July 5th, 2016 IRC Meeting
Review & Welcome
- Freedom Rally
- PPI General Assembly
- Help Moses get up to speed
- Finding new folks
- Really need someone to coordinate volunteers
Aaron James Campaign
- Somerville Public Library, July 14th, noon-4:45pm
- Western Mass. cryptoparty sometime after August. Awaiting a final date. Possibly in Shelburne Falls.
- Possible cryptoparty at a Boston Public Library
- Possible cryptoparty at a Middlesex Community College in September
- Possible cryptoparty at a high school after August. Not Pirate Party event of course.
- No word on Taunton cryptoparty
Also, may have some how to FOIA talks lined up. Muckrock interested in doing one for high school students and Maya Shaffer offered to give one to a more general audience.
Planning to take the noon ferry. Might be useful to have folks arrive early to get a table. Schedule and tickets.
Freedom Rally is 9/17-18. Are we signed up? If not when must we?
- July, Democracy/IT meeting
- July 16, noon-4:45. Cryptoparty @ Somerville Public Library
- 7/27, 6-9pm, Somerville Cryptoparty, 577 Somerville Ave., Somerville
- August, WMass Cryptoparty?
- 8/7, (noon ferry), Pirate Picnic, Georges Island. Planning
- 8/31, 6-9pm, Somerville Cryptoparty, 577 Somerville Ave., Somerville
- 9/17-18, Freedom Rally
- 9/28, 6-9pm, Somerville Cryptoparty, 577 Somerville Ave., Somerville
- How to file a FOIA request by Maya Shaffer
Every Thu., Digital Fourth meeting, 11am-noon, 101 Main Street, Cambridge
- jokeefe (James O’Keefe, Somerville)
- srevilak (Steve Revilak, Arlington, MA)
- Bluestreak (Lucia Fiero)
- Moses (Moses Sukin, Great Barrington, MA)
- Velveeta_Chef (Dan Butler, Spencer, MA)
- Kendra (Kendra Moyer in Highland Park, Michigan)
Freedom Rally. Steve would like to send in application and payment. Lucia volunteers herself and jason for setup. No objections to participating again. Steve will send in application and fee.
PPI General assembly. Happening during the same weekend as HOPE. The PPI is planning to stream the event.
The GE/PCB march was lovely. Around 150 attended. Only regret was not having literature to pass out.
Aaron James Campaign is continuing forward. Looking for more outreach methods.
Cryptoparties. Jamie and Steve doing one at Somerville Public Library on Sat July 16th, noon-4:45pm. Plus, have the monthly cryptoparties in Somerville.
IT meeting. Will likely be in August.
Pirate Picnic. Planning to take noon Ferry to George's Island. Planning pad.
USPP meeting tomorrow (Wednesday) night, 9pm. #uspp channel on our standard irc server.
IRC meetings: will be moving to Tuesday.
21:04 < jokeefe> Agenda - https://masspirates.org/wiki/July_5th,_2016_IRC_Meeting 21:04 < Bluestreak> Ohai 21:04 < jokeefe> ids 21:04 < papegaai> Title: July 5th, 2016 IRC Meeting - Mass Pirate Wiki (at masspirates.org) 21:05 < jokeefe> James O’Keefe, Somerville 21:05 < srevilak> Steve Revilak, Arlington, MA 21:05 < Bluestreak> Lucia Fiero 21:05 < Velveeta_Chef> Dan Butler, Spencer, MA 21:06 < Moses> Moses Sukin, Great Barrington, MA 21:06 < jokeefe> Review 21:07 < jokeefe> Freedom Rally 21:07 < jokeefe> Agenda - https://masspirates.org/wiki/July_5th,_2016_IRC_Meeting 21:07 < papegaai> Title: July 5th, 2016 IRC Meeting - Mass Pirate Wiki (at masspirates.org) 21:07 < srevilak> I found a copy of the application form for freedom rally 21:07 < srevilak> if no objections, would like to send in application + $300 payment 21:07 < jokeefe> How much do we have the bank? 21:07 < srevilak> ~ $972 21:08 < srevilak> Sorry, $957 21:08 < Bluestreak> Jason and I still plan to “run” it, do the set up, etc. 21:08 < Bluestreak> Sorry we don’t have any cash this year. 21:09 < jokeefe> Any objections? We participate in this event every year 21:09 < Bluestreak> If there are no objections that is 21:11 < jokeefe> Not hearing any. Thanks for handling it, Steve. 