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R.O.S.E

 

"R.O.S.E" - at least 4 committees in each quadrant

 

R : Resources

O: Outreach

S: Strategy

E: Education

 

 

Each committee can be divided into spheres (e.g., polity, economic, cultural, kinship, international, ecological) or alternatively, each sphere can be divided into these four ROSE subcommittees

 

 

 

Resources examples:

 

 

 

Mutual aid network

 

Swap meets

 

Time-bank

 

Magnifying glass rotation

 

Transportation subsidy

 

Childcare subsidy

 

Civil disobedience training; knowing your rights; dealing with police

 

Legal-defense fund

 

Prisoner-support and ex-prisoner support

 

Consensus training

 

Health and well-being

 

Fundraising

 

Practice conversations; roleplay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Outreach examples:

 


Correspondence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Door-to-door

 

Listening Projects

 

Surveys

 

Interviews

 

Fellow Travelers Directory

 

Community networking

 

Social events

 

Radical relief (e.g., food and clothing events with street theater, etc)

 

Neighborhood patrols

 

Joint campaigns; requests for help; exchanging speakers; shared presentations and panels (e.g., Interstellar Coalition)

 

Media production

 

Updating website; newsletter

 

Tabling, flyers, pamphlets, business cards, t-shirts

 

 

 

Strategy examples:

 

 

 

 

Solidarity economics: networking producer and consumer co-ops, intentional communities, activist organizations, unions, local businesses, progressive faith institutions. Divestment and re-investment and procurement in "anchoring institutions": schools, hospitals, local foundations, municipal and county governments.

 

Community organizing (door-to-door, etc)

 

Infiltration, Trojan horse (e.g., split votes)

 

Anarcho-Syndicalism (e.g., promoting and supporting sit-down strikes, worker takeovers, and general strikes, worker’s assemblies)

 

Electoral (e.g., helping to form a united left front)

 

Participatory budgeting

 

 

Tactics:

 

Boycotts, buycotts, educating consumers and employees

 

Walkouts

 

Blockades; derailment; deluging; strike and demonstration support (e.g., Food Not Bombs)

 

Zoning boards

 

Local demonstrations

 

 

 

 

Education examples:

 

 

 

Presentations, debates, discussions, reading circle, film screening, anti-discrimination forums

 

Classes, camps, retreats, and schools ("Communiversities")

 

Military & Police Counter-recruitment