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WALRUS is a monthly online meeting for Wikimedia community members, organizers and affiliates in the United States to discuss and collaborate on events and outreach of national interest.
- Date and time: Monday, November 9, 2020 at 6:00 PM Pacific / 9:00 PM Eastern.
- Overview: This is an important meeting for the Wikimedia US community – We will focus on Wikimedia 2030 strategy prioritization topics, and also discuss its implications for funding and resource allocation for 2021. Other topics, time permitting, include discussing the Wikimedia Foundation Bylaws proposals, and WikiConference North America alternative plans, and Wikipedia Day (January 2021) ideas.
Zoom videoconference information
- Join the ongoing text chat at - https://chat.wmcloud.org/wikimedia/channels/walrus
- Wikimedia Strategy 2030
- Introduction, with WMF Strategy staff member Mehrdad Pourzaki
- Why is it important to take part in implementation?
- Brief introduction to the Principles
- Introduce the Movement Strategy recommendations
- What are the 10 recommendations and their initiatives?
- What are the needs of each of the WALRUS affiliates, and what should each of us work on in 2021?
- What should be global priorities for the movement?
- What resources do each of us need, how do we apply for a grant, what is the deadline?
- Open Q&A
- Time permitting
- Update on Wikimedia Foundation Bylaws
- Wikipedia Day (January 2021)