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

    Jessica Soden Newbie

      Come out to celebrate 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 the event on Eventbrite.


      This event is hosted by Wikimedia DC and the National Archives’ Hispanic and Latino Organization (HALO) affinity group, and the Office of Innovation, in connection with our celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. 



      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 from the National Archives’ Hispanic and Latino Organization (HALO) employee affinity group. Check out the suggested list of articles to work on 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 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.