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Nov. 2nd General Strike Youth Teach-In We HELLA Mobbin for the 99% Do you know someone who is tired of struggling to look for work? Are you mad about going to a school that’s underfunded? Are you confused about what’s happening on Nov 2nd and need a safe space to learn about the general strike and walk outs! Are you a youth, community member or teacher in Oakland and looking for a safe place to send youth on Nov 2nd? For all students, teachers and community members looking for a … Continued



SCHEDULE FOR NOVEMBER 2nd: Notes all events start at Frank Ogawa/Oscar Grant (OG) Plaza at City Hall unless otherwise noted (e.g. children’s events). Youth/School related events highlighted Morning 9am – Rally & Press Conference 9:55am – “I Will Survive…Capitalism” flashmob – (join us! 10am – March and Bank Actions/Mobilization 11 am – Rally at Laney College (Lake Merrit BART), March to OUSD and then to OG Plaza* – FLYER ATTACHED Afternoon 12 noon – Children’s Gathering @ Oakland Public Library (main branch) and march to OG plaza 12 noon … Continued


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


General Assembly 10/19/2011

I. Welcome  • The General Assembly may be the most important part of the occupation- we ask for your patience as this process is still developing. To practice respect for one another by allowing people to speak without interruption. • Skype session with Greece: Didn’t get to happen, they are storming banks and dealing with police! Will try to talk with them again in the future.  Plan to talk with Slovenia and Italy in the future. II. Welcome Announcements  III. Agenda Overview  IV. Forum:  “ How can we strengthen our solidarity with … Continued


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