Submissions:2018/Filipino American History Month

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This submission has been accepted for WikiConference North America 2018.

Pinoy Edit-a-Thon: 431 years of history
Theme (optional)
Inclusion & Diversity
Academic Peer Review option
Type of submission
E-mail address
Wikimedia username
Affiliation(s) (optional)
San Diego Wikimedians User Group, City of San Diego Filipino American Employees' Association
In October 1587 the first Filipinos stepped foot in what is today the incorporated parts of the United States. Since the 18th Century, Filipinos have permanently settled within the incorporated parts of the United States, and make up a significant portion of the Asian American population. Between this submission and the date of the conference, I am seeking to purchase membership in Filipino American National Historical Society, and would like to host an edit-a-thon as a member of the community during the WikiConference. (little fact: Ohio is also home to one of the few Filipino Americans to have served in the United States Congress since it gained independence from the United States, Steve Austria) I am seeking to fly into Columbus on the 431st anniversary of the Morro Bay Landing, so having the event on that Thursday won't be possible. Also, depending on my financial situation as I fly in, I would be willing to pay for catering of lumpia for the event.
Length of presentation
60 minutes
Special requests
Preferably a computer lab to provide a way for attendees to improve content within the scope of the event
Preferred room size
Have you presented on this topic previously? If yes, where/when?
Presentation about the topic given at WikiConference North America 2016, but it was not an edit-a-thon
If you will be incorporating a slidedeck during your presentation, do you agree to upload it to Commons before your session, with a CC-BY-SA 4.0 license, including suitable attribution in the slidedeck for any images used?
Will you attend WikiConference North America if your submission is not accepted?
Highly Likely

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  1. Mozucat (talk) 16:45, 23 August 2018 (UTC)
  2. Again, dropping by just for the lumpia. :P --Sky Harbor (talk) 14:46, 20 October 2018 (UTC)
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