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June Community Calendar

Lindsey Catherine Cornum Jun 13

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SUN JUNE 12

12:30pm • Free
MEETING: RADICAL EDUCATORS BOOK CLUB. Educators and those interested in pedagogical practices are invited to come discuss the book What Does it Mean to Be Well Educated? by Alfie Kohn. Kohn’s book questions how we determine what “well-educated” means and how such a standard is decided in our society. Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • stina@riseup.net

TUE JUNE 14
6-7:30pm • Free
ACTION: FAIR FOOD POTLUCK. Stand with the workers of Mario Batali’s Del Posto Restaurant as they protest illegal practices in their workplace, such as wage misappropriation and discrimination, with a just food potluck. Bring your favorite food that is grown, sold or served by workers treated with dignity to show the owners of Del Posto what just food looks like.
Del Posto Restaurant, 85 10th Ave
917-514-7027 • jeff@rocny.org

6:30pm • Free
ACTION: SLEEP OUT. Opponents of the Mayor’s proposed budget cuts will begin a week-long sleep out on the sidewalk outside City Hall immediately following a rally by DC 37. Sleep out, speak up and fight back against bailouts for the rich and austerity for the rest of us.
Centre St. (btwn Chambers and Spruce Sts)
nocutsny.wordpress.com

TUE JUNE 16-THU JUNE 30
Various times • $7-12
FESTIVAL: HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH. With 18 films from 12 countries, the Human Rights Watch Film Festival offers a week of hard-hitting explorations into social justice struggles around the globe. Visit hrw.org for a full list of films and more information on special screening events.
Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater, 165 West 65th St
212-290-4700 • hrw.org

FRI JUNE 17
7pm • $5
FILM: BROTHER TO BROTHER. As part of Harlem Pride Week, the Reel Resistance Film Series presents a special screening of Brother to Brother, a movie that tells the story of the civil rights and lesbian/gay liberation movements.
Freedom Socialist Hall, 113 W 128th St
212-222-0633 • fsp@nyct.net

SAT JUNE 18
2 pm • Free
PARADE: THE MERMAID PARADE. Celebrate the beginning of summer and the wacky spirit of Coney Island at the nation’s largest art parade.
Begins at W. 21st St. and Surf Ave.
coneyisland.com/mermaid.shtml

4-6pm • Free
FILM: COINTELPRO 101. Join a panel of former political prisoners to watch and discuss the documentary Cointelpro 101, which follows illegal government crackdowns on several liberation movements throughout the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s. The event is hosted by NYC Jericho Movement, NYC Leonard Peltier Defense Offense Committee and the Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Coalition.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
718-325-4407 • jerichony.org

SUN JUNE 19

10:30am-12:30pm • Free
event: PEACE RIDE TO STATEN
ISLAND MUSEUM OF TIBETAN ART. Times Up! invites cyclists of all ages to join them on a ride through Staten Island to visit the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art. The ride will also stop at the historic house of Alice Austen and Fort Wadsworth.
Staten Island Ferry Terminal
timesup.org

MON JUNE 20
1pm • $5 Suggested
FILM: YOU CAN’T BE NEUTRAL ON A MOVING TRAIN. Come watch the autobiographical documentary that follows acclaimed historian Howard Zinn’s trajectory from a shipyard organizer to academic rebel.
New York Society for Ethical Culture
2 W 64th St
212-874-5210 • nysec.org

7pm • Free
PANEL: DETAINED WITHOUT CAUSE: MUSLIMS’ STORIES OF DETENTION AND DEPORTATION IN AMERICA AFTER 9/11. Irum Sheikh, author of Detained Without Cause, an oral history of citizens detained in the post-9/11 Islamophobic
hysteria, joins attorneys Martin Stolar
and Sandra Nichols for a discussion of oppressive law enforcement tactics.
Alwan for the Arts, 16 Beaver St
646-251-0402 • alwanforthearts.org

SAT JUNE 25
12-6pm • Free
PARTY: HARLEM PRIDE DAY CELEBRATION. Celebrate the LGBTQ community and their contribution to the rich culture of Harlem. There will be music, dancing, vendors and more.
Marcus Garvey Park
347-846-0362 • harlempride.org

1pm • Free
PROTEST: NYC RALLY TO BAN FRACKING. As part of a statewide action against the controversial natural gas extraction process known as fracking, a number of local organizations are holding a large rally to demand a permanent ban on fracking, the creation of green jobs and the replacement of fossil fuel and nuclear energy production with renewable, clean energy sources.
Foley Square
888-552-6570 • nofrackny.org

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