Documents For: People of Color Caucus

12/29/11 meeting minutes

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Summary of spokes councils on Wed and Friday by Danielle POC catch-up – started Oct 1st to make a space to address POC issues – a bunch of sub-committees: outreach, prison solidarity, facilitation, etc. where they work with the wider  OWS working groups – Anti-opression workshop; healing workshops; immigrants rights march – involvement in movements […]

11/2 POC Working Group Mtg Minutes

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POC Working Group/Caucus meeting notes 11.02.11 i. Introduction: – Facilitation team – Two person brief intro: name and why are you here. ii. Brief review of discussion guidelines that was agreed upon by the group. iii. Sub-committee report backs. §         Education and Research sub-committees have merged. §         Facilitation: There’s another facilitation training on Sunday the 6th after the […]

11/6/11 POC Working Group Meeting Minutes

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OWS People of Color Working Group / Caucus Meeting Sunday Nov 6th 2011 Facilitation Team Co-Facilitators: Angelique & Jodi Stack: Ileana Note Taker: Sonny Vibes Checkers: Julian & Jamie Intros to facilitation team, what is POC working group, and intros to each other –>Japanese filmmakers present, media/labor activist making a short documentary for youth in […]

10/23/11 Meeting Minutes

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Roles: co-facilitators- Danielle & Manissa Stack- Ileana Vibes-Angelique Megan- recording the history and creation of the POC workgroup by audio. Notes-shreya. I. Opening review consensus hand signals/temperature check. these signals help everyone here to take ownership in how this meeting runs. this group has been consensed on to be for those who identify as POC. […]

10/9 Meeting Minutes

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Start time: 3:15; Closing time 4:06pm.  I. Recap from Previous Week: Last Thursday’s meting has about 15-20 participants. There discussed whether or not this group would be open to all people or People of Color (“POC”). Decided this group would be open al POC, then got into committees. Comment: This is really nice that this […]

10/6/11 Meeting Minutes

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Origins: Started on Oct 1 2011. Formed in resopnse to people of color alienation. Get more communities involved. AGENDA Initiatives Needs/ Organizational Announcement/ proposal So Far put out open call to communities, QPOCs, Religious etc of color. We have list of places to organize such as churches, mosques and community centers. People are working on a […]

10/2/11 meeting minutes

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List of groups to do outreach to: What connections do we have?     Churches      Community meetings      Local reps      Unions      Black politicians      Living wage      Apartment buildings.      People to reach out to(celebs) Flyers: Vibe app: talk to ppl anonymously Spreading the Word: […]

Call Out to People of Color from the #OWS POC Working Group

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To those who want to support the Occupation of Wall Street, who want to struggle for a more just and equitable society, but who feel excluded from the campaign, this is a message for you. To those who do not feel as though their voices are being heard, who have felt unable or uncomfortable participating […]