, the spread of health-related misinformation has fueled concerns about the potential dangers or inefficacy of vaccines.
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Wikipedia is an important resource for up-to-date, accurate vaccine information, and it is currently one of the most frequently visited sites for healthcare information worldwide. NewsQ’s KNoW Science initiative has partnered with the WHO’s Vaccine Safety Net and Wikimedia DC to help expand Wikipedia’s existing vaccine-related content.
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As a part of these efforts KNoW Science and Wikimedia DC are organizing a Wikipedia edit-a-thon to evaluate and improve Wikimedia content about vaccines, including vaccine safety.
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The event will be open to anyone interested in promoting accurate vaccine information online. Training will be provided -- so no experience is necessary to join the event!
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Vaccine_Safety_Wikipedia_Edit-a-thon_April_2,_2021
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|rsvp-link = https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vaccine-safety-virtual-wikipedia-edit-a-thon-tickets-144218267721
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|virtual = yes
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|month = April
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|day = 17
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|year = 2021
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|dow = Saturday
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|title = Meeting of the Board of Directors
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|time = 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
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|place =
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|address =
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|description = The Board of Directors will meet to conduct its regular business. All Wikimedia DC members and the general public are invited to attend.
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|info-link = http://wikimediadc.org/wiki/Meetings_(2020–2021)#Meetings_of_the_Board_of_Directors
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|month = May
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|day = 8
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|year = 2021
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|dow = Saturday
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|title = Malayalam Vaccine Safety WIkipedia Edit-a-thon
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|time = 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
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|place =
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|description = The World Health Organization has named vaccine hesitancy, or anti-vaccination, as one of the top ten threats to global health in 2019. At the same time, the spread of health-related misinformation has fuelled concerns about the potential dangers or inefficacy of vaccines.
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Wikipedia is an important resource for up-to-date, accurate vaccine information, and it is currently one of the most frequently visited sites for healthcare information worldwide. Malayalam Wikimedians are now conducting a month-long edit-a-thon to expand Malayalam Wikipedia’s vaccine-related content. The partners in this initiative are NewsQ’s KNoW Science initiative, WHO’s Vaccine Safety Net, Wikimedia DC and Centre for Internet and Society.
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The event will be open to anyone interested in promoting accurate vaccine information online. Training will be provided in Malayalam and English- so no experience is necessary to join the event!
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|info-link = https://ml.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E0%B4%B5%E0%B4%BF%E0%B4%95%E0%B5%8D%E0%B4%95%E0%B4%BF%E0%B4%AA%E0%B5%80%E0%B4%A1%E0%B4%BF%E0%B4%AF:%E0%B4%B5%E0%B4%BE%E0%B4%95%E0%B5%8D%E0%B4%B8%E0%B4%BF%E0%B5%BB_%E0%B4%A4%E0%B4%BF%E0%B4%B0%E0%B5%81%E0%B4%A4%E0%B5%8D%E0%B4%A4%E0%B5%BD_%E0%B4%AF%E0%B4%9C%E0%B5%8D%E0%B4%9E%E0%B4%82_2021/In_English
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|rsvp-link = https://www.eventbrite.com/e/malayalam-vaccine-safety-wikipedia-edit-a-thon-tickets-150765306089
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|month = May
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|day = 15
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|year = 2021
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|dow = Saturday
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|title = Home Rule and the Fight for DC Statehood Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
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|time = 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
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|description = The struggle for Home Rule and representation in Congress is a central part of the story of Washington, D.C. Join the DC History Center and Wikimedia DC for a virtual editathon to enhance Wikipedia entries relating to key figures and organizations critical to the history of Home Rule and the fight for DC Statehood.
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Anyone and everyone interested in learning how to edit Wikipedia, regardless of experience or background, is welcome to virtually attend. Wikimedia DC will provide training for new editors during the first hour. Experienced editors can start editing right away. All attendees will learn about citable secondary sources that can used to create and enhance entries relating to Home Rule and DC Statehood on the world's largest reference website.
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Participation instructions and the Zoom link will be sent to registrants prior to the event.
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This educational program is supported by a grant from the Office of the Secretary of the District of Columbia.
