Community

  1. Introducing a resource kit to help organizers handle event safety incidents

    The Support and Safety team, in collaboration with several other Community Engagement teams at the Wikimedia Foundation, has developed a short kit providing event organizers with key actions, scripts, and steps to help them handle event safety issues as they arise at Wikimedia events.... Read more

  2. Mexican Ministry of Culture and Wikimedia Mexico partner to preserve Mexican culture and heritage

    “We are excited to continue to expand Wikipedia’s free knowledge alongside one of the leading keepers of culture in my country,” says Iván Martínez, President of Wikimedia Mexico.... Read more

  3. Community digest: On Wikipedia, bridges across cultures are connecting Latin America with North Africa and the Middle East; news in brief

    Bridges across Cultures is a recent and new writing competition on Wikipedia that gathered Wikipedians from Latin America with the Middle East and North Africa regions. In addition, this week’s news in brief includes updates about the Foundation’s community engagement insights, Wikimania, Wikimedia conference, and more.... Read more

  4. How we’re building awareness of Wikipedia in India

    An interview with some of the people involved with Wikipedia in India, wondering what the future holds for the Hindi Wikipedia.... Read more

  5. Advocating for a better legal framework for free knowledge: Brussels

    Independent Wikimedia chapters in Europe have a pair of policy advisers working to promote the Wikimedia movement’s ideals in the European Union’s public policy.... Read more

  6. Building a better #1Lib1Ref

    The campaign’s third year was better than ever—here’s how you can get involved.... Read more

  7. Have you ever read Wikipedia’s article on Lady Gaga?

    Meet Wikipedia user “FrB.TG,” also known as Frankie.... Read more

  8. James Heilman on expanding the reach of Wikipedia’s medical information

    A conversation with emergency room physician James Heilman, who is working to get medical information into Internet-in-a-Box—a physical device that provides Wikipedia and other content in areas without internet access. ... Read more

  9. Ten months later: People of Turkey still denied access to Wikipedia

    All language versions of Wikipedia have been blocked in Turkey since late April 2017.... Read more

  10. Community digest: Conversations with Wikimedia women; Arabic Wikinews and Global Voices collaboration; news in brief

    The Wikimedia Foundation’s Community Engagement department is hosting a series of conversations about women in the Wikimedia movement, a collaboration between the Arabic Wikinews community and Global Voices Lingua to support Arabic digital content, in addition to other updates in brief from around the globe. ... Read more