[act-ma] May 15, Boston: People's Celebration of Howard Zinn

Susie Husted susie_husted at yahoo.com
Tue May 11 12:41:25 PDT 2010

Friends –
Join us and please spread the word!  The People’s Celebration of Howard Zinn is happening in just 4 days!   
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A People's Celebration of Howard Zinn!
DATE: May 15, 2010
TIME: 2:00pm-4:00pm
PLACE: Old South Church, Copley Square
645 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116
DIRECTIONS: http://www.oldsouth.org/directn.html

Featuring music, action and readings of Professor Zinn’s work in the labor, anti-war, education and civil rights movements presented by local organizers, students and artists! 

event moderators:
Dorothea Manuela, Boston Rosa Parks Human Rights Day Committee and Boston May Day Committee
Karla Nicholson, Executive Director of Haymarket People's Fund

Bob Moses, Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and founder of The Algebra Project
Jeff Crosby, president, North Shore Labor Council and IUW-CWA Local 201 
Lauren Cooper, coordinator for the Zinn Education Project
Michael Spinnato, member of Iraq Veterans Against the War and Veterans for Peace

Paula Elliott, jazz vocalist and former Community Change Inc. Board member
Jake and the Infernal Machine, political folk ensemble
Evan Greer, Riot Folk!
Spoken word performance by Project HIP HOP

Claire Lewis, Northeastern University Progressive Student Alliance, USAS & NUTELLS 
Alex Freid, University of New Hampshire Peace and Justice League & Durham SDS
Myrna Morales, Progressive Librarians Guild at Simmons College GSLIS
Dale Morgan, Plymouth High School (MA)

An open mic will follow the program across the street in Copley Square.  

Professor Zinn lived in greater Boston for nearly fifty years, and passed away January 27, 2010. He is survived by generations of community organizers inspired by his writings, speeches and actions.  Please join us in celebrating his legacy! 

This event is open to the public.  Donations are welcome and will be requested during the program.*

*All donations above the cost of the event will be donated to the Zinn Education Project, promoting and supporting the use of Zinn’s works for teaching a people’s history in middle and high school classrooms across the country. 

FMI: zinncelebration2010 at gmail.com, Susie at 631-875-5936
        on facebook:  The People Celebrate Howard Zinn!

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