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|info-link =
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|rsvp-link = https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-wikipedia-edit-a-thon-home-rule-and-the-fight-for-dc-statehood-tickets-149743778673
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|month = May
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|day = 18
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|year = 2021
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|dow = Tuesday
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|title = WikiAPA Edit-a-thon: She/They Edition
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|time = 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
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|description = Wikipedia is an openly editable resource, meaning that you can improve the quality and accuracy of Wikipedia entries. As one of the web’s most visited reference sites, Wikipedia serves as a starting point for many individuals looking to learn about art, history, and science.
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During this training, attendees of all experience levels will learn the basics of how to edit Wikipedia by updating articles related to the history of women/non-binary/transgender people of Asian American and Pacific Islanders heritage in the United States.
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This event is planned in conjunction with the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative, a multiyear undertaking to document, research, collect, display, and share the history of women in the United States.
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Smithsonian_AWHI/Meetup/WikiAPA2021
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|rsvp-link = https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wikiapa-edit-a-thon-shethey-edition-tickets-151652610039
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|month = May
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|day = 31
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|year = 2021
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|dow = Monday
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|title = 100 DC Women editing contest
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|time = All the time
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|place = Online
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|address =
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|description = Join us in our attempt to add 100 articles about women in the greater DC area to Wikipedia to celebrate WMDC's 10th anniversary. The contest lasts the entire month of May. Use the hashtag #100DCWomen to post your contributions on social media.
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:100_DC_Women
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|month = June
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|day = 12
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|year = 2021
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|dow = Saturday
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|title = Vaccine Safety Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in Spanish & English
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|time = 11:00 – 1:30pm eastern time
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|place = Zoom
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|address =
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|description = Wikipedia is an important resource for up-to-date, accurate vaccine information, and it is currently one of the most frequently visited sites for healthcare information worldwide. NewsQ’s KNoW Science initiative has partnered with Wikimedia DC and Wikimedia Mexico to help expand Wikipedia’s existing vaccine-related content in Spanish and English
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As a part of these efforts KNoW Science and Wikimedia DC are organizing a Wikipedia edit-a-thon to evaluate and improve Wikimedia content about vaccines, including vaccine safety.
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The event will be open to anyone interested in promoting accurate vaccine information online. Training will be provided -- so no experience is necessary to join the event!
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|info-link =
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|rsvp-link = https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vaccine-safety-wikipedia-edit-a-thon-in-spanish-english-tickets-155709295695
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|month = June
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|day = 26
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|year = 2021
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|dow = Saturday
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|title = Meeting of the Board of Directors
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|time = 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
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|place =
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|address =
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|description = The Board of Directors will meet to conduct its regular business. All Wikimedia DC members and the general public are invited to attend.
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|info-link = http://wikimediadc.org/wiki/Meetings_(2020–2021)#Meetings_of_the_Board_of_Directors
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|month = July
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|day = 27
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|year = 2021
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|dow = Tuesday
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|title = Wiki Focus: Black Women in Food History Edit-a-thon presented by the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative
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|time = 1:00 – 3:30pm eastern time
