OCCUPY WORCESTER

  • Earth day- March/teach-in in tandem with REC?
  • Where do we want to put our efforts?
    • Overstressing ourselves?
    • Stick to $ and coporations?
    • Worcester GA consensus “we should be careful of brand dillusion” → focus on corporations
    • local and specific examples -NEED A RESEARCH GROUP
      • ex: Nixon’s EPA 1970s regulations of waste and purported benefits of those actions, largest sources of climate change: factory farming, Canadian tar sands pipeline makes this worse
  • Activism + Outreach working group
    • contacting other organizations that have this idea
  • possible panel on deregulation of laws

CONVERSATION TABLED UNTIL WE DECIDE WHAT OCCUPY CLARK’S RELATIONSHIP WIH OCCUPY WORCESTER IS

OCCUPY WORCESTER + OCCUPY CLARK RELATIONSHIP

PROPOSAL: Officially being a working group of Occupy Worcester PASSED

    • raising awareness and numbers at Clark- keeping our individual voices involved

PROPOSAL: Once a week Clark students will be at Worcester GA: walking schedule PASSED

    • meet half an hour early outside Atwood to get there (530 Thurs, 1230 Sun)

PROPOSAL: Every Friday have a presence in Red Square with fliers and other literature that comes from Media Working Groups, have cardboard signs, keep theme neutral unless something has happened recently. PASSED

MARCH 17 -SPRING RENEWAL OCCUPY EVENT

  • parade is March 11- worcester GA divided abt support

PROPOSAL: Rather than participating in March 11 parade, we are going to have a sort of carnival instead. It will be mostly locally focused, and have games that relate to economy (debt bubble pinata, etc)

 

WEBSITE- LONG VERSION POSTED ON CLARK FB

 

APRIL 21-TEACH ANYTHING DAY

DISCUSSION TABLED due to time constraints

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