[Foundation-l] Wikipedia Academy in New York City?

Chad innocentkiller at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 13:50:41 UTC 2008

Brilliant idea. Nothing would inspire the community more than seeing
people getting together and producing quality content for a day.

Just make sure the project namespace is blocked on those computers,
or the day will be largely wasted.


On Feb 10, 2008 11:09 PM, Pharos <pharosofalexandria at gmail.com> wrote:
> Local Wikimedians in the New York City area have been organizing more
> recently, and we've tried to reach out to other local pro-free culture
> groups.
> Members of the Students For Free Culture chapter at Columbia
> University have expressed some interest in co-hosting a "content jam"
> with us, a mass event for writing and improving Wikipedia articles.
> The most relevant process would I think be the "Wikipedia Academy"
> model, that has been held in several different countries.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Academy
> It would be great if we could find some 'adviser' on this process, who
> has helped organize a "Wikipedia Academy" before, and could exchange
> e-mails with us on how to coordinate and run such an event.
> Thanks
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