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Invite Organization Advocates to Support Their Grievances

When a prominent local, state or national organization states its support for a 99% Declaration grievance and our effort to change our country's political system, this can educate its own members and also attract press coverage. You can encourage organizations to endorse The 99% Declaration and to run their own Delegate Candidates. 

Few things are more effective in building a large network of support than connecting with other already established groups or organizations in a "Movement of Movements". These groups have done the groundwork of building a following, so by linking in with their group, you gain access to a large number of already active people. And since the need for complete system change is at the heart of so many issues, there are likely many groups interested in the grievances of the 99% Declaration.

If You're Already Part of a Potential Ally Group

If you are part of an existing organization that is interested in these issues, you may wish to bring a group together within the organization to work on the grievances and to run Delegate Candidates and register voters.

One way to start is by educating people in your organization about the 99% Declaration and the related grievances, and by explaining how these are linked to your organization's primary focus.

For example, if your organization is a labor union, you can discuss Grievance 9: Jobs for All Americans. If you are part of an environmental group, you can ask them to support Grievance 7: Protecting the Planet. All the grievances are connected and inter-related as well, so you can discuss how the whole system needs to change with single issue organizations as well.

Once people in your organization understand why these issues are important and relevant to them, suggest forming a new committee, broadening the activities of existing bodies, or otherwise integrating the 99% Declaration grievances into the work of your organization. You can also suggest that your organization consider running a Delegate Candidate or two to help ensure their grievance makes it into the final Petition to Redress Grievances.

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You can encourage organizations to endorse The 99% Declaration and to run their own Delegate Candidates.
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You can encourage organizations to endorse The 99% Declaration and to run their own Delegate Candidates.
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