|Sent time:||Wednesday, September 28, 2011 4:56:06 PM|
|Subject:||[september17discuss] Re: We are the 99% Open Forum every weekday at Liberty Sq at 6pm|
Do you think Karen can come a little bit earlier, around 5.45 pm? Just
to be fair with our other volunteer that has been scheduled at 6pm!
On Sep 28, 4:33 am, Michael Strom <michael.g.st...@gmail.com> wrote:
> This is great! I was hoping a popular education program like this would be
> put together. Thanks. =)
> But I do have a question about something I'm in the process of pulling
> together for Thursday. I'm a member of a group called Organizing for
> Occupation (O4O: o4onyc.org), a grassroots organization that works to
> actualize the human right to housing through direct action. One of the lead
> organizers of O4O, Karen Gargamelli, would like to come speak at Liberty
> Plaza on Thursday at 6pm about the housing crisis, O4O's work, and what we
> can do bring together and support our struggles. O4O members fighting
> through foreclosure and/or homelessness would come and speak as well.
> One of the goals of this discussion will be to establish relationships
> between Occupy Wall Street and O4O folks in hopes of organizing a series of
> anti-foreclosure actions next week.
> I know that 6pm on Thursday is the only time Karen can come this week. Is
> there any way that we could combine this with Thursday's 99% Open Forum?
> Maybe switch things around so that Thursday's topic is housing-related?
> 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.
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