We facilitate communication within and between working groups. This includes managing our google groups and handling signup sheets.
Our goal is to determine how the federal and state constitutions can be used to remedy our grievances relating to bailouts, public debt, wars, unsound money, corporate personhood and more.
This is an umbrella group for Design and Arts & Culture. The Graphic Design Working Group meets the design needs of other working groups within the occupation by providing them with cohesive and complete designs for their various projects. This includes flyers, stickers, banners, posters, signage, web design, etc. Arts & Culture seeks to channel artistic expression and creativity into projects and works of art into the movement.
We plan and bottom-line actions including marches, rallies, flash mobs, street theatre, and more.
To bring environmentalist forces and voices together to holistically inform political, economical and social debates inside and outside OSI.
We are responsible for facilitating General Assembly meetings via direct democratic processes.
We will organize actions in pursuit of a system that allows everyone full access to healthcare, and we will raise awareness about the problems caused by the private-insurance-based system, which by nature prioritizes profit over human needs.
We provide information to people inside and outside OSI. Our responsibilities include: - Orientation: Explaining our structure, history, goals, and process to new people before meetings. - Minutes: Helping people take minutes, providing guidelines for minutes taking, and making minutes available to people inside and outside OSI. - Greeting: Serving as a first line of contact for people at meetings and events. This includes running information booths and handing out introductory materials (Orientation and other informational packets). - Directing Traffic: This is directly tied to greeting. Helping people find who and/or what they are looking for.
The International Affairs group deals with matters affecting people outside of the United States.
The safety and deescalation team will work with the facilitation team when dealing with disruptions.
This is an umbrella group encompassing social media, video, website content, press releases, public relations, and other forms of self-produced media content.
We find locations to be used for group meetings.
The Mission of the Outreach Working Group is to engage and mobilize individuals, communities, and organizations to strengthen and expand the Occupy movement. Outreach accomplishes its mission through numerous initiatives and projects, including the recruitment of volunteers and organizers into Outreach and various other OSI groups.
We handle the technology needs of OSI. This includes: - Websites: building, configuring, and maintaining them - Software/Hardware: advising on software/hardware tools, and helping manage those tools - Education: providing education for all aspects of technology to people in the movement at all levels of technical knowledge (beginner, intermediate, advanced)
We foster community discussion and education on topics of interest.
NYC Occupy Wall Street Vision & Goals working group is a leader-full group that invites you to join in creating a collaborative vision for the Occupy Wall Street movement.
The mission of the Vision & Goals working group is to represent all the members of OWS in the creation of a comprehensive statement of what we would like our shared future to look like for generations to come and which specific goals are necessary to achieve that future. In order to be a true reflection of the movement, we want our process to reflect everyone’s input. We will collect input from people everywhere, both in person and via all electronic media at our disposal. We especially invite the input of all people formerly marginalized due to their race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, disability or socioeconomic level. In pursuing this important work, we are committed to the use of the following three simple principles: We will always work for peace; we will always work for solidarity; we will always look to carry forth a good message.
We handle development, administration, and content creation for occupystatenisland.org