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Occupy Harrisburg General Assembly (GA) | Conference Call

This is the first Occupy Harrisburg GA to have a simultaneous conference call going at the same time. Efforts will be made to keep equal participation among the participants on the call and physically present at the meeting. (see below for the registration link) This call is to facilitate communication with Occupy Harrisburg (OHBG) or the newly formed Pennsylvania People’s Assembly (PAPA). ——————————————— When: Sunday, January 27, 2013 2:00pm – … Read More

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[actions] We Need Your Help for #S17

 Dear Occupy Wall Street Supporter,

You inspire us. You inspire us to keep going, to keep fighting. Your donations and your encouraging words are the way we know that people support Occupy, and crave economic and social justice.

Our one year anniversary is approaching, and we need your help.

Donate to OWS via the Action Resource Fund.

A year ago, a small band of people came together in Zuccotti … Read More

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General Assembly (GA) Minutes from 8-12-2012

Occupy Harrisburg
General Assembly
August 12, 2012

Standing Working Groups Updates
A) Occupy Your Mind
1. Monday August 20th their will be a viewing if the documentary Blue Gold at the Midtown Scholar
Long Term Occupation
1. There is a need for tents, does anyone know where to get cheap tent
C) Living Documents
1. Fastest way to get in contact … Read More

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Event Announcement: Blue Gold Movie Screening & Discussion

 All are welcome at this screening. Admittance is FREE.

This award winning documentary examines the problems created by the privatization and commoditization of water.

Screening date, time, & location:
Monday, August 20, 2012
5:30 pm
Stage 2 at the
Midtown Scholar Bookstore
1302 N. 3rd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102

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Update on Pots and Pans March

 DUE TO THE HEAT, PARKING and the POTS AND PANS WELCOME/march will be moved to the Parking Lot across Herr Street from the Friend’s Meeting House. Solidarity!

Incoming caravan will meet us at the Capital Steps Occupation and will be directed as to the location of the Friends Meeting House.

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BIG FRACKING ISSUES IN A SMALL TOWN

 Several members of Occupy Harrisburg have traveled to Riverdale Mobile Home Park in Jersey Shore, PA. Occupy Harrisburg joined with other volunteers from Maryland, Ohio, New York and other locations. I am posting from the media center that has been established by the volunteers. Their goals are to defend the residents ability to stay in their homes and to defend the Susquehanna River from Aqua America. This land is set … Read More

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General Assembly Agenda Sunday, May 13, 2012

 

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TONIGHT Wednesday 5/9/12 — Community Assembly 7pm at the Steps

Please come show support, get caught up on projects and actions, find a working group, and have some laughs.

Hold a sign if that’s what moves you :)

* Library Book Call!
Please return/exchange/renew any Occupy Hbg library materials.

The Capitol Steps Occupation is located at:
North 3rd & State Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101
 

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Risk of Mass Solidarity On May 1st: SEVERE

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May 1st, 2012 A Day Without the 99%
No Work – No School – No Housework – No Shopping  

In a move reminiscent of Bush era fear-mongering, the Obama Administration has leaked a vague bulletin warning of possible terrorist attacks on the anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death. … (read the original post from Occupy Wall Street on … Read More

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General Assembly Minutes February 26, 2012 2:00pm

OCCUPY HARRISBURG
GENERAL ASSEMBLY
February 26, 2012 Minutes

About 20 people

Intro/Welcome
Scribe: Cat
Stacks: Sue
Note: Nelson
Time: Karl
Facilitator: Darryll

Consensus Review
(Consensus in a Nutshell adapted by marie from “On Conflict and Consensus © by C.T.Butler) http://bit.ly/ohbg-consen-shell)

Work Group Reports

Direct Action: “It’s not up to us to determine that there should be a blackout of media at events … Read More

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Occupy Harrisburg General Assembly Minutes 2012-02-26 2:00pm

OCCUPY HARRISBURG
GENERAL ASSEMBLY
February 26, 2012 Minutes

About 20 people

Intro/Welcome
Scribe: Cat
Stacks: Sue
Note: Nelson
Time: Karl
Facilitator: Darryll

Consensus Review
(Consensus in a Nutshell adapted by marie from “On Conflict and Consensus © by C.T.Butler) http://bit.ly/ohbg-consen-shell)

Work Group Reports

Direct Action: “It’s not up to us to determine that there should be a blackout of media at events … Read More

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Occupy Your Mind: Democracy & Education; An Integral Perspective

Occupy Your Mind: Democracy & Education: An Integral Perspective
facilitated by Occupy Harrisburg, PA

Circle School founder Jim Rietmulder talks about Democracy and Education and touches on the following points:

- Politics of Anger: Why everybody is right
– Culture Wars and World views: Traditional, Modern, Postmodern
– Why social activists/reformers should have no place in school
– The three most important undigested ideas of the … Read More

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OCCUPY TOGETHER – HARRISBURG PA REGIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY MINUTES

OCCUPY TOGETHER
HARRISBURG, PA REGIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Saturday, February 25, 2012
About 50 people
Facilitator Darryll
Stacks: Ed
Minutes: Julie
Scribe: Melissa
Doorkeeper: Jenn
Intro and Welcome
Consensus review

1. Actions designed to influence the budget
Melissa: “Concerning the governor’s proposed budget I went to a seminar where they talked about how 71% of corps. are not paying … Read More

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OCCUPY TOGETHER – HARRISBURG PA REGIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY MINUTES

OCCUPY TOGETHER
HARRISBURG, PA REGIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Saturday, February 25, 2012

About 50 people
Facilitator Darryll
Stacks: Ed
Minutes: Julie
Scribe: Melissa
Doorkeeper: Jenn

