Posts Categorized: Past Proposals

1/21/2012: Park Slope Methodist Working Group Formation

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Mission Statement: The Park Slope Working Group is an organization of Occupiers who work together with the Park Slope United Methodist Church to build a community exemplifying the values of Occupy Wall Street.  We consist of people from a wide variety of demographic groups and perspectives who come together through a horizontal structure, build skills […]

1/15/2012: Occupy House Parties

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A mid October Winnipeg poll showed that sixty seven percent of New Yorkers supported Occupy Wall Street. There have been other polls, taken at different times with different numbers, but with the same results: New York City supports Occupy Wall Street. These numbers, though encouraging, are somewhat invisible. I have many friends who vocally support […]

Occupy Earth Day Global Month of Action

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Call for ActionWhat and When: Occupy Earth Day Global Month of Action March 23rd- Disrupt the business of pollution                  March 24th- Rally for the 100% – Countdown to Occupy Earth Day Where: Globally Coordinated actions by Occupy groups and ally organization- Connecting the dots between the 1% and the destruction of the planet Call to […]

Adoption of Vision Statement

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Vision & Goals will present the Vision Statement, which has been workshopped through the General Assembly for several weeks, to go through a consensus process to be adopted as the vision of Occupy Wall Street. The final draft of the Vision Statement can be read here -  http://www.nycga.net/groups/vision-and-goals/forum/topic/ga-approved-final-draft-ows-vision-statement/

Break Out Discussion

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Break Out Discussion: Feedback on Vision and Goals Document V&G Consensed 12/21/11: We return to our daily schedule of GA and Spokes Council appearances, soliciting feedback. Beginning on or after January 1st, at every GA, we ask them if they wish us to cease taking feedback on the document they have in hand and enter […]

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 […]

1/13/2012: Archives Budget

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OWS Archives Budget Proposal Revised as of January 11, 2012 Statement: We are the Archives Working Group. We were created to ensure that Occupy Wall Street preserves and owns its past and so that we can collect the breadth of perspectives and flyers, signs, posters, audiovisual and digital files, photographs, and artifacts. We are also […]

1/15/2012: Formation of Transportation Working Group

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The Transportation OWG would like to go before the GA to get official GA approval. Our first meeting was held today, Saturday 1/14, noon at 60 Wall St. What is the Transportation Working Group? The OWS Transportation Operations Working Group is responsible for facilitating transportation for the Occupy Wall Street Movement. Transportation coordinates with Occupiers […]