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June 15, 2012

2012.06.15: Upcoming Social Justice Events

From: Letwin, Michael
Sent: Friday, June 15, 2012 10:49 AM
To: 1199 Members; ALAA MEMBERS
Subject: Upcoming Social Justice Events

TODAY: Friday, June 15, 10 a.m.
Michael Williams Trial
Third day of jury deliberations in prosecution of Michael Williams, an important test of the rights of all to demonstrate without fear of attack by racist bigots and of frame-up charges. Defense attorney is human rights advocate Lamis Jamal Deek of the National Lawyers Guild NYC Executive Committee and the NLG Muslim Defense Project.
Location: 111 Centre Street, Part 48 (Room 631)

TODAY: Friday, June 15, 4:30 pm
Emergency Protest in Solidarity with the Egyptian Revolution
No! to the “soft military coup”
As Americans whose government supports and defends dictators throughout the Middle East, we have a special responsibility to say, “No return to tyranny!” Bring a sign, a friend and post this announcement to lists and social media.
Location: Egyptian Consulate, 58th and 2nd Ave.

Saturday, June 16, 1 p.m.
Father’s Day Vigil and Speak Out v. Deportation
On the day before Father’s Day, Families for Freedom’s Youth Committee along with adult nembers and allies will hold our annual vigil to raise awareness about American kids whose families are ripped apart due to the federal government’s draconian deportation policies.
Location: Union Square, 14 st & Broadway

Sunday, June 17, 3 p.m.
Following Yet Another Fatal NYPD Shooting: End Stop and Frisk
Join 1199 SEIU, the NAACP, National Action Network, civil rights, faith, labor and community groups in a silent march against NYC’s “Stop and Frisk” policy! On Father’s Day, let’s stand together to show that New Yorkers refuse to let our children be victimized by racial profiling.
Location: 110 St. west of Fifth Ave.

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