Grants:Project/Rapid/Wikipedia Day LA, 2019
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WP Day LA has been rescheduled for February 24, 2019
- Activate and grow the Los Angeles User Group.
- Educate new and veteran editors on WP initiatives and issues.
- Build local awareness of Wikimedia activities within the region.
- Socialize with community members and build offline relationships.
As in previous years, we'll be planning a full day of thematic programming with lightning talks, panel discussions, and Talk Page Theater! For real. We will select our theme and begin inviting speakers in early December.
- Number of total participants: 50
- New editors recruited
- A monthly/bi-monthly event calendar for LA Wikipedians is developed.
- Ace Hotel: rental space, staff support, soft beverages for 50, PR support, parking, gratuity: $3800.00
- Additional parking for volunteers/speakers/panelists: $300.00
- Snacks for attendees, purchased through the Ace Hotel, lunch for speakers/volunteers $300.
- Materials such as posterboards, handouts, name badges, sharpies, copying, etc. $100
- A cake/cupcakes to celebrate Wikipedia's birthday! $300.
- Miscellaneous expenses and volunteer reimbursement: $250..
- Total budget: $5100.00, less In-kind donation from the Ace Hotel: $3800., Funds requested: $1250.00 (Please see discussion page.)