Metric: Identify community initiatives for us to support with resources (human, financial, corporate apparatus, etc.), doing the above stuff
Goal: Provide the opportunity for people to participate longer term than a single event
Have independently branded, general interest Wikimedia events
Free merchandise! Free calendars! Free t-shirts!
Metrics: Number of such events, number of people participating, rate of repeat attendance, amount of free merchandise given out
Priority: Empowering institutions to contribute content/expertise:
Goal: Chapter provides advanced support to organizations for events
Metric: Surveying institutional partners to assess needs and to determine if needs are being met
Goal: Connecting members of partner institutions
More networking events; multi-institution events -- one to be at Public Health Summit, Nov 12-14.
Goal: Bolster strong connections to partners
Promote the development of Wikipedians-in-residence. -- Chapter could offer a fellowship
Formalize partnerships (via GLAM-Wiki US Consortium and/or a DC-specific thing)
Number of graduated boot camp participants; number of boot camp participants who go on to implement programs (including Wikipedian in Residence or something else); number of recognized institutional partners and/or benefactors
Goal: Encourage participation of subject-matter experts/expertise, including through legitimate peripheral participation (i.e. not directly editing)
Metrics: Number of articles reviewed (with recommended changes) by experts, number of experts engaged, WMF global metrics, partnerships with organizations
Metric: two events in coming year . . example places: Howard U and ECAC community center. African collection at Smithsonian? Hispanic/Spanish-language outreach?
Goal: Hold the Diversity Conference
Metric: Number of participants, number of countries represented, number of plans developed, race/gender demographic stats
Goal: Have racially diverse, SES diverse participants, online and offline
Metric: Demographic stats collected via survey
Goal: Have geographically diverse events and partners
Metric: Locations of events and partners
Goal: Hold multilingual events
Metric: Number of events, number of languages represented, participation at these events
jim: do you want to mention stipends for support for volunteers
Peter MPeter: can we add something about technology? I would like to support hackathons. We haven't maybe haven't maybe found the key to success there, but I would like to learn to code on wikimedia and extensions, to learn to use wikisource more (uploading documents), and alwyas to get better at editing wikidata.