Photo by Burnell McCray
Notes via Jamin
Jorge- Tuesday’s Janitor rally at 4:30, planned 30 arrests
Alice- Bringing anti-capitalists signs and pamphlets. Capitalism is the crisis, not just low wages. Mentioned, www.thrivemovement.com
Jorge- Join Occupy Houston’s Celly for messages directly to your cell phone about OH happenings. To add yourself text @Occupy_Houston to 23559
Sara- has $150 in gas money for those interested in organizing caravans or bus rides to the Tar Sands convergence.
Sara- see Sara or Theresa for Occupy The Gardens. Coordinating container gardening and permablitzes (home garden bombs) visit occupythegardens.org
Theresa – via Jamin- July, 27 Better This World film screening at The Artery, 5401 Jackson. Q & A with local Esteban Tovar, who features in the film, following the screening.
Theresa – Wants OH to begin thinking about our entry into the 2012 Art Car Parade. Her idea so far is to have 99% participants on bikes and skateboards chasing 1% fat cats. She has experience doing 5 previous parades.
Mary- To establish a new workgroup go to wiki.occupyhouston.org to add workgroup info as well as points of contact. Open for anybody interested.
Benjamin- Tar Sands Convergence coming up on the 27-29. See tarsandsblockade.org
Jamin- Spoke with Radical Eats about a Free Food Day to attract a broader crowd than the feedings downtown, also planning to coordinate with Last Organic Outpost who he’s been in contact with.
Ernie- Joined us from Occupy LA & Occupy Long Beach. Helped to organize the first truck convoy around Houston back in the 90’s. Represents a collective of non-union truck drivers who are in discussion about another mobilization. Ernie referenced the fact that most shut downs don’t take place through union support but through non-union support. Mentioned Ernie Marks and http://www.union.ie/. Contact info, firstname.lastname@example.org
Reggie- New to Occupy Houston, likes what he has seen and heard, thus far, and is interested in helping out. Contact info, rgxhicks at hotmail.com
Chris- Took a temperature check on those interested in forming a group to protest Rick Perry’s refusal of Obama’s Healthcare Bill. Contact info, c.l.hoxworth.tx at gmail.com or via FB at everybodyh8zchris
Jamin- NATGAT visioning session results see, http://
Jorge- On September 17, in solidarity with OWS proposed that OH also endorse re-occupying. PASSED