WALRUS/August 2019

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WALRUS is a monthly online meeting for Wikimedia community organizers in the United States to discuss and collaborate on events and outreach of national interest.

Join the pan-USA Wikimedia local activists' chat on Monday August 5 2019 at 6:00 PM Pacific / 9:00 PM Eastern.

Zoom videoconference information[edit]

Getting set up with Zoom[edit]

How to join the meeting[edit]

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Meeting ID: 825 521 697
Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/agcOMmoE4

Chair & secretary for this month[edit]

  • Meeting host for Zoom: Pharos
  • Meeting chair: Pharos (TBC)
  • Meeting secretary for minutes: TBD


  • Introductions
  • Discuss 2019 events:
  • User Group meetup (Saturday lunch?)
  • WikiConference North America planning meeting at Wikimania (Friday night? Saturday night? both?)
  • Discuss 2020 events:
  • January 2020 - Wikipedia Day - rapid grants
  • Other
  • Cascadia Wikimedians input from Peaceray, who may be unable to join the call
    • Seattle Wiknic, Saturday, August 24, 2019, at 12pm to 3pm
    • Seattle-area Edit-a-Thon (Nov 2, 2019, tentative) with the Labor Archives of Washington and UW Libraries Research Commons; emphasis on The Seattle General Strike, Centralia Tragedy of 1919 and related entries as 2019 is the centennial of these events.
      • planning committee meeting on August 15 at 10am at UW Seattle
  • Add your agenda items!