Sweet! I just added some suggestions to that page for articles that need
some love; feel free to add further suggestions, or work on these ahead of
time or during the meetup!

cheers,
Phoebe


On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 3:01 PM, Stephen LaPorte
<stephen.lapo...@gmail.com>wrote:

> Good suggestion, I just created a Wikipedia meetup page:
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/San_Francisco_19
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 8:55 PM, phoebe ayers <phoebe.ay...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Cool! Is there a Wikipedia meetup page yet? Maybe we can develop a list
>> of related articles to work on!
>>
>> Hope that lots of folks can come,
>>  -- Phoebe
>>
>> On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 1:16 PM, Stephen LaPorte <
>> stephen.lapo...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello all,
>>>
>>> This Saturday, March 15, is a #FreeBassel day event in San Francisco.
>>> Some people from Creative Commons and the open community will join, and I
>>> hope to encourage a few Wikipedia edits. If you are interested in joining,
>>> it would be great to see some Wikipedians at the event. No editing
>>> experience is required: bring a laptop if you feel like editing, and feel
>>> free to bring a friend or attend if you just want to learn about Bassel.
>>>
>>> If you don't know Bassel Khartabil (known online as Bassel Safadi): he
>>> is an open web developer and dedicated Internet volunteer who has been
>>> imprisoned (without charge) in Syria since March 2012. He was Creative
>>> Commons lead in Syria and started the first hackerspace (Aiki Lab,
>>> Damascus) in the Arabic-speaking world, in addition to numerous other open
>>> source and free culture projects (including Wikipedia). This Saturday
>>> 15 March marks the second anniversary of his arrest, as well as the third
>>> anniversary of the Syrian uprising. In support of Bassel and in efforts to
>>> raise the profile of his case, #FreeBassel day events are being held around
>>> the world to mark this date.
>>>
>>> Read more about the event here:
>>> http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/42267
>>>
>>>
>>> == Details ==
>>> * Date: Saturday, March 15
>>> * Time: 12-4 pm
>>> * Location: Wikimedia Foundation offices (149 New Montgomery Street, 3rd
>>> Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105), near Montgomery Bart
>>> * Event: An edit-a-thon, pot luck, and more! Learn how to contribute to
>>> Wikipedia and collaborate with others to show your support for Bassel.
>>> * Hashtag: #freebassel
>>>
>>> Please email me if you have any questions or want to let me know that
>>> you will come.
>>>
>>> Best,
>>> Stephen
>>>
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