Join us for an Hispanic Heritage Month Edit-a-thon on October 11, 2017

Hispanic Heritage Month Wikipedia Edit-a-thon announcement with Wikipedia logo

Come out to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 10 AM – 1 PM in the Innovation Hub at the National Archives in Washington, DC. Register for this free event on Eventbrite.

This event is hosted by Wikimedia DC, the National Archives’ Hispanic and Latino Organization employee affinity group (HALO), and the Office of Innovation.

This event will focus on Wikipedia articles related to Hispanic and Latino heritage and will highlight related resources from the National Archives. No prior experience editing Wikipedia is necessary. We will have an Introduction to Editing Wikipedia session and a discussion of Hispanic and Latino records and resources with a member of HALO. You can check out the suggested list of articles and sources on the Wikipedia meet up page for the event.

Event: Wikipedia Hispanic Heritage Month Edit-a-thon

When: Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 10 AM – 1 PM

Register: Sign up on Eventbrite or email if you have questions

Who: No previous experience or advanced technical skills required!

What to bring: Photo ID; Laptop or tablet

Where: Innovation Hub, National Archives Building, 700 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington, DC.  Please use the Research Entrance to access the Innovation Hub.




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