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|place = Zoom
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|description = The stories of Black women in food can educate and embolden future generations, but only if their legacies are discoverable. On July 27 from 1:00-3:30 p.m. Eastern, join us for a Wikipedia edit-a-thon that will address the marginalization and omission of Black women’s stories by creating or adding to Wikipedia articles about their personal histories and inspiring careers in food businesses, culinary education, writing, advocacy, philanthropy, and beyond.
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Don’t know how to edit Wikipedia articles? No worries, we’ll train you during the event! With these new skills, you’ll be able to help us better represent and share the stories of women like LaDeva Davis (featured above) who had her own program on PBS in 1976 called, “What’s Cooking?” During the show, she prepared budget-friendly, highly nutritious meals that appealed to wide audiences. So popular was her show that PBS broadcast it in over 100 locations across the country, making Davis one of the first Black women to have her own nationally syndicated public TV cooking show on PBS.
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Honoring her role in food TV history, the museum included Davis’ image on the “TV Chefs Wall” in the FOOD: Transforming the American Table exhibition.
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|info-link = https://womenshistory.si.edu/events/detail?trumbaEmbed=eventid%3D153977645%26seotitle%3DWiki-Focus-Black-Women-in-Food-History%26view%3Devent%26-childview%3D%26returnUrl%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fwomenshistory.si.edu%252Fevents
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|month = May
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|day = 31
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|year = 2021
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|dow = Monday
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|title = 100 DC Women editing contest
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|time = All the time
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|place = Online
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|address =
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|description = Join us in our attempt to add 100 articles about women in the greater DC area to Wikipedia to celebrate WMDC's 10th anniversary. The contest lasts the entire month of May. Use the hashtag #100DCWomen to post your contributions on social media.
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:100_DC_Women
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|month = June
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|day = 12
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|year = 2021
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|dow = Saturday
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|title = Vaccine Safety Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in Spanish & English
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|time = 11:00 – 1:30pm eastern time
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|place = Zoom
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|address =
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|description = Wikipedia is an important resource for up-to-date, accurate vaccine information, and it is currently one of the most frequently visited sites for healthcare information worldwide. NewsQ’s KNoW Science initiative has partnered with Wikimedia DC and Wikimedia Mexico to help expand Wikipedia’s existing vaccine-related content in Spanish and English
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As a part of these efforts KNoW Science and Wikimedia DC are organizing a Wikipedia edit-a-thon to evaluate and improve Wikimedia content about vaccines, including vaccine safety.
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The event will be open to anyone interested in promoting accurate vaccine information online. Training will be provided -- so no experience is necessary to join the event!
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|info-link =
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|rsvp-link = https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vaccine-safety-wikipedia-edit-a-thon-in-spanish-english-tickets-155709295695
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|mode = {{{mode|}}}
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|virtual = yes
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|month = September
  +
|day = 10
  +
|year = 2021
  +
|dow = Friday
  +
|title = History of Statistics<br/>Edit-a-thon
  +
|time = 3-5pm ET
  +
|place = Online
  +
|address = Online
  +
|description = We are partnering with the American Statistical Association's History of Statistics interest group to improve coverage of this area on Wikipedia and related sites. It's free and if you are new to Wikipedia we will show you how to get started.
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/HistofStats2021
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|rsvp-link = https://www.eventbrite.com/e/history-of-statistics-wikipedia-edit-a-thon-tickets-166977426979
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|mode = {{{mode|}}}
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|virtual = yes
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|month = October
  +
|day = 8
  +
|year = 2021
  +
|dow = Friday-Sunday
  +
|title = WikiConference North America
  +
|time = TBD
  +
|place = Online
  +
|address = Online
  +
|description = Annual conference of Wikimedians in North America
  +
|info-link = https://wikiconference.org
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|rsvp-link = https://wikiconference.org/wiki/2021/Interest
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|virtual = yes
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|month = October
  +
|day = 12
  +
|year = 2021
  +
|dow = Tuesday
  +
|title = Land Matters: Understanding Heirs' Property, A Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
