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Mill Valley:U.S. Senate Candidate challenger for Kirsten Gillibrand's U.S. Senate seat:NY

Friday, December 04, 2009
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Event Type:
415 479 1888
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Friday, December 4, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Jonathan Tasini
U.S. Senate Candidate
Speaking in Mill Valley
Jonathan Tasini, the progressive challenger for Kirsten Gillibrand's U.S. Senate seat (New York) in 2010 will be speaking in Mill Valley on Friday, December 4, at the Homestead Valley Community Center, 315 Montford Avenue. He'll be introduced by Norman Solomon.
Tasini is a strong voice for single-payer healthcare, human rights, social equity, the end to foreign military occupations, the environment and more. See There is a suggested $25 minimum contribution for the Tasini campaign. Come hear him speak and let's help get him elected!
Homestead Valley Community Center
315 Montford Avenue, Mill Valley


Contact: Task Force on the Americas

Dale Sorensen · 415/924-3227 · mitf [at]

Bay Area group to organize observers for 2010 Colombia elections

Ted Lewis, director of human rights programs at Global Exchange, will discuss the role of international observer missions in Colombia in the context of violence, mass displacement, and the presence of armed illegal actors. He will speak at the Redwoods Presbyterian Church, 110 Magnolia Avenue, Larkspur on Friday, December 4 at 7:30 PM.

Colombia will hold national elections for members of congress early next year at a time when the government is rife with scandals. Over the last year, more than 83 members of the Colombian national congress have been indicted for affiliation with illegal paramilitary organizations financed by the drug trade. The disgraced members, mainly from the governing coalition of President Alvaro Uribe, represented a third of Colombia’s House and Senate seats. The penetration by paramilitary groups into the government heightens concerns for a free and fair election process in 2010.

This program is sponsored by The Task Force on the Americas. A $5-10 donation is requested. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. For more information, call 415/924-3227.


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