[mgj-discuss] Tax the Bank WG - responsibilities
basav at igc.org
basav at igc.org
Wed Aug 17 20:40:50 GMT 2005
(Internally final within Tax the Bank WG - needs to be talked about at
Draft Responsibilities of Tax the Bank Working Group
A. What we as Tax the Bank have primary responsibility for:
Formulating strategy for entire campaign from start to finish, in
consultation with entire MGJ collective.
Reporting on the campaign to the entire MGJ collective, and seeking the
help of the entire collective as and when we need it.
Developing content of Tax the Bank section of MGJ website.
Identifying constituencies and specific organizations in DC to outreach
Developing Tax the Bank outreach talking points.
Developing options for endorsing organizations to plug into.
Developing options for people who cant come to meetings to plug into.
Doing research on local politics, PILOTs, and local budget and fiscal
Organizing phonebanks, call-in days, etc.
When the time is right, setting up meetings with City Councillors.
Working with City Councillors staff to craft a resolution.
Arranging for organizational representatives as well as individual DC
residents to testify at hearings.
B. What we as Tax the Bank will bottomline in conjunction with Outreach WG:
Doing the outreach to local groups for Tax the Bank. (Note, Tax the Bank
WG and Outreach WG will bottomline the outreach, but ideally MGJ as a whole
will be involved in it.)
Planning outreach days/tabling.
Spreading the word about things where we need turnout (teach-ins and
community forums, hearings, phonebanks/call-in days, etc.)
C. What we as Tax the Bank will bottomline in conjunction with Education WG:
Developing factsheets and educational materials on Tax the Bank.
Ensuring that the educational materials get translated.
Planning teach-ins and community forums on Tax the Bank.
D. What we as Tax the Bank will bottomline in conjunction with
Developing a list of local media contacts.
Developing press releases, media talking points, press packets, etc.
Organizing press conferences on Tax the Bank and/or including Tax the
Bank message in MGJ press conferences.
E. What we as Tax the Bank will bottomline in conjunction with Web WG:
Developing structure of Tax the Bank section of MGJ website.
F. What we as Tax the Bank will bottomline in conjunction with Scenario WG:
Developing street theater, puppets, signs, banners etc. on Tax the Bank.
Planning demonstrations, media stunts, and creative actions on Tax the
Incorporating the Tax the Bank message into mobilizations.
G. What we as Tax the Bank will bottomline in conjunction with Logistics WG:
Getting locations for our various events (teach-ins, community forums etc.)
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