Saturday, August 11, 2012, General Assembly
- 2012-08-11 16:00 America/New_York
- 2012-08-11 17:30 America/New_York
- NC State Capitol
- GA Minutes for August 11, 2012
- Facilitators: Josh B.
- Stack taker: Derek
- Minutes taker: Rachel
Charles: We met last night and 2 people from the Progressive Democrats came. We discussed the Romney action tomorrow, an update from our work with the Teamsters, the Oct. 13 1-year-anniversary-of-Occupy-Raleigh event, and getting the DVD of the Farmers movie Jo told us about.
Josh: We will have a vigil for Syria tonight and every Saturday night at the Capitol at 8:00pm for the civilian deaths in Syria.
Josh: We are working on SPARKcon.
Dee: I am going to propose soon that we move away from ACRe and use WePay instead.
Charles: The Romney action is at 4:00 but people will be getting to the place earlier. We may want to leave around noon. Dee has volunteered to strap pet carriers to the roofs of our cars and we will be bringing signs to put in the windows of cars.
Jim: Monday, Quail Ridge Books is hosting a debate on Citizens United.
Derek: The next meeting with the Teamsters is Thursday, 8-16, at 7:00pm. We had about 20-25 people attend the City Council meeting when we went.
Charles: We should all support the Pussy Riot band who are being held for protest.