11/11/14

Minutes 11/11/14

 

Moment of silence.

 

Introductions.

Issues of interest:

Money in pol.

Election results.

Social issues and anti-fracking.

Where to start?

Where to start?

Banking bailouts and irresponsible health care.

Move to Amend.

Social justice community organizing.

Money out of pol.

How to operate without a democracy.

Dismantle corporate hegemony

Grass roots organizing.

Marijuana law reform.

Socio-political interest.

 

 

Fracking events:

Organizational meetings in Cherokee and Swain counties.

 

WCQS:

Gas adds on public radio. Prep for next fundraiser.

Carrot and stick? Further yahoo discussion? Recruit fracking groups.

 

Bird dog: good job!

 

News Letter: send Lucy submissions.

 

Financial report: pass the hat. Start with $32.00

 

Quarterly meet and greet:

 

Working group report back: Make a group with measurable outcome targets for outreach and recruiting. Don’t compete with major holidays or festivals. Rather participate in regional events to engage in outreach.

 

Election results discussion: Grass roots won on many levels and on many issues and grass roots need to be more engaged and engaging.

 

Brain storming next steps: tabled until article can be absorbed.

 

Coal Ash Stories: Screening in Sylva Library on the 20th.

Hedges Article: group reading of the article.

 

MTA committee to facilitate Jax Co passage.

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