Documents For: Disability Caucus

Disability Caucus March 27, 2012 Minutes

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OWS 3/27/12 disability Caucus, 5:30pm, 60 Wall Street Atrium ATTENDANCE Nadina Laspina Daniel Robert Larry Philip Bennett Gabriel Engel, gengel2@gmail.com, 718-288-6031 Facilitator: we’re putting off mission statement till later.  Right now we must keep it short, simple and to the point.  We must emphasize that people With Disabilities are subjected to prejudice, not just oppression. […]

Mission Statement (short version)

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We are a multifaceted diverse group of people with all kinds of visible and invisible disabilities. We are young and old, all races, who refuse to continue to be exploited, stereotyped, stigmatized and marginalized by the oligarchy of corporate greed. Together with the rest of the 99%, we commit ourselves to fight for change. We […]

3/20/12 Meeting Minutes

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OWS Disability Caucus Meeting March 20, 2012 Attendance Leslie Freeman – facilitates Paula Wolff – takes minutes Michele Mantione Daniel Everett Connie Lesold Pat Walls Phil Walls Nadina LaSpina Mission Statement Nadina explains that the mission statement we had started working on kept growing and growing. So we decided at a previous meeting that we […]

Occupy Wall Street Disability Caucus 3/13/12 at 60 Wall St. Atrium, 5:30 to 715pm

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3/13/12 OWS Disability Caucus ATTENDANCE Daniel Robert Ellen Kaufman-Nuzzi Philip Bennett Larry,  Danny’s PA Owen Carr Massi Pat Walls Owen Connie Lesold Anita Love-Williams COOLS: cultural occupation of liberty sq. every day through month of march.  We haven’t participated yet. We discuss participating: Connie: someone can talk about the history of PWDs in the arts.  […]

Occupy Wall Street Disability Caucus 3/13/12 at 60 Wall St. Atrium, 5:30 to 715pm

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3/13/12 OWS Disability Caucus ATTENDANCE Daniel Robert Ellen Kaufman-Nuzzi Philip Bennett Larry,  Danny’s PA Owen Carr Massi Pat Walls Owen Connie Lesold Anita Love-Williams COOLS: cultural occupation of liberty sq. every day through month of march.  We haven’t participated yet. We discuss participating: Connie: someone can talk about the history of PWDs in the arts.  […]

For your consideration, a possible abridged mission statement.

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We are a multifaceted diverse group of people with all kinds of disabilities. We are old and young, all races who are sick and tired of being exploited, stereotyped, stigmatized and marginalized by the oligarchy of corporate greed. Together with the rest of the 99%, we commit ourselves to fight for change. We will not […]

3/6/12 Meeting Minutes

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OWS Disability Caucus Meeting 3/6/12 Tuesday 5:30pm to 7:00pm at 60 Wall Street Atrium ATTENDANCE Philip Bennett, note taker Leslie Freeman, facilitator Kyrk, Leslie’s son Harriet, Burlington Vermont, Leslie’s daughter Jes Sachse from Toronto Canada Danny Robert Nadina Laspina Lawrence Webber, Danny’s PA Paula Wolff Alejandra Ospina Whole month of March, from 11:30-2pm in Liberty […]

2/28/12 Meeting Minutes

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Minutes of the Disability Caucus Meeting February 28th, 2012. Members present were: Ann Emerman, Sidney Emerman, Paula Wolff, Nadina LaSpina, Danny Robert,  Owen, Connie Lesold, Philip Bennett, Jonathan Sunshine, Alejandra Ospina, Dorothy Williams Pereira. Meeting started at 6:00 PM (due to tardiness of attendees). Nadina quickly demonstrated hand gestures and reviewed process, stating that those […]

2/17/12 Meeting Minutes

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Meeting of the Disabilty Caucus February 17, 2012, 5:30pm Atrium – 60 Wall St. ATTENDANCE Jonathan Sunshine Natalie Osborn Peirs Droms Danny Robert Nadina Laspina Philip Bennett Carr Massi Arlene Braggs Nadina quickly reviews hand gestures and states that people who are not able to use hand gestures, will say “agree,” “disagree,” etc. There are […]

2/10/12 Meeting Minutes

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Meeting of the Disabilty Caucus February 10, 2012, 5:30pm Atrium – 60 Wall St. ATTENDANCE Connie Lesold Peirs Droms, Danny’s PA Danny Robert Phil Walls Pat Walls Nadina Laspina, facilitates Philip Bennett, takes minutes Nadina notes that the ReelAbilities Film Festival is happening at the same time as this meeting, so attendance here will be […]