[act-ma] 8/3 United States Social Forum Reportback & Celebration (e5, Chinatown)

Suren Moodliar suren at fairjobs.org
Wed Jul 25 13:46:23 PDT 2007

August 3, 2007 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. Several hundred activists and organizers
from the Boston area attended the historic United States Social Forum in
Atlanta, GA. This report back features six speakers, several cultural
performances and a group discussion on what Atlanta '07 means for us and the
future of our progressive social change movement. 

Confirmed speakers and artists include:

Mallory Hanora (Reflect & Strengthen) - presentation
Sue Gracey (WILPF) - presentation
Gretchen Chalmus (WILD, Painters Local 1952) - presentation
Sergio Reyes (BMDC) - performance
John MacLean (IWW) - presentation
Taina Vargas (3rd Sunday Batey, e5) - photo exhibit

(Note: other speakers, artists and spoken work acts will be listed as they

Organizations involved in this report back include the Women's Institute for
Leadership Development (WILD), Women's International League for Peace &
Freedom (WILPF), Boston May Day Coalition (BMDC), Reflect & Strengthen
(R&S), Boston Organizing Committee for the World Social Forum, Mass Global

For more details and updates as they become a, visit www.encuentro5.org

Please forward widely...


Suren Moodliar
Telephones: 617-482-6300 (wk); 617-482-7300 (fax)
Projects: encuentro 5 & fair employment
Address: 33 Harrison Ave, 5th floor, Boston, MA 02111
Websites: www.massglobalaction.org; www.fairjobs.org; www.encuentro5.org

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