WOW Minutes 3/11/12

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WOW Meeting 3/11/12

In attendance: Stephanie, Kathleen, Liz, Marie, PJ, and Melanie

A. Feminist GA
- Rethink the date?
- Conflicts with NATO and G8
- Thursday is the night of the regular OWS GA
- Tabled until 3/20 planning meeting
- Outreach: Marie will reach out to NOW and B’nai Jeshurun
- Email agenda items for planning meeting to Simran

B. MJB’s International Women’s Day event 3/8/12
- Stephanie will follow up with people who signed up
- Spanish speaker needed

C. Hollaback // Week of action against street harassment
- Thurs, 3/22 is benefit show (volunteers needed)
- Sat, 3/24 is rally

D. Americans United for Life
- anti-choice 501(c)3 that writes model legislation, i.e. “Defending
Life”
- would like to learn more about them, perhaps write an expose
- Marie, Liz, Stephanie, Kathleen will do research. Kathleen will
collect the information people find

E. Crisis Pregnancy Centers
- Subway ads: “Pregnant? Scared?”
- anti-choice group posing as health clinics
- At Vassar, Kathleen and college friends did an undercover
investigation exposing the misinformation they give out
- maybe WOW can work with other groups to do something similar here in
NYC

F. Feminist Resistance (formerly SlutWalk)
- May 5th event

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