Posts Categorized: Past Proposals

Draft Proposal for Thursday 11/3 General Assembly: Herbalists Working Group

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Herbalists Working Group Budget Proposal: Since the start of the occupation, a number of herbalists have been providing holistic health care for the Wall Street Occupiers in a number of ways, treating basic illnesses as well as injuries and stress-related conditions. Herbalists have been present and working at the occupation since its beginning and we […]

Draft Proposal for Thursday 11/3 General Assembly: Movement for Justice in El Barrio and Outreach Working Group

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To the General Assembly of Occupy Wall St.: Receive greetings and embraces of solidarity from Movement for Justice in El Barrio, The Other Campaign New York: We hope this message finds you well and in high spirits (or, as we like to say, con muchas ganas de luchar) to continue mounting an insurmountable struggle for justice, dignity, […]

Break-out Group Discussion for Thursday 11/3 General Assembly: Principles of Solidarity Consolidation

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Principles of Solidarity Consolidation Working Group: We are synthesizing and consolidating the Principles of Solidarity of the Wall Street Occupation. These principles were drafted in the General Assembly break out groups during the first days and weeks of the occupation. There have been three drafts of this document thus far; each consolidated draft was returned […]

draft Proposal for Tuesday 11/1 General Assembly: Internet

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PROPOSAL FOR THE NYC GENERAL ASSEMBLY NOVEMBER 1, 2011 INTERNET WORKING GROUP We in the Internet Working Group feel that establishing and maintaining a strong presence on the web is essential to the future sustainability and success of OccupyWallStreet here at Liberty Plaza. The very nature of the internet places a huge amount of importance […]

Draft Proposal for 10/30- Politics and Electoral Reform

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Voting Experiment A Project of the Political and Electoral Reform Working Group Request for Funds from the General Assembly: $538 Project Spokespersons for Questions and Updates: Kay @kaay Tim @timtpi Stefan Agapie @stefan Political and Electoral Reform Working Group Proposal for Alternative Voting Experiment The PERWG is devoted to investigating and exploring reforms that would […]

Draft Proposal for Sunday 10/30 GA: Screen Printing Guild

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WORKING GROUP: Screen Printing Guild PROPOSAL: buying blank Tshirts from a sweatshop-free source   DESCRIPTION: The Screen Guild proposes to buy blank Tshirts and hoodies (to screen with OWS designs) in bulk from a sweatshop-labor-free supplier.   This is a REVENUE-GENERATING INVESTMENT OF OWS FUNDS, as well as a great outreach and movement-building activity. We’d also […]

Draft Proposal for Sun 10/30: Demands Working Group

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We demand a massive, democratically-controlled public works and public service program, with direct government employment, to create 25 million new jobs at good union wages. This is to be paid for by new taxes on the wealth and income of the rich, on financial transactions, and on corporate profits, by reinstatement of the Glass-Steagall Act, […]

Draft Proposal for Fri 10/28 General Assembly: Structure

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OWS Structure Proposal        (A Living Document) — Submitted by the Structure Working Group Summary Since September 17th Occupy Wall Street (OWS) has grown and inspired occupations around the globe. The General Assembly (GA) is at the heart of this movement.  It provides a forum for political discussion and a plurality of ideas. It is, […]