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April 2017
Wikimedia NYC WikiWednesday
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When and Where
Date Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Time 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Address Babycastles
137 W 14th Street
(between 6th and 7th Avenues)
2nd Floor
City, State New York City, New York 10011
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The April 2017 NYC WikiWednesday salon with the Wikimedia NYC community was held Wednesday, 19 April, 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Babycastles, a co-working space and gallery located near 14th Street / Union Square in Manhattan.

Details[edit]

Agenda[edit]

Bring your own ideas!

  • 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm: Introductions for visitors
  • 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm: Meeting, Part I (roundtable on ongoing projects)
  • 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Meeting, Part II (new project proposals and ideas)


Check in - ongoing projects[edit]

Wikipedia Meetups
   April 2017 +/-
Black Lunch Table @ UNC Chapel Hill April 1, 2017 (2017-04-01)
EaT3 @ Amon Carter Museum April 6, 2017 (2017-04-06)
WikiSalon @ Chemical Heritage Fdn, Philly April 8, 2017 (2017-04-08)
AWM Symposium Editathon @ UCLA April 8, 2017 (2017-04-08)
London 117 April 9, 2017 (2017-04-09)
Art & Social Justice @ CSU Northridge April 17, 2017 (2017-04-17)
Art + Feminism @ UNC Chapel Hill April 20, 2017 (2017-04-20)
Black Lunch Table @ Boston U, Day 1 April 21, 2017 (2017-04-21)
Black Lunch Table @ Boston U, Day 2 April 22, 2017 (2017-04-22)
Kuala Lumpur 2 April 22, 2017 (2017-04-22)
Oxford 49 April 23, 2017 (2017-04-23)
WikiEquality World Book Day @ Tampa April 23, 2017 (2017-04-23)
Bay Area WikiSalon @ WMF San Francisco April 26, 2017 (2017-04-26)
   May 2017 +/-
EaT4 @ Amon Carter Museum May 4, 2017 (2017-05-04)
London 118 May 14, 2017 (2017-05-14)
Oxford 50 May 21, 2017 (2017-05-21)
Full Meetup Calendar
Recent edit-a-thons, etc.

Since last WikiWednesday

  1. Black Power Wikipedia Edit-a-thon with AfroCROWD. Saturday, February 25, 2017 – part of Black WikiHistory Month
  2. Action=History WikiSalon (February) with AfroCROWD @ Ace Hotel New York. Sunday, February 26, 2017 – part of Black WikiHistory Month
  3. Black Lunch Table Black WikiHistory Month @ Creative Capital, NYC. Monday, February 27, 2017 – part of Black WikiHistory Month
  4. International Women's Day, Art+Feminism @ FIT. Wednesday, March 8, 2017
  5. Equality Archive @ Baruch College, CUNY. Thursday, March 9, 2017
  6. Women in Science @ Rockefeller University. Thursday, March 9, 2017
  7. Art+Feminism @ MoMA. Saturday, March 11, 2017
  8. Art+Feminism @ Interference Archive. Sunday, March 12, 2017
  9. Black Lunch Table co-hosts Art+Feminism @ Kickstarter HQ. Sunday, March 12, 2017
  10. Art + Feminism @ School of Visual Arts Library. Saturday, March 18, 2017
  11. Action=History @ Ace Hotel New York (March 2017). Sunday, March 26, 2017
  12. Hack the Canon Edit-a-thon at Barnard College. Tuesday, March 28, 2017
  13. WikiWomen's Edit-a-thon at Queens College (CUNY). Wednesday, March 29, 2017
  14. WikiD New York Writing Workshop at the Center for Architecture. Thursday, March 30, 2017
  15. Wikimedia Conference 2017. March 31 - April 2, 2017.

New and upcoming projects[edit]

  1. Wikimedia Foundation board elections upcoming! Nominations accepted now, voting 1 to 14 May 2017
  2. WikiProject Metropolitan Museum of Art and image release to Commons
Upcoming events
  1. Race and Gender Bias in Medicine @ Icahn School of Medicine. Friday April 28, 2017
  2. Action=History @ Ace Hotel New York. Sunday April 30, 2017
  3. Next WikiWednesday Salon. Wednesday May 24, 2017
  4. Annual NYC Wiknic for "the picnic anyone can edit". 10th anniversary edition!
  5. Wikimania in Montreal, and organizing an NYC wiki-train to get there. August 2017

Speakers, workshops and roundtable discussions[edit]

Lightning talks[edit]

5 minutes; includes other discussions and skill-shares
Sign up here!

Food tonight[edit]

Comments / feedback / suggestions about food and/or for food selection? Please let us know!

  • pizza / Russian pies, maybe

External links[edit]

Sign up[edit]


Regrets[edit]

  1. Sorry, taking my Biology teacher certification exam that day. Bearian (talk) 00:49, 16 April 2017 (UTC)

Possible attendees[edit]

Likely attendees[edit]

  1. NewEnglandDoug (talk) 21:28, 23 April 2017 (UTC)