Posts Categorized: Past Proposals

Draft Proposal for Saturday 11/12 General Assembly: Finance

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Proposal: For Occupy Wall Street To Protect Its Name, and the Movement, through Trademark   Factual Background: On the requests of the Finance committee and individual occupiers involved in other working groups, Attorneys Wylie Stecklow and Samuel Cohen filed an application to trademark “Occupy Wall Street” on behalf of Occupy Wall Street on an emergency […]

Draft Proposal for Thursday 11/10: Principles of Solidarity

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Background: On 11/8/11, the GA approved solidarity’s stop-gap, Emergency Proposal, which was: “For the next 48 hours, until the next GA, Occupiers in a space required by the community must consent in order to be removed, or consent regarding a shared usage of space.” Now: Solidarity is involved with other working groups on this issue, including Town […]

Draft Proposal for Thursday 11/10 General Assembly: Archives

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[REVISED 2011/11/9 due to recent increase in hard-drive prices and extra $ for archival supplies, up to $500 as per general email discussion] This is the budget proposal for materials required to begin the long-term work of establishing the Occupy Wall Street Archives. Secure temporary storage in Downtown Manhattan area: $2,300.00 Rent for storage (estimated […]

Draft Proposal for Thursday 11/10 General Assembly: Movement Building

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Proposal to the Occupy Wall Street General Assembly November 10th, 7pm Request: Respond to a request sent by Egyptian civil society groups to send a delegation of OWS Ambassadors to serve as International Observers in the November 28th Parliamentary elections. The group would need to leave on November 25th and return on the 30th. This […]

Draft Proposal for Thursday 11/10 General Assembly: Fire Safety

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The community at Occupy Wall Street (OWS) in Liberty Plaza (formerly Zuccotti Park) is committed to ensuring the health, safety, and security of all campers and visitors to the park. Therefore, we’ve worked collaboratively with many working groups to produce the following action steps for approval by the General Assembly on Thurs., Nov 10: Establish […]

Draft Proposal for Thursday 11/10 General Assembly: Direct Action

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Co-proposal from DA and Expansion to make $4,000 available for the Park Defense strategy. Funds to be used to fortify and expand existing park defense strategy, including the purchase of building materials to expand capacity of the Park Defense tent from 9-14 ppl, provide lighting, electricity, and a DA table. Also to produce additional materials […]

Draft Proposal for Thursday 11/10 General Assembly: Call to Action

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Call to Action (the group that previously drafted the Declaration of the Occupation of New York City) has a new document which is a Statement of Autonomy. We would like to be on the agenda for the Thursday evening General Assembly. We are seeking ratification on the document from the General Assembly to release the Statement […]

Draft Proposal for Thursday 11/10 General Assembly: Direct Action

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DA Proposal for November 17th Morning Action (and Morning only) Occupy Wall Street, in solidarity with organized labor and the 99% around the world, will mobilize for a day of non-violent direct action to reject the economy that divides us and rebuild an economy that works for all. We will resist the banks and the […]