Documents For: Political Action & Impact

Minutes April 20, 2012

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In attendance: Connie, Diane, Stuart, Susan, Sean Report back on A17. Susan: we need to have a better plan, should have had an outreach flier. Future actions: teach in at next town square, “Money out of Politics.” Discussion about Occupy the Justice Department; Chicago in May (May 17-22) protest NATO. Work on a general flier […]

Minutes April 13, 2012

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In attendance: Connie, Stuart, Diane, Ilana, Sean Worked on messaging for tax day and created signs. Talked about plan for tax day: signs, tabling, money stamps, flier. Future actions: Occupy the Justice Department, May Day, Chicago.

Tax Day Action follow up

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On tax day, April 17, the Political Action working group, Money Out of Politics working group, and several other OWS groups participated in tax day actions throughout New York City. The main event was a convergence of these groups at the main Post Office in Manhattan. The message was clear: Corporations and the 1% have […]

Minutes Political Action April 6, 2012

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In attendance: Patrick C., Stuart L., Diane M., Mary, Sean K. Ideas for tax day. Need to work on visuals. Perhaps Giant Loopholes- Hula Hoops, 1%ers. Signs ideas are needed. We will work on signs at next meeting. Flyers, buttons, dump wall street greed bumper stickers, money stamp. April 24 – not sure of group […]

Minutes Political Action April 6, 2012

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In attendance: Patrick C., Stuart L., Diane M., Mary, Sean K. Ideas for tax day. Need to work on visuals. Perhaps Giant Loopholes- Hula Hoops, 1%ers. Signs ideas are needed. We will work on signs at next meeting. Flyers, buttons, dump wall street greed bumper stickers, money stamp. April 24 – not sure of group […]

Minutes Political Action March 30, 2012

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In attendance: Susan B., Patrick K., Stuart L., Diane M., Ilana L., Sean K. Ilana: Voting bloc update. Press conf in Albany for the fair elections bill. As we get more info we may go up to join the press conf. Occupy Albany, Occupy Syracuse and Occupy Rochester are involved with this. If we go […]

Minutes Political Action March 23, 2012

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In attendance: Matt H., Ilana L., Stuart L., Diane M., Patrick C., Monica M., Mary, Cynthia Ilana brought in a sample of the fair elections voting bloc Discussion of upcoming potential future actions: A17, A24, Chicago Patrick: Tax Day A17 rally at Main Post Office in Midtown. Outreach and Education opportunities. Flyer on tax inequities […]

A17 Tax Day Action

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On Tax Day April 17th 2012 the Money out of Politics and Political Action working groups of OWS are holding an action at the main post in Manhattan on 8th Ave and 31st Street. The purpose of this action is to bring attention to the fact that many corporations and members of the 1% do […]

Minutes Political Action Meeting March 16

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Minutes Political Action Meeting March 16 In attendance: Connie, Sean K., Ian W., Diane M., Stuart L., Matt H. Iliana, Shen, Yoni M. Iliana’s Proposal: She has been working with Occupy Albany, Occupy Syracuse, Occupy Rochester, Politics and Electoral Reform, End Corp Personhood. Working on a clean elections bill and creating a voting block asking […]

Minutes Political Action meeting March 9, 20012

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Meeting 3/9/12.  In attendance: Matt H., Stuart L., Diane M., Aaron B., Kelley, Yoske, Sean K., Cynthia P., Johanna F., Noz. Matt suggested that in the future we consider meeting at Liberty Square when the weather allows. Matt is working on a proposal regarding voter registration, not a drive, but something that will express dissatisfaction […]