Changes between Version 10 and Version 11 of projects/leadership-committee/dec-2008/discussion/us-movements


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Dec 18, 2008, 4:14:35 PM (13 years ago)
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Jamie McClelland
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    1515 * How do we expect the Obama presidency to affect the left? What positive effects? What effects should be prepared to fight against?
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    17 === Proposals ===
     17=== Proposed sectors to focus on ===
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    19  * What sectors are under-represented in our current Membership that should be better represented?
    20  * Which movements should we be following? Which movements should we be trying to shape?
     19 * Youth
     20 * Alternative Media
     21 * Indigenous movements
     22 * Farmworkers/Migrant workers/Immigrants
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    2224== Inreach ==
     
    2426=== Project: Membership constituency workshops ===
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    26 Goal:
     28Goals:
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    28 Make membership more conscious of technology capabilities in their work;
     30 * Make membership more conscious of technology capabilities in their work;
     31 * Make members more conscious of what membership actually means and what this organization is doing and capable of doing;
     32m* Develop a new and more "democratic" approach to technology development.
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    30 Make members more conscious of what membership actually means and what this organization is doing and capable of doing;
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    32 Develop a new and more "democratic" approach to technology development.
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    34 Explanation: Dividing our membership into "constituencies" (labor, community-based, arts, etc.), we would bring together these members into workshops during which we would discuss how the current capabilities we have can be better used by them in their "area-specific" work and what other capabilities they feel they need from MF/PL.
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    36 Flowing from this discussion, we would then work to develop these capabilities.
     34Proposal: Dividing our membership into "constituencies" (labor, community-based, arts, etc.), we would bring together these members into workshops during which we would discuss how the current capabilities we have can be better used by them in their "area-specific" work and what other capabilities they feel they need from MF/PL. Flowing from this discussion, we would then work to develop these capabilities.
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    3836This would be the first time that MF/PL has actually sought to involve all its members in a unified activity, something which can become very significant in the coming period.