Campaign--Tipping Point Action:  Citizen Participation in Times of Unprecedented Challenges

​Summary:  Assist with creating 1000 Community Visioning Initiatives to maximize citizen participation and accelerate solution-oriented activity at this critical time

Contact:  Stefan Pasti, Campaign Coordinator
​Email:  stefanpasti@gmx.com



Contents of Press Kit

A.  Press Release:  “The Tipping Point Action Campaign:  Maximizing Citizen Participation in Times of Unprecedented Challenges” (1575 words) (dated March 10, 2014)


B.  Proposal at MIT Climate CoLab Crowdsourcing Platform


C.  Primary Outreach Documents

1)  “The Tipping Point Action Campaign and Ten Steps for Long Term Culture Change”  (9 pages)
2)  “The Tipping Point Action Campaign:  Maximizing Citizen Participation and Accelerating Solution-Oriented Activity” (6 pages)
3)  "General Outreach Letter to Organizations Working in Related Fields of Activity"  (4 pages)


D.  Already Created Articles

1)  “The Tipping Point Action Campaign:  Making the case for problem solving on a scale most of us have never known before”  (6 pages)
2)  “An Invitation to Participate in Community Visioning Initiatives--as a way of carefully examining our options at this critical time”  (6 pages)
3)  “The Tipping Point Action Campaign:  A Catalyst for Exponentially Accelerating Solution-Oriented Activity at this Critical Time  (An Interview with Campaign Coordinator, Stefan Pasti)”  (10 pages)


E.  Quick Reference Resources

1)  “A List of Ten Critical Challenges”  (1 page)
2)  “The Potential of Community Visioning Initiatives (in 500 words)”
3)  Video documentary titled “Chattanooga: A Community With A Vision” (13 min.)
4)  "15 Step Outline for a Community Visioning Initiative (condensed version)"  (8 pages)
(Note:  for longer version of 15 Step Outline, see listing at "About the IPCR Initiative" webpage)
5)  “Short Version Table of Contents” (for the key CPCS document “Invitation Package for Possible Board of Advisors” (589 pages; Nov. 2013)


F.  Backgrounders

1)  “About the Community Peacebuilding and Cultural Sustainability (CPCS) Initiative”
2)  “About Stefan Pasti, Campaign Coordinator--Tipping Point Action Campaign”


G.  Fact Sheets/Executive Summaries
(summarizing key document “Invitation Package for Possible Board of Advisors” (589 pages)

1)  “Resources, Statistics, and Observations”  (20 pages)
2)  “20 Page Introduction” (to “Invitation Package…” document)
3)  "Ten Steps for Long Term Culture Change"  (30 pages)


H.  How Local Newspapers Can Help




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Press Kit for the Tipping Point Action Campaign

Maximizing Citizen Participation and Accelerating Solution-Oriented Activity
in a Time of Unprecedented Challenges

The Community Peacebuilding and Cultural Sustainability (CPCS) Initiative