March 29, 2013 Assembly Notes
** Building Occupy Wall Street to Connect and Build with the 99%**
Feminist/Womanist Community and Movement Coordination Assembly-
March 29, 2013-56.50$-30$ for metrocard/26.50$ food
60 Wall Street 6:30pm
Facilitator-Note Taker Sumumba
Introductions/ House- keeping/Collection-What is Occu-Evolve? Brief overview and (Handout for Newcomers)
44.50$ RAISED-30.00 for Metrocard/14.50 food
Women’s History Month-Feminist/Womanist Teach In-Malu, Jackie and Sumumba. Various people spoke about the significance of Feminism in society. Sumumba spoke of Womanism’s importance to women of color in general and Women in African Descent in particular.
Proposals-Declaration of Interdependence-Sent back to committee for revisions
Discussion/Strategic Planning–, MAY DAY updates given by Jackie, Sumumba and Doug-It appears that others are reluctant to call May Day-OCCUPY MAY DAY…Occu-Evolve consented to. Group also shown tentative schedule of May Day. Sumumba also did a reportback on activities and actions around Kimani Gray which includes the possible starting of an assembly in East Flatbush
Open Discussion-Bill to facilitate Open Discussion-Stack Ali-several on stack spoke more on the significance of Feminism and women’s issues.