From:   Will Gauss <>
Sent time:   Wednesday, October 05, 2011 5:48:37 PM
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] Salsa is offering their CRM tool

Be careful of co-opting.


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On Oct 5, 2011, at 4:59 PM, grimwomyn <> wrote:


> please forward the contact information when you can.


> On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 4:58 PM, grimwomyn <> wrote:

>> Terrific-- so if it is okay with all I would like to take this project

>> on with Gabriel-- for it to mainly sit with Gabriel, but i will give

>> consult and advice and make sure all is transparent across the board.


>> On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 4:52 PM, <> wrote:

>>> This is wonderful. Would like to help. Have semi-related experience.

>>> --glj


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>>> -----Original Message-----

>>> From: grimwomyn <>

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>>> Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2011 16:26:05

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>>> Subject: Re: [september17discuss] Salsa is offering their CRM tool


>>> If I could-- I would like to volunteer to take this on...


>>> I am an information professional and have worked with fundraising

>>> databases for over 10 years and as the point person for the Occupy

>>> Media Project (Occupied WSJ) I am in a great position to make sure

>>> that information is shared and available for all across the board as

>>> the movement grows.


>>> Let me know what you would like to do, looking forward to the data

>>> crunching and analysis and system building!


>>> best-grim


>>> On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 3:40 PM, Charles Lenchner <> wrote:

>>>> Hey all...

>>>> I just joined the list and plan to introduce myself. But I learned something

>>>> and wanted to get it in the right hands - it's unclear what that means!

>>>> Salsa is a Constituent Relationship Manager. It is used by political groups

>>>> and nonprofits on the progressive side of the fence. They would like to

>>>> offer use if this product to Occupy Wall Street for free. It's a great tool

>>>> that I'm familiar with - it does email blasting, list building, integrates

>>>> with fundraising pages, signups, advocacy actions, letters to the editor,

>>>> events management, etc.

>>>> Folks might have various opinions about using this. My question is: which

>>>> group or committee is qualified to make a decision on such a thing on behalf

>>>> of 'Occupy Wall Street'?

>>>> I beg forgiveness if this was discussed previously - the NYCGA site didn't

>>>> include any mention of it that I could find, so it seemed a bit like an

>>>> orphan issue.

>>>> Thanks in advance,

>>>> Charles Lenchner