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<font size="+1">The Wikidelphia&trade; [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki wiki] is primarily a crowd-sourced, categorized index to websites. It aims to answer the question, "What are the people of the Philadelphia region doing to help themselves, their neighbors and their communities?" It covers the entire city and has nearly reached the goal of having at least one entry from ''every single neighborhood''. [[:Category:Where|What's in yours?]]</font> To get a sense of the variety of topics here, click on the "Random page" link in the menu on the left.
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=== What Shall be Added to Wikidelphia? <font size="+2"><u>[https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/82JGYFV Nominate A New Page Here]</u></font>===
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Wikidelphia currently has {{NUMBEROFARTICLES}} pages organized with nearly 3,000 overlapping categories. Add your information by clicking on the above link.
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===<font color="#009900">Calling all info geeks! &nbsp;&nbsp;Wikidelphia seeks <font size="+1">''Indexers''</font> and <font size="+1">''Topic Curators''</font>!</font>===
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'''Take charge of the information about your passion!''' Get your name in lights (or bold text)! Register for free as an editor to add to or update '''Wikidelphia'''! Write to Stan Pokras (stan@communitymagic.org) for a username and password. If you've never made or edited a Wiki page before, that's fine. Selecting our "Wikidelphia Editing" link will get you started learning how, or if you prefer, we'll teach you. There will always be new pages to make and existing pages to update at Wikidelphia!
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===The ''Wikidelphia'' wiki serves [[:Category:Is-Advocacy Organization|<u>Advocacy Organizations</u>]] and [[:Category:Issue|<u>Issues</u>]] and lots more! ===
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===<font size="+2"><font color="#009900">$upport Wikidelphia!</font>&nbsp;[https://gofundme.com/wikidelphia GoFundMe.com/Wikidelphia]</font>===
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= Big Links =
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*A great place ''to begin'': [[:Category:Top Level WCS|<u>Top Level of the Wikidelphia Category System (WCS)</u>]]
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*See ''event calendars'' from all over Philly: [[:Category:Does-Event Calendar|<u>Does-Event Calendar</u>]]
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*[[Arts & Culture Resource Page]]
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*''[[Housing (WCS Category Group)|<u>Housing Resource Page</u>]]
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*''<u>[[Jobs Resource Page]]</u>
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*''Business:'' We have [[:Category:Is-Business|<u>Is-Business</u>]], [[:Category:Is-Business_Association|<u>Is-Business Association</u>]], and [[:Category:Is-Business_Directory|<u>Is-Business Directory</u>]]
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*''Volunteer'' Gigs: [[:Category:Using-Volunteers|<u>Using-Volunteers</u>]] and <u>[[Volunteering in Philadelphia]]</u> can keep you busy!
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*''<u>[[Community Resource Page]]</u>
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*''Advocacy:'' [[:Category:Is-Advocacy Organization|<u>Is-Advocacy Organization</u>]] shows a multitude of causes being championed!
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*[[:Category:Is-Idea Page]]<Br><Br>
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*<font size="+1">[[Philly Custom Search|Philly Custom Search]]</font>&nbsp;&nbsp;|&nbsp;&nbsp;Search for anything in or related to Philadelphia. This feature provides a search of over 250 Philadelphia blogs, Web and news sites.
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*<font size="+1">[[Philly News Feeds|Philly News Feeds]]</font>&nbsp;&nbsp;|&nbsp;&nbsp;CBS-3, ABC-6, NBC-10, Newsworks, WFMZ, Inquirer, Philly.com, Delco Times, Courier Times, ...
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*<font size="+1">[[Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia|The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia]]</font>&nbsp;&nbsp;|&nbsp;&nbsp;A civic project produced by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers-Camden.
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*<font size="+1">[http://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org/archive/sullivan-principles/ "Sullivan Principles" By Molly Roth]</font>&nbsp;&nbsp;|&nbsp;&nbsp;The Global Sullivan Principles, launched in 1977 by Philadelphia civil rights leader Leon H. Sullivan (1922-2001), represent one of the twentieth century’s most powerful attempts to effect social justice through economic leverage.
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*<font size="+1">[[PhilaPlace]]</font> An Interactive Resource About Places In Philly
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== Wikipedia's Page About Philadelphia ==
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*<font size="+1">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philadelphia Philadelphia]</font> | This internationally famous Wiki has lots of info about our city.
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*[[Neighborhoods]]
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*[[Transportation_in_the_Philadelphia area|Philly-area Transportation]]
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*[[:Category:Is-Government_Agency|Government Agencies]]
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*[[Local Philadelphia Blogs]]
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*[[:Category:Is-Tourist_Attraction|Tourist Attractions]]
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=See Also=
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[http://communitymagic.org Community Magic]
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'''Helpfulness brings people into focus.''' Community Magic collects and builds tools people can use to help members of their community. The aim is to make useful connections among neighbors and communities. When enough people are busy connecting their neighbors, and they themselves are connected to each other, magical things can happen!
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<font size="+1">'''''Wikidelphia''' is a trademark of and is managed by [[Community Magic]], a project of the [[Uptown Entertainment and Development Corporation (UEDC)]].''</font>
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==Disclaimer==
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'''Wikidelphia&nbsp;'''does not recommend or endorse the agencies or resources listed on this site. This is an informational site only. We encourage users to carefully review and evaluate all services and decide what is best to meet their needs and the needs of their families, neighbors, clients, associates, and friends.
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==Contact Us==
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For questions or to volunteer, write a note to [mailto:stan@communitymagic.org stan@communitymagic.org] (Wikidelphia progenitor [[User:Stan|Stan]]). 
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Latest revision as of 10:32, 2 June 2019

