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[#2 for 1.15.2012 GA] Call To Action for Longview Blockade Caravan [Late Submission]

Resolution of Occupies Longview, Portland, and Oakland: A Call to InterOccupy Action WHEREAS, Longshore workers’ jurisdiction is under an unprecedented attack; and, WHEREAS, West Coast dockworkers fought and died to establish that jurisdiction; and, WHEREAS, Longshore workers have always been at the forefront in the struggle for social justice and better working conditions for all; and, WHEREAS, Longshore workers have inspired working people across North America and around the world; and, WHEREAS, EGT is engaged in a race-to-the-bottom that works to destroy a long history of good family wage jobs throughout the region and around the world; and, WHEREAS, it is also known that Bunge, Ltd., a multinational conglomerate and majority shareholder … Continued

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All Female Facilitation Team for GA on Sunday Jan 15, 2012

The Facilitation Team is initiating a new approach towards greater inclusion and diversity of facilitators.    The committee has decided to make it a goal to have each Sunday’s facilitation team represent a specific demographic.  Initially, we are focusing on creating teams of Female, Queer, People of Color, and Spanish Speaking facilitators.  We hope this may offer a fresh approach to the facilitation of the GA’s and help build community.  We also hope that this will encourage more people to step forward and facilitate. This Sunday, January 15th,  the facilitation … Continued

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General Assembly Agenda 1.15.12

NOTE: Important scheduling change for GA is on the agenda!
1. Proposal to reduce regular GA’s to twice a week, on Wednesday and Sunday, starting Jan 18, 2012.

I. Welcome
II. Welcome Announcements
III. Agenda Overview
IV. Open Forum
V. Reports from Committees, Sub-committees & Caucuses
VI. Overview of Process
VII. Proposals
1. Proposal to reduce regular GA’s to twice a week, on Wednesday and Sunday, starting Jan 18, 2012.
VIII. Action Announcements
IX. General Announcements

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[Passed at 1/13/2012 GA] Financial Proposal for Reimbursement for Khalid

2. Financial Proposal for Reimbursement for Khalid  Proposal for reimbursement of funds that Khalid had to personally use for bail and purchase of a camera due to police confiscation of his old one. The amount paid for his bail due to his arrest at 11th and Mandela was $450.00. While filming in court at Rasta’s arraignment his camera was confiscated and he was arrested for that action as well. In solidarity with the NLG, Anti-Repression Committee, and everyone else who works pro bono, he thanks everyone for all of their support. … Continued

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General Assembly Agenda 1.13.2012

I. Welcome II. Welcome Announcements III. Agenda Overview IV. Open Forum V. Reports from Committees, Sub-committees, & Caucuses VI. Overview of Process VII.Proposals 1. Buy Local Proposal 2. Financial Proposal for Reimbursement for Khalid VIII. Action Announcements IX. General Announcements 15744

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General Assembly Agenda 1.11.2012

I.          Welcome II.         Welcome Announcements III.        Agenda Overview IV.        Open Forum V.         Reports from Committees, Sub-committees & Caucuses VI.        Overview of Process VII.       Proposals 1. Buy Local Proposal [Held until further notice] 2. Finance Proposal for the Building Occupation/Move-In Assembly Action [Proposed as an Emergency 1/2/12][voted 80 percent on 1/4 GA][Re-submitting at 1/9][Held For Wednesday 1/11] VIII.      Action Announcements IX.        General Announcements 15601

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[Tabled at 1/11 GA] Finance Proposal for the Building Occupation/Move-In Assembly Action

The Building Occupation/Move-In Assembly voted to ask the Occupy Oakland General Assembly for $3300, divided as: $2000 printing for jan28th move-in day, $300 sound truck for the day, $1000 Misc. Supplies for action (i.e. cleaning supplies for the building, furniture transport, walkie talkies, decorations etc. etc.) We also agreed that in all instances we will try to find the items rather than purchase them as to not thin out Occupy Oakland’s budget. 14922

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[Resolved 1/9 GA] National Occupy Day in Support of Prisoners

Summary We are calling for February 20th, 2012 to be a “National Occupy Day in Support of Prisoners.” In the Bay Area we will “Occupy San Quentin,” to stand in solidarity with the people confined within its walls and to demand the end of the incarceration as a means of containing those dispossessed by unjust social policies. Reason Prisons have become a central institution in American society, integral to our politics, economy and our culture. Between 1976 and 2000, the United States built on average a new prison each week … Continued

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