From:   NicolasMoselleAllen <allenicolas@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Wednesday, September 28, 2011 12:32:16 PM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] For Internet Team: Two events to be posted on occupywallst.org
 

hey michael,

 

I think we can push the Gerardo Renique talk back to 5. hopefully that

helps. also, get in touch with justine justine@occupywallst.org to

have your event published. i passed your info along to her, but you

can always send her a blurb.

 

OK!

 

Nico

 

On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 2:04 PM, Michael Strom

<michael.g.strom@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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,

> Michael

>

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