Smith Association of Class Activists
Minutes // Tuesday, October 19, 2010
• Introductions! Backgrounds!
• Davey Shlasko, Smith alum, coming to Smith to hold a workshop
o Monday, November 15th 6:30-8:30pm
o How class affects house community, classroom climates, friendships, etc.
o Making sure people are aware of their class background, can describe it, and are comfortable discussing it with others and asking others about their class backgrounds
o Learning about distribution of resources in the United States
o How does class play out at Smith
• Org website coming soon
• Thanksgiving housing fee went down from $80 to $55
o Still an outrageous increase from $15 in 2009
Especially since other schools in the area don’t charge for staying on campus
We still have to buy our own food, there’s no housekeeping, etc.
• We need to start making posters for our meetings! Spread the word!
• Diversity at Smith pamphlet only mentions class for one line
• Counter “I am Smith” phenomenon during prospie weekend with a project showcasing our stories
• What resources are on campus?
• Next meeting!
o Tuesday, October 26, 2010 to make posters! In CC 204 from 7:30-8pm! Come join! It will be fun and relaxing!