Automatic recurring donations now an option

Many people have asked for an option to automatically make ongoing monthly donations. You’ll now find Paypal subscription buttons for different monthly donation amounts on our Support the Center page.

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C4SS April Fundraising Drive

Dear Supporters of the Center for a Stateless Society,

April is the first month of the Center’s shift to monthly instead of quarterly fundraising. As always, we need your support to continue operations. Please donate today! Here’s the breakdown of expenses for the month of April:

Research Associate: Carson — $425
News Analyst: Knapp — $220
News Analyst: Knight — $160
News Analyst: Worden — $160
Web Administrator: Gogulski — $215
Logo & promo graphics — $200 (not a recurring expense)

Total Expenses and Fundraising Goal: $1380

Please help us make our goal of $1380 by May 5th to pay our April expenses!

Below, you will find a ChipIn widget to use when donating. You can also copy the HTML code for that widget to republish it on your own web sites to help us raise money. Just click the tab marked “Copy” on the widget.

Please support our work. Then get your friends to support our work.

Regards,

Brad Spangler,
Director, Center for a Stateless Society (C4SS)

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Call for Volunteers!

Dear Supporters of the Center for a Stateless Society,

As mentioned recently, the Center is getting ready to recruit and fill several volunteer slots, some of which may become paid contracting gigs at a later time.

First Tier — These first tier slots are filling immediately. Please send email indicating your interest, relevant background and how you imagine you would start off in these roles to admin@c4ss.org.

C4SS: Personnel Specialist — You will coordinate volunteer and contractor staffing. You will help define and document job roles as well as review and place candidates. You will track pay agreements and ensure people get paid. You will provide orientation to new contractors and volunteers as well as track progress on checklists for making sure they get the various things they need for their jobs (email address, web application access, et cetera). Where such checklists don’t yet exist, you will develop them.

C4SS: Development Specialist — You should be obsessed with fundraising. You should have some background in it. You shouldn’t be afraid of trying things sane people will tell you can not be done.

BlackVanguard.Net: Program Manager — You should have some familiarity with developing and running activist programs. You should be comfortable with the idea of not attempting to command, but instead offering a menu of supported activities and coordinating said support.

Second Tier — Second tier slots will be filling soon. Please send early indications of interest and relevant background to volunteers@c4ss.org.

C4SS: Accounting Specialist
C4SS: Accounting Application Administrator
C4SS: Social Media Specialist
C4SS: Media Specialist
BlackVanguard.Net: Web Admin
BlackVanguard.Net: CiviCRM Admin
BlackVanguard.Net: Editor-in-Chief
BlackVanguard.Net: Project Coordinator: Project Long March
BlackVanguard.Net: Project Coordinator: Project Teapot Tempest
BlackVanguard.Net: Project Coordinator: Project Black Dove

Thank you!

Regards,

Brad Spangler,
Director, Center for a Stateless Society (C4SS)

Conference Call — April 17th, 2010

After a hiatus of the past few months, the Center will return to hosting regular conference calls this coming Saturday, April 17th, 2010 at 9:00 AM Central time. The informal agenda is simply open chat on the Center, current events and anarchism.

Conference Dial-in Number: (712) 432-0600 Participant Access Code: 525118#