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General Assembly notes Nov 4, 2012

Facilitator- Laurie

Stack- Nathan

Notes- Kate

total of 12 people in attendance

0 proposals

3 discussion topics-

-how to carry the process of Occupy GA into other areas of our lives (horizontal leadership discussion)

-Impact of Superstorm Sandy on the nation

-Economic globalization

Working Group report backs:

-Employment Working Group is exploring the possibility of developing a worker-owned cooperative of formerly convicted individuals who are looking for a job upon reintegration from prison. An interest meeting is scheduled with the Interactive Resource Center.

The Employment Group meets on Saturdays at 11:00 am at Glenwood Coffee and Books.

– The Foreclosure Working Group meets on Wednesday evenings at Glenwood Coffee and Books.

At 5:30 pm, the meeting with the technical team on mortgage fraud is held, and at 6:00 the meeting is opened for the entire working group. The group is recruiting volunteers for reviewing of foreclosure files.

A national day of action in Home Defense is being planned, with events to take place in Greensboro. Date tba

**If anyone has notes, events, pictures, meeting minutes, discussion topics, etc., to post to the website at, send an email to

Occupy Greensboro October 14, 2012 Birthday General Assembly Notes

Thanks to all who participated in the Anniversary Celebration GA, community potluck and legal defense fund benefit. Thank you especially to the musicians, to Glenwood Coffee and Books, and to Mark, Carol, and John who pulled the celebration together, tastefully!


Facilitator: John Kronodle

Stack: Mark Spritz

Notes: Emiley Joyce

Participants: 26

Greetings: Name and a brief description of why you joined occupy



-Rules and Hand signals


*Buttons for sale and or donation

*Citizens United teach in at Elon see Brian.

*Foreclosure meeting Thursday nights 5:3pm0 books store pizza, beer, or money for.

*Energy working group Movie matinee First sunday of the month starting november             through January from 2pm- 3:30pm at Glenwood Coffee and Books.

*Employmenting Meeting-11am saturday at Glenwood Coffee and Books

*After General Assembly Party


*Raising the city wide minimum wage. No vote taken, suggested working group.


*Supporting the robin hood tax

*Citizens United/ updates with city council

-Parking Lot

*Occupy in Spring

*Lower drinking

*Future Protest

* Direction of Occupy



This Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.  (The 11th, 12th, and 13th.)



early early morning:* Paper Crane Distribution/Hanging (time TBA, contact Julia Kimmel)

7:30-8:30am:* Know Your Rights Teach-In @ Courthouse Downtown

11:30am: Domestic Coordinates (Julianna and Kristin) and Poetry Reading @ Festival Park

12-3pm: Hanging Art @ Wash Pub

4pm: Wash Pub Show: “Dirty Laundry”



10am-12pm: Blank Paper Happening @ Tate Street

12:30pm: Voices from A People’s History @ Government Plaza

4:00pm: Guerrilla Poetry Reading@ BofA Patio Downtown

6:30-9:00pm: Potluck and Mural Painting @ The Corner of Yellow Locust and Mystic Oak (could there possibly be a more poetic intersection?)



12:30pm: “Breaking Up With Capitalism” @ Bank of America DOWNTOWN

4pm: Celebration at Al’s with many happenings: “Occupy the Moment, Learn about the Movement” @ Glenwood Coffee and Books


*=rain plan TBA



Financial Report 12/31/11

Fund Balance 11/04/11 $416.78

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