[IMC-Boston-Discuss] ANDREW- IMPORTANT- Who packed up the tabling table at the pa...

Pete Stidman pstidman at yahoo.com
Sat Jul 23 08:31:22 PDT 2005


 With all due respect, I think are all ready to listen
to your input, but you can't be holding that list
hostage.  That was created as part of a system that is
already in place, and it's also kinda disturbing that
you took it without asking me (who created it for the
event, and who has traditionally been the collector of
names, and who does know a thing or two about outreach
from experience here and at Lucy Parsons Center)

Can we meet ASAP so I can invite the people I already
know personally on that list to that meeting?  You
yourself blocked a meeting that would have discussed
outreach so I can listen to what you have to say, but
big changes to outreach will have to wait for the
general meeting.  Meanwhile, work continues.  

I'm guessing, but I don't think blocking people from
continuing the work of indymedia is going to be a very
popular tactic.  We are open for everybody's input and
making changes, but we've all learned that it takes
some patience to make those changes.  It's a longer
process to move a collective.  


--- Matthew Williams <mw21 at mindspring.com> wrote:

> My understanding is that there is already an
> existing outreach 
> committee, which was formed with the blessings of
> the general meeting 
> some time ago. I don't see why they shouldn't get
> started on recruiting 
> volunteers now. If someone wants in-put on that
> process, they should go 
> to meetings of the outreach committee, the same as
> with any other 
> working group. -- Matt
> On Jul 22, 2005, at 10:51 PM,
> Andrewmcleod2000 at aol.com wrote:
> >
> >  
> >  
> >  
> >  
> > Dear Pete:
> >  
> > I have the sign up board from the table.  My main
> goal at the 
> > fundraiser was to collect names.  My fear is those
> names will go to 
> > waste if no one understands the art of volunteer
> recruitment and 
> > retention.
> >  
> am asking other 
> > people in the group if this subject should be
> discussed at the next 
> > general meeting before attempts are made to
> contact potential 
> > volunteers.
> >  
> > Most Sincerely,
> >  
> >  
> > Andrew
> >  
> >  _______________________________________________
> > imc-boston mailing list
> > imc-boston at lists.indymedia.org
> >
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