Present: Sarah, Will, Madigan, Ashley
Facilitators: Ashley and Madigan
Note taker: Sarah
-Bringing on Jessie (Ashley's friend) as bookkeeper
-table until after England
-start her on contract basis? set up Quick books for us?
-can she come to NYC to train, skill-share with us?
we could come to Hudson Valley for training?
-FJC says next step is to present ideas to Janine
-Will's friend who does this at mediation collaborative
email FCJ, let them know there is a precedent.
-Reimbursement for health costs
-Monthly amount or accumulating/bank system
-Set up working group (Will and Mad) to make proposal,
present at next call.
-Check in on next call
-Next collective call-January 26th, 3-5 EST
-hiring someone to answer admin@ account. General web
-stipending for the webadmin gig
-will will check in with seven
-$100/month? Ask them what feels fair.
-contracting help with drupel, etc.?
-let jonah just continue with
-we have commitment from volunteers, if they don't come through,
look for other people.
-due at and of this month
-will and Ashley tag team this, ash create outline before UK trip and post on open plans.
-ask for an extension?
-have something to look at by 1/26 meeting
-Navigating the Space books
-Sarah communicate with Amy (printer) about mailing to our
-Ashley will respond to New Harbinger, wait until Sascha gets
back to seriously discuss.
-tentatively approved, re-evaluate after trip
-keep track of what we spend.
-our individual projects/priorities/plans over the next couple months
-each think about this, revisit in the future
Will's Thoughts on Job Areas as Starting Point:
GENERAL: Roles are not fixed, they are more like a main area; we always
do things beyond our role as work needs it
ALL: Website Member interaction, Public Speaking, Transparency
Ash: Finances, Design, Publications, Schwag+Materials Coordination
Will: Web, Publications
Sarah: Office + Volunteer coordination
Mads: Events coordination, NY Organizing
Sasch: NY Organizing, local groups communication, Outreach
Sarah coordinates info@, orders@
Sascha coordinates support@
Madigan coordinates events@
-as stuff comes in to office/FJC, email Sarah so she can send
-track on database
-have formal draft for bigger funders, also write hand-written
-maintaining relationships with media, creating allies
-general inquiries box?
-combination of email and letters
-proving really challenging to set up…
-invest in a program like filemaker pro to get started
-does fountain house have a copy we can use?
-Sarah and Will talk and research this
-shared google spreadsheet of organizational to-do list
-writing projects: drug withdrawal guide, support manual
-Will has made headway on `how to go off of drugs' document
-related project-what are psych meds all about…,
what to look at before going to drugs...
-possible collaboration with freedom center
-What do we want to do with the support manual?
-Have design contest for cover art
-t-shirt design contest
-talk about at next meeting
-minneapolis $ issue - some kind of mutual project?
-looking for seed money…, they came up with what they want money for. how to get non-profit status?
-send them some money for mutual project?
-put a little more thought into whether it would be better to
collaborate with them to raise money or give them money…,
-Will email them back, we are considering this, help them set up
FJC account, think about collaboration ideas, narrow it down.
-seed grant idea=for specific project, not general $$
-NCOR / Events Planning
-Collaboration with Freedom Center? Proposal was sent in
a month ago.
-Contact Leah Harris in DC, contact Freedom Center…
Are they still planning to go?
-Local East Coast Icarus folks represent us? Sarah go?
-Madigan will contact Freedom Center, NYC Icarus list,
discussion forum, Philly contacts.
-open office hours restart on 1/26
-Madigan leaving tomorrow for CA
-Asia trip in March?