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No previous experience is needed to start editing Wikipedia. Visit the Teahouse for a friendly place to learn about editing. Veteran editors answer questions and help new editors become accustomed to Wikipedia culture.

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Edit-a-thons bring people with similar interests together to create and improve Wikipedia articles around a common theme. These editing workshops include training for new editors.

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There are over 100 active Wikimedia affiliates around the world. Each supports Wikimedia projects within a geographical region or thematic area. Find yours.

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Our global technical community welcomes volunteer developers of all levels. We host hundreds of software projects in many different domains. It’s easy to get involved.

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Wikimedia projects offer GLAMs and other institutions a powerful platform to share digital collections, institutional knowledge, and expertise with the public.

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October marks the start of Black History Month, in the UK and Ireland. At the Wikimedia Foundation, this month is an exciting opportunity to honor the lived experiences, stories, and contributions of Black people, Africans, and Africans in the diaspora around the world.  We are also digging deeper into the meaning of representation — exploring….

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