1/23/19 Meeting Wrap up

The slides from the 1/23/19 SBA Senate Meeting can be found here,audio can be found here.

Important meeting takeaways:

  • Although in Japan, our SBA President is still president-ing (all of his contact info can be found on slide 2).
  • Some Resources for Furloughed Federal Employees:
    • Temple Food Bank, donate or pick up: “Cherry Pantry
      • Room 224A , Second Level, Student Center North
      • Tuesday, 1pm – 5pm; Wednesday, 1pm -5pm; Thursday: 4pm – 8pm
    • Philabundance
    • Admission to Philly institutions
    • NASWA compiled resources
    • Unemployed workers should text FEDSD to 898-211 to receive updates and information through 2-1-1 via text. The text code will be active throughout the shutdown. When FEDSD is texted to 898-211 it will direct subscribers to specific resources and how to connect with a 2-1-1 center if their need is urgent. Through PA 2-1-1, the United Way of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, and the American Federation of Government Employees District 3.
  • The Barrister’s Ball is Friday, March 22nd at Vie
    • Tickets will go on sale next month (anticipated 2/19)
    • Theme is ‘Old Hollywood’
    • Dietary needs can be met on site
  • The budget allocations for Spring 2019 can be found here.
  • Resolutions:
    • Class Speaker Elections Bylaws Amendment – Passed by unanimous vote
    • 2019 Budget Allocations – Passed by unanimous vote
  • New Business, Old Business, Shameless Plugs, etc.
    • Please be respectful of organizations’ events
      • Do not simply show up to events to take food and leave
      • Food leftover from is placed in the cafeteria after meetings, help yourself at that time
      • A suggestion to organizations to avoid this: place food in the front of the room (somewhere where it would be awkward for someone to take food from if they are not planning to stay for the event)

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