Schedule, Agenda, Events, Housing, etc…
NORTH EAST ANARCHIST STRATEGY ASSEMBLY is April 6-8th 2012
Ithaca’s radical community is hosting a weekend of strategy discussions, networking, workshops/training, and mischief. Bring your crew for C@pture the Fl@g, bring your passion for anarchist resistance, and bring your curiosity to learn and cross-pollinate the movement.
Exact locations will be announced the week of the gathering. You can also RSVP for more information or to arrange housing. That’s right–we got it all covered (housing, food, workshop spaces, events, city maps to cool spots)
The assembly is open to any and all anarchists in the Northeast, as well as other radicals and anti-authoritarians who agree with the NEAN points of unity.
The weekend assembly starts Friday night with check-in and an event. Our main discussion times are Saturday & Sunday.
- 5pm – 8pm Welcome & Check-in at Silent City Distro
- Make Total Distro workshop during check-in.
- 800pm Meet up for C@pture the Fl@g
- 8:30 – 9:00 am Breakfast
- 9:15 – 11:45 am General Assembly
- Noon – Food Not Bombs
- 1:00-2:15 pm General Assembly Strategy Session
- 2:30 – 3:45 pm Workshops
- 4:00 – 5:45 pm Workshops
- 6:00 pm – Food Not Bombs
- Evening – Variety Show at Silent City Distro
- 9:30 – 10:00 am Breakfast
- 10:15 – 12:45 pm General Assembly
- 1:00 pm Food Not Bombs
- 2:00 – 3:15 pm Workshops
- 3:30 – 4:45 pm Workshops
- 5:00 pm Closing and weekend debrief
If you would like to propose any agenda items or workshops please send them to Ryan (firstname.lastname@example.org), and include an approximate time and description. For workshops, please clarify whether you would be able to lead the session or whether you would like to see this workshop offered.
General Assembly AGENDA
- Regional Strategy Session (network-wide regional coordination/actions)
- NATO & G8 Summit
- May Day General Strike
- Regional (A) Updates
- Trainer Network
- C@pture the Fl@g (get your ag for this one)
- Getting Shit Done (self-organizing for revolutionaries)
- The Pollinators Corridor (graphic novel presentation/reading by Aaron Birk)
- Earth First! Primer (Rondy organizing and more)
- Facilitation Skillshare
- Herbal Medicine
- Cooking for a crowd (workshop participants cook a meal)
- Cop strategy/cop watch
- Distro & Community Center Skill swap
- Strike Force Drum Corps
Workshops Pending & Requested
- Black Bloc is a cancer to occupy? wtf therapy session
- banner hoist/drop workshops
- Copwatch / cop strategy
- Street Medic–Wellness at Actions
- …..put your request here!
Participants will be able to choose from a variety of awesome places to stay. This includes camping, apartments, collective houses, family homes and student co-ops. Please contact Tatiana (email@example.com) and give your preferences of space (ex; womyn & trans only, substance free, kids/family). CAMPING IS AVAILABLE AT OCCUPY ITHACA CAMP.
We are planning to provide breakfast and lunch both days of the assembly. If you have any special dietary restrictions (other than vegan/vegetarian, which will be accounted for) please let us know.
We recognize the importance of adequate childcare to ensure maximum participation for parents. If you are a parent who would like support with child-care and activities, we are thrilled to help out. Please e-mail us and we’ll make it work.
We are asking for a sliding scale monetary contribution from each attendee or group to cover materials, food and space related costs. We also hope to offer travel fund assistance for those who need it. To pre-pay or to make a donation for the travel fund, please use the WePay buttons on this page. Additionally, we encourage all groups to pool money within the group to help fund a delegation’s expenses where possible.
One of the spaces we have access to is 2nd story up a flight of stairs. For this & any other reasons, we will make ourselves available at any time to assist anyone with accessibility to events/spaces. Please don’t hesitate to communicate with us before you come so we can plan effectively for everyone.
For more information, or to make requests and clarify anythin’ please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT TO BRING
The assembly will be hosted in the rugged Finger Lakes region in Ithaca NY so dress appropriately for cold weather and be prepared for rain. Bring an extra hoody. Bring blankets. Also, bring a dish to eat with. Bring an extra dish for a newbie. Anything else? Bring zines to share–bring food to kick down toward the meals. Check your “coolness” at the door folks and get ready to cut loose!
SAFER SPACES POLICY
Our community does not tolerate oppressive behavior. Perpetrators of sexual assault/harassment/rape are NOT WELCOME and to read our full policy click here.