Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of projects/leadership-committee/dec-2011/proposals


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Jan 1, 2012, 11:42:04 AM (8 years ago)
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    77The numbers refer to the [https://mayfirst.org/membership-meeting/2011/summary program goals identified by members at the September 2011 membership meeting].
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    9  * Formalize and expand the support team (Goal !#1). The support team has been an ad-hoc group of mostly NY based technologists. To take our supoprt infrastructure to the next level, the staff organize a regular once-monthly face-to-face to take place simultaneously in three cities to start: NYC, where our core team currently works, Mexico City, to take advantage of the opportunities Enrique and the Laneta expansion has brought about, and Boston to bring in the technologists Ross has been organizing with around Occupy Boston.  
     9 * Formalize and expand the support team (Goal !#1). The support team has been an ad-hoc group of mostly NY based technologists. To take our supoprt infrastructure to the next level, the staff organize a regular once-monthly face-to-face to take place simultaneously in three cities to start: NYC, where our core team currently works, Mexico City, to take advantage of the opportunities Enrique and the Laneta expansion has brought about, and Boston to bring in the technologists Ross has been organizing with around Occupy Boston.
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    1111 Budget: $1500 for travel, so we can have face-to-face exchanges between cities.
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    13  * United States Social forum (Goals !#4 and !#5). Continue our role on the National Planning Committee as members of the NPC and USSF leaders.
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    15  Engage the National Planning Committee in its discussion of the coming Social Forum activities by supporting the proposal, originally made by us at the last NPC meeting, for regional/localized Social Forums with certain activities linked via the Internet as the format for the next US Social Forum.
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    17  Support the People's Movement Assembly initiative when requested and where the specific PMA fits with our strategic iniatives.
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    19  Continue to provide full technological and technical support to the US Social Forum process.
     13 * Continue supporting the United States Social forum (Goals !#4 and !#5). Continue our role on the National Planning Committee as members of the NPC and USSF leaders.
     14 Engage the National Planning Committee in its discussion of the coming Social Forum activities by supporting the proposal, originally made by us at the last NPC meeting, for regional/localized Social Forums with certain activities linked via the Internet as the format for the next US Social Forum.  Support the People's Movement Assembly initiative when requested and where the specific PMA fits with our strategic iniatives.  Continue to provide full technology support to the US Social Forum process via leadership of the Information, Communication and Technology working group.
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    2116 * National and International policy and organizing work (Goal !#5).
     
    3328 Continue in the world Climate Change movement through participation in its activities and support technologically when called for.
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    35  * People of Color Techie Training program (Goal !#6). Launch the [wiki:projects/techies-of-color People of Color Techie Training Institute] in 2012 as per relevant documentation and plan.
     30 * Launch the People of Color Techie Training program (Goal !#6). Via [wiki:projects/techies-of-color the People of Color Techie Training Institute], organize a mentor/mentee pilot project pairing MFPL technologists with people of color from the movement who are interested in developing their system adminstration skills. The pilot project will involve 2 mentors, 4 mentees and 4 face-to-face trainings. Conduct the project in partnership with the Praxis Project and the Progressive Technology Project.
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    3732 * Build spanish language infrastructure of the organization (Goal !#5). Develop a special work team for English to Spanish interpretation which oversees the introduction of Spanish language versions of all MF/PL public documents, notices, advisories and FAQs on the "how-to" pages of our website. Integrate Spanish language options for all official wikis.  Maintain at least on "native Spanish speaker" on staff at all times.
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    39  * Launch  MFPL member training and feedback series (!#2)
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    41  Establish a series of special monthly member "basic training" events in person and on-line. Sponsor "member feedback" sessions every two months during the year at which all staff and at least three non-staff LC representatives will be present.
     34 * Launch  MFPL member training and feedback series (!#2). Organize a total of four face-to-face and four online or phone-based trainings for May First/People Link that cover how to use various pieces of the May First/People Link infrastructure (control panel, webmail, etc.).  Sponsor two "member feedback" sessions during the year at which all staff and at least three non-staff LC representatives will be present.
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    4336 * Define MFPL structure and decision making process (Goals !#2 and !#3)
     
    4538 Discuss working group proposal for decision-making process which will be implemented as a "test" during the first part of 2012 and then submitted, after LC evaluation, to the membership for its approval.  Establish working LC group to develop and take up proposals for the organization's structure which will be submited to Members Meeting in mid-2012. 
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    47  Set date and place for Members' Meeting
     40 * Organize Membership Meeting. Set date and place for Members' Meeting.