February 3rd, 2021 IRC Meeting
Finish Education Plank - https://etherpad.pp-international.net/p/MAPPEducationPlank
- 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
- Sat., 2/13/2021, 11am-1pm, 'Democracy Meeting, on-line
Candidates. For next election cycle, we have one in Berkshires, two in Worcester.
Platform. Joe is leading a committee to work on national platform. Have an educational plank at https://etherpad.pp-international.net/p/MAPPEducationPlank
[9:04pm] jokeefe: Agenda: https://masspirates.org/wiki/February_3rd,_2021_IRC_Meeting [9:04pm] jokeefe: ids [9:04pm] Joe: Joseph Onoroski, Lowell, MA [9:04pm] malt: sam capradae, worcester [9:04pm] jokeefe: James O’Keefe, Somerville [9:05pm] Joe: So I am shamelessly stealing all the work we have done to the platform for the committee [9:05pm] jokeefe: Anything to add? [9:05pm] jokeefe: Please do [9:06pm] Joe: This Sunday I will have to miss it. [9:06pm] jokeefe: Projects [9:06pm] malt: i would like clarification on what to do with our potential candidates next [9:06pm] jokeefe: Sorry about that, but you have other priorities [9:06pm] malt: do i offer them the assistance we discussed? [9:07pm] jokeefe: We should review their candidacies and see if we want to endorse them. [9:07pm] malt: ok, should i send the email summary i sent to you to the activist email list? [9:08pm] jokeefe: yes please [9:08pm] jokeefe: ok, if we put it on the agenda for next week? is that soon enough? [9:08pm] malt: totally! [9:09pm] malt: i've been the one holding this up either way [9:11pm] jokeefe: Hopefully it will be a good opportunity to build a local chapter. [9:12pm] jokeefe: We ask candidates to: [9:12pm] jokeefe: notify us: [9:12pm] jokeefe: of the office for which she is running; [9:12pm] jokeefe: that she supports the Party's core platform; [9:12pm] jokeefe: that she supports the Pirate Party's core value; [9:12pm] jokeefe: of her campaign's contact information. [9:13pm] malt: gotcha [9:14pm] srevilak joined the chat room. [9:14pm] jokeefe: ahoy srevilak [9:14pm] srevilak: hi all. Just getting out of $work [9:14pm] malt: welcome buddy [9:14pm] malt: it's just getting good [9:14pm] jokeefe: updated notes at https://masspirates.org/wiki/February_3rd,_2021_IRC_Meeting [9:14pm] Joe: Uploaded file: https://uploads.kiwiirc.com/files/a114edecfdfa039a78e78c11f1d90a24/pasted.txt [9:15pm] jokeefe: thanks joe [9:15pm] srevilak: We have candidates for the next election cycle? [9:15pm] malt: two folks for worcester city council [9:16pm] jokeefe: One in the Berkshires, two in Worcester. for now [9:16pm] srevilak: excellent! [9:16pm] malt: great! [9:17pm] jokeefe: Anyone able to make a form of the info we require of candidates which I listed earlier? [9:18pm] jokeefe: Actually, I can setup a web form [9:18pm] malt: like a google form, if you'd trust it [9:18pm] malt: that's prolly safer [9:18pm] jokeefe: at masspirates.org/crew/ [9:19pm] jokeefe: yeah, not google [9:19pm] jokeefe: Revise Platform [9:19pm] jokeefe: Finish Education Plank - https://etherpad.pp-international.net/p/MAPPEducationPlank ? [9:21pm] Joe: I am now leading a committee on the national level to start work in earnest on our platform. I plan to steal it mainly from the work we have done here in MAPP but any suggestions would be appreciated [9:21pm] malt: Simplify [9:21pm] malt: try to get it down to maybe a paragraph per point? we got super dragged down into the details last time [9:21pm] jokeefe: yeah [9:23pm] Joe: Noted [9:23pm] jokeefe: Expanding Adult Education needs work. [9:23pm] jokeefe: better to do a video chat and talk it over? [9:24pm] Joe: That' [9:24pm] Joe: We are planning on using the discord server and I will try to record it to post to the Youtube channel. That's the plan anyways [9:25pm] jokeefe: https://meet.jit.si/EducationForAll [9:25pm] malt: why post it? [9:26pm] Joe: Transparency [9:31pm] Joe: Is that a bad idea? [9:32pm] jokeefe: srevilak, we are at https://meet.jit.si/EducationForAll [9:37pm] jokeefe: malt, Joe and I are satisfied with https://etherpad.pp-international.net/p/MAPPEducationPlank. ok for everyone else? [9:40pm] jokeefe: still making changes [9:44pm] malt: mmhm Discussion over Jitsi and shared editing of the etherpad listed above. [10:01pm] malt left the chat room. (Quit: Connection closed) [10:03pm] jokeefe: We revised https://etherpad.pp-international.net/p/MAPPEducationPlank and malt, Joe, srevilak and jokeefe are satisfied with it. [10:03pm] jokeefe: verbal motion to adjourn passes