GA Announcements

Displacement: Place, Power and Race

cityscape graphic of Oaklands skyline by Geremy George

Displacement: Place, Power, and Race The Foreclosure Defense Group presents its second event in the “Welcome to Class Warfare” series Friday, March 8th 6:30-9:30pm $?  Free!! First Congregational Church 2501 Harrison St, Oakland, CA Gentrification, foreclosures, “urban redevelopment”…. all are facets of the same brute force we feel acutely in our daily lives : Displacement, the uprooting and shifting of communities serving the demands of speculative capital and white supremacy. We offer this forum to hear voices from different struggles, to deepen understanding of the powers at play, and to … Continued


Proposal Queue for July 15 GA

     1.    Emergency Proposal for new Quorum requirements      2.    Proposal To Endorse Occupy Oakland Media Committee Purpose Statement      3.    Proposal for a Occupy Oakland, Liberate Everything Conference at Laney College in Oakland      4.    Proposal to Endorse Occupy  Anti-War Working Group resolution to  END to the militarization and  violence of the police, FBI, homeland security, and any other ‘security’  force (Held at Proposers request for later GA)      5.    Proposal to denounce the physical attack on the Revolution Books table at OGP On May Day (held pending response … Continued


Post May Day Self-Care Tip #2

For  individual or group trauma support, mediations and anti-oppression advocacy, please contact Safer Spaces: Tel: (510) 502-9466 Healing can take place in the form of reconnecting with Mother Earth. It can be little steps like birdwatching, hiking, going to the beach or eating freshly picked berries. Ask your five senses what do I see, hear, taste, touch, smell? Have you tried gardening? Or are you already a gardener? What does your body, mind and soul experience when you dig that dirt, plant the seed, water, trim the weeds, ask … Continued


Post-May Day Self-Care Tip#1

SAFER SPACES is available for Post-May Day phone and in-person individual or group trauma support. Please contact us @ (510) 502-9466 or email: Nourishing Mind/Body/Soul/Each Other! From: Mindful Occupation: Rising Up Without Burning Out Protest is physically, emotionally, spiritually, socially, and politically intense. Even moment to moment, it can shift from being exceptionally enriching and energizing to exasperating and exhausting. One of the most effective ways to deal with these desires and disruptions is to establish and sustain a collective, holistic space that nourishes people’s individual needs as … Continued


General Assembly on Sunday, February 19, 2012 Will Be in Spanish and English

Reminder: On Sundays, the General Assembly meets at 2:00 PM at 19th and Telegraph in downtown Oakland. The General Assembly on Sunday, February 19, 2012 will be facilitated by a bilingual team fluent in Spanish and English. If you or someone you know would like to join the facilitation team for this event, or you have ideas for the facilitation of this GA, please contact: Ideally you/they would also be available to attend the planning meeting for the GA on Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 4:00 PM at 19th … Continued


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


Passed at Dec 16 GA. Emergency Proposal: Occupy Oakland General Assembly Holiday Calendar

Emergency Proposal: Occupy Oakland General Assembly Holiday Calendar Proposed Holiday Calendar – The last regular scheduled GA will be on Sunday, December 18th. – Monday, December 19th at 6PM. – Wednesday, December 21st at 6PM. – Monday, December 26th at 6PM. – Wednesday, December 28th at 6PM. – Monday, January 2nd at 6PM. – Wednesday, January 4th at 6PM. Regular General Assembly Schedule will begin on Sunday December 8th at 2PM. Proposers: Ra, Ali, and Ayr. 12939


General Assembly Agenda 12.14.2011

I.            Welcome II.            Welcome Announcements III.            Agenda Overview IV.            FORUM QUESTION December 14: The West Coast Port Shutdown demonstrated that Occupy Oakland and the occupy movement is building momentum. Tonight we have the opportunity to reflect on what is really working and imagine what else we can do to improve our strategy for the future.  Tonight we ask you to share some of our successes. What actions, outreach strategies, ect. are empowering our movement and what are some possible ways we can improve upon  our organizing? V.              Reports from … Continued