-----Original Message----- From: MaryZerkel Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2003 11:54 AM To: ChicagoSocialForum@yahoogroups.com Subject: [ChicagoSocialForum] notes from 7/23
Notes from Chicago Social Forum Meeting 7/23
We discussed the charter principles of the World Social Forum (as summarized by Hari) and decided that we agreed with them. We then moved on to a discussion of how to proceed as a group and when to hold various events.
September Event - Sept. 9th at RainbowPUSH? - Dialogue on the Local/Global? Connection (How do global forces affect your local community? How does your work connect to the work of other local communities around the world?) - /MeetingNotes09Sep03
Tasks: Facilitation: Maristela, Kelsa and Mary will work on framing the dialogue and facilitating it Convenor: Regina will look into a space at DePaul, if that doesn't work out Jerry will look into a union space Outreach: Jerry - Greens, Teamsters, Steelworkers Marc - Greens, Rainbow/PUSH, Zonta Int'l, World Federalists, Black Voices for Peace Mary - artists, Access Living, Queer to the Left Lee- Labor, students John - housing advocates Hari - Open University of the Left Ted - Not in Our Name Regina - CSAs Maristela - DePaul students
Next Meeting: August 6th, 1751 W. Devon at the Chicago Humanists 6:30 p.m. /MeetingNotes06Aug03
This meeting will be hosted by Ted at the Chicago Humanists space, where those who have already been involved in the Chicago Social Forum process will come together. In this meeting we will take at look at Open Space Technology and report back on our outreach calls, and hopefully take a look at a draft brochure.