Wednesday Assembly Run-down
Wednesday evening saw the first of our regular organising assemblies which was well attended and rather fruitful. Here follows a brief run down of what went down.
Procedure for putting on events at the space:
It was decided that events other than free uni workshops should be presented to the assembly on Wednesdays to be given the thumbs up by the group. Free uni workshops can be submitted spontaneously. Should someone wish to put on an event at shorter notice it can be proposed to folks at the free uni on Saturday.
Conflict resolution – mid November
Regular film night – every Tuesday, film starts 7.30 next week’s film to be decided at the end of the previous week. First film: Living Utopia – a film about Spanish anarchist organising in the 1930’s.
Independent media group – a get together to create independent media – every Thursday 5pm
Letter writing to those imprisoned for their participation in current struggles – every Thursday 5pm
Legal observer training – Date TBA (before November 9th)
Regular English as foreign language lessons – Every Saturday @ the free uni
Gender chat club – two sessions – Monday’s 5.30pm (self identified women only) Saturday @ Free Uni men and women welcome.
pegging people on the street
focus publicity materials on the Saturday Free Uni events
Folks take initiative on publicising wherever possible
Safer Space Policy
Everyone take responsibility for being vigilant of sexist, racist, etc. behaviour
Living space/social centre divide: folks living @ Plebs’ make decisions about people staying the night.
Draft safer spaces policy to be brought to next Wednesday’s assembly for discussion/amendment by the group.
Anonymous box to be put out for folks to leave concerns about the space or interactions they’ve had to be seen and discussed by the assembly.
Potential offer of funding for specific needs from Solfed
Fundraiser gig for OARC + Plebs – folks volunteered to find bands and sort venue
Request for folks to come and (wo)man day time drop in hours to ease burden on residents.