Sunday, April 1, 2012

Events Update week of 4/2/2012 - 4/7/2012

Occupy Boston Open House: 4/2/2012 5:30PM
St. Paul's Cathedral
138 Tremont st.
Boston, Massachusetts
"Let Occupy Boston introduce ourselves to you. Join us and find out what our working groups are involved with, what their direction is and what actions are planned. Come find your place within the movement!"

Occupy Boston General Assembly: 4/3/2012 7:00PM
Arlington St. Church
351 Boylston Street
(Corner of Arlington and Boylston) 

Medical Marijuana Meeting: 4/3/2012 6:00PM 
Brockton Public Library
304 Main Street,  
Brockton, MA, 02303

"Mass. Patient Advocacy Alliance works with medical marijuana patients, their family members, medical professionals, and other public health groups to support regulated access to medical marijuana for people who have a doctor’s recommendation.
Come to our next meeting to learn more about our legislative efforts and how you can help our ballot initiative campaign. Get involved and help us make Massachusetts the next medical marijuana state! Please RSVP to or 508-410-1547."

Occupy Boston - National Day of Action for Public Transportation 4/4/2012 3:00PM
Massachusetts State House
Beacon St. at Park St. 
Boston, Massachusetts

"On April 4th, we will stand together to demand public transportation for the 99%. If our call is not answered and the necessary funds redirected, it will only add to the growing body of evidence that our government no longer represents us."

The 1%: What's NATO Got to Do with It? 4/4/2012 7:00PM
Cambridge Friends Meeting House

5 Longfellow Park
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 876-6883
"Vijay Prashad, Professor of International Studies, Trinity University.

Ellen Frank, Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts Boston; author of The Raw Deal: How Myths and Misinformation about Deficits, Inflation, and Wealth Impoverish America.
Joseph Gerson, Director of the Peace and Economic Security Program, American Friends Service Committee.

Learn what NATO and the G-8 have to do with the world's wars, economic crises, and making the world safe for the 1%."

Boston Rising Meet and Greet: 4/5/2012 5:00PM - 7:30PM
Grove Hall Library
41 Geneva Ave.
Boston, MA, 02121

"Local organization Boston Rising will have representatives in the library for a meet and greet on Thursdays April 5 and 12.

Come and talk with them about their ideas for ending the cycle of poverty in Boston's neighborhoods and connecting small business entrepreneurs with resources in their community."

TOWN HALL FORUM JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON "The Attack on Black Men & Boys" Stop S. Bill 661 H. Bill 1568 4/6/2012 6:00PM
Hibernian Hall
182 Dudley St
Roxbury Crossing, MA 02119
Topics to be addressed:
* Trayvon Martin case: Justice for Trayvon
* Cases of violence against Black Men throughout the US; Lynchings, Draggings, etc.
* Racist Rhetoric, Racial profiling, Police Brutality, Murders, Violence, Mass Incarceration
* ACTION ITEM: Stop SB 661 HB 1568 which are the "Stand Your Ground Laws" currently being proposed in MA
* ACTION ITEM: THURS. APRIL, 12th RALLY & LOBBY DAY - Meet at Boston Commons Bandstand 11AM

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