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Archive for ‘Future of Occupy’
Sunday May 18th 2014.
Minutes by Polly Tikkle
The meeting was set to start at 12.00pm and did not get started till 1.30pm.
In the 1.5 hours that we waited we spoke informally about many things. What I recall is Peter not smiling at anything, Julie’s cleavage, Mark lying flat on the floor, Becca’a perfect[…]
Present : Mark W, Inka, Simon, Julie T, George, Maria, Tim F , Steve B, John S, Brazilian guy, Areef, Economics lady, David, maybe others?
2 newcomers – Areef and Simon (both male)
Late comer – Chris from Oxford
Later comer – Earthian
Latest (at the end) Vica
Facilitator – George first half /// Maria[…]
Present: Mark, Ali, Jamie, Steve, Andria, Ellie, Steve, George, Maria, Vica, Obi, Ellena, Clive
Monthly strategy meeting – planning for the next year; reflecting where we’re at.
Occupy values 12:15 to 13:45 Jamie and Mark
What keeps people active and shared ideas across the various working groups? Why does consensus
work or breakdown? Need a[…]
MINUTES FROM ANDRIA:
Present were: Obi, Vica, Mark W, Jonni, Jamie, Mike G, Inka, Dave D, Tim F, Ellena, Steve B and Andria: .
Mark kicked off with a comment about the importance of thinking about OBJECTIVES & GOALS; where do we want to go and how are we gonna get there.. There was then[…]
AWAITING TRANSCRIPTION. Work in Progress.
Occupy London will hold every 3 months a meeting which will have at least 1 delegate from each working group present.
Working groups or individuals may also call GAs on specific issues when needed.
Internal issues may be taken to the strategy meeting, but if possible this should be avoided,[…]
11am: RECAP on last session
11:15 General Assemblies?
– What is the purpose of holding a GA?
– How can we involve people in assemblies creatively?
– Who will oganise them?
-how do we organise them?
13:00 1h Lunch
13:30 45min RMT
14:15 15min Break
14:30 1h Feedback working groups
1. Feedback from Working[…]
Steve B. – Precariat
Phoenix Rainbow- Squatting, Squash Campaign.
Steve M. – Solidarity with Syria.
The future of Occupy – final discussion. 13th October 2013
Should we do this again? Information overload. Working group meeting once a month – alternative
to GA which is more about recruitment. One meeting to discuss one subject[…]