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PRE-INTERVIEW
List any movements or organizations you are involved with that might be synergistic with other initiatives to create positive change.
We are creating a database of projects and initiatives to support the emergence of collaborative work via Connect 2012. Is there something you are engaged with now, or might imagine launching or being a part of, that you would like to share? If so, please briefly describe the nature of this work, including its purpose and intended results.
Are there needs you have or requests you want to make regarding the work described in #4 above?
List websites you'd like to share that relate specifically to your projects (including Twitter & Facebook if you wish):
(List each website on a separate line)
Is there anything else you would like to share with other Connect 2012 participants?
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Do you have any comments or questions about this interview, Connect 2012 and/or Occupy Cafe?
INTERVIEW
Q1(a): As you reflect on a time when people came together in a powerful way for positive change, choose one that stands out for you. Tell me your story about that time and any part you, your family and/or friends might have played in it [if relevant].
Q1(b): Why this is an important story? How has it influenced you? What lessons does it offer going forward?
Q2: At this time in history, what challenges do you see in the way we choose to organize ourselves politically, economically and socially? What opportunities do you see in the ways that things might be shifting, awakening and/or emerging in response to these challenges?
Q3 Context: Imagine we’re a few years down the line and people like you have been hugely successful in moving us towards lasting and far-reaching changes that benefit all people and the planet as a whole. Wherever you look, there are dramatic improvements in how leaders behave and how communities interact. As you walk through your city, town or village and talk with others across your country and around the world, you see evidence of positive change spreading everywhere.

Q3(a): Describe the differences you, hear, feel, and experience in your everyday life.
Q3(b): Describe the differences you see, hear, feel and experience in the way we choose to organize ourselves politically, economically and socially.
Q3(c): What did people do early on that helped to generate such positive outcomes?
Q3(d): What role did you play in making this happen?
Q4(a): What skills, talents and/or resources might you have to offer in service to collaborative work that emerges via the connect 2012 initiative?
Q4(b) What is the nature of this potential offer (as a paid service, barter, gift, a combination, etc.)?
Are you interested in developing the infrastructure of Occupy Cafe in support of this initiative or in other respects?
Are you interested in collaborating on the production of a short video or a blog post based on your stories and vision?

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