Posts Categorized: Assemblies

Establishing of Quorum for holding #NYCGA

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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 […]

Financial & Accounting

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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.

Wall Street South & Occupy DNC Solidarity Statement

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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 Spending Freeze

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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 […]

OWS Archives Status Update

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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 […]

Using Open Spaces Model to Discuss Consensus Dialogue Methods

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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 […]

Disability Caucus #OccupyGracieMansion Solidarity Statement

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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. […]

Occupy Union Square Encampment & Trinity Sleeps Solidarity Statement

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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 […]

Tweets for Wed, 25 Jul 2012

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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 And here’s page 2 of “Silent Josh the Mute’s” #RoundtableReportback flyer for July 11th’s @LibertySqGA tweets. #OWS […]

Community Assembly, 7/14/2012

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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