January 20th, 2021 IRC Meeting

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Revise Platform

Leader: jokeefe


Leader: Malt

  • Setup local video meetups by region with people who said they were interested in organizing a local chapter
  • Organize candidate trainings

Video Newsletter/Podcast

Leader: Joseph

  • Pirate news recording scheduled for Sundays, 7pm with go-live at 7:30pm. Unless changed

Boston Pride Festival

Leader: jokeefe

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.


  • table booked
  • setup signup sheet
  • Announce
  • 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


  • malt: Sam capradae, Worcester
  • jokeefe: James O’Keefe, Somerville


  • ChanServ
  • davidd
  • hvxgr
  • Deffy
  • mikey
  • slerman




[9:08pm] malt: Sam capradae, Worcester
[9:08pm] malt: HES GONE
[9:08pm] jokeefe: James O’Keefe, Somerville
[9:09pm] jokeefe: aye
[9:09pm] jokeefe: how are you?
[9:10pm] malt: Eh
[9:10pm] malt: You?
[9:10pm] jokeefe: marginallty better
[9:10pm] jokeefe: Agenda: https://masspirates.org/wiki/January_20th,_2021_IRC_Meeting
[9:12pm] malt: I still haven't sent the deets for the candidates I found
[9:12pm] malt: I think one joined a local coalition
[9:12pm] jokeefe: Should we schedule a how to run training?
[9:13pm] malt: I'm not thinking clearly, I don't know that I have the brain space for it
[9:14pm] jokeefe: understood
[9:14pm] jokeefe: I would be happy to meet with them remotely if they are interested.
[9:15pm] malt: Yeah I just need to send you what they sent me
[9:15pm] jokeefe: Revise Platform - my schedule still hasn’t opened up to start these. I will find a time by next meeting.
[9:16pm] jokeefe: For Outreach - I will talk with Christine and see if she can help.
[9:16pm] malt: It's a big platform
[9:17pm] jokeefe: aye
[9:17pm] jokeefe: We only need to tackle what we want.
[9:19pm] jokeefe: Video Newsletter/Podcast - you still good for Sunday?
[9:19pm] malt: Police reform, surveillance abolition, free cakes for good little pirates
[9:19pm] malt: Yup
[9:19pm] jokeefe: mmmm… free cakes
[9:20pm] jokeefe: our year end report to the OCPF is up https://www.ocpf.us/Reports/DisplayReport?menuHidden=true&id=768673
[9:21pm] malt: I don't know what that stands for but thank you for your efforts
[9:21pm] jokeefe: how much we spent and raised for 2020
[9:23pm] malt: I know that, I just forgot the acronym meaning
[9:23pm] jokeefe: Boston Pride Festival - I’ll setup a signup sheet and announce it, but I need to confirm the date
[9:24pm] malt: Will it be virtual?
[9:25pm] jokeefe: Summer, so maybe not
[9:25pm] jokeefe: either it happens in person or is delayed to 2022
[9:26pm] jokeefe: though they have had a year to prepare for a virtual event
[9:26pm] jokeefe: but it is a rather in-person event as it is the parade and festival
[9:27pm] malt: Okay. I don't expect to be able to attend in person events this summer , sadly
[9:27pm] malt:
[9:27pm] malt: I'll help how I can
[9:27pm] jokeefe: no worries
[9:27pm] jokeefe: thanks
[9:28pm] jokeefe: do you think there will be a worcester pride parade in september? isn’t that when it is?
[9:29pm] malt: Usually yes, I don't expect so
[9:29pm] malt: Vaccine rollout is slowwww
[9:29pm] jokeefe: aye that
[9:30pm] jokeefe: 100 million in 100 days hopefully, but that still leaves many out
[9:30pm] malt: I don't believe it'll happen
[9:30pm] malt: Sorry I'm just like that
[9:31pm] jokeefe: Easy to be considering our circumstances
[9:31pm] jokeefe: that’s all I have so far.
[9:32pm] malt: I'm set also
[9:32pm] jokeefe: shall we adjourn then?
[9:33pm] malt: Aye
[9:33pm] malt: Better days ahead!
[9:33pm] jokeefe: hopefully
[9:33pm] malt: Yeaaaaaaa
[9:33pm] jokeefe: have a wonderful night.
[9:34pm] jokeefe: I’ll post the notes.
[9:34pm] malt: You too!