DEC16: ACTION MTG FOR DEC 22 and ART/PROP MAKING IN SUPPORT OF OAXACA

At the NYC Oaxaca Solidarity Network meeting last night (roughly 80 folks
in attendance from a variety of groups) there was agreement around
coordinating a New York City response to the Zapatista call for global
solidarity actions in support of Oaxaca on December 22nd.

Please join us tomorrow, Saturday –

WHAT:
ACTION MTG FOR DEC 22 and ART/PROP MAKING IN SUPPORT OF OAXACA

WHEN:
2:00-3:00pm Dec 22 Action Meeting
3:00-7:00pm Art/Prop Making (see needs below)

WHERE:
The Change You Want To See Gallery and Convergence Stage
84 Havemeyer St at Metropolitan Ave, Williamsburg
(Directions at http://www.hopstop.com)
http://www.thechangeyouwanttosee.org
917-202-5479 or 646-221-7845

WHO:
Anyone! But it’d be great to have some folks with experience with stencil
making, prop making, etc to be on hand to help folks without experience.

We’ll be making visuals that can be used in the Dec 22 actions and the
ongoing vigils at the U.N.

NEEDS:
If you can get any of the following, please bring

cardboard (1, 2 and 3 ply – the bigger the better, and ideally with as
few creases as possible – refridgerator boxes are the best)

tape (duct, masking, packing.. anything with durability and strength)

box cutters and scissors

markers and sharpies (the larger the better and in multiple colours)

string and rope

fabric (by the roll ideally – there are many places in the city (canal st.
for example) where rolls of fabric can be purchased at a reasonable price

paint (spray paint, house paint, artist paint – primary colors + black and
white are best but everything helps)

glue ( white glue, glue stick, hot glue)

staplers w/ staples

paper (large sheets and by the roll)

mylar (the best possible material for making stencils can be purchase at
art supply stores)

wood (1 inch x 2 inch x 8 foot pieces come in bundles of 12 can be
purchased at any wood supply store

cardboard tubes (often times these can be found in dumpsters outside of
clothing manufactures)

screws (1 inch, 1.5 inch 2 inch, 2.5 inch coarse threaded drywall screws)

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