WALRUS/March 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 March 11 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]

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, Chromebook or Android:


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+16468769923,,530334935# US (New York)
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+1 646 876 9923 US (New York)
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Meeting ID: 530 334 935

Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/avRO9uO9q

Chair & secretary for this month[edit]

  • Meeting host for Zoom: Pharos
  • Meeting chair: TBD
  • Meeting secretary for minutes: TBD


  • Introductions
  • Rapid grants for March (can submit up to Mar 15)
  • Black WikiHistory Month editathons
  • Art + Feminism editathons
  • Wikimedia Summit 2019
  • Wiki(p)(m)edia movement? WMF brand survey
  • Future uses of CentralNotice subnational and state-based campaigns
  • Affiliate-selected Board seats/2019
  • Wikiconference North America 2019
    • Boston in the fall in collaboration with other groups
    • Join the Slack channel by adding your email/name here: [1]
  • Wikidata update(s)
  • WMF Project Grants awarded
    • Smithsonian Wikimedian in Residence - Kelly Doyle
  • Nondiscrim statement/Code of Conduct proposal
  • EU directive, safe harbor, Wikipedia exception to filters, a disaster, de.wp blackout -- Andrew Lih and Jim Hayes
  • Add your agenda items!