From:   MAd Hatter <progressivechange@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Wednesday, September 28, 2011 12:57:03 PM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] For Internet Team: Two events to be posted on occupywallst.org
 

THERE ARE ENOUGH PEOPLE IN THE SQUARE TO DO BOTH IF WE HAVE TO...

SEN ME DETAILS AND i WILL CREATE FACEBOOK GROUPS FOR THESE

 

On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 2:32 PM, NicolasMoselleAllen

<allenicolas@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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