[Grassroots-l] [support-gang] Change the World (FAST!)
sebastian at fuentelibre.org
Thu Feb 5 16:47:22 EST 2009
Dear Julia, Chuck, OLPC, somebody,
As a member of the grassroots movement and as a volunteer, for over two
years now, both programming, and on the ground, I find this decision of OLPC
OLPC-Sur list, the most active of OLPC, ran a vote, where we elected a
representative, this representative yas Yamandú Ploskonka.
He was elected due to his positive position, expressed in his heartfelt
letter to OLPC
He ran with a platform you can find at:
This action OLPC is taking is directly moving against the community request,
and so I must protest.
Actions is being taken for articulating the community further.
Please respond publically.
2009/2/5 Adam Holt <holt at laptop.org>
> From: Julia Reynolds <julia at laptop.org>
> To: support-gang at lists.laptop.org
> Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2009 10:45:37 -0500
> Subject: Change the World
> Hello Gang,
> First and foremost, as a newcomer to the RT system it was truly amazing to
> see the work the you all are doing. We thank you for all your dedication!
> Unfortunately, as some of you might have heard "Change the World" aka "Give
> a School" aka "Give 100, Give 1000" will cease to exist. We are just waiting
> for the info to be taken off the main website (any second now).
> We are doing this in an effort to refocus back to large-scale deployments
> that create change in a major way. We WILL honor all requests that we have
> received prior to the info being taken off the website. So if you know
> anyone who is interested, tell them time is of the essence!!
> If you have any questions or concerns, I will do my best to address them.
> I just wanted to make sure you, as our first line of defense, were aware.
> Julia Reynolds
> One Laptop per Child (OLPC)
> julia at laptop.org
> support-gang mailing list
> support-gang at lists.laptop.org
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