  +
|time = 10am-3pm ET
  +
|place = Online
  +
|address = Online
  +
|description = Join us for a two-part event to explore the complexities of heir property and learn about organizations working to prevent land loss
  +
|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Hier_Property_Edit-a-thon
  +
|rsvp-link = https://www.eventbrite.com/e/land-matters-understanding-heirs-property-a-wikipedia-edit-a-thon-tickets-167909883983
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|mode = {{{mode|}}}
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|virtual = yes
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|month = October
  +
|day = 28
  +
|year = 2021
  +
|dow = Thursday
  +
|title = Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon: Women Innovators in Aviation and Spaceflight
  +
|time = 1pm-3:30pm ET
  +
|place = Online
  +
|address = Online
  +
|description = Wikipedia is an openly editable resource, meaning that you can improve the quality and accuracy of Wikipedia entries. As one of the web’s most visited reference sites, Wikipedia serves as a starting point for many individuals looking to learn about art, history, and science.
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During this training, attendees of all experience levels will learn the basics of how to edit Wikipedia by updating articles related to the history of women in aviation and spaceflight.
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This event is planned in conjunction with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative, a multiyear undertaking to document, research, collect, display, and share the history of women in the United States.
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Smithsonian_AWHI/Meetup/Wikipedia_Edit-a-Thon:_Women_Innovators_in_Aviation_and_Spaceflight
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|rsvp-link = https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wikipedia-edit-a-thon-women-innovators-in-aviation-and-spaceflight-tickets-190443921897
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|mode = {{{mode|}}}
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|virtual = yes
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|month = November
  +
|day = 6
  +
|year = 2021
  +
|dow = Saturday
  +
|title = Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon: African American Artists, presented by PNC Arts Alive – Delaware Art Museum
  +
|time = 11am-2:30pm ET
  +
|place = Delaware Art Museum - Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to attend
  +
|address = 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE
  +
|description = Join us to help to edit and create articles about African American artists and curators that are featured in the museum's exhibit, ''Afro-American Images 1971: The Vision of Percy Ricks''. Training for new editors will be provided. THIS IS AN IN-PERSON EVENT.
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|info-link =
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|rsvp-link = https://delart.org/event/wikipedia-edit-a-thon-african-american-artists-presented-by-pnc-arts-alive/
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|mode = {{{mode|}}}
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|virtual = no
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|month = November
  +
|day = 10
  +
|year = 2021
  +
|dow = Wednesday
  +
|title = Edit-a-Thon for Democracy: Accountability for Lying to the Courts and Congress
  +
|time = 12pm-3pm ET
  +
|place = Online
  +
|address = Online
  +
|description = A healthy democracy requires that the public can reference a complete, trustworthy, and accessible historical record of events related to government activity and interactions between government officials and the people from whom they derive their authority. Beyond equipping people with the tools to better understand how various economic, social, and cultural dynamics influence our democratic infrastructure, history also provides clarity about various players within our political landscape and the impact they have had.
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The period between 2017 and 2021 was tumultuous, and recent enough that its documentation on Wikipedia is incomplete. Given Wikipedia’s importance as one of the rare places where the American public can meet to both write and read a shared reality, Protect Democracy and Wikimedia DC are organizing a series of Edit-a-Thons centered on civic engagement and historical documentation. By recording the notable impact actors have had on the U.S.’s democracy and making it easily accessible, you can help empower the public with information of important past events, creating both a recognition of positive influence and accountability for misdeeds.
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This first event of our series will focus on instances of actors misleading and obstructing the courts and Congress. During this Edit-a-Thon, training as well as suggested sources will be provided so that attendees of all experience levels—both in terms of Wikipedia editing and U.S. democracy—can participate.
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|info-link =
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|rsvp-link = https://www.eventbrite.com/e/edit-a-thons-for-democracy-accountability-for-lying-to-the-courts-tickets-166843855463
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|month = November
  +
|day = 15
  +
|year = 2021
  +
|dow = Monday
  +
|title = Meeting of the Board of Directors
  +
|time = 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  +
|place =
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|address =
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|description = The Board of Directors will meet to conduct its regular business. All Wikimedia DC members and the general public are invited to attend.
  +
|info-link = http://wikimediadc.org/wiki/Meetings_(2021–2022)#Meetings_of_the_Board_of_Directors
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|rsvp-link =
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Latest revision as of 20:53, 13 November 2021

