Action!: Before the next meeting, create a page about something that you care about or that you think is interesting/unique.


  • Photos of Oakland - we need them!
  • Folks have started to upload cc-tagged photos to Oakland Wiki! You can see the photos ready for uploading here: . To turn all of your instagram photos cc (and therefore compatible with Oakland Wiki's license), check out:
  • We have also put in a dev request to 1) allow for importing photos from other platforms 2) gallery feature 3) tags/taxonomy for attachments.

Bike Parties

  • Victoria is interested in organizing bike parties! If you would like to help organize a bike party, please email the list!
  • Bike party tasks:
    • Set a date
    • make an invite page, publicize, etc.
    • Pick a theme/split the map into sections that we can assign to people
    • Instructions? What should people take pictures of? What defines a landmark?
    • pick an app/service - ushahidi?
    • have everyone meet back up at sudo or other location where we will all upload the photos and have food. (*will also need instructions for how will people note what they're taking pictures of and where it is and easy instructions for uploading photos to wikimedia for people who have to leave!) **can also use

Oakland Public Library

  • Went to the monthly meeting for all Teen Zone librarian on Sept. 21st. Folks were enthusiastic. Proposal to have a workshop on an upcoming Saturday to do hands-on editing with teen-zone-affiliated youth. They may also have a grant. We are following up.
  • They are enthusiastic about Oakland Wiki and have their own directories!
  • They will have an intern and are interested in possibly having the intern work on Oakland Wiki content.
  • They are flexible about hosting events - if any of us wanted to have an event at a Teen Zone in OPL, we can contact Brian!

OPL Youth Leadership Council

  • Gave a presentation on OakWiki at the monthly (third Sat. of every month) meeting of the OPL Youth Leadership Council.
  • All of the youth were super interested in Oak Wiki and want to be more involved! We even got one youth who is interested in joining the Dev team.
  • They would like us to come back and do a workshop on editing the wiki and brainstorming how to build the Youth Portal - may need a volunteer to do this!
  • One of the youth is involved with Youth Radio and would like to do a piece on OakWiki! YAY!

Team OaklandWiki Geographers

  • What should the Team OaklandWiki Geographers team work on?