November 17, 2017 @
12:45pm (Pacific) WWC Conference cancellation update: Rick
Conference call 11-21-17 for strategizing next steps/ next conferences
$14K budget from previous conference (Berkeley group/ Bay area meetup)
12:48 pm (Pacific) Conflict of interest question: Rick
Example: A DAWN member is also a member of a co-op requesting help from DAWN
-The DAWN member should not provide the TA
-The TA provider should be conscious of any bias (+ or -) regarding DAWN co-op member
-The DAWN co-op member should abstain from the decision to contract with DAWN
12:55 pm (Pacific) NASCO conference update: Jim
-Strong collective spirit, largely student housing
-North American federation (US and Canada), lots of young people and good energy
-Group Equity Model, they don’t aim to build individual equity, rather it goes all to the co-op
-Goal is not wealth, but serves the transient community
–When these cooperative people graduate, they are often looking for income and may be motivated to start a worker co-op
1:05 (Pacific) DAWN website
Rick’s reflections- information is stored in a lot of various places, would be nice if it was more consolidated, it’s OK if it works best for DAWN’s budget. Is the website fully functioning? Maybe we could do a survey. Civi working well, easy to find correspondence.
Calah’s reflections-Website is a little wordy, very deep/ lot of information (got lost on the first tour through the website, little scary), more images might be nice – especially pictures of happy clients after successful DAWN TA projects – .
Preparation of governors’ report should be a standing agenda item.
TASK: Calah: Upload meeting notes to dawn.coop
TASK: Jim: revive website project management approach with tasks from above and elsewhere
TASK: Rick prepare the Gov’s report for the upcoming meeting, send it out before Thanksgiving holiday so other members can review.
TASK: Jim to follow up with NASCO contacts
TASK: Calah To-do list clarifying recurring items; initiate group email thread and strategy document, compile report
- Website status
- Report to Govs
- Previous pushed items
- NASCO report??
Convened: Calah, Rick, Jim
Next meeting date: December 15th 12:30 pm Pacific
- Convenor – Rick
- Facilitator – Calah
- Notekeeper – Jessie?
- Timekeeper – Annie?