[NA-Discuss] NARALO input to the ALAC budget
rotenberg at epic.org
Fri Jan 21 20:38:45 UTC 2011
I would be interested to know if there has ever been a survey
or report on efforts by ALAC members to engage their
constituencies. Also, are there any current structures to
Over the years, I've worked on several efforts to promote civil
society participation in decisions concerning the future of the
Internet. These have included
The Public Voice
The Ciivll Society Information Society Advisory Council
One of our key goals has been to provide timely and useful
information to those who might be interested.
On Jan 21, 2011, at 3:18 PM, Beau Brendler wrote:
> OK, here's some notions:
> How about $5,000 for regional survey research work on matters of policy importance to consumers in the NA region. So that we don't have to keep winging it so much when we need to talk intelligently about what people want.
> How about $1,000 to make an outreach video for YouTube, Blip.TV and other fora that ICANN doesn't seem to see the value of.
> How about $3,000 in travel expenses for members of the NA community to travel to other ICANN regional and community meetings (not the thrice-weekly big meetings, but the frequent smaller ones the organization holds for the contracted parties and others)? The user community should have a forum to voice user needs at these meetings and be there as a representative to check on what everyone else is up to.
> How about $10K for creation and maintenance of a real NA RALO web site and presence? Not some crap wiki on the ICANN site.
> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Gareth Shearman <shearman at victoria.tc.ca>
>> Sent: Jan 20, 2011 5:04 PM
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>> Subject: [NA-Discuss] NARALO input to the ALAC budget
>> Further to Darlene's note:
>> Please review the page at this link:
>> Send your submissions to me using the Excel form linked from the above page.
>> In the past we have unsuccessfully requested:
>> Money for a NARALO general assembly of our ALSes - next opportunity is ICANN meeting #45 which is currently scheduled to be in North America in October of 2012.
>> Money for regional outreach events, taking advantage of events sponsored by other organizations.
>> I think we need to include these two items in our request.
>> Let's hear *your* ideas - I'm not going to try and do this alone!
>> Remember - time is short.
>> Thank you,
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