I would very much enjoy to attend a Sunday meeting. In
fact Sunday is the
only day I have free. I will forward this to the BU professor whom I am
What would be involved in formalizing a Wikimedia New England chapter?
On 3/22/11 7:16 PM, Samuel Klein wrote:
Let's invite the local Ambassadors to join us next meeting. We can
invite some of the profs involved as well. The Tufts profs outside of
public policy who were interested may also want to come.
I think we're leaning towards Sunday April 10 -- Mr. Lees, correct me
if I'm wrong. We could reserve a classroom and bring food there, for
On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 4:40 PM, Baruch Stone<baruchstone(a)gmail.com>
As for me, I have been editing Wikipedia for
*several* years. I have two
Good Articles to my credit and have experience in new page patrolling,
anti-vandalism, copy editing and other areas.
I would like to create a formal Boston/New England Wikimedia Chapter and
would be happy to do a bit of the legwork in getting it off the ground.
This sounds like a good idea to me. I am happy to support the process
and can offer general feedback, as I am currently an observer on the
Chapters Committee. You might take a look at the bylaws and focus of
other chapters and pending chapters (NYC and Canada come to mind;
Brasil and Australia discussions may also be of interest) for
Active meetup groups and chapters around the US have been talking
recently of forming a national council -- to help regional chapters
grow, and to address questions of whether to form a national group and
how to support work in sparser regions of the country without a
thriving metro or big universities to make organizing events easy.
We should discuss who's interested in participating at our next