GTWA May General Membership Meeting: Thursday May 31
Date: Thursday May 31
Location: Beit Zatoun 612 Markham St. (Off of Bloor just west of Bathurst)
Note: The main space can have a ramp set up with prior notice, the washrooms are not accessible.
The GTWA holds monthly general membership meetings in order to shape our organization, discuss politics and plan our work. Members are encouraged to attend and take part. Supporters and observers are welcome. To join the GTWA visit: http://www.workersassembly.ca for information on membership.
1) Introductions (5 mins)
2) Report back from survey (10 mins)
3) Break out groups on internal equity and its relationship to racialized/gendered austerity (30 mins)
i.Self-evaluation – what can we do to change this?
ii. What are the gendered and racialized impacts of austerity?
iii. What are two or three things we can do right now?
4) Large discussion from breakout groups (30 mins)
5) Group discussion: What would an effective GMM look like? (30 mins)
6) Motions, Action plan, Announcements, (15 mins)
i. Motion from transit campaign
ii. Next General Assembly
iii. Pride parade
Childcare subsidy available with prior notice. The Assembly is endeavoring to make our meetings accessible. If you require anything that will assist in your participation at the Assembly please contact email@example.com
Members can read minutes from previous GMM's on the GTWA discussion board at: http://www.workersassembly.ca/phpBB3/
contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about registering for the board.
Upcoming committee meetings
Internal education and political development
Tuesday May 29, 6 p.m.
Fifth floor lounge OISE (252 Bloor Street West - St. George Subway stn.)
GTWA committees (contact for upcoming meetings)
Coordinating committee email@example.com
Cultural committee firstname.lastname@example.org
Feminist action committee: email@example.com
Free and accessible transit committee firstname.lastname@example.org
Internal education and political development: : c/o email@example.com
International solidarity committee: firstname.lastname@example.org
Membership, finance and outreach: c/o email@example.com