I. Online Organizing Committee report
*Community Ed should be promoted for general articles, discussion, operating on the honor system-
*The UJP 25% Task Force, and Palestine Task Force should add their names to
Number of names currently on each list:
Planning - 35
Comm Ed - 60
Activists – 300
Announcements- Big list – 2000
There have been an increasing number of technical problems with the site which uses Mike Sances’ server.
$5014 in checking acct. Will start paying rent to AFSC mid-Sept.
Conference Budget – $2500.
Total speaker cost $1500.
Only Ann Wright expenses unknown.
Break even point 125 atendees
III Oct. 1 Conference:
Publicity: Speakers for Radio?
Boston College Stanley Robinson—Virginia
MIT David Goodman--- ?
Jason – Open media?
BC - John Grebe?
Jobs with Justice - ?
WILPF – sent
MFSO – Bonnie has mailed to her list
MIRA - Shelagh
MA Alliance - Shelagh
Families for Peaceful Tomorrows - ?
Wrap up to include announcements: Carol will work on list of announcements
IV Agreed to add UJP to Conflict Mineral letter for WILPF, Virginia
V Demo at Kerry’s House after Oct. ! Conference:
Those in favor feel it is part of an inside outside strategy.
Activists need to do what they can to reach him - This is an opportunity
Deep concern over possibility that he will give ground on Soc.Sec. and Medicaid
Want him to represent the people of MA and end the wars.
Others hesitant about going to his house. Respect for privacy. Feel the timing
is not right-
Need to build the popular support before, Try to get him to listen first.
VI. Brown Bag Vigil: September 21, Kerry’s Office: One Bowdoin Sq.
Bull horn, postcards, deliver Super Committee petitions-
VII Announcements: Palestine Statehood Rally, Sept. 23, 5:30 – 6:30 , Harvard Sq..
Moving Planet Rally, 9-24- 3 PM Waterfront Park – 350.org
Louis Ronda and Dot Walsh receive peace award. (find out more from Carol.)