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Title: KPFA Town Hall Meeting-The Future of Public Transit, Transit Workers & Who Is Running Our
START DATE: Saturday August 31
TIME: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location Details:
At Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall 1924 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA
(Cedar @ Bonita Ave, one block east of MLK Way & three blocks west of Shattuck Ave)
Event Type: Panel Discussion
KPFA Town Hall Meeting
The Future of Public Transit, Transit Workers & Who Is Running Our Transit Systems
What To Do to Defend Public Transit and Public Workers
August 31 (Saturday), 2013
2:00-4:00 PM
At Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall 1924 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA
(Cedar @ Bonita Ave, one block east of MLK Way & three blocks west of Shattuck Ave)
Free
The ongoing crisis in transportation is critical for not only the public but Bay Area transit workers. The Metropolitan Transportation Agency has a plan for expansion that also includes attacks on transit workers, public workers and all public services. This KPFA Town Hall Meeting will include the voices of transit workers, riders and researchers
Initial Panelists:
about what is happening with our transit systems and how to defend the workers, our communities and the public.
You can also listen and watch it on http://www.KPFA.org on our streaming video website.
Dave Lyons - ATU 192 AC Bus Drivers Recording Secretary
Ethel Scott Long - Women’s Economic Agenda Project
Clarence Thomas - ILWU Local 10 Executive Board
Darwin Bond Grahm - Researcher and Journalist on Privatization and Transit Gino Pepi - Past VP ATU 1555
Brenda Barros - SEIU 1021 SF Cope San Francisco General Hospital
Jack Gerson - Retired Oakland Education Association leader & BART rider Yuri Hollie - ATU 1555 Executive Board, Negotiations Committee
Sponsored by KPFA, KPFA WorkWeek, BFUU Social Justice Committee, Labor Video Project For more information email workweek(at)kpfa.org or call (415) 282-1908 Wheelchair accessible
Lets stand up for working people, communities and public transit!



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