Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on May 8, 2019

This Asian Pacific American History Month, join archivists, historians, and the public for a Wikipedia edit-a-thon on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 from 10 AM – 1:00 PM in the Innovation Hub at the National Archives in  Washington, DC. Register for this free event on Eventbrite.


Two of the nine American soldiers of Japanese ancestry … NAID 537855

This event is hosted by Wikimedia DC, the National Archives’ Asian Pacific American employee affinity group (APA Unity), and the Office of Innovation.

Asian Pacific American people, places, and events that shaped our world have gone under- and unrepresented in the historical record. Help us edit and improve Wikipedia entries related to

Asian Pacific Americans using source material from the National Archives. New to Wikipedia? Don’t worry – training and lunch will be provided. Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org.

Event: Wikipedia Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Edit-a-thon

When: Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 10 AM – 2 PM

Register: Sign up on Eventbrite or email innovationhub@nara.gov 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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