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Volunteer Project Position Opportunity - Hispanic Heritage Month Edit-a-thon[edit]

OVERVIEW The Hispanic Star is a collective effort to unify Hispanics, bring solutions to help them overcome barriers they face, and positively change the perception of the community. It is both a unifying symbol - inclusive, inspirational - and a tool to demonstrate pride and Hispanic empowerment. Additionally, the network of Hispanic Star Hubs aims to support the community in this locality, partnering with local initiatives and organizations to understand the needs and priorities of the community and taking action where possible to address them.

The Hispanic Star recognizes the importance of Hispanic Heritage Month and the opportunity it presents to be able to elevate and support the Hispanic community, ensuring they are seen, heard, and valued.

As part of this effort, we are looking to host a Hispanic Heritage Month Editathon on Wikipedia to increase visibility and understanding of the contributions of Hispanics to the country. Please reach out to alejandrina@weareallhuman.org if you or someone you know is interested in applying or has any questions.

JOB DESCRIPTION We are looking for a volunteer Wikimedia intern to facilitate partnership with Wikimedia in our Hispanic Heritage Month editathon. This project will support the increased visibility and representation of the Latino community and contributions throughout Wikipedia and engage with the broader community to activate in order to make this happen. This intern will be the direct touchpoint with the Wikipedia team, will manage the project activation (including logistical coordination, activation planning and misc. tasks as recommended by the Wikimedia team to ensure success). This intern will work hand in hand with the WAAH program director to collaborate with foundation resources and integrate the activation within the wider plans of Hispanic Heritage Month.

RESPONSIBILITIES Integrate existing content from partner institutions (i.e. datasets and digitized collections) keeping it relevant, fresh and engaging, including extending the reach of existing collections (especially media, data, and research) to new audiences via Wikimedia platforms, thus strengthening institutions’ mission to share their knowledge.

Supporting the development of digital skills and knowledge among volunteers, staff and other collaborators.

Helping institution staff to develop public communications and events showing the relevance of the institution’s collections within a broader public mission.

Facilitating Wikimedia collaborations with a wider community than the partner institutions.

Reporting: produce ongoing updates and a summary report on the outcomes

SKILLS ·Experience or a demonstrated willingness to learn how to work with digital or online communities or with volunteer organizing. ·Ability to learn and teach technical skills and community dynamics ·Comfort and experience doing writing and research. ·Comfort with technology, and contributing to social media and online platforms. ·Digital communication across different communities ·Experience in the Wikimedia Community is a plus ·Ability to communicate in English clearly, both verbally and in writing to a wide variety of audiences. ·Experience in event coordination ·Experience editing texts

(Initial Review) Notification of Affiliate Expiration - Renewal pending submission of reporting[edit]

Greetings group contacts,

This is a notification to bring to your attention that your organization is currently past due on its required annual reporting. Wikimedia Affiliates are required to submit an annual activity report covering the entirety of the 12-month agreement period in order to prompt review for a renewal. Reports must be written in English, posted to meta via the Wikimedia Affiliates Data Portal.

This page is used to track how organizations and groups are meeting reporting requirements described in their agreements with the Wikimedia Foundation (e.g. chapter agreements, thematic organization agreements, user group agreements). It is the central place where affiliates can add reports about their activities, share their plans, and even news or social media channels with the wider movement. When new reports are available, organizations and groups should add them to this page to keep their columns up to date.

As noted on the meta Reports page, your organization’s 2021 annual reporting became past due in 2021-09-11. Please be sure to:

  • Post your 2021 annual reporting to the meta via the Wikimedia Affiliates Data Portal as soon as possible to return to compliance with your user group agreement.
  • Check that your group’s page is also up to date with past report links for historical record-keeping, and
  • Please send an email to Wikimedia-l in order to share with a movement-wide audience.

If you have any questions or need any further guidance, please don’t hesitate to reach out to wadportal(_AT_)wikimedia.org.

Best regards,
Wikimedia Affiliates Data Portal

Subscribe to the This Month in Education newsletter - learn from others and share your stories[edit]

Dear community members,

Greetings from the EWOC Newsletter team and the education team at Wikimedia Foundation. We are very excited to share that we on tenth years of Education Newsletter (This Month in Education) invite you to join us by subscribing to the newsletter on your talk page or by sharing your activities in the upcoming newsletters. The Wikimedia Education newsletter is a monthly newsletter that collects articles written by community members using Wikimedia projects in education around the world, and it is published by the EWOC Newsletter team in collaboration with the Education team. These stories can bring you new ideas to try, valuable insights about the success and challenges of our community members in running education programs in their context.

If your affiliate/language project is developing its own education initiatives, please remember to take advantage of this newsletter to publish your stories with the wider movement that shares your passion for education. You can submit newsletter articles in your own language or submit bilingual articles for the education newsletter. For the month of January the deadline to submit articles is on the 20th January. We look forward to reading your stories.

Older versions of this newsletter can be found in the complete archive.

More information about the newsletter can be found at Education/Newsletter/About.

For more information, please contact spatnaik(_AT_)wikimedia.org.


About This Month in Education · Subscribe/Unsubscribe · Global message delivery · For the team: ZI Jony (Talk), Friday 7:56, 01 July 2022 (UTC)

Subscribe to the This Month in Education newsletter - learn from others and share your stories[edit]

Dear community members,

Greetings from the EWOC Newsletter team and the education team at Wikimedia Foundation. We are very excited to share that we on tenth years of Education Newsletter (This Month in Education) invite you to join us by subscribing to the newsletter on your talk page or by sharing your activities in the upcoming newsletters. The Wikimedia Education newsletter is a monthly newsletter that collects articles written by community members using Wikimedia projects in education around the world, and it is published by the EWOC Newsletter team in collaboration with the Education team. These stories can bring you new ideas to try, valuable insights about the success and challenges of our community members in running education programs in their context.

If your affiliate/language project is developing its own education initiatives, please remember to take advantage of this newsletter to publish your stories with the wider movement that shares your passion for education. You can submit newsletter articles in your own language or submit bilingual articles for the education newsletter. For the month of January the deadline to submit articles is on the 20th January. We look forward to reading your stories.

Older versions of this newsletter can be found in the complete archive.

More information about the newsletter can be found at Education/Newsletter/About.

For more information, please contact spatnaik(_AT_)wikimedia.org.


About This Month in Education · Subscribe/Unsubscribe · Global message delivery · For the team: ZI Jony (Talk), Friday 7:56, 01 July 2022 (UTC)

Sunday July 3 Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network meeting[edit]

Swan celestial.

The Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) is a developing forum for all Wikimedia movement affiliates to share ideas on the Wikimedia 2030 strategy process. It expands on the model of the All-Affiliates Brand Meeting to help lay some of the groundwork for a future Global Council.

We'll focus on strategic and outreach topics of mutual concern to all affiliates including Movement Charter, Hubs Global Conversation last week, Affiliate voting period to shortlist WMF Board candidates (July 1-15), Wikimania updates, Desktop improvements, Wikimedia Enterprise first customers, Call for program submissions and updates for a global diversity of regional/linguistic Wiki-Conferences, Wikidata:Wiki Mentor Africa and other ongoing activities.

This month we are meeting on Sunday July 3, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

(UTC meeting times are and ).--Pharos via MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 12:55, 30 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]