Dale Farm Gypsy & Traveller evictions <ul><li>Legal observer activation and organising by SMS </li></ul>
Background <ul><li>Dale Farm is the largest Gypsy and Traveller site in the UK </li></ul><ul><li>Threatened with eviction ...
More resources <ul><li>Save Dale Farm  website </li></ul><ul><li>Follow  @savedalefarm </li></ul><ul><li>Guardian article:...
Recruiting observers People text ‘OBSERVER’ to FrontlineSMS to sign up Text ‘INFO’ for auto-reply with basic information !...
Eviction alerts Observers Dale Farm ! SMS SMS Observers attend
Reports Observers on site SMS Reports can be  collated, sorted, backed up remotely
Legal advice Observers  text ‘ADVICE’ and their question Legal advisors reply directly SMS SMS Auto-forwards  to designate...
Security <ul><li>SMS accounts on web-based services have been mysteriously shut down </li></ul><ul><li>with FrontlineSMS y...
Next steps <ul><li>The observer list exists, the organisations is already working </li></ul><ul><li>We just need someone t...
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FrontlineSMS hub for the Save Dale Farm campaign

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We need someone to run a FrontlineSMS hub - light on actual work, high on social impact and a chance to get to grips with the technology! Ping @laurawhudson for details.

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FrontlineSMS hub for the Save Dale Farm campaign

  1. 1. Dale Farm Gypsy & Traveller evictions <ul><li>Legal observer activation and organising by SMS </li></ul>
  2. 2. Background <ul><li>Dale Farm is the largest Gypsy and Traveller site in the UK </li></ul><ul><li>Threatened with eviction after 8 years by Basildon Council </li></ul><ul><li>Brutal anti-gypsy bailiffs Constant & Co breached human rights and health and safety legislation during evictions at Hovefields in September </li></ul>
  3. 3. More resources <ul><li>Save Dale Farm website </li></ul><ul><li>Follow @savedalefarm </li></ul><ul><li>Guardian article: 'We won't just get up and leave' </li></ul>
  4. 4. Recruiting observers People text ‘OBSERVER’ to FrontlineSMS to sign up Text ‘INFO’ for auto-reply with basic information ! Text ‘ALERTS’ to sign up for alert when evictions begin
  5. 5. Eviction alerts Observers Dale Farm ! SMS SMS Observers attend
  6. 6. Reports Observers on site SMS Reports can be collated, sorted, backed up remotely
  7. 7. Legal advice Observers text ‘ADVICE’ and their question Legal advisors reply directly SMS SMS Auto-forwards to designated email address ‘ You’re legal - stay put!’
  8. 8. Security <ul><li>SMS accounts on web-based services have been mysteriously shut down </li></ul><ul><li>with FrontlineSMS you can swap in a new SIM card in a couple of minutes and blast out a new message to let observers and residents know the new number </li></ul><ul><li>The FrontlineSMS hub can be anywhere in the UK - under the bed, back of a car... </li></ul>
  9. 9. Next steps <ul><li>The observer list exists, the organisations is already working </li></ul><ul><li>We just need someone to administer the FrontlineSMS hub. Any takers? </li></ul>

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