[act-ma] 2/28-Fight Back Conference: Bail Out the People, Not Wall St.; 2/11-Organizers Meeting

Bail Out the People Movement - Boston bopmboston at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 15:43:44 PST 2009


*in this email:
1) 2/11 - Fight Back Conference Organizers Meeting
2) 2/28 - Fight Back Conference: Bail Out the People, Not Wall St.
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*1) Fight Back Conference Organizers Meeting

*Get involved and help plan and build the Feb. 28th Fight Back Conference!
*Wednesday, Feb. 11 - 6:30 pm*
Action Center
284 Amory St. (The Brewery), JP
(2 blocks from Stoney Brook Orange Line T stop)
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*2)*
/In Commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of/
*Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday
and African American History Month
*
*A FIGHT BACK CONFERENCE*
*Bail Out the PEOPLE, Not Wall St.
*endorse 
<mailto:bopmboston at gmail.com?subject=Feb_28_Endorsement>  download flyer 
<http://www.iacboston.org/bpom/022809-conf/BostonKingconf_leaflet.pdf>  download 
call 
<http://www.iacboston.org/bpom/022809-conf/BostonKingconf_call.pdf>  
Download BOPM Working Paper <http://bailoutpeople.org/workingpaper.pdf>

*Sat. Feb. 28 - 1:00 pm*

*/Endorsed & hosted by the Boston School Bus Union USW Local 8751/*
at the *USW 8751 Hall, 25 Colgate Rd., Roslindale*
(from Forest Hills T Stop on Orange line, take bus on Washington St 4 blocks
to Archdale Rd. and walk back one block.)

*. Panels . Invited Guests*

*Topics include: *

    * Organizing a movement to fight foreclosures, evictions and
      homelessness
    * Mobilizing students & youth
    * Building solidarity with immigrant workers
    * Turning back the rightwing attacks on women and lgbt workers
    * Organizing unemployed workers
    * International solidarity
    * Merging the antiwar and social justice movements
    * Fighting back against budget cuts, wage freezes, layoffs, and
      concessions
    * Organizing against the racist attack on school desegregation in Boston
    * Standing against the attack on Boston City Councilor Chuck Turner
      and other elected leaders of the African American community
    * Relevance of King's legacy today

*Action Proposals include:*

    * *Bail Out the People First:* A Fightback Program Combining a
      Strategy of Mass Action and Direct Action The Next Phase of the
      Fight Against Foreclosures and Evictions
    * *Opening the Fight for Jobs or Income Now:* Challenging Organized
      Labor to Do More
    * *APRIL 3 AND 4TH, 2009:*  National March on Wall Street on the
      Anniversary of Dr. King's Assassination -- Some peace activists
      are planning peace mobilizations, possibly on Wall Street, in New
      York City on April 4th.  This is a good idea. A better idea is to
      mobilize for two days including Friday, April 3, when the New York
      Stock Exchange, businesses and banks are open and workers are there. 
    * *MAY 1, 2009:*  on International Workers Day -- Mass mobilization
      for immigrant and all workers' rights.  How can we strengthen
      participation and solidarity, especially now?
    * *MARCH 21, 2009:*  March on the Pentagon -- on the sixth
      anniversary of the war and occupation of Iraq

Sponsored by: 
Bail Out the People Movement
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Bail Out The People Movement
*Boston
*617-522-6626
bopmboston at gmail.com
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*National Office
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