Meeting Minutes 10/2/14

In attendance: Ailyne, Andi, Azaria (moderator), Barbara, Ben, Lacey, Sammi, Diana, Josslyn, John, Mary Beth (note-taker), Toby

Agenda:
“The Sequel”
– Prep for the Beehive Design Collective Workshop
-QTN details
-Cultural appropriation?
-SlutWalk Sign-making
– Early draft – November Event Calendar
— Natural / healthy skin skillshare
— Nov 7th – Artist Playing Card Fundraiser
— Nov 16th – ARAN movie and potluck
— Nov 20th – Trans* Day of Remembrance
–Composting workshop
–Event suggestions via email
– Grant-writing committee (B.O.R.I.N.G.)
– New member – form and gifts?
-Facilitator Form – new draft
– Treasury Update
– Disaster prep – pick a date for this discussion?

Azaria was moderator and Mary Beth/Lacey were note-takers.

SLUT WALK
Sign-making – Friday, October 11, 6:30 pm. Josslyn will host. We have markers and some art supplies. Slutwalk Lincoln and individual sign makers will bring poster board/cardboard for signs.

MAGIC THE GATHERING
Azaria suggested this as an event. 

TREASURY UPDATE
$1750.10

BEEHIVE PREP
Saturday 10 am
Vegetarian potluck
Andi & Lacey – hummus
Josslyn – drinks
Ailynn – tea

CULTURAL APPROPRIATION
Concerns were raised over potentially offensive items/art in the Common Root space.
Art work for display in the space will be approved by a group discussion. 

QTN DETAILS
Queer Theater Night
La Cage aux Folles at the Haymarket Theater
October 18, 7:30 pm – dinner at Ali Babba’s at 6:00 pm
$8 tickets if you tell ticket office you are with Common Root, $18 with a meal – individuals can get group rate even if they aren’t going with the group on October 18
Call to reserve tickets

EVENT SUGGESTIONS
Female art show/fundraiser with proceeds going to Planned Parenthood. Possibly hold this event in the spring. Discussed which group money should go to – possibly a local organization (maybe a women’s shelter) rather than Planned Parenthood.
Lesbian Support Group to meet monthly at Common Root.
Voter registration – possible volunteers from Common Root.

NEW MEMBER FORMS/GIFTS

FACILITATOR EVENT FORM CHANGES
Forms for non-key holder hosts. Changes on forms ask for feedback about events.

WRITERS GROUP – discuss further details online

NOVEMBER CALENDAR
No meeting on Thanksgiving
Thursday meeting time – 7:30 pm
November 7 – Artist Card Fundraiser, set up during October 23 meeting
November 12 – Natural/Healthy Skin Beauty Night 6-9 pm – Ailyn
November 16 – ARAN potluck and movie
November 20 – Trans* Day of Remembrance – Hazel Abel park or Capitol then come to CR meeting space after for refreshments and brief CR meeting. Josslyn will check into getting permission for Capitol steps.
Future stuff…
Composting Workshop – Ailyne – postpone to December?
Winter Haven Open Hours during winter – coffee, tea – possibly collaboration with Food Not Bombs
Valentine’s Day Single Party – boozey?

EVENTS AT SPACE WITH ALCOHOL –
Extra $5 a month for insurance. Revisit issue in December. 

DISASTER PREP on the 16th
Talk as a group for half a meeting

THE SEQUEL
-Lacey’s numbers for Antelope
$200 for 4 hours at pavilion
$100 for 4 hours at band-shell
How about Wilderness Park
Are tables free?

COOKING CLASSES
Mahak (from the store downstairs) wants to do classes

GRANT WRITING “BORING Committee”
Write a clear agenda online, then do it
We need to find lists of grant-providers
What do we want money for?
-The Squeal

Common Root Admin