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Title: The War on Women and the Battle to Save CalWORKS
START DATE: Thursday July 26
TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details:
New Valencia Hall, 747 Polk Street, San Francisco
Event Type: Panel Discussion
Contact NameMerle Woo
Email Addressbaradicalwomen [at] earthlink.net
Phone Number415-864-1278
AddressNew Valencia Hall, 747 Polk St., San Francisc
San Francisco: Public Forum

The War on Women and the Battle to Save CalWORKs.

In two years in office, Governor Jerry Brown has drastically cut CalWORKS, a welfare program for poor parents, mostly women of color. A panel of speakers strategizes how to rescind these budget reductions and build a movement to fight all social service cuts. Thursday, July 26, 7:00pm. New Valencia Hall, 747 Polk St., SF. Door donation $2-5. Snacks and childcare available. For more information, call 415-864-1278 or email BAradicalwomen [at] earthlink.net. Wheelchair accessible. Sponsored by Sisters United Front for Survival, a project of Radical Women.

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§Panel of Speakers
by Luma Nichol ( baradicalwomen [at] earthlink.net ) Thursday Jul 19th, 2012 2:58 PM
Speakers on the panel are confirmed!

--Tiny, member of the welfareQUEEN's project, Co-editor Poor Magazine/Poor News Network/Prensa POBRE, revolutionary journalist & poet

--Christina López, Seattle's Sisters Organize for Survival co-founder, & Freedom Socialist Party Vice-Presidential candidate

--Latania Williams, mother denied CalWORKS due to resolved drug misdemeanor

-- Amy Gray, Sisters United Front for Survival Coordinator, queer mom, public worker and Radical Women leader