GA Minutes – Sunday, March 25, 2012

(un)Occupy Albuquerque General Assembly        March 25, 2012


Vigil for Trayvon Martin March 26 at 7pm at Morningside Park

Vigil for Trayvon Martin March 27 at 12pm at 4th & Roma Police Station

March 27 Chat on Growth 1-2:30pm in City Council Chambers

Outreach in Orlando, California: Harrison Jim has offered to pay for plane tickets for folks to travel there to spread work about the movement. Contact Loren for more information.

Cesar Chavez Day March 31: Starts at 10:30am at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

City Council Meeting April 2: Come out to show support for Quote-Unquote, local community media. Mayor Berry has recommended that the Public Access TV contract be switched to a new outfit that has a commercial philosophy. You are welcome to sign up for the ‘Public Comment’ period. At 5th and Marquette. Information: 505-243-0027.

ASUNM: A Student Power slate of candidates for this largely symbol but influential organization is forming. Stay tuned.

Homelessness: Loren is sick and tired of having to sleep in an alley and is working on connect (un)Occupy with other groups that work on this issue.

Working Groups

Anti-Capitalist: Solidary Network campaign for worker with unpaid wages continuing.


Occupy Caravan: This group comes through town April 3. We decide to suggest having an event in Yale Park or at nearby bank. Summer will keep up communication with the caravan.

99Spring Nonviolence Training: A training for trainers happened over this weekend. We talked about continuing to have nonviolent direct action trainings for (un)Occupy and specifically about the issue of dealing with police violence.

Potential Music Event: We’re interested in having a musical event to spread the word about (un)Occupy and make community connections. Summer will talk to Sam in order to hammer out details.

Albuquerque Center for Peace and Justice Membership Meeting: Three folks from (un)Occupy – Summer, Joel, and Amalia – spoke at this event. They gave a very brief, discussed the name changes, and encouraged participation in future actions.

Entering Phase II: We talked about the project of expanding community and neighborhood connections. We’ll continue the conversation in the future.

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