FA Team: Sean McK & Katherine F Stack: Revolution Vibe: Sparrow Livestream: Michael Minutes: Justin SD GA Begun at 7:30 PM Team Introduced & Consented upon Sparrow steps up & replaces Michael (For Balanced Gender) Direct Democracy Intro by Sean Agenda Discussion Call for $ WG Members in assembly No Accounting WG Members at assembly [...]
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MINUTES 9/1/12 Location: Liberty Square Time: 7 pm Full facilitation team was in place, plus livestreamer and minutes taker AGENDA Working Group reportbacks Establishing of Quorum for holding #NYCGA. Tabled. End the #NYCGA spending freeze. Three friendly amendments were accepted: 1) The NYCGA cannot hear financial proposals unless a member of Accounting is present and [...]
RT @TesselizaTC: #S17 AG spokes will be live streamed here: http://t.co/OxpNzspc Tune in at 6p for Know Your Rights training! #OWS @Occu … RT @TesselizaTC: Coming for #S17 from out of town? Plug into the plans remotely: register for the 6pm @InterOcc call here: http://t.co/K … RT @TesselizaTC: Plug into #S17 action planning at the [...]
Brothers and Sisters, we have forty Occupiers from NYC who are stuck in Charolette, NC. They have been in Charolette helping to define the protests against the DNC. Their impact has been instrumental in bringing massive media attention to the protests and to Occupy in general, and in helping to remind the world that Occupy [...]
For the #NYCGA on Saturday September 15th the assembly would begin with report backs & then hold a faciliated conversation about the Process used by our community. The assembly would be allowed to create non financial proposals to be consented upon the same evening.
Accounting shall make public, weekly, online, and at meetings, balances of donations, general fund and bail funds, as well as expenditures.
Occupy Info requests a reoccuring budget of $708 a month. The money would be used as follows each month: $500 a month to OccuCopy for printed material (2) MTA Monthly Metro Passes $208
Occupy the Pipeline is seeking budget approval for our ongoing Direct Action Campaign to Shut down the Spectra Pipeline. Spectra Energy is starting construction this week to build a pipeline to bring fracked gas into NYC. This project is being funded by Chase, JP Morgan and Wells Fargo among other big banks. Bloomberg is also [...]
RT @TesselizaTC: Coming to NYC for #S17? Register for the AG Spokes @InterOcc call (6p Aug 23) @OccupyChicago @OccupyPhilly @OccupyOakla … RT @TesselizaTC: Coming to NYC for #S17 w your AG? Register for the AG Spokes @InterOcc call (6p Aug 23) @OccupyWallSt @OccupyWallStNYC … RT @TesselizaTC: Not in an AG? Not to worry! AG training [...]
In order to begin to determine how to set a fair Quorum threashold for holding an fully empowered #NYCGA our community needs to establish how many active Groups make up the assembly at any given time. An active #NYCGA Working Group would be defined s a group who has had a public event which has [...]
We would like to address the financial freeze on funds, review the accounting situation, and make necessary changes to the existing system – Our goal is to make the accounting more transparent and unfreeze the account.
Draft Proposal to be brought to #NYCGA on Saturday, August 25th by Queering #OWS: We the members of Occupy Wall Street in New York City as represented by #NYCGA stand in solidarity with the Coalition to March on Wall Street South & their efforts to bring the Occupy message of economic inequality to the Democratic [...]
End the #NYCGA spending freeze. 1) The NYCGA cannot hear financial proposals unless a member of Accounting is present and the current balance of the general fund has been presented. The NYCGA will not spend more than 20% of its total balance on any given night. 2) Non-consensus means of obtaining funds will not be [...]
Proposal for the GA to request that the OWS Archives Working Group make public the current status of the OWS Archives, with the idea that informed members of the General Assembly and it’s working groups, affinity groups, autonomous individuals and diaspora will be able understand the current issues facing the OWS Archive Working Group and [...]
Proposal: To hold Two Open Spaces on Tuesday, July 31st and Thursday, August 2nd at Liberty Plaza to discuss OWS decision-making structures and the General Assembly. These loosely facilitated community discussions would then report back to #NYCGA on Sat August 4th. Consensus Dialogue Methods There are many different ways for consensus to grow within a [...]
Occupy Gracie Mansion Solidarity Statement: We the Occupy Wall Street movement stand in solidarity with the members of the #OWS Disablity Caucus as they Occupy Gracie Mansion on August 8th to raise awareness of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s 1% policies & the City of New York’s continued economic marginalization of individuals of all backgrounds & ability. [...]
We Propose the following solidarity statement: We the community of Occupy Wall Street stand in solidarity with the physical encampment located at Union Square, the ongoing direct action #TrinitySleeps & the continued presence of activists on the steps of Federal Hall known as the #FreedomCage. We call all stakeholders of #NYCGA, Open Spaces, VBC, OccuEvolve [...]
We’re at LibertySquare! Working groups are wrapping up their meetings, & we’ll gather for #RoundtableReportbacks soon! Livetweets here. #OWS “Silent Josh the Mute”‘s been printing the #RoundtableReportback tweets! Great job Silent Josh! Pic: 7/11, p1. #OWS http://t.co/bkqSKTWG And here’s page 2 of “Silent Josh the Mute’s” #RoundtableReportback flyer for July 11th’s @LibertySqGA tweets. #OWS http://t.co/JdvP9P3b [...]
Occupy Wall Street Assembly, Saturday July 14, 2012 Location: Liberty Park Facilitators: Negesti and Michael Minutes: Mischa Overview • Reportbacks from working- and affinity groups • Teach-In and Discussion on Values-Based Consensus • Next Assembly
Liberty Square is buzzing with activity tonight, & we’re having our Wednesday #RoundtableReportbacks momentarily! Tweets here in a few. #OWS First reportback: Phoebe! “I have a reportback about @OccupyTownSq. Bushwick was amazing!” #OWS Cont’d: “It was the best town square in terms of community outreach thus far. We had immigrant worker justice, they did amazing…” [...]
Hey fam! Just got word from our prospective facilitation team that #NYCGA has been pushed back to 8 PM. Currently about 20 ppl standing by at #LibertySq, though it is threatening to rain and we may have to consider moving to the Atrium. Going to check back in with y’all in about 30 minutes. If [...]
Occupy Wall Street Assembly, Saturday July 7, 2012 Location: Liberty Park Facilitators: Lisa, Dan Minutes: Mischa Overview • Upcoming Actions • Working Group Reports • New Faces and Places to Spend the Night • September 17th • Values-Based Consensus • Accounting • Points for GA Next Week
Hi fam! We’re at the #OWS National Gathering. Tonight, we’ll be livetweeting the #NatGat #FemGA (Feminist GA)! Follow here, @LibertySqGA2. Also, @TesselizaTC is live streaming the #NatGat #FemGA: http://t.co/gWXaNZGp #OWS #Occupy The facilitator right now is running through some announcements about the #NatGat — check out http://t.co/pBJC48V3 for more info! Facilitator: “Welcome! I’d like you [...]
RT @OWSTranscripts: Last night, in Liberty Square, an #OWS community meeting discussed #NYCGA! Here’s the transcript. TBC Friday at 6. h …
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