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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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General Assembly Agenda 1.9.2012

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] 2. February 20th National Occupy Day in Support of Prisoners 3. Finance Proposal for the Building Occupation/Move-In Assembly Action [Held] VIII.      Action Announcements IX.        General Announcements   15327

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Proposal Queue for the January 8, 2012 General Assembly

Proposal to endorse Bay Area Convergence $500 to pay for BayAction text blast for the month of December [Finance] Buy Local Proposal Motion to Endorse the Strike of the American Licorice workers Endorse the Locked-out Workers of Castlewood Country Club Media Committee Reimbursement [Finance] National Occupy Day in Support of Prisoners 15217

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General Assembly Agenda 1.8.2012

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 endorse Bay Area Convergence 2. $500 to pay for BayAction text blast for the month of December [Finance] 3. Buy Local Proposal 4. Motion to Endorse the Strike of the American Licorice workers 5. Endorse the Locked-out Workers of Castlewood Country Club 6. Media Committee Reimbursement [Finance] 7. National Occupy Day in Support of Prisoners. VIII. Action Announcements IX. General Announcements 15164

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[Passed at 1/8 GA] Financial Proposal for the Occupy Oakland Media Committee for $500 to pay for BayAction text blast for the month of December

Whereas private parties were paying for the BayAction text blast system, but are now asking us to cover the costs of the system, Occupy Oakland Media Committee is made responsible for the costs and for planning the future of the current text blast system. The media committee asks for an allocation of $500 to pay for the last month’s usage of the text blast system, including the Port Shutdown. This is an allocation to pay for services that have already been used. This included $249 for the monthly service, and … Continued

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[Passed at 1/8 GA] Proposal from media committee for 1/8 GA: Reimburse media committee expenses

The Occupy Oakland Media Committee requests $511.72 to reimburse purchase of hard drives for video archival and 4G Internet service for livestreaming. Itemized expenses are as follows: Two 3-TB hard drives: $282.73 4G Internet service prepaid for 1 year: $120.00 (discount price for non-profit organizations) 4G mobile hotspot: $108.99 Context: The 4G mobile hotspot has coverage throughout much of Oakland, and can provide high-speed Internet access during Occupy Oakland events. To contact the Media Committee with requests for media support, inquiries or feedback, please e-mail us at: media@occupyoakland.org. The Media Committee meets Saturdays at 4pm … Continued

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