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Weekend Green Gathering to Feature Camejo, Aimee Allison, David Zirin, Dr. Agha Saeed, etc
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Tuesday Sep 13th, 2005 12:07 PM
sliding scale . . . workshops and rally Sat., forum (debate) with Peter Camejo and former Green Party Mayor of Santa Monica Michael Feinstein, on Sunday.
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Back to School, Not War!
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Purpose

The purpose of the conference is to bring Green Party members and activists together to discuss issues of political importance to working families, minorities, and average Americans. To achieve this goal we have designed the conference to be an interactive experience between experts in various field and conference participants.

Info at:

http://www.BackToSchoolNotWar.org

If possible, please register on-line by Wed., 9-14, at:

http://www.cagreens.org/plenary

Saturday and Sunday, September 17 and 18
The Forum at Laney College, 900 Fallon St., Oakland
(One block from the Lake Merritt BART station)

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RALLY: Sat., 6–8:00pm
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Recruiters Out of Schools
US Troops Out of Iraq

Guest Speakers include:

- Aimee Allison, Army Conscientious Objector, Green Party Candidate
- Elaine Brown (by phone), Black Panther Party, Green Party Candidate
- Peter Camejo, Green Party candidate for Governor
- Ragina Johnson, College Not Combat Proposition
- Maria Poblet, Deporten a la Migra (Deport the INS)
- Wilson Riles Jr., Former Oakland City Council member
- Dr. Agha Saeed, Chair, American Muslim Alliance
- Clarence Thomas, Longshoreman's Union ILWU Local 10
- plus music and spoken word poetry

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WORKSHOPS: Sat., 8am–4:30pm
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Come participate in workshops on:

- American Muslims and the Patriot Act
- College Not Combat: Military Out of Schools
- End poverty wages: a Calif. Fair Wage Initiative
- Immigrant Rights
- Labor and Greens
- Myths of Genetic Engineering
- Religion/Spirituality and the Green Party
- Resource Depletion, Peak Oil, and Water Scarcity
- Saving Public Education
- Strategies for Universal Health Care
- Tips and Tricks to Get the News Media to Cover Your Issue

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SPECIAL SUN. EVENTS: Sun., 9am–4:30pm
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- Symposium on Strategies for the 2006 Campaign, led by gubernatorial
candidate Peter Camejo and former Santa Monica Mayor Mike Feinstein

- Lunchtime Lecture by David Zirin, author of "What's My name, Fool?"
on "Sports and Resistance"

- Green Party of California Working Group and Committee Meetings


PLUS MUCH MORE

PRICE: $20 in advance, per day
Includes light breakfast and lunch

(Sliding scale at the door: $20 to $40 per day)

Laney College is just 1 block from the Lake Merritt BART station.

Sponsored by Oakland and Alameda County Greens and the Green Party of
California