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Work 4 Peace,Hold All Life Sacred,Eliminate Violence! For now, I’ve returned from my Joiyssey to participate in the "revolution":I’ve been at many Occupy sites across the country:1st in D.C. Freedom Plaza I faced & challenged racism/white supremacy, sexism/patriarchy, classism, heterosexism & eventually was kicked off the island; then I offered workshops as I drove to CA:“Anti-Racism Geared for White Occupiers”; “NO DRONES” "Successes and Pitfalls of OWS"

Tuesday, December 07, 2004

preliminary program outline!!!

Preliminary Program Outline:
5:00 – 7:00p.m. Reception: Mingling, Munching & Silent Auction
tables for groups; food & drink; tables for silentauction items
6:15-6:50p.m. Julia ‘s Rising Tide
6:50-7:00 finish seating, dvd playing on screen
7:05 Rae – welcoming, turn off cell phones, etc.
7:10 Lights turned off/down lowMelanie DeMore begins – mournful, powerful, sad song
7:15 Cindy Sheehan, For Our Sons & Daughters, follows w/speech
7:20 Medea opens
7:23 Activists Pictures Slide show (rae’s)
7:27 1st Speaker & honoree: Linda - Women of Color ResourceCenter
7:30 1st Group honorees
Francesca - 1000 Flowers
Melanie - Sisters Rising
Wellstone Democratic Renewal Club
Hallie - League of Pissed Off Voters

7:35 First Drawing (giving time for grannies to geton stage)
7:36 Short dvd (or grannies vcr tape)
7:39 Performers and honoree: Raging Grannies
7:43 Second Drawing (giving time for grannies to getoff stage)

7:45 2nd Speaker Melanie - Sisters Rising
7:48 2nd Group Honorees
Maria - Haiti Action
Jenny - Driving Votes
Idris - Hip Hop Convention

7:53 Spoken Word – Youth Speaks
7:56 Live Auction
8:11 Performers & honoree: Dance Brigade
8:16 3rd Group Honorees
Iraq Veterans for Against the War
Carol - Deception Dollars
Michael - Tikkun
Florence - Young Voters Rising

8:21 3rd Speaker Carrie Move-on
8:26 Third Drawing
8:27 Performer Valerie Orth
8:32 4th Group Honorees
Mainstreet Moms Opposing Bush
Dan - Re-Defeat Bush
Joan & Carrie - Move-on
Judy - Ex-offenders Voting Rights Project

8:37 4th Speaker Aclu
8:42 Melanie DeMore

8:47 5th Group Honorees
Sandra & Alan – theater Aileen – CAWA
Deidra East Bay Votes
Congresswomon Barbara Lee

Thanking volunteers, all donators

8:52 Burning of the tickets/nov 3 feelings
8:55 Lighting Candles, re-beginning hope
8:58 Performer Chola Priest - call to battle