15-18 in attendance
Work Group Report Back-
Logistics Report Back done in Proposal section
Political Action- Red Light Camera Proposal failed at City Hall. Houston City Council public comment, Tuesdays at 2:00.
Jenny- Propose to move GA’s to 2 nights a week, Sunday and Wednesday, 7:00. Also to propose keeping this schedule through Feb to see if it works better for #OH. -passed-
Jenny- Due to having to choose, many times, to go to work group meetings or GA, I propose that WG meetings do not get cross scheduled with the GA. Now that GA has been moved to 2 nights a week, this should be much easier to accommodate. -passed-
Jenny- Propose to stand in solidarity with the upcoming Anti-War with Iran March this Saturday, Feb 4. -passed-
Vera- Propose to move #OH to the park in front of the city court buildings (San Jacinto and Congress). Open for discussion…
-What is the point? I-Fest. Many volunteers already working on outlets for being involved with I-Fest.
-Do we loose city deed protection?- Unsure
-Harris County Sheriff vs. HPD
Blocked and Tabled, but continue open discussion…
-More beneficial to be evicted rather than just leave
-Symbolism of Tranquility
-Logistical issues of non-participants
-Why it is hard for some to actually participate
-How do we create a compassionate and self-sustaining community?
-How Los Angeles dealt with their issues.
-Good Neighbor policy
-Not here to be parental figures
-Disenfranchisement and outreach
-Taking back control of park
-Talk to higher enforcement agencies b/c these are civil rights issues
-This is very positive b/c we are here and we are working on solutions.
-Frustrating yet positive, heading in the right direction, will work with Logistics on good neighbor policy.
Consensus to Adjourn