Posts Tagged ‘US Social Forum Detroit’

Anthony Advincula

New America Media, June 23, 2010

DETROIT, Mich. — Rev. Phil Reller, coordinator for Phoenix-based Southwest Conference United Church of Christ, arrived here Monday night, hoping to share with other participants his views on immigration debates in Arizona.
Gloria Sandoval of California Central Valley Journey for Justice, along with her colleague, came to continue pushing for minorities’ rights to proper health care and quality education. And Michele Kelley, who volunteers for Families United for Racial and Economic Equality in New York City, wanted to network with other social movement groups.

Reller, Sandoval and Kelley are just three among the thousands of community activists, journalists, artists, the ethnic media, environmentalists, human rights leaders, and other social advocates from across the country and around the world gathered here for the five-day U.S. Social Forum. (mais…)


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Friday 11 June 2010, by George Martin

Just two weeks away, our 2nd US Social Forum starts and if you haven’t made arrangements…Now is the time to plan on joining 20,000 activists in Detroit, June 22nd – 26th.

What is happening in Detroit and in Michigan is happening all across the United States. Detroit is a harbinger for what we must do in our communities! As grassroots activists and organizers, we work to address the indignities against working families and low-income people, and protect our human right to the basic necessities of life and against war. In Detroit, we can make change happen! (mais…)

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