This is the InterOccupy newsletter for the week of September 18th, 2012. You can also access the newsletter here – which is the best place to read it. To receive this weekly newsletter in your inbox each week, make sure to subscribe today!
Welcome to the InterOccupy newsletter for the week of September 18th, 2012. We hope you all had an inspiring and productive #S17! Join S17 Planners for a Debrief Call to give your thoughts and feedback on #S17. What worked? What can we do better? We want to hear from you! And the fun didn't end yesterday! Occupy Your Education! Don't miss Free University happening #S18 – S22 all week in NYC's Madison Square Park
Also, check out #globalNOISE multi-media and help spread the word about this global potbanging event beginning October 12th – 20th. Seventeen countries have already endorsed the action and are planning their events. Organize one in your area and send globalNOISE an email to let them know that you're in.
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This Week's Calls
These are calls scheduled on InterOccupy for the coming week. For actions and other events, see the full InterOccupy Calendar.
(All times Eastern Standard Time)
Tuesday, September 18th
- 2:00pm — CALIFORNIA HOMES FRAUD-CLOSURE CAMPAIGN
- 7:00pm — OCCUPY ISAAC – COORDINATING LOGISTICS FOR AID TO NEW ORLEANS
- 9:00pm — IO VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CALL
- 9:00pm — PLANNING NATIONAL MOVEMENT-WIDE MEDIA WORK
Wednesday, September 19th
- 2:00pm — FORECLOSURE MORATORIUM PETITION
- 9:00pm — OCCUPY HOMES NATIONAL TRAINING-SKILLSHARE WEEKLY CALL
- 9:00pm — UNITED NATIONAL ANTI-WAR COALITION: PROTEST THE WARS AT HOME AND ABROAD
Thursday, September 20th
- 12:00pm — DEVELOPING INTERNATIONAL MEDIA WORK AMONG OCCUPY GROUPS AND OTHER MOVEMENTS FOR DEMOCRACY (THE AMERICAS, AFRICA & EUROPE)
- 3:00pm — OCCUPY MOVEMENT WEEKLY PRESS BRIEFING CALL
- 8:30pm — #S17 DEBRIEF CALL
- 10:00pm — DEVELOPING INTERNATIONAL MEDIA WORK AMONG OCCUPY GROUPS AND OTHER MOVEMENTS FOR DEMOCRACY (THE PACIFIC, AUSTRALIA, ASIA)
- 10:00pm — OCCUPY LA #O1 WORKING GROUP: COORDINATION MEETING – 7P PACIFIC TIME
Friday, September 21st
- 3:00pm — GLOBAL NOISE MUMBLE MEETING
Saturday, September 22nd
- 12:00pm — FIRST INTERNATIONAL SKYPE CONFERENCE FOR GLOBAL DAY OF ACTION FOR MIGRANTS’ RIGHTS
Sunday, September 23rd
- 4:00pm — THE PEOPLES CONGRESS, FORMING THE GOVERNMENT WE WANT
- 6:15pm — OCCUPY COLLEGES CALL
- 7:00pm — MI INTEROCCUPY CALL
- 8:00pm — ONEMOP ORGANIZING CALL
Monday, September 24th
- 8:00pm — MAESTROCONFERENCE TRAINING CALL
Each week, we deliver all of the items to you that have been submitted to the InterOccupy Newswire. If you have an important, relevant announcement or resource to share with others you can Submit it to the Newswire and it will be included in next week's newsletter.
9/18 EMERGENCY CALL-IN DAY TO KEEP JAZZ HAYDEN FREE!
