Documents For: Direct Action

Minutes, DAWG meeting, Dec 7 2011

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Agenda reoccupation on Dec 17 Proposal: as visible outdoor space is very important on many levels for the movement here and around the world, subgroup asks for DA’s buy in (endorse and help carry out) on taking and holding such a space starting Dec 17. This could be 6th and Canal or another space. Background […]

Minutes, DAWG meeting, Dec 5 2011

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Sub-group report backs none Hunger strike – folks have been arrested again. 11pm last night. This is the second arrest for these people performing a hunger strike. Trinity has authorized the arrests both times. The strikers will reassess this campaign to ensure their safety and sanity. This group (6 and canal group) has drafted a […]

minutes, DAWG meeting, Dec 1 2011

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DA mtg 12/1/11 Facilitator: Suzahn Note: this meeting was a first experiment at having cis males just listen, while others speak. We determined that cis males could speak during breakout groups. We will debrief this format at our next meeting (12/2). Breakouts: 12/2 Occupy Broadway—see info in calendar section below. 12/3 Newt on Staten Island—see […]

Minutes, DAWG meeting, Nov 27 2011

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Facilitator: Anthony Introductions (about 70 people) Announcements Dated, put in date order: 11/27: Occupy Philly eviction announced for tonight; please drive/ride down! 11/28, 3pm: march to Baruch College about CUNY tuition hikes; meet at south end of Madison Sq Park (23rd St). 11/29, 6pm, 60 Wall: jail support training, please come! 11/30: demonstration at Obama […]

Minutes, DAWG meeting, Nov 22 2011

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Sandy presents proposal for strategy session:  upsparkles/twinkles Facilitator: Andy Sandy – overview: DA is a hub, resource-sharing for groups doing different actions. DA was created on day 2 of OWS, mandated to plan actions on behalf of OWS. Our structure allows us to work on things together, but also work on smaller things on our […]

Minutes, DAWG meeting, Nov 11 2011

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Report Backs two proposals passed at GA: $5,000 for 11/17 $2,000 for park Defense GD will be the spoke for tonight Egypt delegation: we were invited to go and monitor the election in Egypt and they would like 2 members and a backup member they are looking for people that know some Arabic, people that […]

Minutes, DAWG meeting, Nov 10 2011

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Report Backs Spokes Council It was a volatile meeting we got through 4 WGs with one tabled and there are 37 remaining Lawyers said DA might want to withdrawal from spokes council Walter will go to the Coordinators meeting and … will go to the GA tonight. Egypt wants a delegation to survey elections with […]

DA working group structure and weekly schedule

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Schedule: S: 2-6 M: 2-4 T: 5:30-7:30 W: 2-4 Th: 5:30-7:30 F: 2-4 S: Subvert! The new DA structure seeks to allow for highly planned autonomous and group actions through creation of an open, accessible, and empowering space for our organizing. Sunday Meetings: There are two different types of Sunday Meetings, both of which meet […]

Proposal for DA weekly schedule/structure

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This will be our main topic of discussion for the Nov 8 DA meeting. Types of Meetings: Longer Strategy Discussion: This meeting would serve as time built-in to the week to debrief on actions, reflect on where we are as a movement and working group and plan for the upcoming week. Big Action Meeting: This […]

Minutes, DAWG meeting, Nov 7 2011

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Ari and Guy co-facilitated Intros Reportback on Sunday’s general assembly, including discussion of the breakouts for Demands working group; consensus on financial support for SIS proposal to distribute goods to other occupations, walking trip to Washington DC and Occupy 447 (see agenda for more info on this project). Breakout groups and their reportbacks and announcements […]