Thursday, March 17, 2011

RI has a Peace and Justice Rally Happening on Saturday

I tried 4 times to download the flyer, but without success...

Here is the info from a recent message about the speakers and schedule...

Speakers list announced! Down Town Meet up pointed added!

Saturday, March 19th: TWO DAYS AWAY

1:00 PM: Rally at Armory Park/Dexter Field: Music, Poetry, Speakers (Located at the corner of Division St. & Dexter St.)

2:00 PM: March For Peace from Armory Park to downtown: Anti Weapons Manufacturing Demo at Textron, Inc!

3:00 PM: Meetup point at City Hall: "Money for Teachers Not For War Demo!" Then to Recruitment Center for Victim's Of Occupation/Bradley Manning Vigil.

4:00 PM: Community Dinner at DARE Community Action Center *(Located at 340 Lockwood Street)

5:15 PM: Workshops: “From Activism To Organizing” with Camilo Viveiros! “Boycott, Divest, Sanction" with Students for Justice in Palestine!

6:30 PM: “Know Your Rights” Legal Clinic with members of the National Lawyers Guild and the D.A.R.E. Behind The Walls committee *Childcare available during workshops & clinic.

Note: Those who wish to attend the Armory Park rally but not the march are welcome to meet at DARE (340 Lockwood Street) for the Community Dinner at 4:00 PM.

RIMC has released the following updated list of speakers:

*Alysha Aziz: Brown Students For Justice In Palestine

*Shaun Joseph: Rhode Island Mobilization Committee to Stop War and Occupation

*Mary Kay Harris: Lead Organizer at Direct Action for Rights & Equality

*Dia Barghouti: R.I. Student raised in occupied Palestine. "Dia has lived through the immediacies of occupation of a people and her current work supports all movements that reinstate human dignity in the face of injustice."

*Rev. Duane Clinker: Open Table of Christ

*Steve Rabson: Brown Coalition Against Special Privileges for R.O.T.C. / Retired Brown University Professor / U.S. Veteran of War

*Chris Murphy: International Socialist Organization

*Joyce Katzberg: RI folk legend / singer-song writer

*Roz Raskin: 2010 Best Local Act in Providence Phoenix Music Polls

*Laura Brown-Lavoie: 2010 Brown University College National Slam

*Fatimah Asghar & Amina Sheikh: WORD Poetry Crew

*Additional anti-war / peace poems from Brown University WORD crew & the Providence Poetry Slam

MARCH ROUTE (From Dexter Field)
*Left down Cranston St., Right on Fricker, Left on Broad St., Over Highway to Weybosset, Downtown, Left to Kennedy Plaza, Left to City Hall, Straight on Washington St., Left on Empire, Right on Weybosset, Over the highway, Straight on Broad Street, Left on Lockwood to D.A.R.E.

The chief sponsor is
the Rhode Island Mobilization Committee to Stop War and End Occupation.


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