Category: Events

Energy Working Group upcoming events in February 2013

Sunday, Feb 3 at 1:30 pm we will record our radio drama with Brian at Glenwood. We need at least 8 individuals to read for the various characters. Pizza will be provided! see the invitation at

Tuesday, Feb 5 at 5:30 pm City Council meeting in downtown Greensboro.

Wednesday, Feb 6 Informational meeting on Duke Energy rate structures, long-term business plans and rate hike bills, at Glenwood Coffee and Books.

Sunday, Feb 10 at 2 pm is the Second Sunday Energy Movie Matinee at Glenwood. See the invitation at

Monday, Feb 11 in Raleigh a North Carolina Utilities Commission public hearing is being held on Duke and Progress energy’s 20 year business plan, which includes expansion of nuclear, coal, and gas production, rather than renewable resources, along with ongoing rate hikes to the public. We are planning to attend the meeting with other energy activists from NC to demand that our voices be heard. Please email if you’d like to travel with us. All are welcome!

Monday Feb 18 is a national climate convergence rally in Washington DC. Please stay on the look-out for further info on this event.

Grassroots Action on Progress and Duke Energy, Fracking in NC

Duke  Roundtable Meeting Dec 1 at Glenwood Coffee and Books in Greensboro 11:00-4:00.  

Grassroots organizations from across the state are meeting next Saturday to organize and coordinate efforts against proposed rate hikes from Duke and Progress Energy companies, as well as nuclear energy proliferation and other pressing energy issues, with the coming legislative session. Please come join members of the Occupy Greensboro Energy Working Group, Greenpeace, and NC WARN, and others concerned with exploitation of natural resources and dirty  energy  profiteering in NC. Bring a bag lunch.

Contact for more info.

FrackFree NC goes live!  The alliance of NC organizations working against fracking in NC  launched the website today:  Go to
You’ll find great resources on  this issue – and it will be a one-stop website for event and issue updates.  There’s an online petition too.

Grassroots Frack Strategy Meeting Dec. 8 at the Summit (at Haw River State Park north of Greensboro). If you would like to join us for a day-long grassroots strategy gathering on December 8th to keep NC Frack Free, please click here for online registration involved/meeting-registration/

Registration, including lunch, is just $10,  deadline is Nov. 29.


Anniversary Celebration Legal Defense Fund Benefit Playlist

Howdy folks.

You should be able to view the entire show from October 14 at this link on you tube.  Thank you to Brian with Digital Restoration Services for filming and uploading the event, and to all the artists and activists who made it possible, including John Kernodle, Maurus Monk, Ben Lassiter, Julia Kimmel, Black Lotus Society, Screaming By Me, and Laila Nur.


Occupy Greensboro October 14, 2012 Birthday General Assembly Notes

Thanks to all who participated in the Anniversary Celebration GA, community potluck and legal defense fund benefit. Thank you especially to the musicians, to Glenwood Coffee and Books, and to Mark, Carol, and John who pulled the celebration together, tastefully!


Facilitator: John Kronodle

Stack: Mark Spritz

Notes: Emiley Joyce

Participants: 26

Greetings: Name and a brief description of why you joined occupy



-Rules and Hand signals


*Buttons for sale and or donation

*Citizens United teach in at Elon see Brian.

*Foreclosure meeting Thursday nights 5:3pm0 books store pizza, beer, or money for.

*Energy working group Movie matinee First sunday of the month starting november             through January from 2pm- 3:30pm at Glenwood Coffee and Books.

*Employmenting Meeting-11am saturday at Glenwood Coffee and Books

*After General Assembly Party


*Raising the city wide minimum wage. No vote taken, suggested working group.


*Supporting the robin hood tax

*Citizens United/ updates with city council

-Parking Lot

*Occupy in Spring

*Lower drinking

*Future Protest

* Direction of Occupy


We only get one shot at this vote

On Tuesday October 2, 2012 City Council members will cast their vote to pass a resolution to AGANIST Citizens United. Greensboro will be the 11th city in North Carolina to do so. Please join us at City Hall and fill its chamber and halls with people who understand how toxic this decision is. We must all stand together on this issue please! The resolution will be item #30 on the agenda and will be heard sometime after the 7:30 break. If you wish to speak during the public speaking portion of the meeting you mush sign in before 5:30. Buttons AGAINST Citizens United will be passed out so we can be clearly picked out by Council. Thanks for your help!!

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