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Occupy Health and Wellness NC
occupychapelhill-solidarityeconomy at lists.riseup.net
The Solidarity Economy working group will work to educate themselves individually, each other, and the community about forms of economic activity that bypass, challenge, or “humanize” traditional capitalist structures, such as coops, free schools, and barter networks.
Inactive Working Groups
occupychapelhill-directaction at lists.riseup.net
Do-it-Ourselves (as of 12/4/11 GA)
occupychapelhill-education at lists.riseup.net
The Occupy Chapel Hill/Carrboro Education Working Group serves to raise awareness, distribute information, and facilitate an environment in which Occupiers can share their knowledge, understanding, and ideas for our future. The Education Working Group accomplishes these goals by creating fact sheets, organizing teach-ins and film screenings, and collaborating with other working groups to carry out consciousness-raising direct action.
occupychapelhill-events at lists.riseup.net
occupychapelhill-facilitation at lists.riseup.net
The Facilitation working group guides the meetings of the General Assembly and provides facilitation assistance and training to the individuals and working groups of Occupy Chapel Hill/Carrboro (OCHC) in order to make their work easier. This includes preparing agendas for and conducting GA meetings, promoting an atmosphere of mutual respect and listening, ensuring adherence to process, evaluating and revising process as needed, recording consensus decisions, teaching facilitation skills, and generally responding to the related needs of OCHC at large.
Food & Sanitation (inactive on 1/10/12 with breakdown of tents at Peace and Justice Plaza)
occupychapelhill-fundraising at lists.riseup.net
The function of the Finance Working Group is to accept, account, and allocate the funds donated to or otherwise obtained by Occupy Chapel Hill/Carrboro. Other duties of this group include organizing fundraising activities, presenting budeteary requests to the OCHC General Assembly on behalf of working groups, and providing a transparent picture of OCHC’s finances.
occupychapelhill-legal at lists.riseup.net
Logistics (inactive as of 11/28/11 -KR)
occupychapelhill-media at lists.riseup.net
Medical (inactive on 1/10/12 with breakdown of tents at Peace and Justice Plaza)
The Music Working Group wants to bring more music to our Occupy movement. It’s for amateurs and experts.
Nightwatch (inactive on 1/10/12 with breakdown of tents, may become active again should need arise)
occupychapelhill-nightwatch at lists dot riseup dot net
This working group aims to coordinate night watch at Occupy Chapel Hill/Carrboro.
occupychapelhill-outreach at lists.riseup.net
Tent City (inactive on 1/10/12 with breakdown of tents at Peace and Justice Plaza)
Translation (translation needs can be posted to the Occupy Chapel Hill listserv)
Unified Communities (function can be joined into Outreach)