SOCC Collective Minutes- January 13, 2014
Present: 8 members
Suggestion to move to biweekly- as Daphne has class overlapping best socc mtg time
Leat also has biweekly UVSS meetings- could alternate for minimal conflict
the doodle poll has 6 people for Monday at 5pm,
5 at 4:30, but boma, meris, erica cannot make it till 5
→ will switch to biweekly- will set up
Sign up to table for CCU- wednesday Jan 15 and 16th
sign up sheet for CCU days on the board! is looking good.
write down the time and get ready to talk and be welcoming
→ WEN will help make a flyer to handout- upcoming events, SOCC location, contact info
Leat- work study position- Resource Coordinator
Two jobs (EQHR and SOCC) 31 hours completed for socc, with 69 hours remaining. she Cannot continue at SOCC due to the limitations
→ Job will be posted January 14th, will sit open for 1 week
suggestions- more mainstream- not super sad
Akira- pretty intense
Barbershop (not this one- too many stereotypes…)
→ the we and the I (iiiiii people want it) chosen! will try to get a copy
fruitvale station (too intense! really )
glimpses of heaven (i)
gandi- too long!
Location: off campus- erica or meris.
→ tentatively 31st. 7pm
thursday afternoon- Erica, yan, wen, boma,
→ february 6th, 2013 12 – 4pm
→ February 24th moved the deadline.
get a handout set up…
erica, meris, leat, wen- will meet- doodle poll
→ boma will touch base with other folks about what helps with pulse….
Harsha Walia- Book Launch- undoing border imperialism
Proma requested: can socc get involved~ 100 people. food costs covered already
time and effort making/transporting food? pretty flexible
→ meris is willling to make a stew/soup day before- needs transport.
→ Erica, Yan also interested in volunteering
invited socc (and others, like ACSA, BHAS) to get involved/co-organize
friday feb 28th
closing event – recap and honor individuals/organizations
possibly at uvic, music performance- drumming
meet sunday at 4 (at pulcherie’s house)
Boma has roles with VACCS and cannot represent socc alone at these meetings
Boma will talk with carmen about booking space in the SUB ~28 february
Yan will attend this upcoming meeting and check it out.
other folks are interested in this partnership, but super busy
External Donation Requests.
Stolen Sisters Memorial March
Feb 14th- $9000 budget overall, $3000 so far.
t shirts, honoraria, postering, etc.
$50 donation and offer of assistance- volunteering and people-power help
Toronto-based organisation: Speak Sudan- east african youth
request assistance for travel costs (1300 CAD) to go from nairobi Kenya to Toronto, Canada.
no- not local, not connected
UVic Global Community Buttons
Leat explained cute new buttons
symbol for international students looking for helpful people on campus
sparked a bit of a conversation about the welcome centre/ uvic orientation tours
several members have overheard inaccurate or “off” descriptions of the advocacy groups
meris and boma will meet wednesday at 4:30 to write a short letter
describing this and suggest actions/work that the welcome centre can take to improve tours.
send an email to other advocacy groups- asking for input, suggestions. 🙂