|Sent time:||Wednesday, September 28, 2011 12:32:16 PM|
|Subject:||Re: [september17discuss] For Internet Team: Two events to be posted on occupywallst.org|
I think we can push the Gerardo Renique talk back to 5. hopefully that
helps. also, get in touch with justine email@example.com to
have your event published. i passed your info along to her, but you
can always send her a blurb.
On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 2:04 PM, Michael Strom
> How long do you think the event will go for on Thursday? I've been trying to
> put together a discussion with Organizing for Occupation (O4O; o4onyc.org),
> a group I organize with. O4O is a NYC grassroots organization working to
> actualize the human right to housing through direct action, and one of their
> lead organizers is planning to come to Liberty Plaza on Thursday (9/29) at 6
> to discuss the housing crisis, O4O's work, and what we can do to unite and
> support our struggles. O4O members fighting foreclosures and/or homelessness
> will also be there to lend their voices. The hopeful goal of the event is to
> build relationships between O4O and Occupy Wall Street in order to put on
> several anti-foreclosure actions next week.
> Thursday at 6 seems to be the only possible time this can happen (maybe a
> little later in the evening if necessary). And both events seem important.
> As I wrote this morning in response to the 99% Open Forum, I think working
> with O4O would be beneficial and strategic on a number of levels (help us
> build relationships with community orgs, put our movement in deeper
> conversation with lived struggles of this city, help build momentum through
> strategic action, etc), and I rather not have two simultaneous events take
> away from each others' attendance.
> How can we work this out?
> And is there a way "officially" get this on the schedule? I can write up a
> blurb for it ASAP.
> Peace and Purpose,
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