[Wiki Loves Monuments] New program toolkit: Photo contests and events

Lodewijk lodewijk at effeietsanders.org
Wed Sep 23 06:38:26 UTC 2015

Hi Maria,

as we discussed before, maybe this is not the best month to make big steps
in this field.

I would suggest to ask again for feedback in a few weeks from now, and wait
with translation until that gets implemented. Maybe that way, you get more
helpful feedback than right now.


On Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 3:52 AM, Maria Cruz <mcruz at wikimedia.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
> We have launched a new guide on how to implement a Wikimedia program:
> Photo Contests and Events toolkit is now live! This is a work in progress,
> and we look forward to community members actively contributing to what is
> outlined in the toolkit. As I frequently see this list is a great hub for
> exchanging knowledge around common challenges and struggles running Wiki
> Loves Monuments, I wanted to share this with you all. Please share more
> broadly to other lists that you think might benefit, or would be a good
> platform to find other contributors.
> Some of the gaps are in the Plan subpage, on How to choose the best
> program for your community, and planning award ceremonies and follow up
> events. On the Run tab, there is a gap on how to help photographers
> improve their skills. Beyond these, all sections can be expanded and
> edited, and we look forward to community members contributing what they
> know!
> Explore (and contribute to) this step-by-step guide to run your first
> event, find ideas to remix popular photo competitions, and locate useful
> bots and templates to make the most out of your photo event. The new
> toolkit has an improved design, optimized for mobile, that also shares
> learning patterns with less clicks involved. Find experienced program
> leaders on the Connect tab [1], and create a profile to offer your
> expertise to others. We want to thank all the community members who offered
> their knowledge to create this new toolkit, and we look forward to have
> this tool expanded by wikimedians all over the world.
> As we have heard the feedback from community members, this tool will be
> translated soon.
> Looking forward to your edits!
> Best,
> *MarĂ­a Cruz * \\  Communications and Outreach Coordinator, L&E Team \\ Wikimedia
> Foundation, Inc.
> mcruz at wikimedia.org  |  :  @marianarra_ <https://twitter.com/marianarra_>
> [1] New Program Toolkit: Photo Contests and Events
> * Landing page:
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Evaluation/Program_Toolkits/Photo_Contests_and_Events
> * Connect with program leaders:
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Evaluation/Program_Toolkits/Photo_Contests_and_Events/Connect
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