Mission

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The mission of Wikimedia NYC shall be to promote the progress of free content, and especially Wikipedia and the various Wikimedia Foundation projects, in the local community (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania), by:

  • engaging in a wide range of educational initiatives teaching how to use and contribute to free content projects;
  • expanding access to and use of free content projects at all levels of the local community;
  • promoting free content development in local cultural institutions;
  • providing a forum for knowledge sharing among contributors to free content projects;
  • developing and leading initiatives for the expansion of educational content under a free license or in the public domain;
  • advocating for the best interests of free content creators and consumers in the local community