Two proposals for tonight if we have a quorum of sudoers. This is one:
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From: "Julian Park" <julianfrancispark(a)gmail.com>
Date: Nov 29, 2017 2:07 PM
Subject: [omni-discuss] proposal seeking immediate consensus: sign on to a
letter to stop Aunti Frances’s eviction
To: <discuss(a)lists.omnicommons.org>rg>, "consensus(a)lists.omnicommons.org"
Cc: "Defend Aunti Frances" <defendauntifrances(a)protonmail.com>
I write because North Oakland/South Berkeley friend, neighbor, and
community leader Aunti Frances, of the Self-help Hunger Program
<https://www.facebook.com/selfhelphungerprogram/>, is facing a no-fault
eviction. With the Omni’s support we may be able to persuade Aunti
Frances’s landlord, owner-resident Natalia Morphy, to stop the eviction.
Natalia is known to identify with principles of social and ecological
justice but is participating in exploiting an eviction loophole with her
parents and co-landowners, Alexandra and James Morphy, and the notorious
eviction law firm Bornstein and Bornstein.
I ask all Omni delegates contact their collectives to seek an emergency
consensus process regarding the following. I’ve already heard a yes from
Phat Beets. By the end of Friday, Dec 1st, I’m hoping we can get approval
to add the Omni’s (and our individual collective’s) signature to this community
The consensus ask is simply to lend our name(s) to a cause that is
perfectly in line with our statement of solidarity.
Additionally, I have two asks I don’t think require consensus—first that
folx confirm it would be okay to send additional updates to the discuss
list about how we can support fighting Aunti Frances’s eviction. Second,
that you confidentially ask those involved in your collectives to save
noon Sunday December 10th for a details-to-be-announced public event in
support of Aunti Frances, to be held at Drivers Plaza in Oakland.
Julian, of BAPS, with Defend Aunti Frances
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