From:   Jon Good <therealjongood@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Wednesday, October 05, 2011 8:44:12 PM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] Salsa is offering their CRM tool
 

+1 to that.

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 8:20 PM, grimwomyn <grimwomyn@gmail.com> wrote:
Agreed-- we would not use the tools of the master to dismantle the
house, but to grow our support....

the real outreach is happening right now over dinner tables and at PTA
meetings... as it should.... it is not about what we are doing here
but the conversations that are happening outside of nyc that really
matter right now and a CRM suite that can empower us to reach out to
influencers and connectors across America, can only be good and help
us move forward so that the conversation includes every single person
at the table... the 99 percent.

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 8:11 PM, Jon Good <therealjongood@gmail.com> wrote:
> I trust Grim and Gabriel to know what they're doing, but would like to raise
> a caveat that we not rely too heavily on a CRM suite as outreach for a
> movement that's against basically the whole mindset of big business and big
> money politics.  To quote an old addage, "the master's tools cannot
> dismantle the master's house".
>
> Solidarity,
> Jon
> On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 4:59 PM, grimwomyn <grimwomyn@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> please forward the contact information when you can.
>>
>> On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 4:58 PM, grimwomyn <grimwomyn@gmail.com> 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,  <gabjoh2@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> This is wonderful. Would like to help. Have semi-related experience.
>> >> --glj
>> >>
>> >> Sent on the Sprint® Now Network from my BlackBerry®
>> >>
>> >> -----Original Message-----
>> >> From: grimwomyn <grimwomyn@gmail.com>
>> >> Sender: september17@googlegroups.com
>> >> Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2011 16:26:05
>> >> To: <september17@googlegroups.com>
>> >> Reply-To: september17@googlegroups.com
>> >> 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 <clenchner@gmail.com>
>> >> 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
>> >>> www.organizing20.org
>> >>>
>> >>
>> >
>
>

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