NYCGA Minutes 10/31/2011

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Meeting Date/Time: 10/31/2011 / 7:15pm EST

Location: Liberty Plaza

Facilitators (F): Christina & William


Stack Taker:  Zach; Stack Greeter/Time Keeper:  Phil; Minutes Taker:  Ron.

Introduced Facilitation Team

General Description of Consensus Process

Announced Facilitation Working Group Meeting Time and Place

No Agenda Items



45.1.  Working Group/Caucus Report Backs

45.2.  Announcements

45.1.  Working Group/Caucus Report-Backs

45.1.1.  Daniel from Direct Action.   Announced a march had occurred in solidarity of Occupy Oakland. Announced that another March to City Hall for the Iraq War Vets would take place on Wednesday [time not specified].  They hoped to offer speeches at 5 p.m. in the Park.

45.1.2.  Justin from Part-time Working Group:  Reported that for all people previously occupied that they plan to occupy [not stated] on 12-6 [date not clear].   For more information see Justin at Information although he’s not there full-time.


45.2.  Announcements

45.2.1.  Dr. Ron announced that any group listed at NYCGA.NET can have their own sub-site using a web site that he would help them set up.  See him for help and details.

45.2.2.  Steve announced that he was forming a new Working Group called “Things We Love.”  Their first meeting was this Thursday at 5 p.m. at 60 Wall St.  He would set up a table then and there and if anyone had any questions they could contact him at

45.2.3.  Queen Mother announced that she wanted help to occupy 477 W. 142nd St., between Amsterdam & Collins Ave., in Harlem on Tuesday at 11 a.m.  They had no heat or hot water and needed help with bolt cutters and to install a new boiler.

45.2.4.  Eli announced that he was driving a small bus to Occupy Washington DC on Thursday to protest the G-20 Summit in France and would offer free rides.

45.2.5.  Chris from UCATS Local 3882 of the Nurses Union announced that there was a rally on Tuesday at 5 p.m. at NYU in support of the union contract negotiations with NYU.  UCATS Local 3882 is located at 7 E. 12th St.

45.2.6.  Daniel D. announced that if anyone wants to help with Occupy Oakland they can see him after GA.

45.2.7.  Black Feather announced that to increase awareness of the plight of indigenous people to come by their table located next to the kitchen.

45.2.8.  Doug announced that he was forming a website devoted to proposing a constitutional amendment calling for Direct Democracy.  See him for more information.  [Website name garbled and indistinct.]

45.2.8.  Mike announced that he was calling for a movement for justice and would travel to Harlem on Monday at 7 p.m.   For information and details on the bus going up there see Julia at the Cultural Center.

F: General Assembly Closed:  8:30 p.m.

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