OccupyOakland.org | This Website

OccupyOakland.org attempts to reflect the processes, politics, and debates which are occurring in Occupy Oakland and the broader Occupy Wall Street movement. This site is meant to reflect and support Occupy Oakland. Please be aware that the opinions expressed on this site reflect the views of the poster and no specific individual is the spokesperson for Occupy Oakland.

Please refrain from personal attacks and expressions of racism, sexism, homophobia, and transphobia. This site, like the Occupy Wall Street movement, aims to challenge an economic and political system that is dominated and controlled by the 1%. If you do not support the Occupy Wall Street movement, please find somewhere else on the internet to post.

Uncategorized posts will appear under Forum>Open Mic.

If you would like to be part of the OO Web Committee, please come to one of our weekly meetings. Check the calendar for the location and time.

If you have a website question or request, or you are an OO committee or caucus who would like a page and posting privileges on this website, please contact the OO Web Committee at: web@occupyoakland.org.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1) What is the purpose of the OccupyOakland.org website?
OccupyOakland.org attempts to reflect the processes, politics, and debates which are occurring in Occupy Oakland and the broader Occupy Wall Street movement. The site is meant to reflect and support Occupy Oakland.

2) Who are the OccupyOakland.org site administrators?
Initial Occupyoakland.org site administrators were members of the General Assembly who volunteered prior to the encampment at Oscar Grant Plaza. They presented a proposal to the GA on 10-10-11.

New site administrators are accepted based on the consensus of the Web Committee. New administrators must attend at least two in person meetings, participate in the activities of occupy Oakland, and show relevant technical skills.

3) Who can post to this website?
Any member of Occupy Oakland, resident of Oakland, or supporter of the Occupy movement can create a user account and post to the forum.

Recognized committees and caucuses of Occupy Oakland can create posts describing their group’s contact information, activities, and perspectives by selecting committee delegates who receive permission to post and edit their website pages and sections.

Web editors approved by the Web Committee can post/promote content which describes or highlights the decisions and statements of the General Assembly, actions of Occupy Oakland, and editorial content that reflects and supports Occupy Oakland.

4) What does the Web Committee not do/what is it not?
This committee does not try to create an alternative online decision making forum for the GA or committees of Occupy Oakland. It does not manage or control the social media sites that are also part of Occupy Oakland. It is not the official spokesperson of Occupy Oakland. It is not exclusive of diverse or dissenting voices within the occupation. In itself, it is not a caucus representing a particular perspective on the direction or activities of Occupy Oakland.

5) What about all of my other questions?
This FAQ is a work in progress and the Web Committee will be posting additional questions and answers as we prepare them. If you have any questions, please contact us at: web@occupyoakland.org.

6) How can I contact the members of Occupy Oakland?
If you have any questions or requests regarding this website, please contact the Occupy Oakland Website Committee at: web@occupyoakland.org. If you would like to contact the other committees, please go to our committees page, which lists all of the committees and how to contact them.

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