Thursday, June 5, 2008

Meeting Notes from June 4 meeting

Meeting Notes from June 4 DSC meeting:

1. Everyone will forward the puppet making blurb (below) to their friends and family and ask for RSVPs:

Puppets for Protest! Art for Activism!
Saturday, June 14 from 1-5 p.m.
at Washington Park (1000 Preston Ave) in Charlottesville

Join Do Something Charlottesville and Mountain Justice Virginia for

a puppet-making extravaganza

Art, puppets and other creative materials has been used over the centuries for political protest. From 10 ft tall political figures to spinning windmills, puppets are very useful for demonstrations, rallies and public events.

Please join us for an afternoon workshop in Charlottesville where we will be making puppets in preparation for a summer of activism.
This workshop is free and open to the public. Appropriate for all ages -- so bring the family!

What to bring:
Large Cardboard
Paint and Art Supplies
Any Creative Crafts you can contribute!

For questions, comments and to RSVP, please respond to or 434-960-2080

2. Jennifer will give Hannah a DSC (Do Something Charlottesville) outreach email to send to the CCAN (Chesapeake Climate Action Network) list of Charlottesville activists. There will be a new email list for the people who want to be involved in activities, but not be involved with DSC organization --

3. Jennifer will ask someone at the Charlottesville Center for Peace and Justice about permitting requirements on the downtown mall for the clean energy rally to be held on Friday, June 20.

4. For the "End of Suburbia," the group will try to find an appropriate time to schedule the next showing. Peter will determine if there is an appropriate library event that we could schedule around. Shirley will contact the environmental group associated with the Unitarian church to determine if they want to co-host. Other possible locations: Pavilion, Tandem.

5. Shirley will send the group information about CREEC.

6. Everyone will write letters to Governor Kaine about the people he is about to appoint for Citizen Environmental Boards and the SCC.

Upcoming Events:

June 14 -- Puppet-making (see blurb above)

June 16 -- Transportation meeting: Town meeting on transportation with Delegate David Toscano and Senator Creigh Deeds on Monday, June 16, at 7 PM at the Albemarle County office building at 1600 5th St. Extended, Room A.

June 20 --5:00 pm Clean Energy Rally at the free speech wall on the downtown mall.

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