Documents For: Women Occupying Wall Street

WOW Minutes 1/29/12

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Meeting started out with a discussion – what is WOW? Because currently it’s not clear. What’s our role? -discussed that much of our role is confronting sexism within the movement and serving as an advocate for those who encounter sexism -how do we respond to sexist behaviors? -discussed the training we did with Annie Ellman […]

Report back from SC and “minutes” from 1/25/12

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Minutes in quotes because there was a very brief meeting with PJ, Oddah and Mel G. All of us were ok with the new meeting times of Sunday from 5-7, and Tuesday from 6-7:30. We spoke briefly about some of the community wide stuff like the spending freeze, the formation of a new feminist DA, […]

Meeting notes 1/8/12

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Report-back on Housing issue that arose at Friday Spokes Council meeting:  Kathleen volunteered to reach out to Mediation to move the agreed-upon session forward.  Suggested groups to include in the mediation:  Housing, Safer Spaces, De-escalation, Strong Women Rules, WOW, LGBT1QA2Z.  Proposed result:  that Housing and Safer Spaces can develop a process to reach consensus on […]

Meeting notes 1/15/12

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We only really discussed 2 things – dealing with our exclusion of trans/genderqueer individuals and issues, and the mediation with housing On the former, we decided that we need extreme awareness raising and education within our group, and also within OWS.  We thought it would be best to have 2 events/workshops – one that’s focused […]

Meeting notes 1/22/12

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Larisa, Stephanie, and Mel G present. -We discussed changing our meeting times to fit the ebb and flow of our collective schedules.  Decided to maybe have two meetings so that those who cannot make weekends can also have a chance to meet.  We also tossed around the idea of having an online or phone conference […]

Regular Meeting Minutes: 1/4/2012

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Regular Meeting Minutes: 1/4/2012 Pressing Point that couldn’t wait Meeting changes:  Please respect the previously agreed timing (3 days’ notice) for moving meetings.  It was noted that not everyone gets this information timely and it needs to be posted on nycga.net with 3 days’ notice. Announcements FDA - A direct action sub group for Feminists is […]

summary of topics for 1/4/12 meeting

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Possible Agenda for Wednesday Jan 4, 2012 we’ll probably have to prioritize since this meeting is an hour Announcements: Brooke Eliazer-Macke can go to the WOW meeting on Wed at 6pm. She may be joined by Katie Robbins, an activist with Health Care for the 99% who is also helping with our action. They’d love […]

Minutes of WOW Meeting 12/18/2011

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-Debriefing of Anti-Oppression Training -We discussed how successful it was and that we’d like to run future trainings for OWS folks -It was suggested that we add a bit of an assertiveness role play into the beginning of each WOW meeting to help get us all more comfortable with being assertive. -It was also suggested […]

Meeting minutes 12/15/11

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Hi – here are notes from tonight’s meeting.  It was a small group so Im listing action items only.  We didnt have official anything making for a loose, fun, highly productive meeting.  Plus we got to tossle Jules’ new haircut which is super cute!! We consented upon the statement of solidarity.  There was positive feedback […]

media sub group minutes from 12/13/11 – Thanks Simran!

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We had a short meeting on Monday night where we discussed new social media accounts and logo designs for WOW. Ris facilitated. Ris created two twitter accounts for WOW (wowsnyc and womenoccupying), three gmail accounts, a livestream account, and a ustream account. The next step for the WOW website is to use a wordpress site on […]