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working groups general information

 

Arts & Culture

Contact: arts_culture@nycga.net   Phone: 1-864-832-7875

Meetings: Arts & Culture Working Group 6pm @ Northwest Corner of Park

 

Art & Culture 2

Contact: petroniuse@yahoo.com

 

Education & Empowerment

Inviting Community Activists and Academics for daily open forums @ 6pm. Everyone is encouraged to invite speakers!

Contact: empowermentandeducation@gmail.com  Phone: 1-410-294-7477

Meetings:  Empowerment & Education Planning Meeting - Tuesdays @ 8:30pm

Daily Open Forums @ 6pm

Occupy TV NY

Group of Videographers and Video Editors (pro). Skills req: Videographer / Own Video Camera

Contact: Dwayne12345@gmail.com

 

Nick @ Night (Tobacco Station)

We keep the people calm by rolling them tobacco and making everyone smile.

Contact: Nick_long34@yahoo.com

Location: South Side of Zuccotti Park, near Medical and Comfort.

 

Safer Space Committee

Working for respect of women, LGBTQ, & POC, Rape victim advocates, queers encouraged to come!

Contact: saferspacesows@gmail.com

Meeting: Safer Space Group Meeting - 10pm or after GA, near Halal Cart on Cedar

 

Political and Electoral Reform Working Group

Devoted to brainstorming recommendations for political and electoral reform.

Contact: charles.a.petersea@gmail.com

Meeting: Political & Electoral Reform Daily Meeting - 6pm in front of the People’s Library

 

Graphic Design

Graphic design, fliers, map, signage, posters etc.  New members will be accepted starting October 16th. Please send an email if you would like to learn more or join earlier.

Contact: design@nycga.net

Meeting: Sunday Afternoons (Contact for more details)

 

Occupy Wall Street People’s Library

We organize the library! New librarians, ideas, books & resources welcome!

Website: peopleslibrary.wordpress.com

Contact: owspeopleslibrary@gmail.com

Location: Visit us in the North East corner of Liberty Plaza

 

The Occupy Wall Street Archives

Documenting the historic activities and events of Occupy Wall Street & Liberty Plaza through archiving video, audio, fliers and signs.

Contact: archives@nycga.net

  Meeting: Archive coordination Meeting - Wednesdays at 8pm @ The People’s Library

 

Food

We Feed the Occupiers!

Contact: occupiedkitchen@gmail.com

Meeting: Kitchen Lunch - 11am @ Kitchen

Kitchen Dinner / Night Shift - 4pm @ Kitchen

 

Facilitation

Facilitation of the democratic process in the General Assembly & Direct Democracy Training Contact: mappchris@yahoo.com,  jason.ahmadi@gmail.com , hmmpoeddp@gmail.com Phone: Daniel Depaola: 504-846-7058

Meetings: Facilitation Meeting - 4pm @ Meet at South side of Plaza, then offsite *** Direct Democracy Training - 5:30pm Daily

 

  Education

Skill workshops & videos. Topics include: Sewing, Polyamory, Horticulture, Anti-Opression, Breaking

Gender Binary Consensus. Starts Friday, Meetings TBA

Contact: OWSEducation@gmail.com

 

Public Relations

Press relations, training people to speak to media

Contact: press@occupywallst.org,  kira.annika@gmail.com

Meeting: PR Working Group: 3:30pm @ Press Table under Welcome Table East

 

Sanitation Working Group

We clean up the park and keep spaces free from clutter. Look for people with green arm bands

Contact: Dilinga - Dilingal@gmail.com

 

Security

Security and De-escalation.

Contact: burke.art@gmail.com   Meeting: Security Meeting - 12pm (almost Daily) @ Media Center

 

Accountability & Transparency

We ensure transparency within & among working groups, GA, and Occupation.

Contact:  hmmpoeddp@gmail.com  Phone: Daniel Depaola: 504-846-7058

Meeting: A&T Meeting - 6pm Daily @ Sitting Man Statue, then head off site

 

Direct Action

Primarily plans marches / march guidelines and create other direct actions.

Contact: owsdawg@gmail.com

Meeting: DA Daily Meeting - 2pm M-Fri @ Triangular cement park at Trinity & Edgar

 

Outreach

Reaching out to local people, communities, groups & organizations to help grow the OWS movement. We raise awareness and support. Outreach is looking for neighborhood coordinators in communities across Manhattan & Boroughs

Contact: owsoutreach@gmail.com

Meeting: Outreach Working Group - 5pm Daily @ Outreach Table

 

Occupy Wall Street Journal

Contact: owsmedia@gmail.com

 

Information / Front Desk

We are the Info hub, with four tables providing guidance and orientation in Liberty Plaza.

Contact: owsinfodeck@gmail.com

 

Alternative Banking

Purpose: to explore and, if possible, establish alternative banking systems, that might replace the current system  this will be a very practical, outcome-oriented group. I am particularly interested in hearing from those with skills and experience in banking and finance                   discussion will be online in the first instance, in person meetings also possible

Contact: Carne Ross; carne@carneross.com

 

Community Relations

Working with local businesses, residents and workers - we are their neighbors.

Contact: Justin - modsticks@yahoo.com

 

Labor Support / Outreach

Contact: JDiSalvo@nyc.rr.com

 

Outreach - NYC Universities

Outreach to local Universities and Student Gov.

Contact: thedesimone@gmail.com

 

People of Color Working Group
unified.ows@gmail.com

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