Spokescouncil. March 14th. 2013.
Present: Eve, Jesse, Adrienne, Peter, Paige, Carl, Rachel
I. Community Agreements
Stilllllll haven’t gotten our s*** together enough to meet and edit the Community […]
Spokescouncil- March 7th, 2013.
Present: Jesse (Ministry of Propaganda), Carl (Strike Debt!), Edgar, Peter, Jackie (Strategy), Rachel (Dorothy Day)
I. Go-rounds/Introductions […]
Present: Jesse (Ministry of Propaganda), Carl (Strike Debt!), Adrienne (Strategy), Peter. Martin Edwards (new Board member of the PJC).
Absent: Rachel (DDWG), Jordan (CASU), Paige (SoCoSol)
I. reports from […]
First Spokescouncil meeting! Thursday, February 21, 2013
Present: Rachel (Dorothy Day), Jordan (Solidarity Network), Jesse (Ministry of Propaganda), Carl (Strike Debt!), Adrienne (Strategy). Absent: Tess […]
Over 30 people in attendance.
Facilitator: Tess (with occasional interjections by Carl). Time-keeper: Adrienne. Stacker: Rachel. Note-taker: Paige. Dragons: Jordan, Russ
I. Ice-breaker and welcoming: people […]
Please read and offer feedback. This is a revised version of a piece of the original structure proposal, and it regards membership.
We have discussed the gist of this proposal in the last two GA’s (which have […]
ALL OUT TO END WAGE THEFT THIS SATURDAY- 2PM
What: Action at the Raven Theatre, Healdsburg
When: Saturday, November 24,
Action: 3:00, Meet at the Peace and Justice Center to carpool @ 2:00
All out to end […]
Carl Patrick replied to the forum topic [Proposal] Organizational Restructuring [Updated With Diagram] in the group General Discussion Forum 7 months ago
Hey folks, now is the time to look over these proposals and these questions and add your two cents. We will hopefully be deciding on a final proposal at the GA on the week after Thanksgiving.
Here are some […]
Thank you Adrienne for trying to keep our tone civil. And thank you Tess for pointing out some important information. I am not interested in entering into an online Jerry Springer-esque brawl with this. But as I […]
Present: Jesse, Rachel, Judy, Adrienne, Jackie, Edgar, Linda, Tess, Carolyn, Amy, Carl, Peter, Dana, Eve, Josha, Dubii, Val
Facilitator: Tess Stacker: Amy Note-Taker: Carl
*First meeting at the […]
To the Wal-Mart conversation, I would just add: Amy will get several interested people into an email communication loop with Marty, folks at Occupy Petaluma, and Free School to continue talking about a possible action. OSR most likely to help with outreach to workers, not a lot of energy for organizing meetings.
Also note: Free School WG…[Read more]
Carl Patrick replied to the forum topic Organizing Meeting for OSR's new "Anti-Austerity" Working Group (Name TBD) in the group General Discussion Forum 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Thanks to Tess for writing this announcement/blurb
I’ll just add my two cents by saying that the student union idea is being developed on a statewide basis, and there is a lot of energy already among students […]
Carl Patrick started the forum topic Organizing Meeting for OSR's new "Anti-Austerity" Working Group (Name TBD) in the group General Discussion Forum 7 months, 3 weeks ago
nterested in long-term, effective organizing around issues of forced poverty and budget cuts? OSR’s new working group, formed out of members of the now revamped action working group, are hoping to establish a […]
Carl Patrick started the forum topic Direct Action for Workers Rights and Against Wage Theft in the group General Discussion Forum 7 months, 3 weeks ago
What: Direct Action to Defend Worker’s Rights and End Wage Theft
Where: Meet at Peace and Justice Center
When: 5:00 Tuesday, October 30th
Servando Moreno worked for Henry Kim and his Casa […]
A very important debate within Occupy will be happening over the next few months, and probably longer, about our movement structure. While this debate can seem boring, I think it’s absolutely […]
Carl Patrick replied to the forum topic Thoughts on Spokes Council and Structure and the Season We Are In in the group General Discussion Forum 8 months ago
thanks for this, Amy.
I agree with the general sentiment of what you write here. I think you’ve articulated something we’ve been missing. I would totally advocate for taking some serious time to engage in […]
Carl Patrick replied to the forum topic [Proposal] Organizational Restructuring [Updated With Diagram] in the group General Discussion Forum 8 months, 1 week ago
A couple responses/clarifications to Emerald’s post:
1.) This proposal does not eliminate the General Assembly process. But by conceiving of it as a monthly gathering, it opens up space for us to do more […]
Carl Patrick replied to the forum topic [Proposal] Organizational Restructuring [Updated With Diagram] in the group General Discussion Forum 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Hey folks, love the comments. Here are some of my responses, as well as some critiques/possible amendments that were brought up at last GA.
I. It was suggested that we separate out the two distinct part of the […]
present: Jesse, Edgar, Maggi, Carl
Organizing Drive: Aug 21st-Oct 13th
temporarily suspending the table downtown to focus resources in other directions. If we can re-gain capacity to both staff the table and put resources into the campaigns/organization, we can resume it.
-Is there room to…[Read more]
Outreach/Media Notes. Present: Edgar, Jesse, Carl, Ant Buddy, Richard S.
I. Jesse brought up the issue of being in control of most of our social media, and expressed desire to have more help on this, because a.) it is frustrating having to do all the web work and b.) it leads to centralization of power. Anyone out there interesting in running…[Read more]
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