February 9th, 2023 Meeting

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Meeting to be held via video conference: https://ca.meet.coop/mas-ub4-8ox-vtj.

Recording: https://youtu.be/RxrJocHr21w



Budget and Fundraising

United States Pirate Party Issues?


2/18/2023 Party Conference

Local Outreach

Planning for 2023 Local Elections

Video Newsletter/Podcast

Leader: Joseph

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

Other To Do

  • Application to PPI

Upcoming Events


  • jokeefe
  • srevilak
  • Joe




  • email went out encouraging people to run for office

Budget and raising

  • We should have a budget
  • National party set up a way to take donations online
  • Joe would like to sell T-shirts and bumper stickers. Have zazzle for tee shirt. Would need to design buttons.
  • Joe would also like to get a set of door hangers to distribute. What the pirate party is about, etc.
  • Possibly develop a pamphlet of core values, etc. Liz from USPP has a sample of such a pamphlet from a few years ago.

US Pirate Party

  • Kentucky PP candidate ran for house rep. Got 4% of vote. Afterwards, Kentucky PP split with USPP. They're still a pirate party, but not associated with national
  • USPP doing more video presentations to youtube.
  • Getting ready for next national conference. Probably May 29th - June 2nd. Virtual. Hoping for an in-person conference next year.


  • Coming up on Feb 18th.
  • One suggestion was to come up with ideas to counter anti-lgbt bills that have been submitted to state legislatures.
  • Topic suggestions are welcome
  • In person conference tentatively schedule for April. Possibly in Lowell.

Video Newsletter

  • Schedule for Sunday. Plan at 7pm. Go live at 7:30

Local outreach

  • Jamie still working with mesh Boston.
  • Somerville holding hearings on renewal of Comcast's cable license.
  • Steve working on MBTA Communities multi-family zoning in Arlington
  • Jamie will post Mass Municipal Association document with election dates.