Chapter Update

Tomorrow’s Meeting

Friends,

During the last meeting there was an overall agreement to meet mid-month to hammer out details regarding current initiatives. The main initiatives that we plan on discussing are: a Detroit Metro area time bank / Resource library & Z-Day… Continue reading

Dally in the Alley

Fellow open minded individuals,

Tomorrow marks the 35th annual Dally in the Alley festival in Downtown Detroit and our second time exhibiting at the festival. Last year we were overjoyed with the positive response that we received. It’s a fresh… Continue reading

Last Meeting Outline 2/5/2012

"Unite Detroit" (5900 Michigan Ave.) is dissolving and remaining members are merging with "Occupy Detroit". They are to share the 5900 Michigan space. Hans believes this new Occupy development will not threaten our Z Day location at 5900 Michigan Ave. building or the resource library. However, there will need to be a General Assembly with Occupy Detroit to confirm the use of this space. Hans will communicate with Occupy on Zeitgeist's behalf. Occupy Homes campaign has been very active and has saved 4 homes from foreclosure. Occupy has considered the option of becoming shareholders of some banks/businesses in order to attend their shareholder's meetings. This will attract further attention to the Occupy Movement and allow their influence in policy making. A generous landlord in the Detroit area is planning to donate a building or two to the Occupy Detroit Movement. One particular building is located on Woodward and has a store front. The buildings are not currently up to code. Local Union Workers affiliated with the Occupy Detroit Movement would be willing to help restore some of the houses at no cost and the landlord would be willing to finance the restorations as well. In addition, this landlord is considering the purchase and restoration of libraries and schools to make affordable housing projects. Hans will continue to have further discussions with this landlord. Z Day updates: Continue reading