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January 19, 2012

2012.01.19: Upcoming Occupy-Related Events

From: Letwin, Michael
Sent: Thursday, January 19, 2012 2:43 PM
To: 1199 Members; ALAA MEMBERS
Subject: Upcoming Occupy-Related Events

TONIGHT: Thurs., Jan. 19, 6 p.m.
Occupy Harlem Calls for Emergency Demonstration:
Oppose Obama’s NDAA Police State & Resource Wars to Pillage the World
The 99% must hold Obama accountable. If we don’t, who will?
Location: Across the street from the Apollo Theater  253 West 125th Street

TONIGHT: Thurs., Jan. 19, 7 p.m.
Screening of Frontiers of Dreams and Fears
Heartfelt documentary from award-winning filmmaker Mai Masri explores the enduring friendship that evolves between two Palestinian girls—Mona, who was born and raised in the economically marginalized Shatila refugee camp in Beirut, and Manar, who lives in the Dheisha refugee camp under Israeli control.
Location: Alwan for the Arts, 16 Beaver, 4th Floor, Manhattan

TONIGHT: Thurs., Jan. 19, 8-10 p.m.
#OWS Teach-In: Popular Resistance, Militarized Repression:
US Tear Gas from Cairo to Oakland
Our tax dollars continue to fund violence against protestors in Egypt, Bahrain, Palestine and other places around the world and in American cities. This is our time to honor the Arab Spring, the inspiration of Occupy, and to show our solidarity with those who fight for dignity everywhere.
Location: Walker Stage, 56 Walker St., Manhattan

TOMORROW: Fri., Jan. 20, 9:30-12:30 p.m.
Pack the Courthouse for Intikana
On the early morning of Tuesday, November 15, 2011, RDACBX member and Bronx artist Intikana was brutalized and arrested by police while filming on Fulton and Broadway in Manhattan during NYPD’s raid on Zuccotti Park (aka Liberty Plaza).Location: New York City Criminal Court 346 Broadway, Manhattan, Jury Part 7.

Sat., Jan. 21, 12-4 p.m.
Global Day for the Egyptian Revolution in NYC
Egyptian & Egyptian solidarity groups rally to support Egyptian Revolution’s demands on the anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution
Location: It will begin in Times Square (42nd and 7th Avenue) at 12pm. At 2:30PM there will be a march to the Egyptian Mission and will end with a second rally at the Egyptian Location: Mission to the UN from 3:30PM – 4PM.

Mon., Jan. 23, 8 p.m.
A Political Economy of Egypt: Class, Power and the Roots of the Revolution
What parallels can be drawn between Egypt’s labor movement and the broader struggle of the 99% against the global 1%?
Location: Alwan for the Arts, 16 Beaver, 4th Floor, Manhattan

Weds., Jan 25, 8 p.m.
The Rise and Imminent Fall of Egypt’s Military:
How did the Military Come to Power, and What Will It Take to Remove It?
How has the SCAF’s current violence manifested against the Egyptian people, especially women, and in what ways are they resisting?
Location: Alwan for the Arts, 16 Beaver, Manhattan

Fri., Jan. 27, 1 p.m.
The STOP Stop and Frisk campaign is finally coming to the Bronx
Come to bear witness, to participate in the rallies, to build with others committed to this struggle, to bring ideas, and to mobilize to say NO to the new Jim Crow.
149 St. and 3 Ave., Bronx
Details: Jessica Gusberg, JRP-Bk

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