GA MINUTES FOR 10/13/12

Minutes for Saturday, October 13th General Assembly in El Barrio

 

Announcements:

- Police Brutality Meeting Sat. Oct. 20th, 2pm, 1100 E. 55th, Lutheran School of Theology

- NATO5 Jail Support Fundraiser -  Music Performances, Art Auction - Thurs. Nov. 8th at MAGI Cultural Art Center, 2149 W. 21st St.

- NLG (National Lawyers Guild) Banquet Dinner - Nov. 18th

- Monday Oct. 15th Action, 6pm LaSalle & Jackson, Tent Walk 12pm Clark & Adams

- Occupy Rogers Park Anti-Eviction Campaign Meeting - 7pm, 1401 E. 75th St (Dorchester&75th)

- Cabrini Eviction Support, Tues. Oct. 16, 9am 545 W. Division

- Mental Health Movement Trial - 9am, 26th & California

 

Calls for Assistance:

- Breast Cancer Awareness - Pink Line

- Freedom School - Call for Support

- Selling art on the street. Letters to Rahm to allow sale of art on street and in parks

- Veteran's Day: Listen to Veterans - Thurs. 8pm 500 W. Cermak, Room 501

- NATO 5: Noise Demo at Jail, Call for Support

- Freedom School, need projector.  Nov. 1st Occupy the Southside Anniversary

- Action Now union organizing, Petition to raise minimum wage

- Petition for elected police board

 

Proposals:

- None

 

Discussion Topics:

- Touring GA location for last 2 Saturdays (Oct. 20th & 27th) - Agreed that it will be at Occupy the Southside's location - Oct. 20th will be at  the Bronzeville Community Garden, 5100 S Calumet (51st-Green Line)

- NATO5 Jail Support and expanding campaign to involve larger issues of "The New Jim Crow", the atrocities of the US prison system, and all political prisoners & non-violent offenders

 

Date: 

Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 3:00pm