Posts By: Sully

Reduce Number of General Assemblies Per Week

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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 […]

1/16/12: Reduce Spokes Council Meetings

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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 […]

1/14: Anarchist Education Working Group

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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 […]

1/14: Movement Building Road Trip

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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 […]

1/13: Budget for Spokes Location

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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 […]

1/1: Occupied State of the Union

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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 for 12/31: Antiwar Working Group

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Proposal to create a new OWS working group. Name of Group: Antiwar Contact emails: jbf1987@gmail.com, melanie@codepink.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. […]