[act-ma] Celebrate Resist's 40th Anniversary Saturday October 13 with Bill Flet cher, Jr., Noam Chomsky, Mandy Carter and many others
kaymathew at juno.com
Mon Oct 8 04:04:31 PDT 2007
You are warmly invited to attend RESIST's 40th Anniversary celebration. This should be a fabulous evening! Please forward this e-mail to progressive colleagues and friends. RESIST 40th Anniversary
Celebrating 40 Years of Funding Social Change
Saturday, October 13, 2007
Arlington Town Hall, Arlington, MA
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Festivities include:A dynamic panel of activists and visionaries: 5:30-7:30 p.m. "How do we resist illegitimate authority in today's political climate?" featuring:
Noam Chomsky: RESIST founding member, prolific writer, power critic of US imperialism and a prominent international speaker.
Mandy Carter: Long-time activist and advocate on behalf of peace, women's and queer rights, and economic justice. Currently Mandy is the director of Southerners on New Ground.
Bill Fletcher, Jr.: Labor and international activist, co-chair of United for Peace and Justice and a founder of the Black Radical Congress.
Camilo Mejia: The first U.S. soldier who served in Iraq and went public with his refusal to re-deploy in 2004, Chair of Iraq Veterans Against War.
Laura Flanders (Moderator): Host of "RadioNation" heard nationally on Air America Radio and author of Blue Grit: True Democrats Take Back Politics from the Politicians. A brief program to follow, with Masters of Ceremony Nikhil Aziz and Pam Chamberlain, and entertainment by The Second Line Social Aid and Pleasure Society Brass Band. Dancing to resistance music through the decades! Silent auction featuring great vacations, political art and more! Hot hors d'oeuvres and light fare provided; cash bar.
Tickets are $75 per person; $30 for grantees, students and low-income. Please join us in celebrating 40 years of funding social change! Tickets available at the door, but we'd prefer it you'd order now!
You can also bid on auction items online--a great way to support RESIST and get fabulous vacations, artwork and services.
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