I think that this is an appropriate way to see the heroes among us who maintain the occupation: “They also serve who only stand and wait.” ~ John Milton (1608 – 1674) from Sonnet XIX.
Nothing new that I can locate in the site as of 1:30 am on the 20th. (Correct me if I’m wrong.) At 3 am, I found a summary of ‘passed’ General Assembly (GA) motions which was posted on the 18th (but I had not seen the post previously). Possible updates later. Latest announcements and Details after the jump.
Remember, you can support #OccupyHouston without participating in specific demonstrations with which you do not agree! (Read: OPINION: #OccupyHouston and the Energy Day Protest (Oct. 15) Just bringing your warm body (and any other warm bodies you can rustle up) represents support for the movement.
SIGNIFICANT AID FOR OccupyHouston PARTICIPANTS! Tweeted by“@OccupyHouston: http://Www.wepay.com/donate/OccupyHoustonBailFund this account has been made to assist anyone who can’t financially bail themselves out for taking part in CD.” [Civil Disobedience – Mike]
According to: Vipul Divecha on October 1st, 2011 at 12:33 am # Parking is free in Downtown Houston after 6PM Saturday, and free all day Sundays. Here is a resource on Downtown Houston parking, http://downtownhouston.org/resource/parking. This is an interactive map with locations of buildings, underground tunnels, parking, etc: http://www.marketscenter.net/ext/houstondowntown
Sceduled for Saturday, Oct. 29th -
We will be cleaning up our area and surrounding areas downtown.
We will start at Tranquility Park and break of into teams that will cover specific areas, then w will meet back up again at Tranquility.
BYOB -Bring your own broom and stand-up dust pan
[the following proposals have been accepted during General Assembly. Please note: I'm creating this document Oct. 18th and moving backward, so it may be a while before all proposals are added. Th goal is to have proposals listed in order of newest to oldest]
- Oct 17th – Post to website: “Occupy Houston stands in solidarity with the protest by Houston United at the Federal Detention Facility. We condemn immigrant detention as an industry traded on Wall Street!”
- Oct 14th -concert on sunday (16th) night -Passed
- Oct. 13th – Jacob – I propose that we move all of our valuable equipment and goods to the park across the street, because it is available to us. Our goods are not the occupation. This means non-necessary items, things shared or donated that people don’t want confiscated by the police
- Oct. 13th – Artem – proposal to leave the decision to stay/get arrested up to people in the morning.
- Oct. 11th – Energy day Rally (Oct. 15th): Passed
- Oct. 11th – Solidarity with the Arab Spring: Passed
- “Occupy Houston stands in solidarity with the spirit of Occupy Wall Street, the Arab Spring and democratic movements worldwide against oppression and injustice.”
- Oct. 11th -