List of projects
Our last working session of the Summit
gave each person an opportunity to state what s/he would do with the information
and inspiration s/he received at the event. The result is listed below:
both specific projects people committed to putting together and a general
offering of skills. Many of the people listed below also volunteered to
help with others' projects.
The Pagan movement has three main avenues for interfacing:
festivals, publications, and the Internet. We are committed to using all
these resources to develop better organizations which more effectively
meet the needs of our people.
Will network with local social service
agencies around the WHOOFBACI and also with local interfaith groups.
National Pagan census
Contract with a reputable, neutral organization
to determine how many Pagans there are in the US.
More on this project
Sacred Earth Alliance
Improve SEA list of contacts and database.
National Pagan prison project
Develop national prison project for federal
Revamp Pagn-Leaders e-mail list
Focus list on those who run 501c3 organizations
Improve program, taking wisdom from Summit
re: leadership and development into the existing program.
WHOOFBACI test case
Apply for funding to the Office of Faith-Based
Action and Community Initiatives.
Get information out to the grassroots that
is not online.
Progressive resource search engine
Seeking suggestions for search engine on
civil rights, human rights, environment, etc.
Pagan press project
Put together a network of people involved with
Burning Times Project
Create archive of all materials related
to Burning Times and discrimination.
Pagan Portal Project
One-stop search engine for access to every
aspect of Paganism. "Witchvox for the Pagan movement as a whole."
More on this project
"Officialize" this group's
Devise name, visual identity, and structure
of this group in order to present more professional, unified presence
to the mainstream.
More on this project
[Cairril, Steve, Pete, Oberon, Dagonet, Owl]
Council on Pagan Ethics
Continue working on Pagan business issues.
Organize and host summits and conferences
Organize regional and local summits to
bring together the leadership in those areas, foster leadership development,
address local and regional issues, etc.
[Tempest, Jerrie, Charlie, Drema, Lance, Dagonet]
Calendar of events
Make a searchable database with links to
the larger festivals. Make archives accessible.
Next generation issues
Write and promote info on issues of importance
to developing the next generation of Pagans.
Host Pagan e-mails lists
Offer secure server for ad-free Pagan e-mail
Spread the word
Publicize the Summit's activities, results,
and goals through publications, festivals, and on the Internet.
Sometime in the future, collectively take
out a full-page ad in the New York Times on 31 October, saying to the
effect "Witchcraft is not what you think." Co-signed by as many
organizations as possible.
National Pagan Leadership Conference
Organize national leadership conference
focused on training and developing leadership.
Original Pagan Artists League
Deal specifically with merchant issues.
Pagan interview series
Develop a series of articles and interviews
with Pagan leaders on leadership issues.
Offers resources for Pagan web projects.
Pagan readers poll
Conduct poll to determine what readers
[Laura and Khristine]
Continue the analysis and articulation
of terminology within the movement, inviting feedback.
Seeking project sponsors in every community!
[Dagonet and Cec]
Pagan World Project
Seeking contacts and information on various
paths of Paganism around the world for forthcoming book and international
Pagan networking endeavors.
Increase the professionalism of Pagan publishing
and facilitate networking among Pagan writers.
Develop stronger Pagan identity
Advocate for meta-level Pagan identity
while retaining individual faith identity.
Individuals also offered their skills
as consultants in:
Web page building/tech skills [Phaedra]
Leadership skill-building [Patrick Price, Charlie]
Fundraising [Angie, Patrick Price]
Interfaith training [Selena, Diana]
Consensus process [Sparky]
Drafting and editing press releases, public announcements, etc.