Proposal - Alpha

Boston Co-op Housing Start-up Fund Proposal
Gabriel Baldwin & the Boston Collective House Assembly
Saturday, 12th May, 2012

Mission statement
We are the Boston Co-op Housing Start-up Fund. Our mission is to support long-term, cooperative living in the Boston area by raising and distributing funds. Utilizing a transparent process, we will ensure accountability in addressing inequality, in access to housing, in household decision-making, and in local communities at large. We are committed to the values of social and economic justice and of environmental, social and economic sustainability.

Rewrite: Thoughts?
We are the Boston Co-op Housing Start-up Fund. Our mission is to support long-term, cooperative living in the Boston area by raising and distributing funds. Within our communities we will strive to address inequality and improve access to autonomous affordable housing. Utilizing a transparent process, we will ensure accountability in our actions. We are committed to the values of environmental, social, and economic justice and sustainability.

Proposed process flowchart


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                    /---------------\
        /---------=-+ Outside world |
        | If prop.  \--+------------/
        | needs             |
        | refining          v
        |             /-----+----\
        |             | Proposal |
        |             \-----+----/
        v                   |
/--------+-------\           v
| Breakout group |       /---+--\
|  helps refine  +------>+ BCHA |
|  the proposal  |       \+----+/
\--------+-------/        :    :
        ^                |    |
        | /--------------/    |
        | |                   |
        | v                   v
/--------+-+-------\     /-----+------\
| o No consensus   |     | Consensus! |
| o Fixable issues |     \-----+------/
\------------------/           |
                              |
  /--------\                  v
  | Boston |   /---\    /-----+-----\
  | co-op  +-->+ $ +--->+ BCC Board |
  | donors |   \---/    \-----+-----/
  \--------/                  |
                              |
                              v
                       /------+-------\
                       | Disbursement |
                       \--------------/
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Gabriel Baldwin,
May 15, 2012, 5:37 PM
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