CSAR
Consolidation for Social Awareness and Responsibility
Advocate for the Homeless
"We are awareWe do care." 
Rev02/2000
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The following is a series of answers to questions put to CSAR by a journalist researching an article about the usefulness of the internet as a tool for empowerment of individuals and causes.

The final article can be found at  http://www.youthactionnetwork.org/forum/Feb00/index.html


 Due by Nov 10/99

Subject: Re: interview
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 1999 15:52:43 -0700 (PDT)
 

Hello, all at True Growth,

Thanks for your patience. Here are the questions I have prepared for you. Thank you in advance for your thought and time. Please let me know if there's anything else you have to say. If you agree, some of your answers might inspire other questions.



CSAR: Advocate for the Homeless, Consolidation for Social Awareness and Responsibility
“We are aware.  We do care.” http://www3. sympatico.ca/truegrowth/csar.htm
1. When did you set up the web page? table of contents <><>  help the children


2. Why did you do it? Motivation? table of contents <><>  help the children


 


3. What made you choose the web as a forum? table of contents <><>  help the children


4. What advantages or benefits have you enjoyed from the web as a forum? table of contents <><>  help the children
 
5. Disadvantages? table of contents <><>  help the children
 
6. How has the page been received? i.e. How many hits per week and total? table of contents <><>  help the children
 
7. Can you count the number of downloads your site receives, and if so, how many? table of contents <><>  help the children
 
8. What sort of people seek you out? i.e. from e-mails you receive.table of contents <><>  help the children
 
9. How far-reaching has the site been? E-mails from all over the country, further? table of contents <><>  help the children
 
10. The pre-fab letters you have and your site are very well organised. Did you have lobbying experience before you set up the site, and if so, what?
 
11. If you did have lots of experience, how did it differ from the web arena? table of contents <><>  help the children
 
12. Do you think being a form letter affects the overall message?table of contents <><>  help the children
 
13. What sorts of responses have your letters received from those to whom they are addressed? table of contents <><>  help the children
 
14. In the letters, there is a signature that says something like "a passionate member of CSAR". Have you ever had any problems with misrepresentation by someone of your organisation? table of contents <><>  help the children
 
15. How have you promoted your web site? How or with whom is it registered? table of contents <><>  help the children
 
16. Have you received media attention? If so, please describe.table of contents <><>  help the children
 
17. Are you an anonymous cyber group or do you meet in person? Do you have rallies or other events/affiliations besides the web page?
table of contents
 
18. Who are the sponsors of your site and what are their roles?table of contents <><>  help the children
 
19. I noticed that one of your sponsors is the Church. How has this affected your organisation? table of contents <><>  help the children
 
20. How can others get involved? table of contents <><>  help the children
 
21. What about donations?  What would more money be used to purchase? table of contents <><>  help the children
 
22. I don’t live in Toronto, why should I send the letters?table of contents <><>  help the children