Documents For: Women Occupying Wall Street

meeting minutes 12/15/11

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We consented upon the statement of solidarity.  There was positive feedback online.  We read it and didnt have edits. – Ris will post it (Ive done this) – it’s on our new blog!  http://wows.nycga.net/ – also tweeted it and sent it to this list – forward’s are ok Post the amendment to the declaration to […]

Meeting minutes 12/11/11

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We devoted most of the meeting to preparation for last night’s self-defense funding request at the GA, brainstorming questions that might arise.  Alexis volunteered to speak at the GA with Larisa as back-up to answer questions.  We talked about taking reservations for training, but trying to keep attendance progressive. Marginalized female-identified individuals would be encouraged […]

WOW 1st meeting on Women in Media 12/8/11

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We discussed how men seem to be dominating the media in OWS.  and decided we’d start making our own media. -We should make a film centered on women and female identified individuals in OWS. (Women of the 99% was one suggested title) -We also discussed having a computer set up at 60 Wall allowing people […]

WOW Meeting notes Thursday, Dec 8th, 2011

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I. Introduce New People II. Agenda Items A. Self-Defense workshop 1. One 3-hour workshop for up to 24 ppl to be held 12/18 @ Pace University by Annie from Center for Anti-Violent Education a. due to Annie’s availability, she cannot do any trainings for all of January 2. Workshop to address both physical self defense […]

Training in Self-Defense & Anti-Oppression Response Techniques – Proposal to the GA Dec 11

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Update:  tabled by the GA: 12/11/11.   This proposal was sent to Facilitation by email Dec 8, 2011 ——————————————– PROPOSAL TO THE LIBERTY SQUARE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OCCUPY WALL STREET Date: December 8, 2011 To be brought to the GA Sunday December 11, 2011 Working Group: Women Occupying Wall St. Caucus Title of Proposal: Training in Self-Defense & Anti-Oppression Response […]

WOW Meeting Minutes – Wednesday, 12/7/2011

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WOW Meeting Minutes – Wednesday, 12/7/2011 Agenda – we agreed on this agenda @ the meeting Housing Report Back Self Defense/Anti Aggression Training Facilitation Report Back Amendment to the Declaration Women and Media Principles Participants Julia, Amelia, Mel G, Ris, Larisa H, Chelsea, Simran, Kathleen   Housing Report Back Julia let us know that she’s […]

Minutes 12/4/11 meeting

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Susan facilitated the meeting and we collectively established the following agenda items: •    How to change meeting times/locations •    Annie Ellman’s self-defense workshop •    Amendments to the declaration •    Monday night statement for the Spokes Council •    Banners/posters •    Getting to know one another •    Future actions How to change meeting times/locations: We discussed options […]

WOW Meeting notes Dec 1st, 2011

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-Our first Agenda point today was continuing the discussion on amending the OWS declaration of independence. -Susan read her proposed amendments which focused on three main concepts: -Trafficking/Exploitation -Violence/harassment -Reproductive freedom -It was suggested we add something to the extent of blocking women from fully participating. It was then suggested that this is implied in […]

WOW Meeting notes November 27th, 2011

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-Mikey stopped by from Justice in El Barrio to confirm that some members of our group are interested in attending their action Dec. 4th. We have an email in the google group with that info, so please email them if you are interested because RSVPing is the only way to get tickets/find out the location. […]