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The resistance, Then & Now!
Date Sunday August 05
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorPhoebe Sorgen & the BFUU Social Justice Com
Location Details
1924 Cedar Street at Bonita in the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists' legendary Hall, midway between downtown and north Berkeley BART stations
DOUG CHAMBERS kicks off the program with a few movement songs.
LIZ DeCOU, KARMA BENNET & NOHELYA ZAMBRANO report on Solidaridad Con los Niños. Nurse Liz was arrested in July at a detention center when delivering a doll to immigrant kids separated by ICE from their parents and is facing 6 years in prison.

PAULA FRIEDMAN discusses personal & political change during nonviolent actions against the Vietnam War and reads from her new novel The Change Chronicles: A Novel of the Sixties Antiwar Movement. Parallels & contrasts in nonviolent action & government response then & now will be discussed. http://www.paula-friedman.com

PHOEBE SORGEN & others give updates on The Poor People's Campaign, Move to Amend, and Families Belong Together big recent actions in D.C. & Sacramento.

Discussion follows re strategy for change moving forward.

Friedman's autographed books available for sale.
FREE but suggested donation $20-$5. No one turned away for lack of funds! After expenses, proceeds will assist Solidaridad Con los Niños (bail/bond for detainees, gas for caravans, etc.)

Added to the calendar on Monday Jul 30th, 2018 1:25 AM
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