[act-ma] 6/10 The World-wide Struggle against Migrant Worker Exploitation
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Tue May 29 10:44:11 PDT 2007
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THE COMMUNITY CHURCH OF BOSTON
SUNDAY SPEAKERS FORUM presents...
Sunday, June 3, 2007 at 11:00am
DOROTEA MANUELA & SERGIO REYES
"The World-wide Struggle against Migrant Worker Exploitation"
with music by Sergio Reyes
at Community Church of Boston
565 Boylston St. (Copley Square)
Dorotea Manuela and Sergio Reyes are members of the Boston May Day
Coalition. This past January, they were part of a small delegation of
local activists who traveled to Africa to join thousands of other
progressive and radical activists at the World Social Forum in Nairobi.
Their objective was clear: to propose the transnationalization of the
struggle for migrant workers' rights. The Boston delegation was focused
and participated only in workshops, presentations & discussions about
A series of proposals, including parts of the Boston group's proposal, were
formally acknowledged in a closing Migrant Workers' Rights Assembly. The
international implementation of those agreements is now a challenge for
activists who are used to working only locally. However, the future of a
really comprehensive solution to the exploitation and victimization of
nearly 200 million migrant workers in the world depends on coordinated
NEXT WEEK'S COMMUNITY CHURCH FORUM (6/10)
"Power, Privilege and the Effects of Assimilation"
SHARE THE MORNING WITH US
10:00am Coffee, Tea and Bagels
11:00am Sunday Speakers Forum
THE JUSTICE SCHOOL:
A SOCIAL JUSTICE EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR KIDS AND TEENS
Community Church of Boston is proud to announce the start of The Justice
School, a new social justice program that begins on Sundays in September
2007, for kids 7-14. The Justice School will teach and learn from young
people about social justice and how to live it. Director JooYoung Choi has
developed an awesome curriculum, and families are now enrolling their kids.
Visit www.thejusticeschool.org for a look at curriculum. For more
information, contact JooYoung at jooyoung at commchurch.org or 617.266.6710.
After the Sunday Speakers Forum we share lunch with one another, prepared by
Luis Alonso Guzman. We ask for and appreciate your contribution, which helps
cover luncheon expenses.
The Community Church is located at 565 Boylston Street in Copley Square,
between Dartmouth and Clarendon Streets. Parking is available on Sunday
mornings at the Back Bay Garage (entrances on Clarendon Street or St. James
Ave.). We can provide a sticker to affix to your parking receipt and you
will be charged only $3 until 1:30pm.
By public transportation, take the Green line to Copley or take the Orange
line to Back Bay station. Community Church is a 2-4 minute walk from either
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for the study and practice of universal religion, seeking to apply ethical
ideals to individual life and the democratic and cooperative principle to
all forms of social and economic life.
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Jason Lydon, Congregational Director
Community Church of Boston
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Boston, MA 02116
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