Are you excited about what’s happening in the country with Occupy Wall Street? Do you feel a sense of hopefulness in this burgeoning movement? Do you live in or around Amherst and want to help make this movement come together here? If yes, we hope that you will join us for a meeting tomorrow.
Bangs Community Center
Lower Level Meeting Room
Wednesday, November 9, from 5-7 PM (People calling this meeting have an intention to continue regular meetings every Wednesday in the same space until we decide otherwise.)
Come learn what others in town are proposing for what Occupy Amherst can become and come to share your own proposals and ideas. Starting a movement is messy at the start, but we need your creativity and participation to make this be a success. Some of the actions already happening around the Valley include Occupy UMass, Occupy Springfield, and Occupy Northampton. There is student activity happening at the colleges, and people in Springfield are organizing for a major day of action on November 21. Come discuss what can be contributed by an active movement in Amherst to all of this.
Since October 5, people have been meeting basically every Wednesday and many Sundays on the Amherst Common, discussing the problems they are facing because of the intolerable economic inequality of our society, discussing ideas for action and strategy for how people can get involved with this movement and create an unstoppable transformative process into motion. We decided at the last General Assembly that it was getting cold and dark meeting outside, so we are going to move inside, but the idea is to have it stay a public meeting as it was before when we met on the Common.