From:   J.A. Myerson <jesse.myerson@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Saturday, October 01, 2011 6:04:46 PM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: Re: [september17discuss] CONFIDENTIAL (so far): 1199/SEIU support
 

Yeah, it was lots of fun. He's real supportive, broadcast on Lawrence's show from down here a couple days ago.

JAM

On Sat, Oct 1, 2011 at 8:03 PM, <jemcgloin@verizon.net> wrote:
It was announced this morning on MSNBC by Chris Hayes on his UP show.  He did about half of the show on Occupy Wall St, mostly supportive and half the show on the class war being waged on regular people.
 
 
On 10/01/11, Kelley Wolcott<misskellz@gmail.com> wrote:
Is it ok to announce it in GA tonight? I would like to be able to give a labor report and encourage everyone to attend the DC 37 rally on Tues. and the Beyond May 12th Coalition march on Wednesday. 

On Sat, Oct 1, 2011 at 12:09 PM, J Wedes <jwedes@gmail.com> wrote:
tweeting now.

On Sat, Oct 1, 2011 at 12:08 PM, Kelley Wolcott <misskellz@gmail.com> wrote:
Wonderful news! Very exciting!


On Sat, Oct 1, 2011 at 10:32 AM, Ben <bf0189@gmail.com> wrote:
Will do!

On Sat, Oct 1, 2011 at 10:29 AM, J.A. Myerson <jesse.myerson@gmail.com> wrote:
> Yup.
>
> On Sat, Oct 1, 2011 at 10:27 AM, Ben <bf0189@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Can we tweet it yet? (@OccupyWallSt) Thanks
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 11:36 PM, J Wedes <jwedes@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > Awesome. Keep it up yall
>> >
>> > On Sep 30, 2011 11:32 PM, "Gary Roland" <opesr.nyc@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Great job guys...
>> >>
>> >> ~GARY
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 11:16 PM, gail zawacki <witsendnj@gmail.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>> You're right, sorry, I had it mixed up with this one:
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/29/nyc-transit-union-joins-o_n_987156.html
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 11:04 PM, J.A. Myerson
>> >>> <jesse.myerson@gmail.com>
>> >>> wrote:
>> >>>>
>> >>>> No you didn't. The vote didn't even happen until 1:30 or so.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> JAM
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
>> >>>> On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 10:38 PM, gail zawacki <witsendnj@gmail.com>
>> >>>> wrote:
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> It IS wonderful but I read that story this morning on HuffPo!
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 10:01 PM, J.A. Myerson
>> >>>>> <jesse.myerson@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>>>>>
>> >>>>>> Hi, all.
>> >>>>>>
>> >>>>>> If you haven't heard: today, 1199, the largest local union in the
>> >>>>>> country, voted unanimously to support us. THIS IS CONFIDENTIAL
>> >>>>>> until
>> >>>>>> tomorrow morning. The 1199 press team is working with us on media
>> >>>>>> roll-out
>> >>>>>> and agreed that I should break the story tomorrow on Up with Chris
>> >>>>>> Hayes on
>> >>>>>> MSNBC (big platform, very pro-labor host, &c.) -- tune in and then
>> >>>>>> let's
>> >>>>>> play this up big. Here's their statement.
>> >>>>>>
>> >>>>>>> “On Friday, September 30th, 1199 SEIU’s executive leadership voted
>> >>>>>>> unanimously to support the Wall Street protesters demand that
>> >>>>>>> corporate
>> >>>>>>> America be held accountable for the current economic crisis.
>> >>>>>>>
>> >>>>>>> Corporations and the wealthy should pay the fair share in taxes
>> >>>>>>> they
>> >>>>>>> owe to middle-class Americans so this country can get back to
>> >>>>>>> work.  We need
>> >>>>>>> jobs, not cuts.
>> >>>>>>>
>> >>>>>>> 1199 SEIU is the largest healthcare workers union in NY.  It
>> >>>>>>> represents over 350,000 workers in NY, NJ, MA, MD, Washington D.C.
>> >>>>>>> and FL.”
>> >>>>>>>
>> >>>>>> This support is going to be amazing: 1 week's worth of food, RNs to
>> >>>>>> train our medical team, the formulation and development of a
>> >>>>>> committee to
>> >>>>>> liaise with us, continued support as conditions change,
>> >>>>>> mobilization on
>> >>>>>> actions, a motion to the Central Labor Council to recruit other
>> >>>>>> labor
>> >>>>>> support -- the works!
>> >>>>>>
>> >>>>>> We ought to be awfully proud of this one; 1199 is one of the great
>> >>>>>> organizations working for justice and equality in America (it was
>> >>>>>> Dr. King's
>> >>>>>> favorite union, while he lived).
>> >>>>>>
>> >>>>>> In solidarity!
>> >>>>>>
>> >>>>>> JAM
>> >>>>>>
>> >>>>>> --
>> >>>>>> J.A. Myerson
>> >>>>>> http://www.jamyerson.com
>> >>>>>> 347.688.0241
>> >>>>>>
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
>> >>>> --
>> >>>> J.A. Myerson
>> >>>> http://www.jamyerson.com
>> >>>> 347.688.0241
>> >>>>
>> >>>
>> >>
>
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