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May 15, 2012

2012.05.15: Social Justice Events This Week

From: Letwin, Michael
Sent: Tuesday, May 15, 2012 3:10 PM
To: 1199 Members; ALAA MEMBERS
Subject: Social Justice Events This Week

Today, Tues., May 15, 6 p.m.
#15M In NYC: Another World Is Possible.
On May 15th, join thousands in a mass convergence at Times Square for the culmination of a week of actions against austerity and corporate greed. In solidarity with hundreds of thousands rising up around the world, say no to a city and a world run by the 1%, say yes to another city, another world – ours.
Location: Times Square
Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/344978452228283/

Today, Tues., May 15, 5-6 p.m.
Commemorating Al-Nakba: Celebrating Palestine
On the 64th anniversary of the Nakba, commemorating the occupation of Palestine and the dispossession and ethnic cleansing of its people, when over 800,000 Palestinians were made refugees by armed Zionist forces seeking to establish an exclusionary Jewish state on the land of Palestine, we stand with our community in the US and our people in Palestine and everywhere in exile and diaspora, to demand our rights, particularly the right of Palestinian refugees to return.
Location: Union Square, 6 p.m. march to Times Square
Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/171394766321940/
Background:
http://blog.thejerusalemfund.org/2012/05/top-10-facts-you-probably-didnt-know.html

Weds., May 16, 7-9 p.m.
New Perspectives for the Anti-War Movement
Havaar is a coalition of Iranians, Iranian-Americans, and allies formed in response to the U.S. government’s escalating attacks on Iran and to the Iranian government’s ongoing repression of grassroots movements (http://havaar.org/).
Location: 365 Fifth Ave. CUNY Graduate Center, Segal Theater, First Floor.
Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/370590552977964/

 

Thurs., May 17, 5 p.m.
Candlelight Vigil to Demand Justice for Ramarley Graham
Please come to the vigil for Ramarley Graham, murdered in his own home by the NYPD. Bring loved ones.
Location: 749 E 229th St, Bronx. Take the 2/5 train to 225th.
Details: http://www.stopmassincarceration.org/ramarley.html

Thurs., May 17, 6 p.m.
Rally for Worker’s Rights in East Harlem!–Marcha de Unidad por los Derechos de los Trabajadores Carwasheros!
JOIN US and rally TOGETHER with workers and community members to ask for JUSTICE and DIGNITY in the Carwash industry!
Location: 334 E. 109th St at 1st Ave NY, NY
Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/379102768807071/

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