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Feb
03

General Assembly Minutes – February 2, 2012

Occupy Edmonton
Meeting in the Dark, oooooh scary
Minutes Feb 2

March Debrief

positives
-outreach!
-media coordination/smart media strategy
-getting students to chant/join
-solidarity from yesterday
-made police nervous
-lawyers

negatives

-speakers
-more chants
-sign up sheets ready before
-more visible Occupy presence
-go to admin/Uhall as well
-deescalation training

Future steps
-focus on changing Students Union
-capture twitter addresses
-need media/internet person to post updates/photos/vids
-meetings go smoother

Next Occupy Steps

-March 15th – reOccupation day
-tie in to election
-clear deadlines are good for action
-keep pressure on – recruitment
-actions on campus – need to get students there – banner drops/balloon
banners

-Rally on Campus -have one person set up tent
-petition about supporting Occupy’s right to be on campus
-stickers – students only, no public allowed
-date?? March 1st – march for free tuition on march 1st
-recruitment
-Feb 6-7th
-Mic Check – SU elections debate – March 6th
-meeting – -Int’l house- Mon 3-8pm – Sammi
-art build -

Reoccupy WCB Feb 29th

-Dodgeball tournament!!

-petition to Leg on opening day-
-Feb  7th

Training – IWW – Miro can bottomline
-Media training
-deescalation
-facilitation
-nonviolent communication
Forum

Feb. 8th potential date.
Topic:
Radicalizing research?
Why Occupy campus?
Historical speaker (What campus’ were setup to do).
2 speakers on cross-over themes btn occupy and student issues (debt,
corpratization)
1 personal example of why I’m a student and why I occupy.
Potential speakers – NAME may know prof. Speakers.
Organizing committee: NAMES

Training
IWW training –
Facilitation –
NVDA/Media –
Anti-O –
Decolonizing yourself –

Art build:
Art Sunday 4:00 at the warehouse.

Petition delivery
Feb. 7th legislature
Bottomliner:NAME

University about free speech online petition
NAME will draft

-Outreach to older generations

-Macewan Initiative??

-signage –  use names and faces of those on the board

-Solidarity Week – get an Occupy discussion

Updates:
-OWS cheques are in !! baby i got your money money

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