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Posts From March 2012

Collective Agency has many members and growing. There are weekly activities/events: Wednesdays 2pm Lightning Talks for 2 to 8 minute TED-like Talks by members, lunch every weekday 12pm, and conversations often (but mostly people are productive working). This is our blog for members to write updates and share pictures. (Click the blog titles to see pictures and the full post.)

3/27/12 Civics Meeting Notes

I. Welcome  Andrew (web developer, working on social media feed aggregator), Jeffrey S., Nathaniel(testing of K-12 formative assessment), Carol McCreary (boat trip to Alaska May to August, Gates Foundation sponsoring events that Phlush will be involved), Alex (figuring out project on new space).  II.  Current Business  A.  Confirm Election Process (Monday, Council review of proposal: Four affirmative votes.  Civics Meeting: 4 affirmative votes.)  It … Read More

By Resh Inanna,

Categories: Weekly Monday Council, Weekly Tuesday 3:30pm Civics

Coordinating Council Notes March 26, 2012

Fitz, Alex, and Sam present. Updates Panel Room Down Affiliate Program Sam – could abandon it with better financial support Fitz – doesnt seem to encourage much -> more negative then positive Alex – paying people to do stuff for us is not always appropriate Fitz – abandon it in favor of just doing nice … Read More

By Resh Inanna,

Categories: Weekly Monday Council, Weekly Tuesday 3:30pm Civics

Election process review this coming Monday and Tuesday

Hi Council members and all members on the Google Group, and on the website, These are the notes from the Tuesday members democratic meeting: http://collectiveagency.co/2012/03/21/civics-meeting-minutes-32012/ See 2a and 2b for the election process proposal. Election Process was outlined/proposed by members (Jeffrey, Molly, Tom, Andrea). On Monday 4:30pm the Council members will review the outline/proposal and we’ll … Read More

By Alex Linsker,

Categories: Democracy

Civics Meeting Minutes 3/20/12

Posted on March 21, 2012 by jeffreysens 1. Greetings and Warmth Attending: Andrea B (planning Ted X at Concordia U, 2 weeks) Molly D (woo just closed project, and now new project about how global sanitation practices work in U.S. regulation), Tom B (in house recruiting project, going to lots of talks on social movements and economy) Alex L B (mozilla just signed … Read More

By Alex Linsker,

Categories: Democracy, Weekly Tuesday 3:30pm Civics

DeskMag Coworking Tour

Share This: First and foremost, I’m excited to announce that Collective Agency has grown to 53 members! We recently welcomed fifteen Mozilla employees into our space, four of whom have been members for months. This makes us Mozilla’s official Portland location – quite a feat for a space that has yet to see its first … Read More

By Alex Linsker,

Categories: Newsletter

Civics Meeting Minutes 3/20/12

1. Greetings and Warmth Attending: Andrea B (planning Ted X at Concordia U, 2 weeks) Molly D (woo just closed project, and now new project about how global sanitation practices work in U.S. regulation), Tom B (in house recruiting project, going to lots of talks on social movements and economy) Alex L B (mozilla just signed up 15 members–CA is … Read More

By Resh Inanna,

Categories: Weekly Monday Council, Weekly Tuesday 3:30pm Civics

NOTES Coordinating Council 2012.03.19

- Alex [company] signed up!   one former member signed back up via [company] three other members will now be at the new rates via [company] 15 total members via [company] 5 permanent desks 10 regular – coworking tour coming here – 53 members total – fitz will redact names for publication – its going … Read More

By Resh Inanna,

Categories: Weekly Monday Council, Weekly Tuesday 3:30pm Civics

3/13/12 Tue Civics Meeting Minutes

I.  Greetings and Welcome to our Awesome CA Members Attending: Carol, Tom, Jeffrey, Alex   II.  Current Business A.  Discussion of Upcoming Elections: We will be dedicating time over the next few civics meetings to unpacking some of the questions (e.g. voting eligibility, process, position descriptions, etc.) listed at http://collectiveagency.co/2012/03/01/election-structure-team/ Tentative Timeline: April 1: Begin accepting nominations … Read More

By Resh Inanna,

Categories: Weekly Monday Council, Weekly Tuesday 3:30pm Civics

Coordinating Council Notes From Monday 3/12/12

Here are my roughly edited notes from last night’s Coordinating Council meeting. Despite their roughness you should get an idea of what we discussed. – Notes from last time? Fitz sent them out and will this time. - Updates - – Fitz – lost two members since last week. since then we have gained 6 members – … Read More

By Resh Inanna,

Categories: Weekly Monday Council, Weekly Tuesday 3:30pm Civics

Pin Boards for Brainstorming Sessions

When I was in Switzerland last year working with Seecon we used these pin boards for brainstorming sessions. They were really amazing and a great way to dynamically prepare and give a presentation. They don’t look super flashy, but I found they kept people more engaged since it was such a visual process. Super simple, … Read More

By Molly Danielsson,

Categories: Member Initiatives

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