PRESENT: Vince, Mike (TM or TruthMerchant), Patricia, Marilyn
TENT CITY TACOMA:
We hope that Neal, or Neal and Woody can do the presentation at the June 10 meeting. They do an excellent job of giving Neal’s PP presentation. The meeting is June 10 at 6:30, and we will not have a [...]
PRESENT: Alan, Mike Coburn (TM), Aaron, Vince
BUSINESS: The meeting was rather brief and informal as there were few attendees. Several items were discussed.
WEB SITES: Alan reported on the status of the web sites.
Our FaceBook page had 31 “Talking about this” hits and a total outreach of [...]
PRESENT: Patricia, Mike Coburn (TM or TruthMerchant), Woody, Marilyn, Aaron, Vince, Alan
INTRODUCTIONS: As we had a new person at our meeting, we all had a brief statement introducing ourselves.
ANNOUNCEMENTS: Marilyn made several announcements of upcoming events, most of which she put on the calendar. They include the [...]
Present: Mike Coburn, Neal Rogers, Patricia Menzies. Vince Hart
Topic A – Tent City Tacoma status
Woody Woodstock has stepped out of the process for now, leaving no one on the planning team who is actually homeless at this time. It seems inappropriate to be planning something for others who may [...]
PRESENT: Patricia, Alan, TM, Woody, Vince, Kate, Neal
INTRODUCTIONS: Because we had a new person, we introduced ourselves and gave a brief statement about when and how we got involved.
TENT CITY TACOMA: Woody met with Colin DeForrest, who is the Homeless Services Manager for the City of Tacoma. [...]
PRESENT: Alan, Mike (TM or TruthMerchant), Marilyn, Vince, Woody.
Vince had a video of Richard Wolff’s interview with Bill Moyers. TM wanted to talk more about the Occupy Tacoma movement and what he thinks is necessary for it to be relevant.
CHECK-IN: We all gave a brief personal [...]
DISCUSSION: Vince Hart’s proposal to pursue coordination among Occupy groups around the USA.
Why has coordinated effort not developed well? All have their own ego investment in the “right” way to do things Tendency to criticize/attack those who go in a different direction Need to get outside one’s own process and see other [...]
PRESENT: Neal, Woody, Marilyn, Vince, Mike Coburn (TM or Mike), Alan.
Check in: The check-in question was: What did we do on Easter?
TM visited a mutual friend of his and Marilyn named Zeno. He is going to a wedding in Georgia Marilyn had a ham sandwich on Jewish rye. Woody [...]
PRESENT: Woody, Vince, Francesca (Franki), Alan, Marilyn, Mike (TM or TruthMerchant).
Agenda: Tent City, Vince’s letter, Marilyn has issues proposal, Vince has information on Citizens United, Francesca’s presentation. Mike, Alan on finance.
Alan bought a used laptop computer, which he hopes will facilitate taking notes at our meeting. [...]
PRESENT: Mike Coburn (TM or TruthMerchant), Marilyn, Patricia, Neal, Woody, Vince, Alan.
TENT CITY TACOMA: Marilyn, Woody, and others attended a meeting of the Tacoma-Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness. They made some contacts with some individuals who seemed quite interested in helping to get the Tent City Tacoma up and [...]