The Watsonville Brown Berets are celebrating their 15th Anniversary on April 25, 2009 from 7-11PM with a dinner and salsa dance!
The Brown Berets have worked in their own community and built solidarity with others for the past 15 years. With a focus on youth, education, social justice, direct action and community events, thousands of people have participated in or been effected by their grassroots activities.
Our program will feature:
Media Presentation by The Brown Berets
Betita Martinez, Chicana Activist, Mentor, Historian and Author of 500 Years of Chicano History & 500 Years of Chicana History.
Simón Sedillo, an indigenous community rights defense organizer and film maker based in Oaxaca, Mexico.
The ticket price includes homemade food (vegetarian or meat), music, a media presentation/program, silent auction & dancing with the incredible live bands:
Flor de Caña!
Salsa DJ Fizzle
Tickets are $25.00 per person including food and dancing. Program and dancing only is $15.00. Students prices are $20 for food and dancing, and $10 for dance only.
Leveled sponsorships (which include tickets and a space in the printed program) are available for 75.00, 150.00, 250.00 & 350.00
The proceeds from this event will support the Watsonville Bike Shack, our new Music and Art programs and ongoing education and outreach in our community.
Our event will be held at the Universalist Unitarian Congregation of Santa Cruz County 6401 Freedom Boulevard, Aptos, California 95003.
Call 831-238-5290 or e-mail brownberets [at] msn.com
to purchase tickets.