GA Minutes

GA minutes 10-26-11

10/26/11 Arrival Time: 7:20 pm Approximate Head Count: 2,000 I may have missed parts that occurred before or after the starting and ending time.  I may have missed parts due to the fact that it was crowded, and there was low lighting. INTRODUCTION You need to submit your proposals online.  Three people need to make the proposal.  A phone number needs to be included on the proposal.  We will collect any written proposals now. (for review???) We have cultivated a modified consensus making process. (Explains) Facilitation group meets on the plaza … Continued

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GA Minutes 10.24.11

Oakland General Assembly 10/24/11 Approximate Start Time: 7:20 pm Approximate Head Count: 130 Terms: FORUM is an open discussion centered around a topic that is affecting the group.  COMMITTEE ANNOUNCEMENTS are updates and reminders by committee reps.  GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS are open announcements under unspecified topics. PROPOSALS are items that are voted upon.  ???? denotes sections that were unclear or confusing to transcribe.  Italicized sections are my thoughts.  All bullet points are essential points made by speakers. FORUM: How do we move forward in protecting the camp and increasing in number? … Continued

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GA Minutes: 10.24.11

10/24/11 Notetakers: Alex and James Approximate head count:  200 Facilitator: [Requests for translation, smoking section, lawyer's guild #] Tonight, we’re squeezed tighter together so we can be more engaged. Show respect for people speaking. Mess ups happen on stage because only a few facilitators are trying to facilitate. There are no proposals tonight, so no explanation of modified consensus needed. Is there anyone new here tonight? [between 5 and 10 people raise hand, people clap for them] Forum topic: How do we move forward in terms of protecting the camp, increasing … Continued

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GA Minutes: 10.23.11

General Assembly 10/23/11 Approximate Start Time: 7:20 pm Approximate Head Count: 113 Terms: FORUM is an open discussion centered around a topic that is affecting the group.  COMMITTEE ANNOUNCEMENTS are updates and reminders by committee reps.  GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS are open announcements under unspecified topics. PROPOSALS are items that are voted upon.  ???? denotes sections that were unclear or confusing to transcribe.  Italicized sections are my thoughts.  All bullet points are essential points made by speakers. COMMITTEE REPORTS:   Sanitation: (???) The Children’s Tent is still open here.  There is a sister … Continued

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GA minutes: 10.22.11

General Assembly 10/22/11 Start Time: 7:37 Terms: FORUM is an open discussion centered around a topic that is affecting the group.  COMMITTEE ANNOUNCEMENTS are updates and reminders by committee reps.  GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS are open announcements under unspecified topics. PROPOSALS are items that are voted upon.  ???? denotes sections that were unclear or confusing to transcribe.  Italicized sections are my thoughts.  All bullet points are essential points made by speakers. INTRODUCTION: This is how consensus works. (explains and gives examples). FORUM: None PROPOSALS Good Neighbor Policy Proposal: No one from this … Continued

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GA Minutes 10.21.11

General Assembly 10/21/11 Arrival: 7:37 (I may have missed some parts that occurred earlier)   Terms: FORUM is an open discussion centered around a topic that is affecting the group.  COMMITTEE ANNOUNCEMENTS are updates and reminders by committee reps.  GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS are open announcements under unspecified topics.  ACTION ANNOUNCEMENTS are new to this evening meeting; I am not sure of what they are.  PROPOSALS are items that are voted upon.  ???? denotes sections that were unclear or confusing to transcribe.  Italicized sections are my thoughts.  All bullet points are essential … Continued

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GA Minutes 10.19.11

General Assembly 10/19/11 Arrival: 7:33 (I may have missed some parts that occurred earlier) Terms: FORUM is an open discussion centered around a topic that is affecting the group.  COMMITTEE ANNOUNCEMENTS are updates and reminders by committee reps.  GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS are open announcements under unspecified topics.  ACTION ANNOUNCEMENTS are new to this evening meeting; I am not sure of what they are.  PROPOSALS are items that are voted upon.  ???? denotes sections that were unclear or confusing to transcribe.  Italicized sections are my thoughts.  All bullet points are essential points … Continued

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GA Minutes 10.18.11

Oakland General Assembly 10/18/11 Arrival: 8:01 (I may have missed some parts that occurred earlier) Terms: FORUM is an open discussion centered around a topic that is affecting the group.  COMMITTEE ANNOUNCEMENTS are updates and reminders by committee reps.  GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS are open announcements under unspecified topics.  ACTION ANNOUNCEMENTS are new to this evening meeting; I am not sure of what they are.  PROPOSALS are items that are voted upon.  ???? denotes sections that were unclear or confusing to transcribe.  Italicized sections are my thoughts.  All bullet points are essential … Continued

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General Assembly Minutes 10/17/2011

General Assembly 10/17/2011 Occupy Oakland 1. Open Forum -How to deal with issue’s of Respect? -no touching with out consent -people need sleep to function -empathy for each person’s world view -Clean up -Accessibility of the walk ways -SF raided last night 75 riot police under the pretext of park regulations raided camp and stuff was taken. One person was hospitalized, several were beaten including a medic. SF Needs people tonight, expects to be raided again. Also needs supplies, batteries, water etc. -Not being heard people not listening to each … Continued

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