02 - February 20, 2006 6:30 - 8:00
Location: Flowers, 4247 University Way
Present: Bill Carr (meeting organizer); Micheline; Suzanna; Robert Zverina
We started with some introductions...
Micheline is founder and president of Francophones de Seattle. She
is a strong bus advocate and would like to see outreach to people of all
ages and needs.
General discussion about how a carfree club/movement could be organized
and what it should aim to do. The ambitious goal of previous meeting was
to determine the identity, goal(s), and name of the group during this meeting,
but that didn't happen.
The discussion over dinner ranged over many aspects of cars and their
alternatives, with a lot of attention paid to attracting people other than
bicyclists. It was a agreed that if a club is formed, it should be inclusive
and accentuate fun. Various events were discussed: Metro day trips, costume
parties on bus, carfree movie nights, sticker swaps.
To broaden outreach, it was suggested that we work to organize through community
centers such as the one on
and ecology organizations such as
NEXT MEETING: SILKSCREENING SESSION & AGITPROP
Sunday March 19 2006
5:30 pm - 9 pm
3955-B Fremont Ave N (Rob Z's house)
(Easy to reach by
Bring t-shirts, poster board, or anything else you'd like to silkscreen
these designs on. (Host will provide screens
and ink.) Bring stickers, posters, zines, patches, and other carfree propaganda
to throw on the free table. Food and drink items also always welcome. Or
just come and chat.
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Want to get in on the action? Please