Last Thursday, the day Jazz was scheduled to appear in front of the Grand Jury, District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced a postponement. The pressure we’ve brought to bear on them is working! Now is the time to keep the momentum going and demand: DROP THE CHARGES NOW!Read More
GLOBALNOISE MULTIMEDIA TO SPREAD
We are glad to offer some #GN material for assemblies that endorse #GN. Please help us promote the action using this material, thanks!!Read More
#S17 #OWS GLOBAL MEDIA COLLABORATION CALLOUT FOR PARTICIPANTS
This is an urgent callout for writers, storytellers, video editors, and message diffussion experts to provide media support on Monday during #S17–All Roads Lead to Wall Street–1 year Anniversary Actions in NYC and worldwide.Read More
PLUGGING INTO REAL TIME MEDIA ANALYSIS AND COLLABORATION DURING #S17
For people who want to work in media and support media effort (through writing, dissimenation etc) we are setting up real time chat rooms that should provide some level of security as well as general cellies for S17 media. For writers, tweeters, livestreamers, photographers and editors.Read More
THE NEW POC ACTIVISM DECOLONYC – SUNDAY 9/16 @ 2 P.M. @ JUDSON MEMORIAL CHURCH
DecoloNYC invites all people of color activists and allies working toward racial justice to join us at Judson Memorial Church this Sunday, September 16th from 2 to 5 p.m. for an afternoon of conversation, celebration, information-sharing, networking, and community-building.Read More
LIVESTREAMERS COVERING #S17
If you're looking for a livestreamer to follow – check out our list below. Don't see a livestreamer? Email us and we will add it! If you are creating content please use #s17media for streaming, video, and picture uploads.Read More
SOLUTIONS TO AMERICA’S CRITICAL INEQUALITY CRISIS: INSIGHTS FROM SOME OF THE NATION’S LEADING ECONOMIC SCHOLARS AND WRITERS
Occupy, the movement that raises the alarm around the growing income, power and wealth disparity crisis, starts its second year on Sept 17th. To mark this occasion a National Teach-In and Press Conference will be held, in conjunction with direct actions taking place around NYC.Read More
MINUIT OCCUPY RELEASE
With the one year anniversary of OWS this weekend, New Zealand band Minuit have teamed up with New York photojournalist Nina Berman to produce this "people" inspired music video.Read More
OCCUPY THE TPP: CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE ACTIONS BLOCKADE ENTRANCE TO SITE OF TPP NEGOTIATIONS IN VA
Lansdowne, VA – Two people were detained this morning after a tense stand-off with police while blockading international trade negotiators from entering the Lansdowne Resort, site of the secretive Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations taking place this week. Other activists greeted the arriving international negotiators with a 75-foot high banner suspended by weather balloons shaped like giant buttocks that read "Free Trade My Ass: Flush the TPP."Read More
WORLDCUE(R) SPREADING THE WORD ABOUT #S17
Advice from Worldcue(R) Alert for people wary of OWS? Avoid all demonstrations. Allow additional time for travel. If possible, dress more casually rather than wearing traditional business attire, so as not to attract attention from protesters.Read More
OCCUPY SEATTLE: S17 #OWS YEAR 1 – SILENT FLASH MARCH @ 6PM PACIFIC
Occupy Seattle is holding a silent flash march into the shopping areas of the downtown core on September 17 at 6pm local time. Once there, we will be silently walking / flooding into several actual shopping centers & stores. We'll also be meeting up at certain times to regroup and hold brief 1/2 hour silent vigils.Read More
GUITARMY / REBEL DIAZ TO OCCUPY BRONX CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE FOR RAMARLEY GRAHAM FAMILY
This Thursday, September 13, Occupy Guitarmy will join the family of Ramarley Graham at the start of the trial of the NYPD officer charged with the killing of their son. The courthouse will be the site of a large group of social justice activists including Stop Stop & Frisk, Take Back The Bronx and hip hop group Rebel Diaz.Read More
OCCUPY YOUR VICTORIES OCCUPY WALL STREET’S FIRST ANNIVERSARY BY REBECCA SOLNIT
Occupy is now a year old. A year is an almost ridiculous measure of time for much of what matters: at one year old, Georgia O’Keeffe was not a great painter, and Bessie Smith wasn’t much of a singer. One year into the Civil Rights Movement, the Montgomery Bus Boycott was still in progress, catalyzed by the unknown secretary of the local NAACP chapter and a preacher from Atlanta — by, that is, Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr. Occupy, our bouncing baby, was born with such struggle and joy a year ago, and here we are, 12 long months later.Read More
TIDAL: OCCUPY THEORY, OCCUPY STRATEGY AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD
Tidal: Occupy Theory, Occupy Strategy is now available for download.Read More
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