Changes between Version 10 and Version 11 of americas_proposal_2008


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May 15, 2008, 7:25:09 PM (12 years ago)
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Jamie McClelland
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    30  * The [http://www.forosocialamericas.org/ Foro Social Americas] which will be held in October 2008 in Guatemala. Josue is in contact with Jeanine, one of the contacts in Guatemala, and has offered the support of May First/People Link. In addition, Burke pointed us in the direction of [http://rightsaction.org Rights Action] as a North American organization heading up the effort (see their [http://www.rightsaction.org/articles/social_forum_021608_.html press release here]). Jamie just sent an email to them asking how we could get more involved. Finally, Jamie just registered to be part of the USSF NPC Guatemala committee (which is in formation).
     30 * The [http://www.forosocialamericas.org/ Foro Social Americas] which will be held in October 2008 in Guatemala. Josue is in contact with Jeanine, one of the contacts in Guatemala, and has offered the support of May First/People Link. In addition, Burke pointed us in the direction of [http://rightsaction.org Rights Action] as a North American organization heading up the effort (see their [http://www.rightsaction.org/articles/social_forum_021608_.html press release here]). Jamie just sent an email to them asking how we could get more involved. Jamie just registered to be part of the USSF NPC Guatemala committee (which is in formation). And Ruben is part of the Grassroots Global Justice Alliance (GGJA) which is helping to organize the Foro Social Americas (and is a member of the Hemispheric Council).
    3131 * Riseup has pointed us in the direction of the [http://asc-hsa.org/ Hemispheric Social Alliance], a coalition addressing similar issues but with a more political bent. Burke said that the US counterpart is the [http://www.art-us.org Alliance for Responsible Trade]. He also pointed out a [http://www.art-us.org/brazil_report recent report by Tom Louden] which indicates that the alliance seems to be a live and well. Jamie just spoke with Tom and will be posting notes soon.
    3232 * We are also in the process of applying to be members of the [http://apc.org Association for Progressive Communications]. We're discussing the application in ticket #250 and are [wiki:apc_membership_app working on the application here].
    3333 * [http://www.techmeet.org/txt/Welcome_to_Techmeet techmeet] is a tech group composed of people from both Latin America and north America. Their next meeting is (via chat on the Internet) is this Sunday at 1:00 pm Americas/New_York time. I plan to join and will report back.
     34 * SWU is part of COMPA: Convergence of Popular Movements of the Americas. They have a [http://www.idealist.org/if/ioc/en/av/Org/106545-126 profile on Idealist.org] but the advertised link does not work.
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    3536== Potential ideas for collaboration ==