Occupy Santa Cruz Meeting minutes for May 18, 2013
5:30PM @ Santa Cruz Main Post Office steps
Colin facilitator, Caleb co-facilitator
Inspirational moment: Linda Lemaster
SC Eleven support Working Group report by Robert Norse:
Only 4 defendants left: Gabriella Ripley-Phipps, Brent Adams,
Cameron Laurendau & Franklin “Angel” Alcantara
Next trial date is not until August. Question for group
is do we pay $125 to bring webpage back to life?
Report on past resolution:
Becky: HSC Kris & Chris said they will issue receipts to anyone
who signs up for their waiting list, and have asked 4 our help
to supply the forms.
RN :public safety task force- median trespassing ordinance
is coming down the pike.
Colin: go 2 Red Church, inform people to get on waiting list
and to ask for a receipt. Build pressure Over time
Coral: Motion to form new WG 2 get
Weekly event 2 get more ppl over 2 HSC 2 ask 4 receipts
Homeless Justice Working Group formed –1st meeting 5PM @ Red Church
Coral: align w FNB
FNB 2 City Council mtg.
(Woman) OSC supports FNB special event/feeding during week around social
Motion by LL: OSC shall support and attend a 2nd FNB event/feeding TBA
week. 2nded. passed.
Women from Occupy Monterey reports that their group is still holding regular
and has taken on a homeless rights agenda
Colin: Motion to 2 support Bradley Manning by planning a demo of support at
3PM Sat. “I’ll be there with a sign. I hope more people come with signs”
Linda L: Motion to buy video camera/s 4 homeless people
Blocked by Freedom as waste of time & money
REPORT: 2 died @ Natural Bridges B/C someone assaulted them for their phones
1st mtg. 2 B @ Red Church Mon. May 20th @ 5PM
CC: will speak @ City Council and urges others to as well, and to watch what
council does and make reports
Coral: We need to open bathrooms in City
Becky: Motion, 2nd, passed: Resolution: That the bathrooms at Kaiser
Permanente Arena Shall B opened
on a 24 hour basis due 2 lack of bathrooms downtown, and to avert a public
RN: AB 5 ACLU 2 discuss @ Mon. Night mtg. 7PM Mon Louden Nelson