OWS Global Justice – minutes 12/31/2011

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Sat Dec 31
60 Wall
3-4pm

Agenda:
Report Backs:

  • Tear Gas
  • Statement

Proposal

  • Website

7-10 attendees

Tear Gas report back

  • Ezer sent out minutes
  • Week of action related to Egyptian Rev, Jan 21; we will get OWS involved in the week and tie in with the tear gas campaign
  • Teach in; Jan 18, 56 Walker; an hour, images/video;
    • 3 presentations
      • Egyptian rev
      • How US is involved in Egyptian militarization
      • Militarization in the US
    • Goal: to reach community groups and also OWS, to help bring the international/militarization
    • Outreach

 

What:

      • Conversations with contacts, breakout group develops flier
      • talking points for doing outreach; shared as gDoc, shared by Udi
      • Facebook Event – Becky

Who:

  • Identify groups to outreach to for this event
  • Outreach, PR, Media – Ezer, asking to cover this event and to highlight Arab Spring and US complicity in militarization
  • Movement Building – Leah will ask for help posting on nycga in the absence of nycga
  • Ed and Emp – Leah
  • DA – Leah
  • Take the Square – Becky
  • Livestream event – Jeanne
  • MENA studies at Universities – Jeanne
  • CBOs – Jeanne

 

  • If and when we replicate this – could hold at different locations

Statement – Report Back

  • Send out gDoc – Becky

Proposal – website for the group

  • WordPress
  • Ravi/Devin, ask about outward facing – Becky
  • occupyglobaljustice.org and globaljusticeworkinggroup.org

Agenda for next week: Sat Jan 7, 3-5pm 60 Wall

  • share fliers and talking points about teach in – Tear Gas group
  • statement for sharing – Udi
  • website draft – Becky
  • de-colonize – Shaista

 

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