[mgj-announce] Upcoming MGJ Stuff
rob at essential.org
Fri Sep 20 14:33:14 EDT 2002
UPCOMING MGJ STUFF
1. People's Summit (Sunday)
2. Puppet march proposal (Saturday)
3. Puppet making (Fri, Sat., Sunday)
4. Legal training and info (Sunday, Weds., Thurs, Fri)
5. Phone banking for Tuesday demo with HERE (Monday)
6. Call for donated supplies
- also: full schedule of events next week coming soon -
LOCAL STRUGGLES - GLOBAL VISION: =20
A PEOPLE'S SUMMIT ON SOCIAL JUSTICE =20
Guest Speakers Include: Starhawk, author and activist and Dennis Brutus,
former political prisoner in South Africa =20
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 12:00 =A1V 5:30 P.M. =20
University of the District of Columbia =20
4200 Connecticut Avenue, N.W. B
chagall at disorder.primate.net
Hey Hey Hey!
We're taking to the streets tomorrow afternoon to let
folks know about the impending demonstrations against
the IMF and the World Bank and need a few more fun-
loving folks to come out and work with puppets and
flags as we wind our way through some of DC's finest
We'll meet at 4pm at a NW location still being
decided, and it should last for about two hours.
Please let me know if you can come! It will
definitely be a high- energy occasion and a great
chance to learn how to use the puppets and talk to
regular folks about global justice.
Because another world is still possible, Alix
forthewild at yahoo.com
get yer yayas out....
help with image creation; puppets; banners; etc...
no experience neccesary ( but all experience welcome!!)
@ the doghouse FRIDAY....day time and 7-10pm
SAT 1--6 plus
SUN 1--6 into the evening
RSVP if you can!see below
> DOGHOUSE: 1 mile from Takoma Metro, walk down Carroll Ave twds 7-11, keep
> going, @ the TPSS Coop, go Right on Sycamore, Left on Beech, garage behind
> 405 Beech Ave.
DRIVING: Beech is a one block long street between Sycamore and Woodland
Aves, both of which run between Route 410/East West Highway and Elm Ave.
Sycamore is next to TPSS Coop on 410! From WDC, take 13th to Piney Branch,
RIght on 410/East West Highway/Philadelphia @ FIrehouse go Left, get in
Right Lane, go Right onto Sycamore, Left on Beech, garage behind
> 405 Beech Ave.
email or call if you need more info!!!
nbloch at igc.org
ACC/MGJ/Community Legal Trainings
The D.C. Justice & Solidarity Collective cordially invites you to a legal
training for the upcoming demonstrations organized by the Anti-Capitalist
Convergence and the Mobilization for Global Justice. Organizers,
participants, and community members are welcome.
We will review Basic Rights and Possible Charges in the District of
Columbia, possible Encounters with Police, Info for High-Risk Groups,
The System: D.C. Jails & Courts, Solidarity, Tips for Affinity Groups,
and Videography. We will have an immigration lawyer on hand Wednesday
evening to answer any questions. Copies of the demonstration manual will
made available (and will be up on our web site soon!).*
Anyone wishing to volunteer with the collective must attend a full-length
training - we'll have volunteer check-in's at the end.
Also - we have not been able to locate a space for Wed. & Thur. evenings,
if anyone has any ideas (or just a general question), please contact us
Keep up the great work!
LEGAL TRAINING SCHEDULE (tentative)
SUNDAY, SEPT. 22 (Get your training out of the way!)
3-6 pm AFSC Office, 2211 14th St NW (near Florida)
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 25
11-2 ACC Convergence Space (in Mt. Pleaseant)
2-5 ACC Convergence Space (in Mt. Pleaseant)
7-10 TBA - an immigration lawyer will be present to answer any
THURSDAY, SEPT. 26
11-2 ACC Convergence Space
2-5 ACC Convergence Space
FRIDAY, SEPT. 27, 12-12:30, 2-5, 10 min. @ spokes
12-12:30 MGJ Space, brief Know Your Rights
2-5 MGJ Space, (solidarity not included)
Collective Contact Info:
D.C. Justice & Solidarity Collective
email: info at justiceandsolidarity.org
web: www.justiceandsolidarity.org (to be updated soon)
phone: (202) 462-9627
*Disclaimer: We will do our best to have NLG lawyers on hand to answer
any questions, but given the number of trainings, this may not always
be possible. The trainings will be presented for informational purposes
only. Please consult a D.C. licensed attorney for legal advice.
The law collective's site and manual have finally been updated and are
ready for you! check out: www.justiceandsolidarity.org
all questions should go to: info at justiceandsolidarity.org
soon - very soon,
carol w/D.C. Justice & Solidarity Collective
thomasm at seiu.org
Reminder: phonebanking to build turnout for the Sept. 24 rally.
Monday, Sept. 23, 5:30 pm at HERE Local 25 office at 10th and K NW.
And, we agreed to have our next (last?) outreach meeting following the
phonebanking on Monday evening. See you there-Martin
SUPPLY DONATIONS NEEDED, DONATE NOW!!
The following items are needed for the Training/Convergence and Childcare.
The time has come to dig deep into those office supply closets and copy
rooms and give, give, give.
Training/Convergence Needs *************
FREE COPIES!!!! (for the action packet)
Heavy duty and regular Tape
3 Ring Binders
unactivated Sprint cell phones or a cell phone we can borrow for four days
Please contact David Taylor (202)210-4887 david at riseup.net with convergence
Child Care Needs *********************
Please contact monkeyface at riseup.net if you have childcare donations
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