A & C Minutes – August 27, 2011

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Minutes: Alex Carvalho

Note: Originally posted on the A & C Google group on September 7, 2011 by Alex Carvalho. Link here: A & C Minutes 08/27/11. Click on “Hide quoted text” to view.

Arts and Culture Committee Meeting Minutes

  • Place and Date: Tompkins Square – August 27, 2011 – 7:00pm
  • Present: Maria, Harrison, Vanessa, Nico, Mel, Alexandre, Jeremy, Lorenzo

Meeting started at 7:25pm.

  1. Gengeral Assembly Challenges
    • A brief discussion of the challenges faced so far at the GA ensued.
    • As a process measure, before the agenda points could be tackled, one member proposed that we take a “decentralized and inclusive, bottom-up approach” when dealing with these issues.
    • The proposed process flips the GA method so far, and is proposal-oriented. It worked very well, allowing us to decide and discuss issues in an inclusive manner.
    • The committee will share with this framework with the rest of the GA and groups.

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