California Pirate Party Meeting, April 10, 2017

@orion and @bbridge were present. @laura and @jxxmora5 had the evening off. *President's Report:* We’re registered with Secretary of State and we appear on the website! When registering to vote as a Pirate, be sure to write in “California Pirate Party” as it seems there’s a risk city officials may not count the registration towards our requisite ~100k. @bbridge encourages Pirates to acquire some voter registration cards and prepare for registration drives. Voter registration cards can be found at your respective city hall. *Meetups:* We’ve reached out to the UC…
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California Pirate Party Meeting, March 27, 2017

This was a short meeting. There were audio problems. @orion and @laura were present. @jxxmora5 and @bbridge were out. *Website:* It's been launched! Head to calpirateparty.org and check it out. @laura noted website team is still tweaking things including themes. Let us know if there are suggestions. Additionally, the donation page is up and running. Donations can be made at https://secure.piryx.com/donate/vzntWxnk/California-Pirate-Party/ *Other Stuff:* IRS papers have been submitted. We should be in good standing with the IRS. Thanks @laura and @orion. @orion is working on a press release which we…
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California Pirate Party Meeting, March 13, 2017

*President’s Report:* Intent to qualify as political party paperwork has been submitted. We are awaiting the Secretary of State to send the paperwork back. We are able to register to vote as Pirates, but cannot solicit donations yet. Friendly reminder to all Pirates: Save all receipts if you're making a purchase to assist the party in any way. Please submit receipts to @laura for tax purposes. *Website:* Theme has been selected and design us complete. Web site transfer is currently ongoing as of our Monday, March 13th. Thanks for all…
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California Pirate Party Meeting, Feb 27, 2017

*Officer’s Reports:* President: Brief overview of tonight’s meeting including upcoming launch of website, new video chat service, visiting with bank, and sending off Dept. of State paperwork. Revival of the Blaarg, let’s get people writing short articles/arguments. FCC has rescinded some components of net neutrality, we should be discussing this. Proposes we purchase business cards to hand to folks. Maybe website team can help us out with graphics for the business cards? VP: @jxxmora5 not able to participate today. Still working on deploying new chat technology, called Rocket.chat. We have…
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California Pirate Party Meeting, Feb 13, 2017

Officer's Report: @orion : Concerned about politics at the state and federal levels. We must stay vigilant! Still very interested in reaching out to T-shirt printing company near his house. @jxxmora5 : We’re testing new chat technology! We should do a stress test (previous testing had 4 people online at once.) The new technology is sounding much easier and has many (if not all) of the functions of Google Hangouts. Planning on rolling out new application for February 27th meeting. VP reported on Zarathustra meeting with Greater LA Pirates. Twas…
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