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ANNUAL REPORT Aug. 2008-Aug. 2009

ANNUAL REPORT Aug. 2008-Aug. 2009

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ANNUAL REPORT Aug. 2008-Aug. 2009

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  1. ANNUAL REPORTAug. 2008-Aug. 2009 • US Campaign Programs • Membership and Outreach • Media • US Campaign Structure and Management • 2008 Income/Expense Report

  2. US CAMPAIGN PROGRAMS • Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) • Challenging U.S. Policy • Responding to Israel’s Assault and Siege on Gaza • Anti-Apartheid Speaking Tour: “Separate Is Never Equal” • Expressions of Nakba Exhibition

  3. BOYCOTT, DIVESTMENT, & SANCTIONS Hang Up On Motorola • 350 organizing kits • Demonstrations at annual shareholder meeting & 4 other cities • 10,000+ letters to Moto management New York Moto protest. Motorola postcard.

  4. BOYCOTT, DIVESTMENT, & SANCTIONS Stop Caterkiller • 60 organizing kits • Demonstrations at annual shareholder meeting & 16 other events • 7,000+ letters to CAT management CAT poster. CAT shareholder protest.

  5. CHALLENGING U.S. POLICY Elections 2008 • Organized protests and presence at DNC and RNC • Bird-dogging organizing kits RNC protest. DNC protest. Bird-dogging candidates.

  6. CHALLENGING U.S. POLICY Obama Administration • 1,000+ organizing packets to 49 states, 600+ cities • Open letter signed by 500+ organizations • Analysis & 10,000+ people taking action “Yes We Can” postcards. Full page ad in CQ.

  7. CHALLENGING U.S. POLICY Grassroots Advocacy • Lobbying day w/ IFPB, 170 people, 26 states • Challenging FY2010 budget request, 250,000+ letters, 200+ groups • 250+ people from 37 states for Aug. meetings $2.775 billion in FMF for Israel in 2010. Training for lobby day. Military aid organizers.

  8. Responding to Israel’s Assault & Siege on Gaza • Hundreds of protests, 40 states, 100+ cities • Daily action alerts, analysis, resources • DIRECTV commercial • Blog ad • Ongoing advocacy Blog ad.

  9. Anti-Apartheid Speaking Tour:“Separate Is Never Equal” • Featuring Diana Buttu, Eddie Makue • 9 cities, 28 events in Nov. 2008 • 10+ media hits • Meetings w/ Wash. Post & LA Times Diana Buttu in Louisville.

  10. Expressions of Nakba Exhibition • Boston Palestine Film Festival • New Orleans International Human Rights Film Festival • Palestine Awareness Week, William & Mary • U.S. Palestine Community Network Expressions of Nakba exhibition at Harvard University, Oct. 2008.

  11. Membership and Outreach • 63 new member groups • 6 regional meetings in March 2009 • Occupation End Notes • Membership survey • Conference calls • Regional list-serves

  12. Media • 47 media hits in 2009 • 17 press releases • Blog begun in May 2009, 90+ postings • Revamped media section on website • 1,000+ followers on Facebook & Twitter Democracy Now!

  13. US Campaign Structure & Management • Staff and office transitions • Steering Committee • Advisory Board Brittany, Omar, Josh, Katherine, David at the US Campaign office.

  14. 2008 Income/Expense Report Individuals: $149,893 Foundations/Grants: $88,691 Membership Dues: $18,334 Merchandise Sales: $10,823 Conferences: $7,267 Other Income: $1,740 TOTAL INCOME: $276,748

  15. 2008 Income/Expense Report Personnel Costs: $147,174 Program Costs: $81,421 Office Costs $23,736 Fundraising Costs: $23,617 Meeting Costs: $1,750 Other Costs: $481 TOTAL EXPENSES: $278,179