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<p class="plainlinks">'''Wikimedia District of Columbia''' is the [http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Local_chapters regional Wikimedia chapter] serving Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. We are a nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to the advancement of general knowledge and the collection, development, and dissemination of educational content under a free license or in the public domain.</p>
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<p class="plainlinks">We are the [http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Local_chapters regional Wikimedia chapter] serving Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. We are a nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to the advancement of general knowledge and the collection, development, and dissemination of educational content under a free license or in the public domain.</p>
   
 
<p class="plainlinks">As an official Wikimedia chapter, we support the goals of the [http://wikimediafoundation.org Wikimedia Foundation], including the work of volunteers on [http://www.wikipedia.org/ Wikipedia] and other [http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Our_projects Wikimedia projects] as well as numerous other free knowledge initiatives.</p>
 
<p class="plainlinks">As an official Wikimedia chapter, we support the goals of the [http://wikimediafoundation.org Wikimedia Foundation], including the work of volunteers on [http://www.wikipedia.org/ Wikipedia] and other [http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Our_projects Wikimedia projects] as well as numerous other free knowledge initiatives.</p>
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To carry out our mission, we conduct a variety of educational and outreach programs in the DC region and across the United States.
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Our programs

To carry out our mission, we conduct a variety of educational and outreach programs in the DC region and across the United States.

Academic and educational outreach

Wikimedia DC works with universities and other educational institutions to build awareness of our mission and promote academic contributions to free knowledge projects. Learn more about academic outreach »

Cultural outreach

Wikimedia DC collaborates with cultural institutions, including galleries, libraries, archives, and museums, to promote free knowledge and support digitization and open access projects. Learn more about cultural outreach »

Government outreach and engagement

Wikimedia DC works with federal, state, and local government agencies to encourage adoption of free knowledge and free data practices. Learn more about government outreach »

International and diplomatic outreach

The Wikimedia movement spans across national borders, and Wikimedia DC works with embassies and international organizations in Washington to promote our mission around the world. Learn more about international outreach »

Public outreach and education

Wikimedia DC holds a variety of public events, including training sessions and editing workshops, to increase awareness of our mission and build interest in contributing to free knowledge projects. Learn more about public outreach »

Get involved

Whether you're a free culture movement veteran, a newcomer interested in participating for the first time, or simply curious about our mission and programs, it's easy to get involved.

Become a member

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Attend a local event

Wikimedia DC hosts a variety of educational and outreach events, from small workshops to large conferences. See a calendar of upcoming events »

Apply for a grant

Wikimedia DC provides small grants to individuals, community groups, and nonprofit organizations to fund activities that align with our mission. Learn more about our grants program »

Volunteer your time

Your help can make a difference in our campaign to support free knowledge. Learn more about volunteering »

Donate

Your contribution will help provide critical funding for our educational and outreach programs. Learn more about donation options »