October 15

American Archive of Public Broadcasting Hispanic Heritage Month Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Thursday, October 15, 2020
4pm –5:30pm

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

October 29

Smithsonian Women in Finance Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Thursday, October 29, 2020
1pm –3pm

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

October 31

Meeting of the Board of Directors


WHEN

Saturday, October 31, 2020
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

November 12

American Archive of Public Broadcasting Voices of Democracy Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Thursday, November 12, 2020
4pm –5:30pm

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

November 16

Special Meeting of the Board of Directors


WHEN

Monday, November 16, 2020
8:00 PM – 8:30 PM

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

December 5

Meeting of the Board of Directors


WHEN

Saturday, December 5, 2020
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

December 6

Annual Membership Meeting


WHEN

Sunday, December 6, 2020
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

December 11

Smithsonian American Art Museum Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Friday, December 11, 2020
10am –3pm

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

January 26

Virtual Wikipedia Edit-a-thon for Planet Word’s Poets and Writers


WHEN

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
11am –2pm

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

January 30

DC Public Education Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Saturday, January 30, 2021
10am –1pm

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

February 21

African Americans in STEM Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon


WHEN

Sunday, February 21, 2021
12pm –3pm

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

February 27

Meeting of the Board of Directors


WHEN

Saturday, February 27, 2021
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

March 1

African Americans in STEM Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon


WHEN

Monday, March 1, 2021
12pm –3pm

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

March 6

National Museum of Women in the Arts Virtual Black Artists Matter Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Saturday, March 6, 2021
10:00am –1pm

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

March 8

WikiGap Edit-a-thon – Kicking Off the Global Campaign


WHEN

Monday, March 8, 2021
9:00am –12:30pm

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

March 23

Food Safety and Modernization Act Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
10am –3pm

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

March 25

Wikipedia & Women in Science: Smithsonian Groundbreakers Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Thursday, March 25, 2021
1pm-3pm

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

April 2

Vaccine Safety Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Friday, April 2, 2021
10am-12:30pm

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

April 17

Meeting of the Board of Directors


WHEN

Saturday, April 17, 2021
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

May 8

Malayalam Vaccine Safety WIkipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Saturday, May 8, 2021
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

May 15

Home Rule and the Fight for DC Statehood Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Saturday, May 15, 2021
10:00 am – 1:00 pm

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

May 18

WikiAPA Edit-a-thon: She/They Edition


WHEN

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

May 31

100 DC Women editing contest


WHEN

Monday, May 31, 2021
All the time

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

June 12

Vaccine Safety Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in Spanish & English


WHEN

Saturday, June 12, 2021
11:00 – 1:30pm eastern time

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

June 26

Meeting of the Board of Directors


WHEN

Saturday, June 26, 2021
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

July 27

Wiki Focus: Black Women in Food History Edit-a-thon presented by the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative


WHEN

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
1:00 – 3:30pm eastern time

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

May 31

100 DC Women editing contest


WHEN

Monday, May 31, 2021
All the time

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

June 12

Vaccine Safety Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in Spanish & English


WHEN

Saturday, June 12, 2021
11:00 – 1:30pm eastern time

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

September 10

History of Statistics
Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Friday, September 10, 2021
3-5pm ET

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

October 8

WikiConference North America


WHEN

Friday-Sunday, October 8, 2021
TBD

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

October 12

Land Matters: Understanding Heirs' Property, A Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
10am-3pm ET

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

October 28

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon: Women Innovators in Aviation and Spaceflight


WHEN

Thursday, October 28, 2021
1pm-3:30pm ET

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

November 6

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon: African American Artists, presented by PNC Arts Alive – Delaware Art Museum


WHEN

Saturday, November 6, 2021
11am-2:30pm ET

WHERE

Delaware Art Museum - Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to attend
2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE

November 10

Edit-a-Thon for Democracy: Accountability for Lying to the Courts and Congress


WHEN

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
12pm-3pm ET

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

November 15

Meeting of the Board of Directors


WHEN

Monday, November 15, 2021
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT