February 24th, 2021 IRC Meeting
- Setup local video meetups by region with people who said they were interested in organizing a local chapter
- Organize candidate trainings
- Pirate news recording scheduled for Sundays, 7pm with go-live at 7:30pm. Unless changed
Boston Pride Festival
While in-person events, including outdoor events, are on hold until COVID-19 numbers go down, we should plan for our table at the Boston Pride Festival.
- setup signup sheet
- Need to purchase insurance
- Need volunteer sign up form
- Tie to an activity, mapping the CCTV cameras in Boston or along the Pride parade route?
Other To Do
- Application to PPI
Upcoming On-line Events
- Every Tuesday, 7-9pm, Mass MeshNet Tech Meeting, on-line
- Sun., 2/28/2021, noon-2pm, 'Democracy Meeting, on-line
- Section 11 of https://pirateparty.org.uk/assets/pdf/OpenManifesto.pdf is a one-pager, which needs work
- Drafting: https://etherpad.pp-international.net/p/HealthcareisaHumanRight
- Candidate support questionaire: https://masspirates.org/crew/forms/candidate-support-questionnaire
- video conference for people who said they were interested in organizing a local chapter. Will aim to hold this on Sat March 6th, 1p - 3p.
- Sunday, 7p - 8p
- Sunday, noon-2pm
21:02 <@jokeefe> Agenda: https://masspirates.org/wiki/February_24th,_2021_IRC_Meeting 21:02 <@jokeefe> ids 21:02 <@jokeefe> James O’Keefe, Somerville 21:02 < malt> sam capradae, worcester 21:03 < Joe> Joseph Onoroski, Lowell 21:03 < Joe> l 21:03 <@jokeefe> anything to add? 21:03 < Joe> Not atm 21:03 < Joe> l 21:04 < malt> Can I use the mailing list to solicit signatures for some candidates? 21:04 <@jokeefe> If you feel it is right 21:05 < malt> OK! 21:06 <@jokeefe> Decisions/Endorsements - Revise Platform 21:06 <@jokeefe> https://etherpad.pp-international.net/p/HealthcareisaHumanRight 21:08 <@jokeefe> It needs a clean up, but are there any topics we haven’t included? 21:09 < Joe> Shelter as a healthcare right. 21:09 < Joe> Just adding it now. 21:09 < malt> Good call, I think we've covered the rest of the wraparound services 21:10 < Joe> Having overlapping paths to the same goal ensures that everyone gets the care needed. 21:10 <@jokeefe> “By embracing preventative care, including mental health, substance abuse treatments, diversion programs for at risk populations, ensuring access to enough food and housing support, we can provide quality care for all while reducing our long-term expenditures.” 21:11 < Joe> Plus someone whom would not want to conform the the norms of one program would have options and not slip through the cracks. 21:13 < Joe> brb 21:13 < malt> I like what we've got :) 21:13 < malt> cleaned up the notes at the botom 21:13 < malt> bottom 21:13 <@jokeefe> cleaned up how. they look like they are gone 21:14 < malt> yeah, we've included them so there's no need for the reminder 21:20 < Joe> That looks good. I would like to see if I can get a healthcare professional on this as well. If you have anyone in mind I would love to hear about them. 21:20 < malt> The only ones I can think of are a little preoccupied :-/ 21:21 <@jokeefe> sure. finish the review in another week? 21:23 < Joe> Sounds good 21:24 <@jokeefe> malt / srevilak? 21:24 < malt> good by me 21:25 <@jokeefe> Projects 21:25 < Joe> srevilak said he was ghosting 21:26 <@jokeefe> yes 21:27 < malt> i've been wrapped up in local worcester stuff 21:27 <@jokeefe> Outreach - malt should we set a video conference for people who said they were interested in organizing a local chapter? 21:28 <@jokeefe> maybe a week from Saturday? 21:28 < malt> sure! 21:28 <@jokeefe> what time? 21:29 * srevilak is finished with work conf call 21:30 < srevilak> I'm generally free on Sat Mar 6th 21:31 <@jokeefe> noon-2pm? 21:31 < srevilak> I could do that 21:32 <@jokeefe> malt? 21:33 < malt> i am usually done with my writing group by then 21:33 < malt> :) can do! 21:33 <@jokeefe> would 1-3pm be better for you malt? 21:34 < malt> sure! 21:35 <@jokeefe> 1-3pm Sat. Mar 6th it is 21:35 < malt> see you then! 21:35 <@jokeefe> Video Newsletter/Podcast - Sunday, 7-8pm? 21:35 < srevilak> aye 21:36 < Joe> Aye 21:36 < Joe> The reason I'm distracted this evening is I am finally setting up my main <3 21:36 < malt> see you then! 21:38 < malt> we will probably have to cover all the new revelations about the insurrection 21:38 <@jokeefe> no doubt 21:39 < srevilak> We could have a good discussion, just about Texas 21:39 < srevilak> and utility demand pricing 21:39 <@jokeefe> Any other topics to cover? 21:39 < Joe> Please bring them up for me then, I have a lot going on atm and so thus likely to forget most of this. 21:40 < malt> oh we will 21:40 < Joe> I know, just figured I would be nice and ask! 21:40 < malt> oh yeah that gridly service with the wholesale bills 21:40 < srevilak> yes 21:41 <@jokeefe> I have no other update other than to we have a tech meeting sunday noon-2pm. 21:41 < srevilak> Gov and one Senator said "Damn those utilities". Lt. Gov said "folks should have read the fine print" 21:42 <@jokeefe> the Gov going before the legislature tomorrow 21:42 <@jokeefe> over vaccination effort 21:42 < malt> good! 21:43 < malt> rake him over the coals! 21:43 <@jokeefe> aye 21:43 <@jokeefe> if there is nothing else, shall we adjourn? 21:44 < srevilak> so motioned 21:44 < malt> okay 21:44 < malt> 2nd 21:44 <@jokeefe> all in favor? 21:45 < srevilak> aye 21:45 < srevilak> will post transcript 21:45 < malt> night yall1