This proposal from the Facilitation Working Group seeks to reduce the number of scheduled NYCGA General Assembly meetings per week. A nearly identical proposal will be brought to the Spokes Council for a reduction of its weekly meetings. GA’s represent, to many, the opportunity to be involved in the direct democracy we value and to connect [...]
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This proposal from the Facilitation Working Group seeks to reduce the number of scheduled OWS Spokes Council meetings per week. A nearly identical proposal will be brought to the GA. Spokes Councils represent, to many, the opportunity to be involved in the direct democracy we value and to connect to OWS itself. These meetings are oriented [...]
Proposer: Richard Degan Create an Anarchist Education Group. Asking for $2,000. I want to create this group to educate people about anarchist education and anarchist societies that raised their own money, had their own land, their own teachers and parents kids were invested. I want to be able to bring my friend Tarick, a black [...]
Proposal for OWS Movement Building Road Trip Prepared by Direct Action in consultation with Movement Building, Facilitation, Outreach, Education and Empowerment, PR, Media, Livestream, & Training OBJECTIVES (1) Strengthen the OWS network by deepening relationships between occupiers (2) Increase OWS’s capacity through mutual transfer of skills and knowledge (3) Clarify OWS’s narrative by deepening its [...]
This proposal has two parts: 1. Funding for back-payments for previous Spokes Councils 2. A budget to pay for Spokes Councils going forward. PART 1 West Park charges us $150 per night & we’ve had 6 Spokes Councils. Brecht Forum is charging us $100 for last Monday. We therefore propose $1,000 to pay for these [...]
Occupied State of the Union Address Video Proposal “He shall from time to time give to Congress information of the State of the Union and recommend to their Consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient. ” —Article II, Section 3 of the U.S. Constitution Once a year the President delivers the State [...]
Proposal to create a new OWS working group. Name of Group: Antiwar Contact emails: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Is your group open for anyone to join? Yes How does your group actively try to include the voices of people who are marginalized by larger society? Our members include people from women’s organizations, people of color, and immigrants. [...]
Strong Women Rules Working Group proposes questions about Spokes Council ethics.
Strong Women Rules Working Group proposes questions about facilitation ethics.
Strong Women Rules Working Group proposes auditing the Accounting Working Group.
Proposer: Alvin Steinberg Contact: email@example.com The Assembly should vote whether we should demand that the Federal Government spend at least as much money for medical research as they spend for military research. We will put pressure on the news media, including radio and television commentators to report on this topic. Non have so far. That will include personal communication and direct [...]
Proposal for Funds From: Occupy Oakland On September 17, tents sprang up here in Zucotti Park, blocks from Wall Street, to protest a destructive economic and political system. What began with a few tents has since ignited into a worldwide movement that has left the 1% shaking. Since October 10, when an encampment began in [...]
We are asking for a budget of $2000 as a deposit on borrowing silent disco equipment for our new years eve afterparty. This money would be refunded upon receipt of the equipment, which is being distributed based on a tree of trust system of accountability.
Proposal to donate one of OWS’s army tents to Occupy Dartmouth to support their winter survival. Context: Hi, my name is Lily Brown, from Occupy Dartmouth. I’m a student at Dartmouth but live in Brooklyn, and am currently on Christmas break. Occupy Dartmouth is a branch of the Occupy movement started by Dartmouth students, but [...]
Proposer: Jason Woody Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org I would like to purpose that no proposals can be passed through the General Assembly without a quorum of at least one hundred people.
“The accounting working group, with your consent, would like to move $100,000 dollars from the NYCGA general fund to establish an account with the sole purpose of posting bail. This is an effort to ensure that we are able to continue to post bail for those arrested going into the spring.”
A mass protest is being organized in Washington, DC on January 17th. Occupy DC is actively involved with a group called Occupy Congress. The thought is to have day-long actions on the 17th through 21st because the 17th is the first day the House of Representatives is in session for 2012. It’s an opportunity to bring our grievances [...]
Occupy Christmas Proposal Working group Occupy Dignity is holding a 24-hour Christmas vigil on December 25th in Liberty Park, starting at midnight on Christmas Eve. The event is intended to provide comfort, fellowship and solace to those of us who are typically isolated on Christmas Day, and to those of us who reject the current cultural expression [...]
Occupy Christmas Proposal Working group Occupy Dignity is holding a 24-hour Christmas vigil on December 25th in Liberty Park, starting at midnight on Christmas Eve. The event is intended to provide comfort, fellowship and solace to those of us who are typically isolated on Christmas Day, and to those of us who reject the current [...]
Proposal from Direct Action to convert $100 daily allotment of general funds to $700 weekly allotment. Funds will be used to finance variety of direct action projects as determined by working group meetings.
My proposal is to pay Rafael Laundry $916.00 for laundry that was washed over a month ago. I came in to volunteer to SIS a month ago and I had laundry picked up and washed and Rafael Laundry has been storing this laundry for us this entire time, since the raid happened and the person [...]
Working Groups: Hey, Who’s Still Around? Proposal Sponsored by Info/ComHub There are currently over 100 groups on the NYCGA web site, and new groups request recognition every day. The Occupy Wall Street movement should always strive to remain inclusive, but the current lack of clarity regarding what a working group is, how it can be [...]
Mobile Screen Printing Labs The OWS Screen Guild has brought screens, ink, squeegees and other supplies to three Occupations outside NYC so far – Newark, Boston, Washington DC, with money authorized by the GA last month. We’re coming back to the GA for authorization to do more of these Mobile Print Labs. When we can [...]
TRIP TO PLYMOUTH ROCK TO CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING WITH INDIGENOUS PEOPLES On thanksgiving day there will be a caravan of people taking two buses to plymouth rock to join a group of indigenous peoples in a social, dinner, and thanksgiving ceremony. The first bus is full but we need funds for the second bus. Many immigrant [...]
The New York City General Assembly hereby expresses its firm opposition to the Stop Online Piracy Act in the U.S. House of Representatives (H.R.3261) and the Protect IP Act in the U.S. Senate (S.968) as they are currently written and calls on all Occupy movements nationwide to mobilize supporters against their passage. We oppose this [...]