GA Notes – Sunday Nov 11

Appreciations to Robert for the notes.

Announcements:

Call for an 8 AM picket at the Salinas Fox Theater to protest a Prunedale foreclosure of Marguerite on Tuesday 11-13.

Meeting of a Socialist group at the Stevenson Coffee Shop at UCSC 7 PM 11-13

Report-Backs:

Linda Lemaster’s trial. She was found guilty of “illegal lodging” in the PeaceCamp2010 protest. Sentencing hearing will be December 3rd in Dept. 1. The time will be posted on indybay.org.

Comments: the jury was made up of men mostly; LL doesn’t deserve this; hope that lots of righteous indignation will spring from this verdict.

Occupy News:

Occupy Noe in SF is most successful. Has disrupted over 200 auctions and stopped 50 people from losing their homes. Action Council in S.F. has a Saturday action planned for 11-17. To convert a bank into a homeless shelter in an Occupy Chase action. There will be street theater. “Chase is so successful at making people homeless, they’re opening a homeless shelter there.”

Also a threatened demo in S.F. to stop the Kezar Gardens evictions.

This week Occupy the Regent will be happening 11-15 Thursday at UCSF Another demo to save diversity classes and accreditation at CCSF at noon 11-13.

Proposals (for discussion):

To support a series of projects by a newly arrived activist involving copwatch, documenting homeless sweeps, and starting a homeless non-profit as well as a zine publishing homeless complaints.