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.
*Occupied State of the Union Address proposal: OWS consense on mic checking a state of the union address to be internet-aired after the presidential one. Other GAs around the country will do the same. Team will splice together videos and internet-air. RESULT: TABLED
*Housing proposal: $2,900 for 130 metrocards to be given out by working groups to members supporting OWS. RESULT: TABLED DUE TO EVICTION OF GA FROM MULTIPLE PUBLIC SPACES.
– Informational Proposal Presentations (due to 4x relocation of GA, group did not do consensus process on remainder of proposals, just listened and asked some questions or commented)
*Politics and Electoral Reform WG proposal: OWS to endorse statement of calling for an end to corporate personhood.
*Occupy Congress: People should attend! January 17th, many items on the schedule. For more info, contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Occupy the NH Primaries: Go up, disrupt and be heard. No endorsing either party. Will be presenting proposal to ask for funds to help people get there.
*Occupy Newark: Wants funds to help their occupation. Will present at future GA.
*Audit Finance: Accounting should be audited so that all donors and OWS folks know where their money is going. (email@example.com for more info)
*Dissolve Spokes Council: Dissolve spokes council because of unfair treatment and forcing people to join working groups. (firstname.lastname@example.org for more info)
*Facilitation Accountability (email@example.com for more info)