Hello everyone :-)

My name is Sydney Poore, User:FloNight at WMF wikis. I live in Saint
Augustine, Florida now after living in Kentucky for 25 years.

Last weekend, I attended DC GLAMcamp where we discussed how to better reach
out to cultural organizations in the US. While there I heard that you all
had a great library event in Atlanta fairly recently. :-) :-)

I volunteered to help cultivate contacts with GLAMs (Galleries, libraries,
archives, and museums) in each state. So, I would love to hear from you all
about which cultural organizations and institutions are currently actively
working with Wikipedia or who would be good for us to approach.

Since I live in Florida, I have a special interest in reaching out to
people in the Southeastern part of the US. Would be great to hold some
regional events.

I'm planning to work with the Saint Augustine 450 Commemoration, a 4 year
long initiative to create legacy projects in honor of the founding of Saint
Augustine, and Florida. Would welcome anyone to make a trip down to our
fine city to participate in an event.

I plan to organize local events around the US Wiki Love Monuments project.
I have experience taking pictures of locations on the US National Register
of Historical Places (the focus of the US event) and would be glad to give
advice to anyone who would like assistance setting up an event in their
local areas.

Look forward to hearing about what is happening in Georgia,


Sydney Poore
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