[act-ma] June 29: Reclaiming A Peaceful, Just, Green Future…By Taking Our Democracy Back!
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UJP Activist: Reclaiming A Peaceful, Just, Green Future…By Taking Our Democracy
Reclaiming A Peaceful, Just, Green Future…By Taking Our Democracy Back!
Or - Why elected officials ignore us, and what we can do about it
Wednesday, June 29, 6-9 PM (RSVP 617-500-5983)
Democracy Center, Mandela Room
45 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
6-7 PM – pot luck
7-9 PM presentations by Jill Stein (Green-Rainbow Party), Maureen Barillaro
(Somerville Climate Action), Patrick Burke (Student Labor Action project),
Isabel Espinal (member, Fund Our Communities Not War Network), Dave Grosser
(Somerville 25% Committee), Mel King, Brian Koulouris (Socialist Alternative),
Tony Van Der Meer (Black Empowerment Coalition), Kevin Peterson (New Democracy
Coalition) & discussion with YOU.
Solutions are within our reach – for peace, a just budget, and green jobs that
restore the economy, provide pathways out of poverty, rescue our climate and
build healthy communities. But they're not implemented by elected officials
under the influence of corporate interests and big campaign donors. Imagine how
different it would be under an enabling political system, instead of a disabling
one. Come explore how we can make it so!
Peace, climate, and justice activists are converging to explore strategies for
turning the tide by unleashing the power of democracy to move us forward. Hear
about a game-changing ‘Voter Pledge for Peace, Justice & a Green Future, the
‘Green Ribbon Campaign’ for climate action and political traction. [[IF THEY'D
LIKE TO PARTICIPATE, ADD “We’ll also hear about the New Democracy/Black
Empowerment Coalition that is reviving the fight for democracy and racial
justice in Massachusetts.]]
From the Middle East to the Midwest, from Boston to the Berkshires, there is a
renewed call to turn individual ideals into effective collective political power
and action. Share your ideas, & plug in to collaborative action to take our
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