Members of this list might be interested in this event this Sat. at St. Joan of Arc in recognition of International Human Rights Day.
David Strand Loring Park ---------------------------------------------------------------- December 10, 2005 - International Human Rights Day Forum / Organizing on Righting Human Wrongs Where are US tax dollars really going? WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 10th TIME: 5:30 - 8:30 WHERE : St. Joan of Arc's 4537 3rd Ave. So. Minneapolis, MN WHAT: A panel of speakers followed by workshops on HOW to organize around Human Rights violations, locally and internationa. . . And where are they needed? PANEL INCLUDES: * Audrey Thayer: organizer and member of the White Earth Reservation, works with the Minnesota ACLU as part of the Greater Minnesota Racial Justice Project. * Father Campo Elías: from Colombia, is the former director of the Social Ministries office of the Diocese in Putumayo, Colombia. He is in the US on asylum due to threats on his life. * Keith Ellison: State Representative for District 58B and a strong voice in favor of basic Human Rights, from North Minneapolis to hurricane survivors in New Orleans. * Gerardo Cajamarca: also in exile in the US, a former worker for SINALTRAINAL (Coca- Cola union in Colombia), currently works on the Steelworker's Global Justice Campaign. Enjoy pre-panel performance by: Danza Mexica Cuautehmoc, Jack Nelson Pallmeyer is an Assistant Professor of Justice and Peace Studies at the University of St.Thomas will be host for the evening, connecting the dots between local and international Human Rights, as presented by the speakers on the panel. and the talent of local Spoken-Word Artists! Patrick: (612) 360-1965 [EMAIL PROTECTED] __________________________________________ Yahoo! DSL Something to write home about. Just $16.99/mo. or less. dsl.yahoo.com REMINDERS: 1. Be civil! Please read the NEW RULES at http://www.e-democracy.org/rules. If you think a member is in violation, contact the list manager at [EMAIL PROTECTED] before continuing it on the list. 2. Don't feed the troll! Ignore obvious flame-bait. For state and national discussions see: http://e-democracy.org/discuss.html For external forums, see: http://e-democracy.org/mninteract ________________________________ Minneapolis Issues Forum - A Civil City-focused Civic Discussion - Mn E-Democracy Post messages to: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org Subscribe, Un-subscribe, etc. at: http://e-democracy.org/mpls