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Diana, IvanJulioMarinaDennis

Past Events

  • Longfellow Editathon this Tuesday
    • Success!
    • Intimate event
    • We signed up 5+ new members
    • People seemed interested in doing this event more often (every other Tuesday)
  • Wiknic Sunday 6/23!
    • Social event, mostly wikipedians and some Oakland wikiers
    • Good networking: Learn from others' knowledge and experience


  • Oakland Local Column, need to finalize by the end of this week: Contact Marina if you want to contribute, or edit this link: Teaching with Oaklandwiki.org
  • Next Longfellow Editathon: Tentatively scheduled for July 9 @ 8pm MLK Cafe (Diana, Julio, Dennis)
  • Oakland Wiki Logo Skateboard to identify/advertise ourselves at editathon: Ivan/Marina/Diana
  • Lauren wants to restart Sunday History Editathons, contact her if you are interested
    • No update

Further Future

  • Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights Editathon
    • Vicky can start planning in July, aim for August, No Update
  • Oral History Event @ Sudoroom
    • Ivan will email about Tina Tamale oral history. No Update
    • Ivan will also reach out to Estelle Clemens. Community Action Partnership Experience on War on Poverty
    • Grocery Outlet Cheese?
    • Aiming for August
  • Youth Radio - just starting conversation. Kids in finals and vacation. No kids right now. working on a new website. Will be good to continue the conversation.

    • launching an app where kids submit their own stories. and how that might be tied to the wiki. No Update

Open Action items

  • Vicky: Techliminal event
  • ACTION: Need to Make Templates look like Templates. 
  • ACTION: Need to consolidate Events pages?
    • Future Events Ideas - just ideas....not yet set.
    • Events that are upcoming / past
    • What we have been up to - features of past events
    • Events by Month - may need to clean up events listings for current year to focus on significant historical events (like Brown dissolves redevelopment funds)  rather than periodic happenings (like Dan Kalb Listening Session on Feb 28, 2013)
    • Event Notes Pages - Notes from meetings attended.
  • Oakland Local Article: How can Wiki be Useful to Educators? (Lani)
    • Next column: July 2
      • DUE 6/25 to Oakland Local
    • how teachers can use Oakland Wiki.
    • Parts of the curriculum that Oakland Wiki can fulfill? (History)
  • Possibility of hosting meetings at LOLSpace once in a while?

Event Ideas

We want more people to take the lead in organizing events.