Minutes of General Assembly 5/2/12

Notes taken by Gary T Minutes from last week accepted, with a minor amendment sent to Roger. Working Group reports were posted on the list. Report backs: Gary on the Justice for Charles preparations for Saturday 5 May Rally Nancy … Continue reading

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Minutes of General Assembly 4/25/12

Occupy Amherst Minutes Recorded by Jean Sherlock 4/25/2012 Report-backs: A brief recap of the Student Debt Crisis Action on the Amherst Common led to yet another discussion of whether we should be meeting outside. We decided to table that discussion … Continue reading

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Minutes of General Assembly, 4/18/12

Minutes for April 18, 2012 1. Check-in was combined with reports. 2. Jean facilitated. Susan was time-keeper. 3. Amy reported on the conference: “From Abortion Rights to Social  Justice: Building the Movement for Reproductive Freedom”  (Hampshire College, CLPP), and then … Continue reading

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Occupy Stories

This communication came in on our Contact Us form and is interesting so I’m putting it here: —————— Name: Occupied Stories Email: occupiedstories@riseup.net Comments: We will be making OccupiedStories.com into a dump for first-person accounts from May Day actions from … Continue reading

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Minutes of General Assembly, 4/11/12

These minutes were written by Lani Sherlock. KITTY REPORT- There is $ 101.00 in the kitty pool. We will collect more money when the kitty goes down to $50.00.  Some money was given to Bob (he rented a van to … Continue reading

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Minutes of General Assembly 4/4/12

Important Upcoming Meetings: ·      Meeting on Monday @ Food For Thought Books, 5:00-5:45pm, discuss strategy for Tuesday Racism in Schools meeting ·      Town Hall Meeting on Monday @ Town Hall, 6:30pm: Discuss the substance of the anti-secure communities legislation Announcements: … Continue reading

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Minutes of General Assembly 3/28/12

Minutes of Occupy Amherst – GA – Wednesday, March 28, 2012 The General Assembly held in the lower level of the Bangs Community Center began with a Centering Exercise led by Facilitator Susan Rice at 5 PM, followed by introductions … Continue reading

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Minutes of General Assembly 3/21/12

Minutes of March 21, 2012 meeting of OA GA Lianna facilitating; Deborah taking minutes 14 present – several people left early to attend another meeting Decisions: 1. Gary and Gracie will organize next “Sunday conversation” for April 15. 2. Deborah’s … Continue reading

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Minutes of General Assembly, 3/14/12

Minutes of GA 3/14/12 Facilitators: Susan Rice and Ben Grosscup Time-keeper: Susan R Minutes: Liana Introduction (Susan R) -review self-check meeting guidelines (from W.Mass GA) 1. Tone and Body Language 2. Stay on topic/make concise statements 3. Step up, step … Continue reading

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Minutes of General Assembly, 3/7/12

Don facilitating (Ben co-facilitating, stacking). Liana time-keeper. Submitted 3/12/12 by Paul Dubin (a few notes in italics added by Roger during the posting of these minutes.)Ben proposed to facilitate next week. Don circulated the agenda, and explained in response to … Continue reading

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