I want to chime in and support this proposal. If the group gets too big and we have a lot of people from Oakland or Fremont (my personal home), we can "spin out", but for now, please consider this. If not in the name, at least in terms of how the chapter is defined and described.
Sabahat. --- Sabahat I Ashraf ("iFaqeer") Communicator. Citizen. Fakir. iFaqeer @ Gmail/Gtalk, Skype, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, .com darwaish @ yahoo 415 881 7834 On Sun, Jul 28, 2013 at 2:19 PM, Sarah Stierch <sstie...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hi, > > Weird request and I understand if it gets shot down for locality: > > If a Berkeley meetup group is being formed, think we can create it as an East > Bay group instead? > > I live in Oakland, and I think ideally it would be unifying (since our groups > are so small) to make it an encompassing group so folks throughout the region > feel welcome. But, I also understand if folks want to keep it > Berkeley-centric for Berkeley locals. (And those who feel bold enough to > "act" like like one/invade :) ) > > Thanks for taking the lead on this, it is very appreciated! > > Sarah > > Sent from my iPhone > > On Jul 28, 2013, at 7:17 AM, Karen Coyle <kco...@kcoyle.net> wrote: > >> Hello, all. >> >> I've taken up the organizer role for the Berkeley Wikipedia meet-up group. >> I'll do some figuring out on how to use Meetup. Would the person who >> volunteered to find a space on UC campus please contact me? >> >> I presume that we are aiming at a September first meeting, given how summer >> seems to disrupt schedules. >> >> If we can't find other meet-up places, my home has wifi, various computers >> and screens, networked printing, and a fridge. We can try a meeting here, if >> it's not a large one. >> >> kc >> -- >> Karen Coyle >> kco...@kcoyle.net http://kcoyle.net >> ph: 1-510-540-7596 >> m: 1-510-435-8234 >> skype: kcoylenet >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimedia-SF mailing list >> Wikimedia-SF@lists.wikimedia.org >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-sf > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-SF mailing list > Wikimedia-SF@lists.wikimedia.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-sf _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-SF mailing list Wikimedia-SF@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-sf