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|Real Talk, Real Action: An Evening with Cheri Honkala, Green Party VP Candidate|
|Date||Sunday October 21|
|Time||6:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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|Silicon Valley De-Bug, 701 Lenzen Ave, San Jose, CA 95126|
|Organizer/Author||Valerie D. Face|
Join us for an evening of Q and A and real talk with Cheri Honkala and some of the Bay Area's premier Hip Hop acts! Hosted by the Santa Clara County Hip Hop Congress@Silicon Valley De-Bug.
Hosted by Shamako Noble
Performing: DLabrie, Rahman Jamaal, Metafizix
With tunes from Malcom H.
Green Party Vice Presidential candidate Cheri Honkala is director of the Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign. She has fought for housing for everyone ever since her experience as a homeless mother in Minnesota in the 1980s. Recently she has become a nationally recognized leader in the fight to resist foreclosures.
The Green Party ticket of Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala is advancing a positive vision called the Green New Deal. The Green New Deal projects a 1930s-style jobs program to restore our schools and universities, transit systems, health care delivery, and environment (see http://www.jillstein.org).
The burning question today is not lesser evils, but the basic direction for our country. Instead of bipartisan bank bailouts, let's invest our national resources in a better world for our children. Instead of holding hunger games, let's build a moral society based on the spiritual values of love and community.
Voting Green in California is part of a long term strategy to build a viable third party for the future. A strong Green Party vote today lays the foundation for the battle in the days ahead.
For more information, please call Shamako at 408-624-2999.