General Assembly Minutes 26 NOV 2011 (1 PM)

Main Facilitator & Minutes: Matthew

GENERAL DISCUSSION

PROCESS: Introduction to Consensus

  • The main facilitator explained our consensus decision-making process.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • The 7th annual Alternative Gift Fair will be held next Sunday, Dec 4th from 3-6 pm.
  • There will be an art exhibit and demonstration focusing on Art therapy, “Art as Empowerment,” at the Women’s Center on Wednesday, Dec 1st at 7 pm.
  • A copy of a video of Occupy Carbondale members speaking at the New Humanist Forum has been given as a gift to the Media Committee.
  • A teach-in called, “In defense of the Public Sector,” is tentatively scheduled for Thurs, Dec 2nd at 7 pm at the Carbondale Civic Center.
  • A calendar is up and running on the google groups. Keep an eye out for it on the website!

PROPOSALS

PROPOSAL: Give Peter autonomy to accept invitation from OccupyTogether.org and OccupyWallSt.org to participate in online radio station. This does not include any power over content or scheduling.

  • RESPONSE: Consensus

PROPOSAL: Share a communique from a teacher in Oakland, CA on the Google Group.

  • Discussion: Facilitator clarified that this did not need to be a proposal.
  • RESPONSE: Withdrawn

PROPOSAL: Adjourn

  • RESPONSE: Consensus

SUMMARY OF CONSENSUS

  • Peter may communicate with OccupyTogether.org and OccupyWallSt.org in order to accept their invitation to participate in an online radio station on behalf of Occupy Carbondale.