From:   shaista husain <shaistahusain@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Thursday, October 13, 2011 7:32:00 AM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] Re: IMP: Bloomberg Statement on Moving in to "Clean" the Park
 

In addition, to support from 32BJ and our own clean up brigade, there

is going to be a contingent of families with children spending Friday

night, as was discussed in yesterday's meeting--this is a great

opportunity to launch a media campaign that includes workers and

families with children.

 

 

On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 8:24 AM, gail zawacki <witsendnj@gmail.com> wrote:

> I think it's important to carefully read the letter linked to earlier from

> Brookfield Properties to the Police Commissioner, which goes into more

> detail about the property owner's objections - it is much more specific than

> Bloomberg's statement:

> http://gothamist.com/2011/10/12/this_just_in_mayor_bloomberg_shows.php

> It appears to be asking the police for the park to be emptied of protestors,

> since there is no other way to fulfill their complaints, particularly the

> "safety" issues of generators, and lighting becoming an electrical hazard.

> On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 7:54 AM, acpollack2@juno.com <acpollack2@juno.com>

> wrote:

>>

>> While we're contemplating the mop and broom brigade to counter Bloomberg's

>> "clean to evict" threat, we should reach out to 32BJ regarding this

>> issue (I've cc'd the LOC to that end).

>> At least a thousand office cleaners marched from Wall Street to OWS

>> yesterday:

>> http://www.seiu32bj.org/au/PR_2011_1012NY.asp

>> If we come up with a united public plan against Bloomberg's sham clean-up,

>> we could as part of it issue a statement (if 32BJ agrees) saying that we

>> have been handling park clean-up on our own, and now we are turning to the

>> professional cleaners of 32BJ for cleaning advice, and that we will work

>> with them on a democratic, volunteer basis: OUR cleaners cleaning OUR park.

>> Which at the same time will give us an opportunity to express support for

>> the contract demands of cleaners up and down the East Coast.

>>

>>

>>

>> ---------- Original Message ----------

>> From: Amin Husain <amin.husain@gmail.com>

>> To: "september17@googlegroups.com" <september17@googlegroups.com>

>> Cc: september17 <september17@googlegroups.com>

>> Subject: Re: [september17discuss] Re: IMP: Bloomberg Statement on Moving

>> in to "Clean" the Park

>> Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 07:41:53 -0400

>>

>> I think there should be no negotiation or coordination on this point.

>>  However, a discussion at the General Assembly is probably appropriate as an

>> agenda item.

>>

>> On Oct 13, 2011, at 2:44 AM, nikolai <nfrech@gmail.com> wrote:

>>

>> > against these current social injustices, civil disobedience is an

>> > honor. thorough cleaning thursday, lockdown with posters to shield

>> > from tazers, and hold out on friday.

>> >

>> > On Oct 13, 1:17 am, Dan Anderson <medananderson...@gmail.com> wrote:

>> >> This is exactly how the Bloombergville encampment was ended. The

>> >> company said they wanted to clean the walls and we could return

>> >> afterwards.

>> >>

>> >> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 9:34 PM, beka economopoulos

>> >>

>> >>

>> >>

>> >>

>> >>

>> >>

>> >>

>> >> <b...@notanalternative.net> wrote:

>> >>> I find this to be of great concern: “The cleaning will be done in

>> >>> stages and

>> >>> the protesters will be able to return to the areas that have been

>> >>> cleaned,

>> >>> provided they abide by the rules that Brookfield has established for

>> >>> the

>> >>> park.”

>> >>> It was precisely this process that ended the M-15 encampments in Spain

>> >>> this

>> >>> past Spring.  What does "the rules that Brookfield has established for

>> >>> the

>> >>> park" mean?

>> >>> Need to have strategy conversation about this, prepare media response

>> >>> (or

>> >>> choose not to), determine game plan for this as a possible scenario,

>> >>> most

>> >>> likely in the wee hours of the night.

>> >>> Beka

>> >>

>> >>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------

>> >>

>> >>> From: Colin Moynihan <colinrmoyni...@gmail.com>

>> >>> Date: October 12, 2011 8:07:15 PM EDT

>> >>> To: kira.ann...@gmail.com

>> >>> Subject: from: Colin Moynihan; City hall statement

>> >>

>> >>> STATEMENT OF DEPUTY MAYOR FOR OPERATIONS CAS HOLLOWAY

>> >>

>> >>> “Earlier this evening, Mayor Bloomberg went to Zuccotti Park to talk

>> >>> with the protesters himself and inform them that on Friday morning

>> >>> Brookfield Properties will clean the park.

>> >>

>> >>> “Brookfield Properties owns Zuccotti Park, and built it as an amenity

>> >>> for the general public.  As the protest has continued, Brookfield has

>> >>> expressed concern about its inability to clean the park and maintain

>> >>> it in a condition fit for public use. Brookfield conveyed these

>> >>> concerns in a letter they sent to the City.

>> >>

>> >>> “The Mayor is a strong believer in the First Amendment and believes

>> >>> that the protesters have a right to continue to protest. At the same

>> >>> time, the last three weeks have created unsanitary conditions and

>> >>> considerable wear and tear on the park. This situation is not in the

>> >>> best interests of the protesters, residents or the City.

>> >>

>> >>> “The cleaning will be done in stages and the protesters will be able

>> >>> to return to the areas that have been cleaned, provided they abide by

>> >>> the rules that Brookfield has established for the park.”

>> >>

>> >>> --

>> >>> New:

>> >>> http://blog.art21.org/2011/05/19/5-questions-for-contemporary-practic...

>> >>> Not An Alternative

>> >>> http://notanalternative.com

>> >>> Fission Strategy

>> >>> http://fissionstrategy.com

>> >>

>> >>> Phone: 917-202-5479

>> >>> Skype: bekamop

>> >>> Twitter:http://twitter.com/bekamop

>

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