NYC Operational Spokes Council 12/7/2011 (Summary)

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NOTE: This is a brief summary that is posted prior to formal minutes. This summary is NOT all-inclusive. It includes only major highlights (discussion topics, proposals, and meeting dates/times/locations announced). This summary is compiled via Livetweets and Livestream viewing.


– No facilitation, so group decided to self-facilitate with just a stack-taker. Most of the SC time was taken talking to each other about views and stories and thoughts. Listed here are times/dates given for meetings or actions.
*Brooklyn Garage will be open Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9am to 2:30pm
*Direct Action: Next action is Dec 12th, which will start at 7:30am. There are two marches, one leaving from the red cube and one from City Hall. They will convene at the World Financial Center, headquarters of Goldman Sachs. This is to be in solidarity with the west coast occupations. There will be a press conference. There may also be something at 12pm.
**Also a Direct Action on Dec 17th to re-occupy a ‘certain place’
*Tech Ops: Dec 18th is a day of training at PACE University. Any WG can come, do training, have a space from 7am to 8pm.
*Anti-oppression training coming up, not using Trinity, training done by Applied Research Center
*Medical: Split into Street Medics and Clinic now. During direct actions, Street Medics will wear orange hats that say “Medical Observer” and wearing scrubs or white coats, to document police brutality.
*Coordinators Meetings happen every morning at 9am at 60 Wall St
*Housing meets at 12pm Sundays
*Immigrant Worker WG: Two events on Sunday: a teach-in from 12-4pm at 61 Broadway regarding immigrant workers, lunch is provided and Spanish translation; Also, Sunday Dec 18th at 1:30pm, there’s a rally for immigrant rights. On Dec 9th at 6:30pm at Brooklyn Free School, 372 Clinton Ave, there is a NLG lawyer info session for undocumented immigrants, immigration questions, etc.
*Tech: Send them your WG info on meetings, events, so that they can put it on the website! Also, meetings at 60 Wall St on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8pm.

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