Kate (kate_nepveu) wrote in fight_derailing,

Anticipation fundraiser: gauging interest

Worldcon this year is Anticipation in Montréal, August 6-10. Unlike Wiscon, Worldcon changes locations every year; it also has a somewhat different membership composition. As a result, I don't know if Worldcon has any ongoing effort at anti-racist activities, safe spaces, etc., the way Wiscon does. But that might just mean that we should start one.

So, with that in mind, are there fans of color who would like to go to Anticipation and don't have the resources? Per papersky, if there is, the con is interested in membership outreach and thus now would be a good time to see if it's willing to help. Therefore, a poll, which I believe I have set up so that no-one can see who's clicked yes:

About Anticipation in August,

I am a fan of color, I seriously want to go to Anticipation, and I will be unable to go without assistance.
I know an off-LJ person who fits the above description and am clicking this so they get counted.

(I'm aware there's more to cons than Worldcon, more to con attendance than money, and more to fandom than cons; more on all of that later.)

Tags: cons, cons: anticipation 2009, fundraising, poll

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