Hi all,

We have launched a new guide on how to implement a Wikimedia program: Photo Contests and Events toolkit is now live! This is a work in progress, and we look forward to community members actively contributing to what is outlined in the toolkit. As I frequently see this list is a great hub for exchanging knowledge around common challenges and struggles running Wiki Loves Monuments, I wanted to share this with you all. Please share more broadly to other lists that you think might benefit, or would be a good platform to find other contributors.

Some of the gaps are in the Plan subpage, on How to choose the best program for your community, and planning award ceremonies and follow up events. On the Run tab, there is a gap on how to help photographers improve their skills. Beyond these, all sections can be expanded and edited, and we look forward to community members contributing what they know!  

Explore (and contribute to) this step-by-step guide to run your first event, find ideas to remix popular photo competitions, and locate useful bots and templates to make the most out of your photo event. The new toolkit has an improved design, optimized for mobile, that also shares learning patterns with less clicks involved. Find experienced program leaders on the Connect tab [1], and create a profile to offer your expertise to others. We want to thank all the community members who offered their knowledge to create this new toolkit, and we look forward to have this tool expanded by wikimedians all over the world. 

As we have heard the feedback from community members, this tool will be translated soon.

Looking forward to your edits!


María Cruz  \\  Communications and Outreach Coordinator, L&E Team \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.