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Research Working Group Meeting

All are welcome to the… RESEARCH WORKING GROUP MEETING _____DATE: Sunday, January 8th _____TIME: 3:00-4:00pm _____LOCATION: Farley’s East, 33 Grand Ave (bet. Broadway and Webster), Oakland, 94612. Two blocks north of the 19th St. BART. _____MORE INFO: Contact Yvonne at yvonnegrapher at or Darwin at darwinbondgraham at GOALS: 1) To build a research community in Oakland and to share skills 2) To support Occupy Oakland’s upcoming actions, such as the building occupation on 1/28 3) To provide research for long-term strategy and action, such as targeted research about … Continued


Press Release: Occupy Oakland Calls for General Strike November 2, 2011 For Information Contact: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Occupy Oakland Calls for General Strike November 2, 2011 Occupy Oakland calls for Mass Day of Action inclusive of all stakeholders: individual citizens & families,schools, civil workers, community/affinity organizations, labor, students, and businesses .November 1, 2011 – Oakland, CA – In the aftermath of the government crackdown of Occupy Oakland,Occupy Oakland’s GA has announced a general strike to commence November 2, 2011. The call is proposed to all stakeholders, from concerned individuals to organizations, from schools and churches to for-profit businesses … Continued


Occupy Oakland Media Team Meeting Notes 10/27/11

Next meeting: Friday, 10/28 at 6pm, steps of building near amphitheater, Oscar Grant Plaza Discussion: Link police brutality to the concerns of the 99% Don’t preach to the choir We can move forward on the press release with consensed upon proposal and time Clarify political points later What’s our ask What do we want post-strike We’re not empowered to figure out messaging and frames We only have the language of the accepted proposal and time We need to have a press release for the strike and a press conference beforehand … Continued