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|The resistance, Then & Now!|
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|Date||Sunday August 05|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
|Event Type||Panel Discussion|
|Organizer/Author||Phoebe Sorgen & the BFUU Social Justice Com|
|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