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Indypendent Staff Apr 27

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fri apr 27
3-6pm
RALLY: “WE HAVE A DREAM: A DAY OF
ACTION FOR IMMIGRANT RIGHTS.”
Music, speakers, speak out.
Washington Square Park (South)
immigrantrightsnyu@gmail.com

apr 27- 29
CONFERENCE: “CLEAN CLOTHES &
FAIR FOOD: A CONFERENCE TO PROMOTE
JUSTICE IN FACTORIES AND FIELDS.”
Sponsored by SweatFree Communities
& The Alliance for Fair Food.
Columbia Law School • 435 W. 116th St.
413-586-0974 • sweatfree.org/conference

sat apr 28
ACTIONS: NATIONAL IMPEACH DAY.
Actions across the city in Central
Park, Coney Island and Staten Island.
Rude Mechanical Orchestra letter
writing/ marching band party in
Tompkins Square Park • 866-973-4463
a28.org • worldcantwait.org

sun apr 29
Noon-3pm
VIGIL: “IMMIGRANT SOLIDARITY/STOP
THE WAR.” Journal Square, Jersey City,
NJ. • cpeacemovement@hotmail.com
1-4pm • FREE/donations encouraged
MUSIC: “DRUMMING FOR DARFUR.”
Global music and dancing in celebration
of Darfurian culture. Please bring
clothing/ school supply donations for
refugees. Tennis House • Prospect Park, Bklyn
Prospect Park West@ 9th St. Entrance
darfur@brooklynpeace.org

mon apr 30
7:30pm • $6-15 suggested donation
FORUM: NACLA REPORT ON THE
AMERICAS RELEASE – “OF MIGRANTS
AND MINUTEMEN:INSIDE THE
IMMIGRATION BATTLE.”
Brecht Forum • 451 West St.
212-242-4201
brechtforum@brechtforum.org

tue may 1
SEE PAGE 3 CALENDAR FOR MAY
DAY AND IMMIGRATION-RELATED
ACTIVISM.

wed may 2
7pm • (Donations for Fundraiser)
“ORGANIZING ACROSS BORDERS
FOR IMMIGRANT RIGHTS.” Learn
about NYC Immigrants in the Zapatistas’
“Other Campaign.” Sponsored for
Movement for Justice in El Barrio.
Bluestockings Bookstore, 172 Allen St.
movementforjusticeinelbarrio@yahoo.com
6:30pm • Free

READINGS: “VOICES OF A PEOPLE’S
HISTORY OF THE U.S.” Introduced and
narrated by author Howard Zinn with
readings from many other big names
and familiar faces.
Cooper Union Great Hall, 7 E. 7th St.
212-353-4195 • cooper.edu

thu may 3
5pm
READING: “THE PUERTO RICAN DIASPORA:
HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES”
w/ co-editor Victor Vázquez-Hernández.
Hostos Community College C Building, 450
Grand Concourse. Bronx. RSVP: nedgecombe@
hostos.cuny.edu • 718-518-4180

sat may 5
12:30-2pm • Free
RIDE: BICYCLE TOUR OF 20 HARLEM
GARDENS IN DANGER OF BEING BULLDOZED.
Ride ends at 2pm at community
work party at Nueva Esperanza Garden,
E. 110th St. and Fifth Ave. xupgardening@
gmail.com. Three meet up places for ride:
12:30pm – Union Square South
1:15pm – NW corner of Fifth Ave. and
59th St

2pm – SE corner of Fifth Ave. and E. 110th St.
1-5pm • Free
“STREET HARASSMENT SUMMIT:
TEEN WOMEN SAY NO! TO STREET
HARASSMENT.” Discussions, screenings
and workshops for girls and
women to speak out about harassment
on the street & strategize on
how women & men can begin to work
toward safe streets for all. Sponsored
by Girls for Gender Equity.
Marta Valle Secondary School
145 Stanton St.
RSVP: Latosha Belton, 718-857-1393
sisters@ggenyc.org • ggenyc.org

may 7-8
CONFERENCE: “A NORTH AMERICAN
LABOR ASSEMBLY ON CLIMATE CRISIS:
BUILDING A GLOBAL MOVEMENT
FOR CLEAN ENERGY.” Bringing together
trade unionists from around the
world. United Federation of Teachers
52 Broadway Ave.
fightbackamerica.net • ilr.cornell.
edu/globallaborinstitute/events/climatechangeconference/
index.html

thu may 10
6pm
PROTEST: PRESIDENT BUSH’S PARENTS
IN MANHATTAN. Former-President Bush
and Barbara Bush will be at the AmeriCares
25th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani Club
Residences, 55 Wall St. Wear a black tie.

fri may 11
7-11pm • $5-10 sugg.
BENEFIT FOR INDYKIDS
Dare End, Miwa Geneni Griffin & the True Believer
ABC No Rio • 156 Rivington St. (btw Suffolk & Clinton)
indykids.net

sat may 12
10am-3pm • Free (contribute $$$ if you
plan to drop off more than 4 items)
ELECTRONICS RECYCLING DAY
IN QUEENS.
Archbishop Molloy High School
53 Manton St • perscholas.org

sun may 13
11am-1:30pm
RADICAL MOTHER’S DAY WALK:
Celebrate Mother’s Day by sharing a
walk with CodePink Women for Peace &
Granny Peace Brigade led by marching
band. Message is “war is never an answer”
& learn how Mother’s Day began
as a women’s response to the carnage of
the Civil War. Meet at Columbus Circle,
59th St & Broadway.

mon may 14
8pm • $10
FILM: “WAR MADE EASY: HOW
PRESIDENTS AND PUNDITS KEEP
SPINNING US TO DEATH.” Fairness
and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR)
hosts the world premiere screening.
Q&A with director Loretta Alper
(Media Education Foundation) and
Norman Solomon. Reception at 7pm.
Anthology Film Archives
32 2nd Ave @ 2nd St.
Tickets: 1-800-838-3006
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/
event/143971 • warmadeeasy.com

wed may 16
7pm • Free
FORUM: “CLIMATE CHANGE,
DESPAIR & EMPOWERMENT” WITH
JOHN SEED. An event intended to
spark individual and community action
in regards to global climate change.
St. Marks Church • 2nd Ave & 10th St.
rainforestinfo.org.au/deep-eco/
johnseed.htm • climate.net.au/

sat may 19
All day
FUN FUNDRAISER: “THE AMAZINGLY
QUEER RACE FOR ECONOMIC JUSTICE.”
Groups compete in Manhattanbased
city wide event, part scavenger
hunt, skills test and more! Raise $250 and
enter as a team, space may be limited.
Register: MaryG@4ej.org • 212-564-3608
x13 • myspace.com/qejrace

wed may 23
5pm
RALLY: “NEW YORK IS OUR HOME:
CAMPAIGN FOR AFFORDABLE RENTS.”
Stuyvesant Town, 1st Ave. (btw 14th and
23rd Sts.) Manhattan • 718-246-7900
x250 • chloe@housinghereandnow.org
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