[IAEP] [support-gang] [overwhelming victory] grassroots campaign at OLPC-Sur
Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrero
dirakx at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 13:58:48 EST 2009
We are victorious yes..:), but this is for LA.
We still are lacking a more united overall (worlwide) community
representation to the OLPC board of directors.
On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 1:35 PM, Sebastian Silva
<sebastian at fuentelibre.org>wrote:
> The proposal has been passed with an overwhelming victory:
> Yama has his first meeting in a few minutes with Rodrigo Arboleda, in
> full representation of OLPC-Sur.
> We are discussing further steps to community consolidation and
> participation. Input is welcome.
> Congratulations Yama, we welcome your initiative and put our full
> support behind you.
> 2009/1/14 Sebastian Silva <sebastian at fuentelibre.org>:
> > Fellow Grassroots Volunteers:
> > A vote is going on *right now* regarding the following proposal, which
> > I human-translated because I think its important. Also, some of you
> > may be subscribers at OLPC-Sur and thus have received a ballot. I'll
> > quote Yama on that one:
> > "Please vote! If you haven't voted because you disagree, vote negative!
> > If you think it does not correspond you, whether because you don't
> > want to hear from OLPC anymore, or
> > are a foreigner, or don't live in Latinamerica, plese, vote
> > The ballot has a subject that says:
> > "CIVS Poll now available for voting: Definir OLPC Latinoamérica"
> > Make sure it didnt go into your junk mail if you're subscribed.
> > Here's the proposal:
> > "To present a united front before Nicholas Negroponte and Rodrigo
> > Arboleda to achieve the participation of the OLPC Latin America
> > Community in decisions affecting the work of OLPC in Latinamerica."
> > "A clear position in favor of Free Software as an integral and
> > exclusive part of this educational project."
> > "I personally commit to support this position in the community,
> > locally, nationally, in the Sur list, and other forums."
> > "Provisionally, and until we the community can decide for an
> > alternative, but in no event past the 28th of february of 2009, I
> > support Yamandú Ploskonka acting as representative of the OLPC Latin
> > America community for these ends. This nomination and other positions
> > hereby indicated must be confirmed by majority vote of the latin
> > american community at the Sur list."
> > I urge you to vote. Let's not be monkeys.
> > Sebastian
> Sebastian Silva
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