From:   Matthew Bralow <>
Sent time:   Thursday, September 22, 2011 5:29:56 AM
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] Lil' Occupiers

I LOVE THIS DATE sunday oct 2! PLUS SAT oct 1 a big event in NYC is

taking place to end nuclear power... maybe can promote this at GA as

well! event is planned at pier 55 not sure if children-friendly

activities are planned for this event but i will find out and report



On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 10:54 PM, Matthew Presto

<> wrote:

> Yeah let's make Sunday the goal!

> I'd be more than happy to tutor (especially math!), but I also agree that

> it'd be important to have kid's books and activities that deal with issues

> related to why their parent(s) might be coming to the occupation. I can get

> a pretty good amount of materials if there is interest.

> Kelley, if you could reach out to those families from Bloombergville, that'd

> be incredibly helpful!


> Matt

> On Sep 21, 2011, at 10:42 PM, MAd Hatter wrote:


> Can we set this up for this weekend? Maybe have a few hours on sunday be our

> first children's day?


> On Wednesday, September 21, 2011, grimwomyn <> wrote:

>> This is AMAZING!! Yes I would love to be able to utilize something like

>> this! I think Bluestockings Bookstore has some other radical children's

>> literature that we might be able to get them to donate

>> maybe....

>> Thanks! I am gonna start tweeting #liloccupiers to promote it....


>> On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 10:06 PM, NicolasMoselleAllen

>> <> wrote:


>>> I have a story book called Tales for Little Rebels: A Collection of

>>> Radical Children's Literature, with stories ranging from Dr. Seuss to

>>> Bolshevik sponsored "Fairy Tales for Worker's Children". Let me know if you

>>> would like this!


>>> On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 9:58 PM, Luis Moreno-Caballud

>>> <> wrote:


>>>> This is really great!


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>>>> On Sep 21, 2011, at 9:39 PM, Kelley Wolcott wrote:


>>>> Hey Matthew!

>>>> I would like to coordinate another Family Day like I did at

>>>> Bloombergville, the parents and kids loved it, and wanted to do more similar

>>>> actions. It was a great real world experience for families that wanted to

>>>> teach their kids about social and economic justice. I'm not sure if I can

>>>> make it happen this week end but maybe the weekend after? Interested?

>>>> In solidarity,

>>>> Kelley

>>>> On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 9:32 PM, Matthew Presto

>>>> <> wrote:


>>>>> Hey everyone,

>>>>> In an effort to make the General Assembly more accessible, some of us

>>>>> have been talking about coordinating a childcare center. I don't expect that

>>>>> to fully materialize for another few days, but in the meantime, I want to

>>>>> reach out to folks again to see if there's is any interest in contributing

>>>>> to this endeavor.

>>>>> Or, if you're a parent, let me know if this would be of use to you. You

>>>>> can trust me; I'm a graduate student for elementary education and am a third

>>>>> grade teacher. The other person who has expressed interest, Kristin, also

>>>>> has a background in education and is currently a substitute teacher.

>>>>> While we're waiting for more folks to join in, I'm going to try to

>>>>> obtain and bring all sort of relevant supplies to Liberty Plaza--picture

>>>>> books, watercolors, boardgames, etc. Any other suggestions?

>>>>> Anyone doing outreach, please mention that such a project is in the

>>>>> works. I think it will encourage a lot more parents to come and get

>>>>> involved!


>>>>> Matt