Welcome to new members, and hello to everyone who was able to join us at
WikiConference New England! It was exciting to meet everyone.
We had a nice meetup of people in New England at the conference. Notes are
1) There was a suggestion of creating a new slack channel for discussion. I
just created this, you can join with this link:
it is wikinewengland.slack.com, if you have trouble with the invitation let
2) For those who don't know: you can apply to the Wikimedia Foundation for
a "rapid grant" for small expenses related to an editathon or other event.
For Wikipedia Day 2020 events this year (January 15) you'll need to apply
in this month's cycle - so by November 15 (in 2 days!) (December is being
reserved for proposals related to Wiki Loves Africa). details:
I know many people do host events, so wanted to make you aware of this. We
will be having a big editathon at MIT that week.
3) related, I would like to offer to host a followup New England organizers
meeting at MIT, where we can get together and talk about activities at our
respective institutions. When would be a good time to do this?