EVENT – Progressive Celebration 2004

 

Friday, March 19th @6:00pm

 

Progressive Celebration 2004!

 

   Remembering and Renewing Rochester’s

Progressive Social Movements

 

 

Where: Edgerton Community Center  — 41 Backus Street

 

Tentative Schedule: Event begins at 6:00pm

 

Potluck Dinner—Please bring a dish to pass. As a rule of thumb prepare enough for at least four fo six people.

 

Introduction by Alison Clarke & performance by Edgerton Step Team

 

Performance by Charlie King & Karen Brandow

 

Panel #1: Prominent local female, labor & environmental activists will recollect successful actions in the local progressive movement interspersed with songs by Charlie and Karen.

 

Dessert!  The program will pause to give people a chance to mix & mingle around informational tables hosted by individual sponsoring organizations.  Each sponsoring organization will offer a different dessert. Yum.

 

Panel #2:  Prominent local female, labor & environmental activists will recollect successful actions in the local progressive movement interspersed with songs by Charlie and Karen.

 

Performance by Charlie King & Karen Brandow

 

Rousing musical send-off for bus riders heading to NYC to protest the first anniversary of the US invasion & occupation of Iraq.  Buses are leaving from the MCC parking lot.  Many riders will be attending this celebration).

 

 

DOWNLOADS:

 

Please click here for a copy of the event flier (two per page).

 

Please click here for a copy of the event sponsor letter.

 

Please click here for a copy of the event sponsor form.

 

 

Event Organizers: 

David Atias  — Green Party of Monroe County

Mike BakerMetro Justice

Mary BoitePolitics of Food

Alison Clarke

Rome CelliAlliance for Democracy-Rochester

Matt GravesGreen Party of Monroe County

Jon GreenbaumMetro Justice

Peter MottAlliance for Democracy-Rochester

 

 

Principal Sponsors:

Alliance for Democracy, Rochester*

Metro Justice*

Politics of Food*

 

Co-sponsors & Underwriters:

Bill Benet

Brockport Ecumenical Outreach Ministry*

Ciudad Hermana—Task Force of Metro Justice*

Coalition for Common Sense in Education*

Farmworker Legal Services*

Fellowship of Reconciliation, Rochester

First Unitarian Church of Rochester—Social Responsibility Council*

Friends Helping Friends (formerly Food Not Bombs)*

Genesee Valley Chapter, New York Civil Liberties Union*

Genesee Valley Citizens for Peace*

Genesee Valley Organic Community Supported Agriculture*

Green Party of Monroe County*

Greenwood Books*

IndyMedia of Rochester/TV Dinner*

Interfaith Impact of New York State

Interfaith Alliance of Rochester

Judicial Process Commission*

Peacework, Rochester*

Peace Action & Education Task Force of Metro Justice*

Rochester N.O.W.*

Rural Migrant Ministry*

Sierra Club—Rochester Regional Group*

Tikkun Olam—Rochester

Women of Reform Judaism, B’rith Kodesh Sisterhood

 

* Underwriter

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