Changes between Version 8 and Version 9 of americas_proposal_2008


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May 13, 2008, 12:34:59 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, Ruben has suggested that Jamie joins the USSF Guatemala committee (which is in formation).
    31  * In addition, Riseup has pointed us in the direction of the [http://www.web.net/comfront/cfhems.htm 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 has also contacted Tom by email.
     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).
     31 * 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].
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