21:11 < srevilak> Ok. Will get paperwork in the mail tomorrow 21:11 < Bluestreak> Yes, thank you. 21:11 < jokeefe> PPI General Assembly - anyone want to talk about it? 21:11 < Kendra> Hi all, Kendra Moyer in Highland Park, Michigan, forgot to id 21:12 < jokeefe> It is during Hope XI? 21:12 < jokeefe> What a bummer 21:12 < srevilak> Yes, the PPI general assembly is during Hope XI. I didn't hear about it until a few days ago. 21:13 < Bluestreak> I can’t go to HOPE anyway. 21:13 < Bluestreak> Jelena keeps asking me to register for PPI 21:13 < srevilak> They plan to stream the GA, so I wanted to let people know that they have the option to tune in 21:13 < jokeefe> Anyone want to write up a post about it? 21:13 < Bluestreak> I was so sick I didn’t even listen to PirateCon 21:14 < jokeefe> Can put it up as uspirates.org as well 21:14 < srevilak> I think we have the option of registering remote participants -- if anyone is interested in doing that? 21:15 < srevilak> Moses, Velveeta_Chef ? 21:16 < srevilak> Even just listening and providing a summary would be helpful 21:16 < Bluestreak> I can listen at least. 21:16 < jokeefe> thanks 21:16 < Bluestreak> I will try to register, too. 21:16 < jokeefe> moving on to Organization Stuff 21:16 < jokeefe> hold on 21:16 < jokeefe> how was the march? 21:17 < Moses> lovely. 21:17 < jokeefe> thanks to you both 21:18 < srevilak> there were ~ 150 people; we carried the small banner 21:18 < Bluestreak> FYI, Moses, my husband was offered some of that clean up work. 21:18 < Bluestreak> He took a different contract instead. 21:18 < Moses> ooo 21:18 < Bluestreak> You might like to meet him 21:19 < Bluestreak> 150 is excellent 21:19 < Bluestreak> How long was the drive? 21:19 < Bluestreak> srevilak? 21:19 < srevilak> about 2.5 hours 21:19 < Bluestreak> wow 21:20 < Bluestreak> Thanks for doing that 21:20 < Moses> yeah I'm in the middle of nowhere 21:21 < jokeefe> So Moses, the tasks of Activism leader is Does not lead activism as such, but rather supports it (as is the case with all of these roles). Whenever activists decide swarmwise that they want to stage a rally, hand out flyers, put up posters, or do some other form of visible activism, this is the person responsible for the practical details, such as PA equipment, permits, and other details on the ground to make thing 21:21 < jokeefe> happen. 21:22 < jokeefe> Since we don’t have many events right now, or they are organized locally, I wondered if you would be willing to try contacting volunteers in your area? 21:23 < Moses> I don't really know if I'm in the best place to do a door to door type effort 21:23 < Bluestreak> No call 21:23 < Moses> but I could look into giving a talk ? 21:23 < Bluestreak> Flyer 21:23 < Bluestreak> Have a meeting in a local cafe 21:23 < Moses> I could also flyer 21:24 < jokeefe> wasn’t thinking door to door 21:24 < jokeefe> more like email and phone call 21:24 < srevilak> any of those things would be wonderful 21:24 < jokeefe> talks are fine too 21:24 < Moses> awesome 21:28 < jokeefe> Aaron James Campaign is continuing forward, looking at more outreach methods 21:29 < Moses> do we have flyers? or a website? 