11.6.11 Minutes

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OWS Trade Justice Working Group

 

Nov 6, 2011

 

In Attendance:

 

Adam Weissman, Global Justice for Animals and the Environment

Ruth Santana, Global Justice for Animals and the Environment

Phil Josselyn, Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador

Bernie McAleer, Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador

 

1. Rangel Jobs Fair

Phil is reluctant to protest a jobs fair in Harlem. Bernie is also reluctant. Adam feels that we can do an informative leafleting about Rangel outsourcing jobs without doing a protest and avoid giving the impression that we are protesting jobseekers. Item needs further discussion.

 

2. Turner Action.

Sunday the 13th protest against Rep. Turner at swearing in ceremony at high school in Queens. We’ll only protest fundraiser afterwards if there is a crowd from the first that wants to stay for the 2nd. Phil will go to Zuccotti to meet people and bring them to Queens. Adam will go into event. Ruth will bring signs.

 

3. Korean Consulate Action

Protest at Korean Consulate against FTA ratification and attacks on protesters. Date to be worked out in conjunction w/ Occupy Seoul and Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch.

 

4. OWS Global Democracy Alliance

Meeting right after ours. GDA has reached out to us. Adam, Ruth, and Bernie will go to the meeting.

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