[mgj-announce] US Social Forum 101 Info Call

Ruth Castel-Branco ruthcastelbranco at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 11:02:13 PST 2007

Interested in finding out more about the United States Social Forum?
Want to know how to plug in to the mobilizations?
Have a bunch of questions you want to ask?

The United States Social Forum is organizing a series of Info 101 calls.
See information below if you are interested.


Please Forward
US Social Forum 101 - Informational Call
Wednesday, March 28th
3pm Eastern, 2pm Central, 1pm Mountain, Noon Pacific
(888) 296-6500, access code: 387157#


Last 100 days to the US Social Forum!
Organized by the USSF Outreach Working Group & Outreach Engine


United States Social Forum
Atlanta, GA
June 27-July 1, 2007
www.ussf2007.org  <http://www.ussf2007.org> <http://www.ussf2007.org>

Who and what is registered:

Individuals: http://www.ussf2007.org/en/views/registered_individuals
Organizations: http://www.ussf2007.org/en/views/registered_organizations
Submitted proposals: http://www.ussf2007.org/en/submitted_proposals
Or just visit the website and click on About...

What to Expect?

June 27-will feature site visits around Atlanta, a march and opening
ceremonies then end the day with plenary sessions around major
intersecting issues, networking, arts and culture, dancing, food, book
sellers, green vendors.  Visit issues tents like Water, Democracy,
Africa, Youth, South by Southeast, Palestine, Native Nations,
Immigration, Social Forum of the Americas, Healing Health and
Environmental Justice, and much much more.......

June 28-June 30-Each day is devoted to a principal of movement building.

June 28-sessions and activities that seek to educate and raise our
June 29-sessions and activities that call us to create a vision of
another world
June 30-sessions and activities that help shape strategies for change

July 1-plan to attend the assembly of social movements in the USA to
craft integrated agendas, and build a national calendar of activities,
actions, and unity.

Where will the USSF take place?

We will be headquartered in downtown Atlanta at the Atlanta Civic
Center, the Westin Hotel, Central Park, Renaissance Park, and the
Downtown Marriott. We will also utilize space at the Atlanta Task Force
for the Homeless, Auburn Ave. African-American Research Library, Atlanta
Central Library, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, CARE, the APEX Museum,
Trinity United Methodist Church, and Amnesty International to name a
few.  Community and Cultural events are also being planned for Hammonds
House African American Gallery, 7 Stages Theatre, Horizons Theatre,
Charis Books and More, Gateway Theatre, and Eyedrum.

Where will I stay?

We still have rooms at the Westin! HURRY!  This will be the site of
major USSF activities.

The Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel
2O10 Peachtree St . Atlanta, Georgia 30303 .
Phone: (404) 659-1400 . Fax (404) 589-7424
Attendee-for Group Rates US SOCIAL FORUM Visit
2066903&key=7ED14> &key=7ED14

Single, Double, Triple, Quad: $127.00
Suite: $300.00
Roll away beds: $15.00 per day additional fee

More information -- www.ussf2007.org
Transportation, hotels, volunteer form, call for films and videos, youth
hostel, call for submissions, vendor application, ride and housing share
board, who is registered, what sessions have been proposed,  and more...

Alice Lovelace
National Lead Staff Organizer
United States Social Forum
(404) 586-0460, Ext. 32 office
(404) 525-4728 fax
alovelace at ussocialforum.org

Jo Ann Cooper
Administrative Assistant
404-586-0460, Ext. 11
jo_z46 at yahoo.com

Heather Milton-Lightening
Native Nations Outreach
ienyouth at yahoo.com
Dcmetrolist mailing list
Dcmetrolist at ussf2007.org
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