SAN JOSE, CA: Santa Clara County MTA Monthly Meeting

January 2, 2019

MONTHLY MEETING
Wed., Jan 2, 2019
Location:  San Jose Peace and Justice Center, 48 South 7th St., San Jose, 95112
(Between Santa Clara and San Fernando, parking available behind house)

6:00 -7:00 PM Social Hour/ New Member Orientation – Join Us for Pizza
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Main Meeting
Volunteer Opportunity: Timekeeper and Note taker
Approve Agenda & Ground Rules (2 Min)
GROUND RULES   Work on consensus basis * Step up / Step back * Try on the process * Don’t interrupt / raise hands / use a stack * Turn off cell phones * Talk to everyone (not facilitators) * Expect unfinished business * Leave your ego at the door * Lead by example
Introductions (3 min) Timekeeper and Notetaker
Successes (5 min)
Coordinating Council Reports (60 min)
Finance (5 min) Fundraising, Confirm $500 donation to National in 2018
Outreach (15 min) Orchard City, TWW, Foothill, Women’s March, Barnstorming
Political Action (15 min) Lofgren, Khanna, Harris, Trello assignments
Education (15 min) Movie night schedule, Economic module, Democracy Strategy Summit
Infrastructure (10 min) National report, CA Affiliate, MEP for new members
Calendar (5 min):
• Jan 26  – CC Meeting/Annual Strategy Planning, 10am-12pm (Judith’s House)
• Jan. 19 – Women’s March
• January - SCC MTA Strategic Planning (need date)
• February 20 – Movie Night “The Brainwashing of My Dad”
• February/March -  Democracy Strategy Summit
• March 13 - TWW Presentation 6:45 pm
• March/April – Barnstorming Event
Book Study Discussion (40)
• “How We Win” by George Lakey
• George Lakey speaks about "How We Win" (81-minute video presentation)
o Part 1 (30 minutes): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lrq2RSLdWz0
o Part 2 (51 minutes):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqbgnulDMc4
New Business (5 Min)
Pass the Hat: 2018 Tax Deductible Donation to MTA (See below to write check)        
DONATIONS:  PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SANTA CLARA COUNTY MOVE TO AMEND AFFILIATE!
To make a donation, write a check to "Human Agenda" and either mail to Move To Amend, P.O. Box 5397, San Jose, CA 95150-5397 OR hand to Gerry Hunt.  Cash is also accepted.

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