Wikimedia chapters/Reports/Wikimedia New York City/2011-2012
We held our New Work City Newbie Wiki Workshops in July and August.
We held a regular community meetup in August.
In October, we held our first proper editathon with the MoMA University Event.
We also held two local events as part of developing the first annual Wikipedia Loves Libraries in October:
- Wikipedia Loves Libraries Workshop at Metropolitan New York Library Council
- Wikipedia The Musical editathon at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
In December, we also achieved our 501(c)(3) designation.
In February, we participated in two cultural outreach events, one building on the other:
- we sent a couple of representatives to GLAMcamp DC, and fortuitously got in touch with Q Miceli
- we sent a delegation and helped Q with organizing Princeton Editathon
We held a regular community meetup in March.
We also sent a couple of representatives to Wikimedia Conference 2012 in Berlin in March.
In April, we presented Crowdsourcing Legal Knowledge w/Wikipedia for the BLIP Legal Hackathon at Brooklyn Law School, and also held Wiki-Gangs of New York, our second New York Public Library editathon.