21:30 < jokeefe> voteaaronjames.org 21:30 < jokeefe> they have flyers 21:30 < jokeefe> and a periodic newsletter 21:32 < jokeefe> Moses, lets talk on the activist list about what talk/event you want to hold and when 21:32 < Moses> Yes, of course 21:32 < jokeefe> thanks 21:32 < jokeefe> Somerville Public Library will have a cryptoparty on July 14th, noon-4:45pm. srevilak and I will be teaching. 21:32 < jokeefe> The others are all up in the air 21:33 < jokeefe> besides the usual on in Somerville on the last Wed. of the moth 21:33 < jokeefe> month 21:33 < jokeefe> IT meeting will likely be in August 21:35 < Moses> does araron have a platform out? 21:36 < jokeefe> We have helped him write parts, but I am not sure it is ready for a wide release 21:36 < srevilak> https://voteaaronjames.org/?p=133 has audio of the live audience version 21:36 < papegaai> Title: Audio/Podcast of June 14th Policy Kickoff | Aaron James (at voteaaronjames.org) 21:37 < Moses> ty 21:39 < Bluestreak> Can we talk about Picnic? 21:39 < jokeefe> that was next, so sure! 21:39 < Bluestreak> So OK MIL is coming that weekend, but will be gone Sunday AM so we will be there. 21:39 < Bluestreak> noon ferry? 21:40 < Bluestreak> 1 pm ferry? 21:40 < Bluestreak> Which one are we taking? 21:40 < jokeefe> I set up https://piratenpad.de/p/MAPP2016Picnic to decide what needs bringing 21:40 < Bluestreak> Thanks! 21:40 < jokeefe> The plan was to take the noon ferry. 21:41 < jokeefe> That would get us there before 1pm and things should be cooler 21:41 < Bluestreak> OK! 21:41 < jokeefe> hopefully 21:43 < jokeefe> We already discussed Freedom Rally. 21:43 < Bluestreak> I will bring the kite again! 21:44 < jokeefe> Other topics to bring up? 21:44 < Bluestreak> I may buy another! 21:44 < Bluestreak> USPP thing tomorrow 21:44 < jokeefe> Yes 21:44 < Bluestreak> Moses need to be there or just we 3? 21:44 < Bluestreak> I’ve forgotten 21:44 < jokeefe> Ideally we three 21:44 < jokeefe> you, Moses, me 21:44 < Bluestreak> Oh full PNC ok 21:44 < Moses> remind me what time EST? 21:44 < Bluestreak> Ty 21:44 < Bluestreak> 9? 21:45 < Bluestreak> jokeefe what is the link to the webchat? 21:46 < jokeefe> This same one, except #uspp instead of #masspirates 21:46 < jokeefe> 9pm 21:47 < Bluestreak> Will that work will Colloquy too? 21:48 < jokeefe> yes 21:48 < Moses> ty 21:48 < Bluestreak> :-D 21:49 < jokeefe> Any other items folks want to bring up? 21:50 < Bluestreak> You aid 14th 21:50 < Bluestreak> you meant 16th? 21:50 < Bluestreak> For the CP at the SPL? 21:50 < srevilak> yes, Saturday 16th 21:51 < Bluestreak> OK hope to make it to that. 21:51 < jokeefe> Thanks for the correction 21:52 < Bluestreak> I guess we can start talking about the Nov event later? 21:53 < srevilak> Given the time, perhaps better to discuss Nov next week, so we have enough time to do it justice 21:53 < Bluestreak> OK! 21:53 < jokeefe> With this much lead time, why don’t we talk about it on email 21:53 < jokeefe> Also, the poll shows either Tue/Wed as the best times 21:53 < Bluestreak> I’m really tired 21:54 < Bluestreak> Going to take off now OK? 21:54 < jokeefe> 1 min please 21:54 < Bluestreak> OK 21:54 < jokeefe> Suggest Tue so it doesn’t conflict with national meetings 21:54 < jokeefe> that is all 21:54 < srevilak> I'm okay w/tuesday nights 21:54 < jokeefe> Will update the blog to reflect that 21:55 < jokeefe> Thanks for hanging in Bluestreak 21:55 < Bluestreak> All nights are equal to me, I’m too sick to go anywhere anymore 21:55 < Kendra> tuesday works 21:55 < Bluestreak> TTYL! 21:55 < jokeefe> motion to adjourn then 21:55 < srevilak> second 21:55 < Bluestreak> 2nd 21:55 < Bluestreak> Ciao! 21:55 < jokeefe> all in favor 21:55 < srevilak> aye 21:55 < Kendra> aye nite all 21:55 < srevilak> will post transcript