General Assembly Minutes 24 OCT 2011 (11 AM)

Minutes: Danielle.

GENERAL DISCUSSION

PROCESS: Introduction to Consensus

  • The main facilitator explained our consensus decision-making process.last night, joe, dani, kyle wrote a letter to the editor of the DE. written as individuals of the Occupy Movement. Kyle read the letter aloud.

Summary of Minutes of Previous General Assembly

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Peter Gitau, Dean of Students, stopped by the occupation site around 10 am and told us that he had some complaints from people who reported that we were “shoving signs in their faces”. Peter asks that we be mindful of our actions and clear a path for all students and community members.
  • Last night, Joe, Dani, and Kyle wrote a letter to the editor of the DE. They wrote this letter as individuals of the Occupy Movement. Kyle read the letter aloud.

PROPOSALS

PROPOSAL: Create a “Resources” page on the Occupy Carbondale website. This page will contain background information relevant to the Occupy movement including information on government transparency, the PBS explanation of the Glass-Steigel Act, and knowing your rights when encountering law enforcement.

  • RESPONSE: Consensus

PROPOSAL: Adjourn

  • RESPONSE: Consensus

SUMMARY OF CONSENSUS

  • Create a “Resources” page on the Occupy Carbondale website. This page will contain background information relevant to the Occupy movement including information on government transparency, the PBS explanation of the Glass-Steigel Act, and knowing your rights when encountering law enforcement.
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