GA minutes February 24th

GA Minutes 2/24/2012:

Anncouncements:
-- safe spaces meeting tmrw at 6pm
-- gender equity meeting 3pm sunday
-- CACHE March 1st school walk-out; 1pm Millennium park march to Chase
bank for an action
-- people need to stop sleeping in the halls at Cermak. we will lose our lease.
-- education: conference on march 3/4; please submit panel questions!
-- agenda list up-to-date until the 3rd of march on occupychi.org

Votes:

1) Livestream: Law enforcement watches livestream (building stats data
etc). Must take steps to protect privacy (launched in tandem with
OEB/OSS 'safe spaces' proposal): to OPT-IN rather than OPT-OUT of
being in the livstream.
-- a) stream/no stream zones in the space
-- b) stack keeps written list of preference (full consent,
audio-only, cut-off both, voice distortion, read by another)
-- c) mod explains at beginning before stream begins and maintain info-signs
Friendly amendment: temp-check to decide if audio should be kept on/turned off

OPPOSED: 2
IN FAVOUR: 27
ABSTAIN: 7
PASSES.

2) NATO/G8 Week of actions call (specific plans TBD via DAC and G8/NATO WG)
-- a) come to Chicago for week of actions from People's summit (12th)
until the end of the g8/nato summit
-- b) endorse CANG8 march
-- c) international solidarity actions
-- d) allows autonomous action

OPPOSED: 0
IN FAVOUR: 29
ABSTAIN: 0
PASSES UNANIMOUSLY.

3) Labour: Support ATF Local 1708 City College of Chicago Clerical
workers' STRIKE(to occur ten days from past Tuesday)
-- addresses issues of privatization of schools, try to get students
on board rather than divide and conquer

OPPOSED: 0
IN FAVOUR: 29
ABSTAIN: 0
PASSES UNANIMOUSLY.

4) Safe Space proposal: All OC spaces are sanctuaries for criminalized
people; presented by OEB and OSS (already passed at their GAs)
-- including but not limited to prisoners, homeless, immigrants
(documented and undocumented), LGBTQ
-- excludes agents of the state

OPPOSED: 1
IN FAVOUR: 33
ABSTAIN: 2
PASSES.

Date: 

Saturday, February 25, 2012 - 5:15pm