Posts Categorized: Past Proposals

Discussion of Vision Statement

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We’d like to be placed on the agenda at GA for discussion of the draft vision statement for each meeting of the upcoming week. Figure 20 minutes – breakouts or consensus process, at the GA’s discretion Proposal can be found here: http://www.nycga.net/groups/vision-and-goals/forum/topic/ga-amended-124-final-draft-ows-vision-statement/ Dates: 1/26, 1/28, 1/29 & 1/31

Creation of the Global Justice Working Group

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We, the Global Justice working group, are requesting to be added to the agenda of the General Assembly of Occupy Wall Street on January 26th, 2012 in order to present our statement and to seek consensus as an official Working Group. Our group of approximately forty members is composed of many activists from other working […]

1/25/2012: Housing Budget Proposal

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Spokes Council 25.January.2012   Budget Proposal for Housing Working Group (WG)     PART I        The Housing WG is requesting funds for a two week period (14 days) from the 14.Jan to the 27.Jan inclusively to pay various items to include:   – Utilities reimbursements at West Park Presbyterian       […]

Formation of Food Justice Working Group

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The FOOD JUSTICE SUBGROUP (OWS Sustainability) wishes to apply to become a full-fledged working group. The name of the group will remain FOOD JUSTICE. The MISSION STATEMENT is as follows: The Food Justice Working Group of OWS works to strengthen, empower and promote bioregional solidarity within the OWS movement by: 1.            Promoting and Supporting local-farm to kitchen relationships; 2.            Encouraging and facilitating […]

1/23/2012: Monthly Budget Proposal

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The amount of issues and time spent on budgetary issues is primarily caused by lack of forward thinking in terms of budget. This is a proposal for the next month, along with what we expect to get in return for these expenditures. Any future discussions will be framed within the context of these expenditures: 1. […]

1/24/2012:OWS support for Occupy Tour

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A team of people assembled by Ted Hall are building a satellite project under the Occupy banner.  We are organizing an Occupy Tour of music, art, and workshops throughout local assemblies here in NYC and hopefully beyond.  The Occupy Tour has the following mission/message: Cultivate unity of humanity – eliminating prejudice, celebrating diversity and embracing each other […]

1/24/2012: Community Solidarity

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  Does anyone wish to see the OWS movement become violent? -NO! If we let a bunch of Occupiers, who have come from all over and have given their lives to this movement with the hope of changing this country and our world into a more inclusive space; if we let these people, who our […]

1/21/2012: General Restructuring of Assembly

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A PROPOSAL FOR GENERAL RESTRUCTURING OFASSEMBLY [Third Draft] This proposal is the product of many voices.  Its drafters have sought to build a consensus of diverse views through open forum in Liberty Square, the daily Coordinators Meeting, the internet, and circulated with participation from many groups including Direct Action Working Group, Facilitation Working Group, Tech […]

1/21/2012: Open meetings for all operation decisions

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From Jeffrey Brewer REQUIRING OPEN MEETINGS FOR ALL OPERATION DECISIONS I would like to propose that all consensus decisions that affect operations, personnel, policies, or agendas inside of OWS Working Groups be made at OPEN meetings accessible for all members of OWS to participate in, without requiring “membership” in any group or clique. Currently there […]