Philly skyline trimmed Ed Yakovich.JPG


The Wikidelphia™ wiki is primarily a crowd-sourced, categorized index to websites. It aims to answer the question, "What are the people of the Philadelphia region doing to help themselves, their neighbors and their communities?" It covers the entire city and has nearly reached the goal of having at least one entry from every single neighborhood. What's in yours? To get a sense of the variety of topics here, click on the "Random page" link in the menu on the left.

What Shall be Added to Wikidelphia? Nominate A New Page Here

Wikidelphia currently has 2,039 pages organized with nearly 3,000 overlapping categories. Add your information by clicking on the above link.

Calling all info geeks!   Wikidelphia seeks Indexers and Topic Curators!

Take charge of the information about your passion! Get your name in lights (or bold text)! Register for free as an editor to add to or update Wikidelphia! Write to Stan Pokras (stan@communitymagic.org) for a username and password. If you've never made or edited a Wiki page before, that's fine. Selecting our "Wikidelphia Editing" link will get you started learning how, or if you prefer, we'll teach you. There will always be new pages to make and existing pages to update at Wikidelphia!

The Wikidelphia wiki serves Advocacy Organizations and Issues and lots more!

$upport Wikidelphia! GoFundMe.com/Wikidelphia

Big Links

  • Philly Custom Search  |  Search for anything in or related to Philadelphia. This feature provides a search of over 250 Philadelphia blogs, Web and news sites.
  • Philly News Feeds  |  CBS-3, ABC-6, NBC-10, Newsworks, WFMZ, Inquirer, Philly.com, Delco Times, Courier Times, ...
  • "Sullivan Principles" By Molly Roth  |  The Global Sullivan Principles, launched in 1977 by Philadelphia civil rights leader Leon H. Sullivan (1922-2001), represent one of the twentieth century’s most powerful attempts to effect social justice through economic leverage.
  • PhilaPlace An Interactive Resource About Places In Philly

Wikipedia's Page About Philadelphia

  • Philadelphia | This internationally famous Wiki has lots of info about our city.

More!

See Also

Community Magic

Helpfulness brings people into focus. Community Magic collects and builds tools people can use to help members of their community. The aim is to make useful connections among neighbors and communities. When enough people are busy connecting their neighbors, and they themselves are connected to each other, magical things can happen!

Stan's Original Introduction to Wikidelphia


 
 
Wikidelphia is a trademark of and is managed by Community Magic, a project of the Uptown Entertainment and Development Corporation (UEDC).

Disclaimer

Wikidelphia does not recommend or endorse the agencies or resources listed on this site. This is an informational site only. We encourage users to carefully review and evaluate all services and decide what is best to meet their needs and the needs of their families, neighbors, clients, associates, and friends.

Contact Us

For questions or to volunteer, write a note to stan@communitymagic.org (Wikidelphia progenitor Stan).