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429 and Barry's Bootcamp welcome LT. Dan Choi
Date Friday September 19
Time 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location Details
Barry's Bootcamp 236 King Street SF 94107

http://www.dot429.com
http://www.pro-choi.com/home.html
Haioid [at] yahoo.com
Event Type Fundraiser
Organizer/AuthorHai
EmailHaioid [at] yahoo.com
Join 429 and Barry's Boot camp in welcoming Lt. Dan Choi to the Bay Area.

Activism

The injustice of the “Don't Ask, Don’t Tell” policy prompted Dan to take a leading role in protests against the law. Dan soon became the face of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal movement, and an LGBT rights activist.

Dan organized and led marches and protests and engaged in a rigorous speaking tour, which included numerous television interviews and lectures at colleges throughout the nation in which he called for the immediate repeal of DADT.

Once a court injunction was issued that effectively ended DADT, Dan immediately went to a recruiting station to reenlist in the Army.

Dan has decided to channel his energies towards revitalizing the City College of San Francisco. As a dedicated student throughout his schooling, he has a passion for learning and education.

Dan wants to see that all CCSF students have access to an enriching education as to provide them with the tools they need to achieve their goals both inside and outside of the classroom. Aware of the structural and economic issues facing the CCSF educational system, Dan is driven to be a part of the solution.


Open bar and catered hors d'oeuvres.
Music: DJ

Hosted by Luigi Aldon, Aaron Baldwin, Joel Corpus,
Peter Gallotta, Bill Hansen, Matthew Kimball, Tommy Tessier and Tom Temprano!

With support by Reason to Party

All ticket attendees will receive a complimentary Barry's Bootcamp class.

Added to the calendar on Friday Sep 19th, 2014 2:01 PM

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