Posts Categorized: Assemblies

Proposal to end spokes and the GA

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Proposal to end spokes and the GA Proposer: Justin Samuels I propose that we end both spokes council and the GA for several reasons. First and foremost, Occupy Wall Street claims to be a horizontal movement.  If it is a horizontal movement, then we don’t need a spokes council (with spokes/representatives) or a General Assembly making […]

Tweets for Tue, 13 Mar 2012

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#NYCGA is starting at Liberty Square! It’s a lively crowd on this beautiful night. Live tweets here, @LibertySqGA2 thru 4 as usual! #OWS Stairs: “We have a large GA tonight, and many things on the list to get done, so let’s GSD!” Nelini has the first announcement. #NYCGA #OWS Nelini; “On Thursday, we’re continuing to […]

Proposal to adopt OCCUPY WALL STREET ANTI-VIOLENCE STATEMENT

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There have been great disturbances in Occupy Wall Street solidarity due to violence in the movement.  Because of such, many have left or distanced themselves from OWS.  As the movement has been sullied by these conflicts, this proposal is to get the GA to agree to the following anti-violence statement that would thereafter speak for the movement. […]

Proposal For the General Assembly of Occupy Wall Street to endorse the Everything for Everyone Festival planned in Seattle, Washington

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Proposal For the General Assembly of Occupy Wall Street to endorse the Everything for Everyone Festival planned in Seattle, Washington in the month of August.   The Everything for Everyone festival is meant to give a face for this new movement. It intends to facilitate debate and cross-fertilization, for a mutual flourishing of various groups […]

To Begin Spokes Council Meetings With a Commitment to Collectively Confront Aggressive or Disruptive Violations of Our Community Agreements by Remaining Absolutely Silent

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To Begin Spokes Council Meetings With a Commitment to Collectively Confront Aggressive or Disruptive Violations of Our Community Agreements by Remaining Absolutely Silent (once the facilitation team has requested the perpetrator to leave) Feeling an urgent need to address the impact of violence and disruptions rendering our Spokes Councils dysfunctional, the Facilitation Working Group discussed several optional strategies […]

Proposal For An OWS Fundraiser Benefit Show And Overturning The Budget Freeze To Allocate Money To Finance The OWS Fundraiser Benefit Show~

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~Proposal For An OWS Fundraiser Benefit Show And Overturning The Budget Freeze To Allocate Money To Finance The OWS Fundraiser Benefit Show~ Occupy Wall Street; the movement for change, the first movement of the people in decades to try to create a better world, is in a place that for the first time we must […]

Spaces working group proposal

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Spaces working group is to create a strategy for Occupying Spaces, including a headquarters, and to acquire housing, and centers for outreach and community services. We will pursue a diverse set of tactics to acquire new spaces, including rental/purchase, for office spaces and community centers, as well as group living environments for occupiers, and help […]

Tweets for Mon, 12 Mar 2012

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Spokes Council getting started here at OSA Hall! Corey&Nick co-facilitating, Mark taking stack, Margot on vibes, Bana on time #ows #nycsc Nick is reading from the Community Agreements now. You can read them at http://t.co/dQWpnT8v #ows #nycsc Corey is giving a quick intro to hand signals for some of the new people we have here […]