Intro and Welcome
Consensus review

1. Actions designed to influence the budget
Melissa: “Concerning the governor’s proposed budget I went to a seminar where they talked about how 71% of corps. are not paying any med … Read More

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NEW Occupy Your Mind Event: Safe Spaces; Preventing Sexual Assault Together

Occupy Your Mind: Safe Spaces Preventing Sexual Assault Together

date: March 5, 2012
time: 5:30pm to 7:00pm
place: Midtown Scholar, 1302 N. 3rd St., Harrisburg, PA 17102

As we strive for a better society and greater sense of community, it is imperative we recognize the safety of individuals as essential to our success and survival. To that effect, Kimberly Snyder, Prevention Education Specialist for the YWCA of Harrisburg, … Read More

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Occupy Your Mind: The First Amendment and It’s Role in Unique Protest Movements

Occupy Your Mind: The First Amendment and It’s Role in Unique Protest Movements

recorded: Monday February 6, 2012

Do you have any interest in how the First Amendment protects protesters Right of Assembly?
Are you curious about the recent police hostility towards the Occupy Movement?

The Dickinson School of Law Chapter of the National Lawyers’ Guild in conjunction with Occupy Harrisburg hosted this event.

Professor Thomas Place shares his knowledge and experience … Read More

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Occupy Your Mind: You Don’t Live Here Anymore – The Mortgage Crisis and You

 Occupy Your Mind: You Don’t Live Here Anymore; The Mortgage Crisis and You

recorded Monday January 23, 2012 5:30pm

From Homesteaders to Freddie Mac, educator and writer Ben Branstetter breaks down the mortgage crisis in layman’s terms and will discuss how it fits into the American people’s relationship with land and homes.

 

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General Assembly Minutes 02-19-2012

Sunday Feb 19th 2012 General Assembly Minutes
Darryll: Intro/Thank you
Roles:
Nelson- note taker
Darryll- facilitator
Peacekeeper- Ed
Stacks taker- Karl
Time Keeper-Darryll
Scribe- Cat
Doorkeeper- Ed
Consensus Review
Darryll: “This is CT Butler on Consensus;
The process
1. A proposal is presented (ideally some time before the meeting)
2. Clarifying questions are asked and … Read More

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General Assembly Minutes 02-19-2012

Sunday Feb 19th 2012 General Assembly Minutes
Darryll: Intro/Thank you
Roles:
Nelson- note taker
Darryll- facilitator
Peacekeeper- Ed
Stacks taker- Karl
Time Keeper-Darryll
Scribe- Cat
Doorkeeper- Ed
Consensus Review
Darryll: “This is CT Butler on Consensus;
The process
1. A proposal is presented (ideally some time before the meeting)
2. Clarifying questions are asked and … Read More

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General Assembly Minutes Sunday February 12, 2012

General Assembly Minutes Sunday February 12, 2012
About 12 in attendance
Facilitator/Stacks: Karl
Minutes: Jackie
Scribe: Holly
Doorkeeper: Jose
Intro and Welcome
General Stacks-
Jackie: asked if it was appropriate to refuse to remove her sleeping bag if she were ever asked by capital city. She wants to make the best decision for the community. The group agreed that she … Read More

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General Assembly Minutes Sunday February 12, 2012

About 12 in attendance
Facilitator/Stacks: Karl
Minutes: Jackie
Scribe: Holly
Doorkeeper: Jose
Intro and Welcome
General Stacks-

Jackie: asked if it was appropriate to refuse to remove her sleeping bag if she were ever asked by capital city. She wants to make the best decision for the community. The group agreed that she should not.

Marie: “I have nothing to report for … Read More

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Funeral for Fairness in Protest of Governor Corbett’s Budget Proposal

Funeral for Fairness in Protest of Governor Corbett’s Budget Proposal

Occupy Harrisburg will hold a Funeral for Fairness, Tuesday, February 7, 2012, beginning at 12:30 PM. The Funeral will be held on the State Capitol steps.

Background: In fiscal year 2011-2012, funding was slashed to vital environmental and human services, education and transportation. Further budget cuts occurred in January 2012. A 160 million dollar freeze impacted state universities, public safety … Read More

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Funeral for Fairness in Protest of Governor Corbett’s Budget Proposal

Funeral for Fairness in Protest of Governor Corbett’s Budget Proposal

Occupy Harrisburg will hold a Funeral for Fairness, Tuesday, February 7, 2012, beginning at 12:30 PM. The Funeral will be held on the State Capitol steps.

Background: In fiscal year 2011-2012, funding was slashed to vital environmental and human services, education and transportation. Further budget cuts occurred in January 2012. A 160 million dollar freeze impacted state … Read More

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General Assembly Minutes 01-29-2012

Occupy Harrisburg
General Assembly 

AGENDA
Opening (20 minutes)
Thank you for being here right now and occupying this space with us. This is a nonviolent peaceful movement. Smokers, please be kind to non-smokers and smoke several feet away from the doorways.
– Assign Roles
Facilitator:Darryll| Peacekeeper: Rick | Timekeeper: Darryll | Scribe: Cat | Notetaker: Melissa |Doorkeeper: Carol Stacks: Jackie
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General Assembly Minutes 01-29-2012

 AGENDA
Opening (20 minutes)
Thank you for being here right now and occupying this space with us. This is a nonviolent peaceful movement. Smokers, please be kind to non-smokers and smoke several feet away from the doorways.
– Assign Roles
Facilitator:Darryll| Peacekeeper: Rick | Timekeeper: Darryll | Scribe: Cat | Notetaker: Melissa |Doorkeeper: Carol Stacks: Jackie
– Proposals
– Review of Proposed Agenda+Read More

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