GA Minutes: March 21 2012 @ Harvest Moon

Toronto General Assembly Meeting March 21 2012 16 Bancroft

Facilitation – Sharon,
Stack – Brian,
Minutes -Fred,
Max attend: 15 (quorum has not been met),
House keeping re: anti-oppression statement and hand signals were reviewed
Committee Announcements:
Marshals – We need more Marshals, please contact
Finance – Finance is requesting more involvement, and requires 15 more members, for transparency purposes. we meet at 21:00 hrs OISE on Tuesdays 5th floor (see calendar for more details).
Psychology – ACTION- May 6, 2012 / 13:00 to 16:00 / 250 College at Spadina the old Clarke Institute / Bring a tent if you still have one. NOTE: Occupy Psychology meets every Sunday at 19:00 7th floor of OISE 14:00 / Occupy TO and Psychology are formulating a joint statement see Calendar for more details.
Faith in Occupy – “Lessons Learned From Occupy” May 10, 2012 details TBA closer to the event.
May 1 Committee – Cultural Event / March 5, 2011 / 16;00 / AT CLOUD GARDENS (RICHMOND EAST OF BAY WEST OF YONGE)
Action – Protest – Barrick Gold Annual General Meeting – 255 Front Street, details TBA.
Action – Protest – Enbridge – Annual General Meeting – Constitution Train Yenkecue (spell cheque) – May 9th – welcome ceremony 13:30 March to City Hall or Queens park, details TBA.
Robo-Rally II – Protest – Bay and Queen (Old City Hall) – March 24, 2012 – 15:30
General Announcements:

May 1 Action Committee - No general strike – coalition of 60 associations in solidarity for some sort of action TBA

Need For a Projector Committee – This was brought up at several discussion groups, (Thanks Ben) and I cannot bottom line it but it would be nice if someone else could. Trey will bottom line this under Occupy Propaganda a new committee was struck to look into all that, we brainstormed about movie nights with discussions before, after or between movies, chalk art just colour in the projected image, Take raw footage and do an editing party to piece things together, Dave at Linux café is apparently knowledgeable about these things, he projects in Bedford Park.
Occupy Toronto Free-School – Instructors picking one hour time slots from an open slate of hours (3 hrs per day). We need a space to do this. We also need to determine when where is the camp going to be after March 26th, when the folks from Grange need to vacate.
Food Not Bombs – Meeting 14:00 Allen Gardens Sundays. For more information, Join the facebook page.
April 1, 2012 – We Love Rob Ford Rally – Before Noon – 12:01 April Fools!!! : ), Wonder if we can get him to make a speech?
Occupy Chicago – There is something going on with a Nato Conference b4 the G20, Brian was interested in more information.
Occupy Peterborough – Sakura will be making a guest appearance.
Police Harassment – Binky was incarcerated for giving a constable a paper cut. Went to court, the charge was dropped and so were all others. (Congratulations Binky)
Sakura’s Soliloquy – Summary: We need to respect each other more.

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