COPE Executive Meeting

12 Jan 2020

WRITTEN TABLE OFFICE REPORTS

 

Co-chairs – Nancy & Tristan

 

Tristan:

 

SRO Rent Control campaign

  • >140 people signed online petition
  • We phone banked on Dec 7: 25 confirmed for rally, 11 signed up to speak, 3 wrote letters
  • 75 speakers signed up, speakers cancelled, motion passed unamended
  • Mayor has written letter to province; next step pressure campaign on province

 

Holiday Fundraising drive (thanks Gabriel!)

  • Monthly donors: $800 in new monthly donations from 42 new donors (av level $19 / month)
  • One-time donations: $1,850 in one-time donations, including a $1,200 cheque which he will give annually (basically a $100/month PAC but he prefers cheque
  • We did not ask existing PAC holders to increase yet! Gabe will be working until Jan

 

Nancy:

 

Sanctuary

 

-Continue to work reaching out to form a stronger coalition. Organizing a Community discussion in collaboration with Carmen Aguirre and her new theatrical production. Consultation with allies in USA in the same matter. Organizing a community meeting with Mexican consulate as well as with the political LA groups to ask them to endorse and participate. 

 

Union 

-Working with the  VDLC  in areas of international solidarity, undocumented workers and other possible local actions. We also are discussing with UFCW a possible partnership on urban workers. 

Fundraising

-Supported and will continue to support Gabriel and Tristan’s Fundraising efforts to obtain our target as planned. 

Pride

Submitted application for the 2020 year vendor’s space. 

 

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Treasurer – Zach

 

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Fundraiser – Connie 

 

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Membership – Sara

 

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Corresponding – Rocco

 

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Recording – vacant

 

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