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Or show up for one of the meetings.  See the calendar at the main home page for details. [www.occupyboston.org]
Or show up for one of the meetings.  See the calendar at the main home page for details. [www.occupyboston.org]
* '''''[mailto:infotent@occupyboston.org Email Volunteer Coordinators]'''''
* '''''For more info[mailto:volunteer@occupyboston Email Us]. You can also email the [InfoTent@occupyboston.org InfoTent] who are onsite.
==Join [[WG/Working Groups|Working Groups]]==
==Join [[WG/Working Groups|Working Groups]]==

Revision as of 16:07, 12 November 2011

Visit Dewey Square

Map of Occupy Boston. Click to Enlarge.
Come to the site! Go to the Welcome Desk or the Info Desk and say, “How can I help?" Come over to Dewey Square (Directions) and drop in to the committee tents, shown on the map of the grassy space south of the Dept. of Transportation building (orange block at the top) The Dewey Square OccupyBoston site is diagonally across from South Station and the intersection of Summer St. and Atlantic Ave. There is also an Outreach committee on the site that is looking for people to help spread the message and make contacts with other organizations.

Events by Day

There is a Calendar produced by Media working group that shows you the many events that take place every day. (Click the agenda tab, it is much more readable then). This calendar agenda is also on the right side of the http://occupyboston.org main site. Be sure to attend a General Assembly to 'see what democracy looks like' and help to develop a consensus. Currently at 7:00 PM on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday, but check the Calendar to be sure.


Lots of ONSITE and REMOTE work to do.

Or show up for one of the meetings. See the calendar at the main home page for details. [www.occupyboston.org]

  • For more infoEmail Us. You can also email the [InfoTent@occupyboston.org InfoTent] who are onsite.

Join Working Groups

Working groups meet at the Occupy Boston site and/or work remotely. They all have a presence on the internet with their own email listserves, pages on this wiki, twitter feeds, facebook pages, and other communication outlets.

The Donate and Logistics pages on this wiki provide lists of items that are needed. There is also a list generated by OBLogistics on twitter at http://twitter.com/#!/OBLogistics
At camp, check the lists posted by the Logistics Tent. (When you first walk into the Occupy Boston camp in Dewey Square from the South Station side you see on your left the Logistics tent.)
To donate money, the main occupy Boston website at http://occupyboston.org is the place to go. Currently on the right hand side are lists of various funds that have been set up for donations and links to an easy way to make donations.

Occupy Boston also has a dontation box, on site, whch is emptied daily and the amount depsoited in an accout at a local credit union.

You may mail checks to this address:

Occupy Boston
PO Box 51162
Boston, MA 02205
Please make checks payable to "OccupyBoston FAWG".


Join this wiki - the Help file will show you how. Then you can contribute content and engage in discussions. There are multiple groups of people working on documents and discussing ideas. Be sure to check the discussion tab on an page that interests you. See what other people are saying about that page, contribute your comments.

Interesting pages include:

  • Strategies (Strategies, Proposals, Positions) - This Working group is dedicated to discussing societal issues, determining their root causes, and responding with actionable proposals.
  • Statement of purpose - gathering submissions for the official statement of purpose (SOP) of Occupy Boston
  • Optimistic visions - the primary idea is to generate a store of positive ideas that we can contemplate, share, and work to manifest.
  • Tell us your story - a site by the Media working group that connects to voices of Occupy Boston to the Media


The Outreach working group can help you to poster, or set up an information table in your town. It has a Graphic Design page where Learn how print the stickers to hand out during canvassing and to spread the message! Here is also where you will find ideas on you can work as a blogger or tweeter to build the movement. Outreach Committee meetings are Fridays at 6 p.m. by the Gandhi statue.
Some Working Groups sometimes meet offsite or are actively collaborating with other groups. For example, the Labor Outreach Committee meets Mondays at 4:30pm at SEIU 615 to accommodate the labor organization members who wish to actively participate in our group process.
Get involved in an ongoing project. Want to work on a encampment paper. Check out The OCCUPY Boston Globe

Follow and Contribute on Social Media

For information on marches and actions, don't forget to join us on Facebook and Twitter!
Check out the Solidarity page for hundreds of Occupation related media sites.

Direct Action

Participate in Bank Transfer Day - on or before 5 November 2011



We invite all passionate, informed persons to hold a seminar or teach a class. Please e-mail:








If you are press or wish to contact the Media team please e-mail:



Free School University

If you are an educator and would like to teach, lead a discussion, workshop or speak


Music and Entertainment

If you are a professonal music group or other entertainment (comedians, preference art, etc) interested in booking a performance


The Boston Occupier


Occupy Boston Globe





Signup with your email at http://groups.occupyboston.org/wg/volunteer-info to receive announcements for volunteering. Specific needs of working groups will also be placed here.

You can also email the InfoTent to receive The Daily Digest.

Archived aerial view and overlay of Dewey Square site