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Proposal ID767
ProposalStrategic Plan Objectives - Action Plan: Goal 3: Create More Positive Awareness of the Party
PresenterSteering Committee
Floor ManagerKaren Young
Discussion11/25/2014 - 12/14/2014
Voting12/15/2014 - 12/21/2014
Presens Quorum30 0.6666
Consens Quorum31 A Majority of Yes and No Votes


All discussion on this proposal will take place on the forum.


The purpose of this proposal is for the National Committee to indicate
that they generally support the Strategic Plan Objectives and Action
Plan, Goal 3: Create More Positive Awareness of the Party, as detailed below.

The National Committee passed Proposal 689 regarding development of a
Strategic Plan on November 25, 2012. The Strategic Plan Working Group
(SPWG) first convened in January 2013. We gathered input from many
sources before releasing the draft plan, and gathered further input at
the Annual National Meeting in Summer 2013.

The Strategic Plan consists of two parts: the Narrative, which lays
out an analysis of the party’s current situation, and goals designed
to grow the party and move it forward; and the Objectives and Action
Plan. The Objectives and Action Plan lays out specific objectives
designed to meet each goal, action plans around each objective, how we
will measure success, and who should do the work.

The Objectives and Action Plan document for each goal will be
considered separately, to allow members to fully discuss and consider
each one.

Some Action Items would involve bylaws changes. However, specific
changes are not outlined here, as they would be developed and proposed
by the relevant committees. Committees, as well as the party in
general, may also develop budget requests and/or fundraising plans to
enable implementation.

Implementation of the Plan will depend on the active involvement and
commitment of Party leaders and members, both current and future, who
are inspired to join the work called for in the plan. Possible new
committees we envision are listed in italics. The Strategic Planning
Working Group intends to remain active, to help the process along, and
to evaluate our progress over time. Our Implementation Plan is
outlined here:

We call on every member of the National Committee to consider where
their talents might best be used in this effort, and to join national
committees to use those talents. NC members should also consider
whether other Party members in their states might be interested, and
invite them to join committees. People with leadership, fundraising,
and project management experience are especially needed.

We look forward to a more visible and powerful Green Party that will
come to fruition, through the focused and strategic work guided by the
Strategic Plan.

The Strategic Plan is focused on five goals, which are detailed below.

Increase Membership and Diversity (Approved by NC 7/13/14)
Run and Elect More Candidates (Approved by NC 10/19/14)
Create More Positive Awareness of the Party
Create Closer Ties with Movements, More Effective Issue
Advocacy/Policy Development
Change Structures to Better Align with Goals


Goal 3: Create More Positive Awareness of the Party

See document at:


 General timelines and personnel are indicated above.

The Strategic Planning Working Group (SPWG) will continue to work with the Steering Committee and other relevant committees and state leaders to develop and implement the plan. The SPWG will release a preliminary report on the plan’s progress at the end of 2014.


All strategic planning documents are available here:
 usr = StratPlan
 pwd = 2013Gp

 Co-Chairs, Strategic Planning Working Group
 Karen Young –; Starlene Rankin, greenstarlene@gmail.,com; Hillary Kane,

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