today a guy (claimed his name was manny) was taking 2 monitors and trying
to take more stuff when i asked him who he was and what he was doing
(jeremy had already informed me he was "e-wasteing" in coordination with
sounding similar to a prior incident that matt intervened in, i pressed him
for when he last spoke with jake about e-wasting the things on our shelves.
he claimed he last talked to jake months ago, which sounded even more like
the case matt described.
i informed him that he needed to bring the items back and he left, not to
matt (the senate) can i get a description of the guy you caught "e-wasting"
Dear friends, lovers and acquaintances of the Omni Commons,
Consider these questions:
* How does racial justice relate to economic justice and anti-capitalism?
* How does racism affect each of us as individuals and as a community?
* Why is there no such thing as “reverse racism”?
* What does it mean to experience intersectional oppression?
* What kinds of structures and processes can help us dismantle forces of
oppression at the Omni?
If you have ever wanted to discuss any of these questions, if you are
interested in racial justice, or if you have experienced racism at the
Omni, you are invited to join in a series of conversations about race and
racism to be hosted weekly at the Omni for the month of September.
The conversations will be structured as racial identity caucuses. Racial
identity caucusing is a strategy that recognizes racism as a system that
effects different racial groups very differently. There will be space at
the start of each caucus to discuss the use of this strategy. Anyone
unfamiliar with the strategy is encouraged to check out the resource
attached to this email.
We will begin with a three-part series for September, which can be
continued if there's interest:
*People of Color-only Caucus*: Sunday, September 13th, 12pm-3pm
*White-only Caucus*: Sunday, September 20th, 12pm-3pm
*Open to all Caucus*: Sunday, September 27th, 12pm-3pm
*Lunch: 12pm-1pm, Conversation: 1-3pm*
The conversations will be hosted in the *Disco Room*, and there will be a
potluck lunch beforehand, so please bring an open heart and something
tasty. If you plan to attend, RSVP to transculturalcinema(a)gmail.com with
the following information: which caucus you plan to attend, what food you
can bring, whether you are interested in co-facilitating, and any questions
or issues you would like to discuss.
These caucuses/conversations are being hosted as part of the *Becoming Omni
*process, which is a 30-hr. Visioning and Planning Process currently being
planned for the beginning of October. We welcome all those interested in
helping shape the future of the Omni to join in this process. If you want
to learn more, please email becoming(a)lists.omnicommons.org
Love & solidarity,
4799 Shattuck Ave.
Oakland, CA 94609
hi i don't personally want to be known as the sudoroom social media girl,
but i made a Facebook invite for Sudomesh. I would like to see more people
helping out with this
if you don't like Facebook ignore this invite
buti f you are ok with using Facebook and getting more people involved then
could you invite people to sudomesh general meeting tomorrow night?
*i do NOT want to be a social media girl for sudoroom - i prefer to do
Hi, i'm working on a good for humanity non profit type educational game
does anyone know any groups of people learning basic math? I'm looking at
teaching order of operations, etc.
Would like to see if anyone would like to test things out - I'd like to
avoid browsing through too many TED videos though, or having to wade
through press articles about why _____ city is the new Silicon valley <3
Might as well make it decent!