Hi Wiki-Yorkers, Glad to pass along news of these upcoming NYC wiki-events to expand areas of underrepresentation on the encyclopedia, this weekend and beyond!
==This Weekend== 1) 'Women of Jazz' Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon: Saturday May 30, 12-5pm at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts @ Lincoln Center (just before AfroCrowd this Saturday!) -Do you love jazz, blues, funk and anything in between? Are you frustrated by the gender bias on Wikipedia? Or maybe you love Linked Data? Join us for the 'Women of Jazz' Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/NYC/WomenOfJazz 2) AfroCROWD, A Call To Action Workshop: Saturday, May 30, 5:10pm - 7:00pm at Afrobeat Radio Left Forum 2015 Panel @ John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 524 W 59th St New York, NY 10019 -***Please note there is a registration fee required by the host conference. Also, bring a laptop!***. Early registration has ended but you can register at the door. 3) AfricaCROWD: Wikipedia Resources about Africa and Africans: Sunday May 31st, 1-4:30pm @ Brooklyn Public Library Main Branch, 10 Grand Army Plaza https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/NYC/AfroCrowd/AfricaCROWD ==Save The Date== 4) AfroCROWD: Training The Trainers: Saturday June 20 @ Brooklyn Public Library Main Branch -Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1N9ZTyyV8fIUxlLhtHq-nOTGPODM5WHWI_6ovYXrvKNE/viewform 5) Wiki Loves Pride Edit-A-Thon: Wednesday June 24, 6-8pm @ Museum of Modern Art -As part of the global 'Wiki Loves Pride' campaign, the Museum of Modern Art is hosting a Wiki Loves Pride edit-a-thon at the MoMA Library, located in the Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building at 4 West 54th Street in New York City. ***Space is limited so please RSVP via Eventbrite to attend at the Museum*** https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wiki-loves-pride-edit-a-thon-tickets-16914535832 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/NYC/Wiki_Loves_Pride_2015 Thanks, Pharos Wikimedia NYC
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