I don't have time to flesh this out tonight, but I want to get it out there and send out a link.
I was at a meeting tonight with fellow Portage county activists. We're starting a group to fight back against fracking. There was talk of incorporation, nonprofit status, officers, etc. as a way to give formal structure to the group.
There was lots of other stuff too, just glossing.
I mentioned a formal document with a particular emphasis on nonviolence and everyone was receptive.
My mission (and yours, I hope!) is to come up with a one page document laying out our vision, principles and values. Not a legal document but an aspirational one.
I mentioned nonviolence in particular and everyone was receptive. So this is a chance to do the kind of ground-level foundational work we've noted has been absent from OWS.
750-800 words or so, to be used going forward as a way to let people know what we do & don't stand for. Need it ready in a week or so. What should that include?
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