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Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Time: 6:30p – 8:30p
Location: La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, California 94705
If you are new to the Social Forum or a seasoned expert, join us for this introduction and strategy session in preparation for the US Social Forum in San Jose from June 24-28th and especially the Food Sovereignty People’s Movement Assembly scheduled on Saturday, June 27th at 2 pm.
The evening will include presentations by Shamako Noble, Social Forum National Coordinator and Local Organizing Committee in San Jose about the US Social Forum and Beverly Bell, Other Worlds Coordinator and food sovereignty activist, on the plan for the Food Sovereignty People’s Movement Assembly.
We will leave ample time for questions, conversation, engagement, ideas, and strategizing.
We especially invite representatives of organizations interested in becoming anchor organizations for the Food Sovereignty People’s Movement Assembly.
This event is free and open to the public. Donations welcome. Delicious food and drink available to purchase from Los Cilantros.
Please spread the word in your network and get ready to be an active voice in building food sovereignty at the US Social Forum!
Two sisters speak to why their families are involved in the US Social Forum. They share glimpses of another world where families are healthy and where the police save Black lives, and love and respect the Black community. Join the younger generation at the US Social Forum in San Jose and Philadelphia from June 24 – 28th!
Shamako Noble, national coordinator of the US Social Forum, gives a shout out to some of the many groups and issues that weave together to form the US Social Forum. From Participatory Defense to Food Justice to Disability Action, the 2015 US Social Forum is packed with incredible social forces from across the country. Don’t miss it! Register or donate to USSF today!
The African American Community Service Agency (AACSA) is proud to present the 34th Annual JUNETEENTH In The Park on June 27th, 2015 at Discovery Meadow in Downtown San Jose, California! Please join us in celebrating this historic occasion!