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Global Exchange Benefit Features RAPTivist Aisha Fukushima
Tuesday, October 15, Aisha Fukushima, founder of the RAPtivism Project, headlines a benefit concert for Global Exchange, which celebrates 25 years of activism. Kate Raphael of Women's Magazine talks with Aisha and Kirsten Moller, organizing director and cofounder of Global Exchange, about the passions that bring them together. Audio 27:57
Celebrate 25 years of Global Exchange Activism with RAPtivism featuring Aisha Fukushima with DJ Jamie Jams spinning records in between sets.
Join us for a night of music and fun at one of the Mission’s most celebrated nightspots: El Rio! (Must be 21 or over to attend)
3158 Mission St (between Powers Ave & Precita Ave)
San Francisco, CA 94110
October 15, 2013 - 7:00pm
Aisha Fukushima's unique blend of hip hop and social justice has enthralled audiences around the globe, from the United States to Germany to Kazakhstan.
DJ Jamie Jams (aka Jamie Guzzi) has been a Bay Area activist and club promoter for over 12 years. Recipient of both an SFBG Best of the Bay for his 90's throwback party DEBASER and an SFBG community Activist Award for his work with the Bay Area Fair Trade Coalition, Jamie does his best to prove that fighting corporate globalization isn't an exclusively 90's thing. He's also a Global Exchange alumnus: Global Economy Campaigner, 2001-2006.
We’re happy to share the stage with Aisha and Jamie to raise awareness together about the most pressing human rights issues of our times.
Tickets are $5-$20 Sliding Scale
No one turned away for lack of funds.
Help support important campaigns for peace and justice – by entering Global Exchange’s fabulous prize drawing at the event.
Prizes include a brand new PUBLIC bike!
View prizes at http://www.globalexchange.org/prize