Meeting @ Omni Commons

6/20/2016, 7-9pm

 

Attendees:

 

Report-backs (15 min)

-E 12th St actions >> Patrick Xu went to storytelling of residents’ experiences
-804 project proposal
-media team mixer Wed
-NCPHU outreach action

Marketing & Outreach

Break out groups: (depending on attendance) 20 minutes
-newsletter- regular mailing schedule
-FB- regular posting schedule
-membership document
-workshops for blood stained $

Membership – break-out group

  • membership principles
    • not an open collective
    • conform to 501(c)3 requirements
    • embrace nonhierarchical decision-making
    • eventually co-determination – staff chooses board members
  • membership levels
    • 1) executive committee
      • Officers + ?
      • most decision-making ($)
    • 2) members
      •  benefits
      • in working groups
      • quasi-autonomous
      • other organizations
      • certain decision-making
      • tech access
        • wordpress- Subscriber, Contributer, Editor, Administrator
      • requirements
        • if no meeting attendance in 2-months, can be voted out at discretion of EC
        • [   ] write into by-laws
        • [   ] guidelines for members
    • 3) volunteers
      • keep informed on different topics – newsletter, actions, fundraising

Media Team – meetings on Wednesdays @ 7pm at Omni Commons

 

landaction@lists.riseup.net – Kelly, Steven, Angeles, and Zach are admins, can send to list

 

 

Development & Fundraising

Gill Tract event (20 min)

  • mid-September fundraiser
  • -create some solid take away tasks towards making this happen. tasks, asks, needs/supplies, logistics

 

 

Programs

 

LA4 Legal Defense

  • case update
    • hearing this Tuesday, June 21 @ 9am – René C. Davidson Courthouse, Department 3

 

804 action plan (30-45 min)

  • outreach
    • NCPHU – take plan on Saturday to canvassing event and ask for mutual support
    • NCLT
    • Sogorea Te Land Trust
    • Buried Seeds
      • who did they canvas door-to-door (AG will reach out to Tatille)
  • supplies/infrastructure
    • school room (120 sq ft)
    • water tank (300 gallons)
    • stand for water tank
    • drinking water tank (5 gallon)
    • raised beds
      • palettes
        • Angel knows a place will give palettes for free
      • city compost + mulch
      • Berkeley compost drop
      • Tree Arborist – free mulch, just leaf litter?
    • lumber
    • gate for vehicular entrance
    • farmstand
  • media
    • allies/accomplices only
    • be smart about advertising – security culture
  • tactics
    • open w neighbors
    • LA has agreement w city – post PUBLIC NOTICE
    •  “Land Action is the equitable title holder.”
    • defense – be ready
    • de-escalation training v5
  • entertainment/vibes
    • Tomas, Mikheal, Lula – Red Star
    •  Lesley & Jordan
    • bring instruments
    • music/chill space
    •  drum circles – Angel
  • food
    • chickens
    • BBQ grill on site
    •  potluck
    • food bank
    • Food Not Bombs
    •  Matt G.
    • MLK (Steve)
    • A la Mar (Angel)
    • Kelly – pledged $20 for food
    • Patrick – pledged $20 for food
  • bathroom – Hurricane of Bikes

Legal

Exempt Status: submitted 199N e-postcards per FTB request – will follow-up via PO Box or 1400 Broadway with further requests to get state exemption, then apply for 501(c)3

Finance

LA4 Legal Defense – program expense check for bail bond

 

 

Community Feedback form (half-page)

 

Name:

Address or Neighborhood:

 

Housing – select all the forms of housing you’d like to see in your neighborhood

  • Cohousing (w/ shared space)
  • Intentional communities (w/out shared space)
  • Tiny homes, single
  • Tiny home communities
  • Single family (traditional) homes
  • 100% affordable multi-unit
  • Mixed (affordable & market rate) multi-unit
  • Market rate multi-unit
  • Any housing that reclaims unused and abandoned property

 

Ownership – select all the forms of property ownership you’d like in your community

  • Community Land Trusts (CLTs) – mission to keep land permanently affordable
  • City of Oakland (government)
  • Private ownership – non-profit institutions
  • Private ownership – for-profit institutions
  • Private ownership – individuals

 

Gardening & Farming – select all the forms of urban agriculture you’d like to see in your neighborhood

  • community gardens open to the public
  • chickens, ducks, and other farm animals
  • farm stands – selling local produce
  • workshops – seed planting, medicinal herbs, drought-resistant crops, etc.
  • youth events – schools, extra-curricular groups
  • sweat equity – vocational training, jobs

 

Communication – indicate how you’d like to be kept informed about Land Action’s programs in housing and urban agriculture

Email:

Phone:

  • call
  • text

 

www.land-action.org    |    info@land-action.org

 

Meeting Agenda 6/20/16

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