Documents For: Education and Empowerment

Minutes – Empowerment and Education Working Group Meeting – 12/9/11 – 60 Wall St.

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OWS E&E meeting Friday 12/9/2011 Minutes Report-backs: Student debt subcommittee: The subcommittee has been split into various sub-subcommittees to carry out different initiatives The tech group has created a youtube channel where people will upload their personal videos on their pledges A link will be added to the web page (blog) and various pieces written […]

Minutes – Empowerment and Education Working Group Meeting – 12/2/11 – 60 Wall St.

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Minutes from Education & Empowerment meeting, 8:30-10:00, Friday Dec 2nd 13 people attending 1) Report Backs: Open Forum:  Open Forum reported that they met on Tuesday night and discussed future actions.  Results as follows: Open Forum will now be focussing less on arranging Open Forums in Liberty Park itself, and increase its focus on arranging […]

Minutes – Empowerment and Education Working Group Meeting – 11/25/11 – 60 Wall St.

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Empowerment and Education, 11/25/2011 Action items: 1)      Alejandro, do you know the next foreclosure event meeting time and place? 2)      Occupy DOE meeting, Sunday (2pm planning, 4pm general) 60 Wall Proposals 1)      Read-ins are sponsored by E&E (reached consensus) Agenda: 1)      Report Backs 2)      Action working group? 3)      New School occupation 4)      Discussion about future/space […]

Minutes – Empowerment and Education Working Group Meeting – 11/18/11 – 60 Wall St.

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*E&E Working Group Meeting: Friday, 11/18/11, 8:30pm, 60 Wall St.* Christopher (facilitator) began the meeting by asking people to share their stories about the previous few days. Subcommittee report backs: Student Debt: Pam reminded everyone of their student loan refusal pledge events, beginning Monday at 1:30pm with a press conference at Liberty Square, near the […]

Minutes – Empowerment and Education Working Group Meeting – 11/11/11 – 60 Wall St.

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-Agenda set, Miguel facilitating. -Proposal for new initiatives with the kitchen group, ideas for long- term projects, ‘fishing for ideas’, breakaway group inspired by SVN involving international traveling and new entrepreneurship, this is a bunch of rich people who want to find ways to do stuff with their money, we need something concrete to develop […]

Minutes – Empowerment and Education Working Group Meeting – 10/21/11 – 60 Wall St.

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EDUCATION AND EMPOWERMENT MINUTES FROM MEETING 10/21 Facilitator/Notes: Babak/Sully Hey everyone, thanks for being patient with the new meeting structure. I know this is ad hoc but I’ll work with the 2 facilitators running the next meeting with the upcoming agenda. Likewise one individual from next Friday will help 2 new folks for the following […]

Nomadic University Meeting—November 5, 2011

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Nomadic University Meeting—November 5, 2011 TASK FORCES’ REPORTS   Group: Nomadic University’s goals and Occupy Wall Street’s principles -          One paragraph statement has been created (see appendix 1)  would be useful to work that out now with the concept/definitions group  insistence on the “work in progress” aspect of this statement  foundation on which to build […]

Nomadic University Goals and Principles – approved draft

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The following paragraph is the latest version of the Nomadic University’s principles and goals working group proposal. It was adopted as the latest draft by the Nomadic University at our meeting on Saturday, Nov 5th. 2011.   In accordance with OWS principles, we establish the nomadic university as education is a critical  component of social, […]

Nomadic University – Principles and Goals – 1st draft (10/30/2011)

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Introduction The following is the first working draft from the Principles and Goals Task Force of the Nomadic University. This is an attempt to translate the ideals of Occupy Wall Street into a framework for educational change and liberation. This document does not map out specific concrete proposals or strategies, but rather tries to lay […]

Nomadic University Meeting Minutes—October 28, 2011, 60 Wall Street

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Nomadic University Meeting—October 28, 2011 Consensus Model Explained Recap of NU’s Timeline First meeting, October 18, 2011 Second Meeting (at the New School), October 22, 2011: Creation of temporary task forces to allow for deeper engagement on various important questions Task Force Introduction Alternative Models Research and Critique Task Force This task force is examining […]