[mgj-announce] The Mobilization is Upon us! All hands out against
the World Bank and IMF!
mgj at riseup.net
mgj at riseup.net
Thu Apr 22 13:41:08 EDT 2004
Mobilization for Global Justice **forward widely***
April Mobilization update
www.globalizethis.org 202-588-1529 mgj at riseup.net
THE MOBILIZATION HAS BEGUN!!! ALL HANDS ON DECK!!!
COME OUT! COME OUT! FOR THE MOBILIZATION FOR GLOBAL JUSTICE!
April 21-25 Washington DC
In this update:
*Scenario (events, meetings and such)
* Welcome center
* Contact and plugging in information
* Housing (we are doing our best, please offer it if you have it)
* Volunteers are needed for Saturday!!!
General spokes meetings during the mobilization:
(All meetings are at St. Stephens Church, 16th and Newton NW see below for
**Major Mobilization Sat 4/24**
Come Out!! Come Out!!
AGAINST the World Bank & IMF and
FOR a Just world
Saturday - April 24th
Franklin Square, DC (14th & K)
www.globalizethis.org // 202.588.1529
At Noon in Franklin Square, where local and global voices will join together
to oppose the devastation wrought by these institutions to healthcare and
womens rights and to kick off the event!
::CACEROLAZO & MARCH:: (bring your pots & pans!)
In the style of Argentinean protest, bring your pots, pans, whistles, drums,
and noisemakers as we march to the doors of the profiteers of global
economic destruction. On our way to thaw World Bank, we will visit the
homes of corporations that profit off the Banks destructive policies.
::FESTIVAL OF RESISTANCE::
The march will come back to Franklin Square for a Festival of resistance!
Guerilla poetry workshops
Free food from Food not Bombs!
A Really Really Free Market
An Asymmetrical tug of war
Dunk your least favorite economist
Rhythm workers Union drumming up a storm.
And so much more!
Organizations that want to get involved in the festival, email
mgj at riseup.net, call 202.588.1529
-Actions are being planned autonomously to have a presence in the city on
Friday. To get involved, come to a general meeting in DC or email to
mgj at riseup.net
March for Womens Lives
MGJ Global Justice Contingent, big puppets, rhythm workers, will march with
the main march.
Meet up as close to 14th and Constitution, juts look for the big goddess
puppets and lots of flags.
*Radical Cheerleaders will have a feeder march with a radical critique,
lots of cheers, a good time all around (info, www.radicalcheer.org). Meet
at Stanton Park (C St. NE, between 4th and 6th St. NE) 9:00am for a free
Food not Bombs breakfast.
ChoiceUSAs Young Peoples All Access March will have a feeder march too
Go to www.globalizethis.org for a full calendar of events including
teach-ins and trainings, or stop by the welcome center for a packet of
information including a calendar and public transit info.
St. Stevens Church 1525 Newton St. NW
16th Street & Newton Street, NW
(Green Line Metro, get off at Colombia Heights. Take the south exit and walk
west of Irving until 16th. Take a right and walk 3 or so blocks to Newton,
Metro Buses S2, S4)
The week of April 20-24, the welcome center will be open:
FRI: 2-on (doors closed at 10, well be there, knock)
SAT: Open in the AM and again after the actions downtown.
Friday & Saturday nights, Food Not Bombs will feed at the Welcome Center
HTML (housing, transport, medical, legal)
-Ride & Housing board is available at www.globalizethis.org
-Were trying to meet other housing needs Friday & Saturday night
-To request housing, email mgj at riseup.net or call 202.588.1529
-Use the ride board
-Check out buses coming down with ChoiceUSA at www.choiceusa.org/march
-Legal Line 202-544-8611
*Friday & Saturday*
This means either YOU have been arrested or you know someone has been
arrested and you KNOW WHO THEY ARE. This is NOT a check-in line, so
please ONLY ARREST CALLS.
-Observers & a help line are available. Anyone planning autonomous actions
please contact us (mgj at riseup.net, 202.588.1529) so we can alert legal.
-TRAININGS in legal observing and know your rights will be offered,
contact us if you want to get involved
- March coordination: Joey at jhipolito at ufcw.org
- Media: David at davidlevy at cepr.net or 202-288-2283
- Welcome center: mgj at riseup.net (phone # will be up soon)
- Legal 202-544-8611 ARREST ONLY
- Medical: peterhollin at yahoo.com
WE NEED YOUR HELP!!!
(contact: mgj at riseup.net/202.588.1529)
-We need volunteers for Saturday to help out with various parts of the
-We also need donations of:
*Copies (in DC)
-Organizations who want to get involved in the festival Saturday afternoon
Thanks to all who have made this week possible!!! See you all Saturday!
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