We propose and support that we begin to use the results of alternate metrics to measure and help evaluate those things that we value. The alternative metrics can then be compared and contrasted with GDP to show a more accurate picture of where we the direction we are going. Continue reading
After a long GA at the Occupy National (Inter)National gathering on Friday, August 23, and the contentious discussion surrounding the Occupy Strategy Proposal of Solidarity with Move to Amend, Occupy Traverse City held their own GA on Saturday. They approved the original language of the Proposal of Solidarity. “Our over riding concern was the need for unity,” said Barbara Smith. OTC displayed their work in the main hall Saturday and Saturday evening, and gave David Cobb his own copy. Continue reading
A group is forming to help put together documentation, planning logistics, what worked, didn’t work, essays, thoughts about NatGat2 to pass along to the next organizers. You don’t have to have been on the planning team to join and help with this project. Continue reading
We will come together collectively to DeBrief NatGat2013. What went right, what went wrong, what could have been done better, from both the organizing and participants perspectives. This call will conclude the NatGat2 Planning for 2013, and help to establish space for new working groups for projects that arise from the call participants. Continue reading
Moving right along, we will be blasting out a Press Release shortly! Missed Occupy Love or Bidder 70? Dying to see Gasland II? – we are trying to connect all the dots and have them at the gathering! Continue reading
Ng2Kzoo News 5-13-13
The NGWG2013 encourages you to get involved in NatGat2 planning. Lots of plans underway. Help plan the gathering in Kalamazoo or a solidarity event locally to coincide with. the convergences, or invite stops along the Summer Tour of change, as we build from local actions to regional, national and global convergence. Continue reading
Next VIA22 Global Assembly of VIA22, to encourage a long term dialogue between social movements, people involved with the civil society, and all those who want to work for the respect of the integrity of human being and the earth.
There will be information presented by the Occupy National Gathering Work Group. NatGat2 will have a global focus!
Also, we will give information about how to participate from your hometown to the World Social Forum, happening in Tunisia (from march 26th to the 30th).
Join us Wednesday night at 8 PM ET to continue to plan and develop the National Gathering this year.
This is the InterOccupy Maestro call. We will have a mumble Room going that is dialed into the call. Here is the correct information. Continue reading
Join us Wednesday night at 8 PM ET to continue to plan and develop the National Gathering this year. We will be forming working groups and ask for your input and your help moving forward. We wish to include grass roots, alternative medias , rights, advocacy, unions, artists, and more to make this a gathering for all who wish to make a better tomorrow. Continue reading
We need your help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We are shooting a video for the Arcus Center Global Prize.. We will use this for Making a summer tour empowering grass roots and social justice in multiple countries!! We need enough volunteers to make this an 8-10 minute video!!! https://reason.kzoo.edu/csjl/clprize/ Continue reading