Honkala is National Coordinator for the Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign, one of the country's largest multi-racial, inter-generational movements led by the poor and homeless. Compelled by her own experience as a homeless, single mom, Honkala has spent nearly three decades working directly alongside the poor to build the movement to end poverty, and has organized tens of thousands of people to take action via marches, demonstrations and tent cities.
Cheri Honkala will be in Oakland at the screening of Brooklyn Castle being hosted by the Hip Hop Chess Federation and Youth Uprising in Oakland from 4 – 5 pm. (http://hiphopchess.blogspot.com/2012/10/green-party-vp-cheri-honkala-dlabrie.html
She will then be participating on a panel discussion in San Francisco hosted by Davey D at a location yet to be determined.
Cheri will be concluding her trip in Berkeley at the headquarters of Green Mayoral Candidate and founder of UC Berkley students for Hip Hop, Kahlil Jacobs Fantauzzi from 7pm-9:30 pm at 1551 University Ave. (between California and Sacramento), Berkeley, CA.
Shamako Noble, Racial and Economic Justice Organizer 408-624-2999, shamakonoblemusic [at] gmail.com