[act-ma] Top Stories from Open Media Boston (week of 8/15/08) / plus 2 Upcoming OMB Events

Jason Pramas jpramas at igc.org
Fri Aug 15 18:06:03 PDT 2008

[please forward widely]

Hi folks,

First, check out this week's top stories at www.openmediaboston.org:

News: MBTA Suit Against MIT Charlie Card Hackers May Perpetuate 

News: City Hall Plaza Rally Denounces ICE Raids, Demands Fair 
Immigration Policies

Editorial: Vote No on Question 1

Opinion: Verizon Settlement Provides New Union Jobs, Protects Health Care

Arts: Heaven and Hellelujah: Harpist Deborah Henson-Conant Takes Us To 
God's Green Room And Back

Second, consider attending one or both of two upcoming Open Media Boston 

Tuesday, August 26, 6-8 p.m.
Training: How to Use Open Media Boston
(limited slots available, r.s.v.p. to info at openemediaboston.org)
Encuentro 5 Media Lab, 33 Harrison Ave. in Boston's Chinatown

Friday, September 12, 7-10 p.m.
Benefit for Open Media Boston Youth Training in Collaborative Media
$10+ at the door
Encuentro 5, 33 Harrison Ave. in Boston's Chinatown

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Jason Pramas
Open Media Boston

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