2/6/17 Minutes – Spring Calendar, Announcements

In attendance: Jackson (secretary), Ju Ping, Ty (moderator)
Start time: 7:00 PM

1. Upcoming Event – Our discussion on imperialism is this Saturday. We’ll be ready for it. Ju Ping may make food.

2. Announcements – There are two campus events this Thursday that are of interest to us and possibly some of our friends: 1) a protest against Trump’s Executive Order on the Travel Ban from 12-1 and 2) A roundtable: “We the People: Black Lives and American Politics” will be held in the Heritage Room of the UNL Union from 7-9 PM. We’ll share their Facebook events on our page.

3. Spring Calendar:

Saturday, March 4th, 7-10 PM: Movie Night: Women in Red Stockings (A documentary about the 1975 Women’s General Strike in Iceland)

Saturday, April 1, (Time TBD): Bystander intervention workshop with UNL PREVENT
Saturday, April 22: Lincoln Earth Day tabling

Monday, May 1: May Day/International Worker’s Day march

Priorities: “The Safety Pin and the Swastika” article reading discussion, Little Red Singalong, Environmentalist movie on probably April 21st, Doctor Who two-part episode: “The Zygon Invasion/The Zygon Inversion” (a sci-fi allegory about refugees),

Not scheduled: Movie Night: Harlan County, USA, discussion on what an anti-capitalist culture looks like, discussion on stopping liberals/Democrats from co-opting direct action, Movie Night: Attack the Block, Movie Night: Battleship Potemkin, Movie Night: Strike, Star Trek?

Blocked out days: April 15
Days Ty will not be there: March 11, March 25-29

Meeting adjourned:  8:32 PM

Tabled items: Spring Calendar, Stuff to Buy (canopy, stuff to secure bike rack, paper cutter, whiteboard, labels, 7×7 no-slip outdoor mat for porch, new SSD hard drive for public laptop)