June 23rd, 2021 IRC Meeting
- Next Pirate Moot: June 26th, 4-6pm
- 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
Trans Advocacy Telethon
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. Festival is on hold, likely for the year.
- 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 Thursday, 7-9pm, Mass MeshNet Tech Meeting, on-line
- Sat., 6/26, ?pm, Pirate Moot, on-line
Worked on drug policy position. https://etherpad.pp-international.net/p/MAPPDrugPolicy
20:59 < srevilak> hi jokeefe 21:00 <@jokeefe> hi 21:00 <@jokeefe> how are you? 21:01 < malt> happy wednesday 21:01 <@jokeefe> ahoy 21:01 < srevilak> hi malt 21:01 < malt> hi everyone, how's it all going? 21:02 <@jokeefe> Joe will not be able to attend tonight. 21:02 <@jokeefe> I am fine. 21:02 <@jokeefe> How you you, malt? 21:02 <@jokeefe> Agenda: https://masspirates.org/wiki/June_23rd,_2021_IRC_Meeting 21:02 < malt> bleah, family stuff 21:02 < malt> enjoying the break from the heat 21:02 < malt> scared about what's going on in the west 21:02 < malt> freaking out about the delta variant 21:03 < malt> same old same old 21:03 < srevilak> What's going on in the west? 21:04 <@jokeefe> drought and fires, srevilak 21:04 <@jokeefe> I think is what malt was talking about 21:04 < srevilak> which, unfortunately, seems to be the usual :( 21:05 < malt> temps approaching 109 21:05 < srevilak> That's nuts 21:06 < srevilak> If you were thinking about moving to the Yukon ... 21:06 < malt> desertfront property in alaska 21:06 <@jokeefe> Review: We were asked to include our statement on the sex work bills in testimony to a human rights commission project. I said yes. 21:07 <@jokeefe> South Utah was 114 a week ago 21:07 < malt> it was a good statement! 21:07 < srevilak> Yes, it was very good 21:08 <@jokeefe> Anything to add to the agenda? 21:09 < malt> nyet 21:09 < srevilak> nothing here 21:10 <@jokeefe> We should update the statement to be ready for the future hearings. Not sure when the hearings will be. 21:10 <@jokeefe> Don’t need to do it now, though. 21:10 <@jokeefe> Decisions/Endorsements - Platform 21:10 <@jokeefe> we were working on Drug policy: https://etherpad.pp-international.net/p/MAPPDrugPolicy 21:30 <@jokeefe> Do we need: The largest exposure risk to children comes from the adults in their lives who use. Adults have a responsibility to keep their habits away from the hands and eyes of children. ? 21:33 < srevilak> I think that's a fair position 21:33 < malt> I feel like we need SOME kind of caveat 21:34 < malt> or recognition that parental use is actually a fairly significant contributor 21:34 < malt> i've always felt that personal responsibility includes our impacts on others 21:34 < srevilak> I'd agree 21:36 < malt> we can reword it 21:37 < malt> the largest exposure risk to children comes from adults in their lives who use. These adults should be cognizant of the lessons they are sending to the children in their lives. 21:37 < srevilak> That's good 21:38 <@jokeefe> nice 21:39 <@jokeefe> was it only the mercer family that used sales tactics to increase opioid sales? 21:40 < srevilak> IIRC, they had a history of that. Vallium was another one of their inventions 21:41 < srevilak> Purdue Pharma was the main vendor of oxycontin that I know of 21:46 <@jokeefe> nicely rewritten 21:46 < malt> thankyee 21:46 < malt> i think i'm set? 21:47 <@jokeefe> do we cover “disparate impact” ? 21:47 < srevilak> I think that's covered in line 6 21:47 < srevilak> Now line 5 21:47 < malt> right underneath the parenthetical 21:48 < malt> i wouldn't object to leading with that, frankly. 21:52 <@jokeefe> Moved some sentences about in 15.1 Legalization. Hope if flows better 21:52 < malt> it does! good call 21:55 < srevilak> Worcester, lol: https://twitter.com/Worcester_PL/status/1407770382984220674 21:55 <@jokeefe> should we bring up Portugals decriminalization model? 21:57 <@jokeefe> good letter 21:58 < srevilak> We're about at time. Motion to adjourn? 21:59 < malt> 2nd 21:59 < srevilak> will post transcript 21:59 <@jokeefe> thanks.