1. Meeting Agenda for tonight and tomorrow
2. Upcoming Events
3. Committees Redefined
4. News Roundup
Tonight (Tuesday): Open Discussion
Wednesday: Review List of Issues OLB will focus on, Review New Mission Statement, Discuss General StrikeUpcoming Action and Events:
Wednesday, Jan. 25th, Goddesses from the Arts Committee will be attending the Goddess Gathering at Native Sol. This will be a great opportunity to create some “personal” art and meet new goddesses. Please join us! Info as follows:
A day to honor our inner Goddess energy (everyday). Please join us for a universal meditation, intention ceremony, and vision board journal project.
Bring images, cut outs, words, supplies, etc that you would like to incorporate on your vision board journal. If you don’t have a blank journal, we can make one using recycled papers. This is a great way to keep track of our goals and visions for this exciting new year. A year of Manifestation and a year of great beautiful energy shift. Feel free to bring a vegan snack to share:)
@ Native Sol
433 E. Broadway
Long Beach CA 90802
Sunday, Jan. 29th – Sunday, Feb. 5th (dates tentative, times TBD)
Did you know? The number of homeless students in LA County is 54,000. In Long Beach there are 5,300 homeless students!! We are planning a donation drive of New shoes, socks and outerwear. Stay tuned for an update this week outlining specific requests.
Monday, Jan. 30th, Arts Committee will be doing outreach at Speakeasy Art Gallery’s live event “Party on the Rocks”, 7pm-midnight, please join us!
1679 West 9th street · Long Beach, California · 90813
Wed Feb 1st 6-7:30pm Sign Making Party for actions happening on Feb 3rd: Bradley Manning and NDAA National Day of Action. Please join us! If you can’t make it but will be going to the actions, please try to make signs from home. Supplies and materials are always welcome!
Check out this list of quotes for sign ideas.
Saturday, Feb. 18th, from 3-5pm (location TBD):
Home Defense Empowerment Workshop from an experienced real estate agent and ACCE. Join and and find out how to fight back and help others fight back.
Last night at General Assembly we redefined our committees, below is a list of committees and the tasks that are the responsibility of that committee.
Coordinating Protests, demonstrations
Coordinating Foreclosure Actions
Coordinate Inter Occupy Meetings and Actions
Coordinate May Day General strike local action
Facilitation all General Assemblies
Creating and publicizing Meeting Agendas
Coordinating Peace Keepers and Greeters at all meetings
Upcoming – will facilitate Spokes person selection
Coordinating presence at Bixby Park – volunteers to table
Reaching out to the community
Building partnerships with local organizations
Coordinating maintaining stock of flyers/literature for table and events
Web, Social Media/Facebook events
Promotions, press releases of upcoming events & actions
Maintaining online Calendar
Sending out weekly emails
Maintaining the mailing list
Coordinating with each committee: promoting all committee actions/meetings, maintaining online calendar
All things monetary
Creating signs for actions/events
Organizing creative workshops
Coordinating Music and Entertainment events
*Relationship Building is something each committee needs to work on regularly. Exercises or planned events that help strengthen your committee building better communication.
News coverage of our Bradley Manning event this past sunday
Open letter to BofA sent from an Occupy Long Beach Supporter, printed in the belmont shore patch
Occupy Art Show in LA til end of the month… so HURRY!
Great daily blog, Greg Mitchell has been blogging about Occupy since October 1st. His daily blog lists relevant news stories throughout each day.