The minutes of Occupy Worcester's General Assembly on January nineteenth, 2012.
Review of hand signals and general process.
No agenda items declared.
Media- Important meeting to discuss the site, Facebook, and terms of service to be held this week.
Free School- Reminder of planning meetings Thursday nights, 9pm, at TESLA, 97d Webster St.
Activism & Outreach- Reminder of meeting at 7:30pm after GA, location changed to Moynihan's Pub for outreach purposes due to a WooDaddy community dinner hosted there.
Radical Caucus- First meeting to be held at the Trillville collective, 30 Grand St, Sunday at 7pm, all invited.
Clarifying question about what Working groups and caucuses are.
Open invitation to this week's Radical Movie Night, If A Tree Falls, hosted by Collective A Go Go, tonight at 8pm.
Direct Action- Regular meetings now set to Saturday at noon at Nu Cafe (Chandler St).
A1 Comittee - Meeting Tuesday at noon at Nu Cafe.
Advertisement/PR working group- No meeting has been set, still need a meeting as requested by GA.
Proposal- Officially declare Media working group meeting set for 7:30pm, Friday the twentieth, at InHouse Cafe. APPROVED.
Proposal- Officially set Advertisement/PR working group meeting for 5pm, Friday the twentieth at InHouse Cafe. APPROVED
Request for open stack.
Chris- Praise for Occupy the New Hampshire Primaries, regrets for not being able to attend.
Daniel- Greetings from Occupy Wall Street member, also in the area sometimes, offers support with efforts to reach out through media, looking for information on time banking.
Brenna- Pointing out that there are people who cannot attend General Assembly or some events, but who would likely support, need for events structured to get them involved.
Nested stack to discuss this idea-
Chris- Specific ideas for people and venues?
Brenna- There are parks throughout the city.
Barry- Revisiting previous idea of having themes/specific issues for specific neighborhoods/parks.
Brenna- And timely topics also.
?- Report of positive outreach during Occupy First Night.
Tovia- In favor of neighborhoods assembling.
Return to open stack:
Jon- Would like to make Mox News a regular, filmed event, report of use of hand signals at a video game convention recently.
Proposal to end GA. APPROVED.