Progressive Calendar 06.16.11
From: David Shove (
Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 13:12:24 -0700 (PDT)
             P R O G R E S S I V E   C A L E N D A R   06.16.11
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1. Protest FBI        6.16 4:30pm
2. Eagan peace vigil  6.16 4:30pm
3. Northtown vigil    6.16 5pm
4. Budget cuts event  6.16 7pm
5. Women/justice/Cuba 6.16 7pm
6. Revive the strike  6.16 7pm

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From: Women Against Military Madness <wamm [at]>
Subject: Protest FBI 6.16 4:30pm

Protest FBI Repression! Support Carlos Montes!
Thursday, June 16, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Minneapolis FBI Building, 111
Washington Avenue, Minneapolis.

On May 17th, the L.A. Sheriff's SWAT team and the FBI stormed the home of
veteran Chicano activist Carlos Montes. He was arrested on trumped-up
charges and questioned about his political affiliations. Montes joins the
list of 23 anti-war and international solidarity activists that are facing
a Grand Jury investigation and FBI harassment because of their political
beliefs. Join a national protest of this federal repression on June 16th,
Montes' court date. Stand in solidarity with Carlos Montes and the other
23 activists facing FBI harassment and a Grand Jury witch hunt! Organized
by: the Minnesota Committee to Stop FBI Repression and the Minnesota
Immigrants Rights Action Committee (MIRAC). FFI: Visit .

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From: Greg and Sue Skog <family4peace [at]>
Subject: Eagan peace vigil 6.16 4:30pm

PEACE VIGIL EVERY THURSDAY from 4:30-5:30pm on the Northwest corner of
Pilot Knob Road and Yankee Doodle Road in Eagan. We have signs and
candles. Say "NO to war!" The weekly vigil is sponsored by: Friends south
of the river speaking out against war.

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From: EKalamboki [at]
Subject: Northtown vigil 6.16 5pm

NORTHTOWN Peace Vigil every Thursday 5-6pm, at the intersection of Co. Hwy
10 and University Ave NE (SE corner across from Denny's), in Blaine.

Communities situated near the Northtown Mall include: Blaine, Mounds View,
New Brighton, Roseville, Shoreview, Arden Hills, Spring Lake Park,
Fridley, and Coon Rapids.  We'll have extra signs.

For more information people can contact Evangelos Kalambokidis by phone or
email: (763)574-9615, ekalamboki [at]

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From: Blanche Hall <blanche.hall [at] GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Budget cuts event 6.16 7pm

Dear Sowers of Justice: The next Sowers of JusticeMeet upwill be held at
St. Patrick's Church in St. Paul on June 16th.

The Topic: Marie Reigstad or Adam Robinson from the Office for Social
Justice will provide an update on the effect of budget cuts to people in
poverty as well as a suggested action.  The conversation topic will then
be: How do we talk about these difficult issues with our legislators and
each other?

June 16, 2011 from 7-8:30 p.m.
St. Patrick's Catholic Church 1085 DeSoto St. Paul, MN (from 35 E, take
the Maryland exit and head east on Maryland to Arkwright.  Go right
(south) on Arkwright 4 blocks to Magnolia.  Take a left on Magnolia and go
down about  block and enter the parking lot behind the Church).

Please RSVP if you can.  If you decide at the last minute to come, just
show up!

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From: Women Against Military Madness <wamm [at]>
Subject: Women/justice/Cuba 6.16 7pm

A Talk by Katia de Llano: "Woman's Struggle for Justice"
Thursday, June 16, 7:00 p.m. Sabathani Community Center, Third Floor,
Room D, 310 East 38th Street, Minneapolis.

Katia de Llano is a professor of economics at the University of Havana and
a former advisor to the Cuban National Assembly. Katia was an underground
leader in the 26th of July Movement that overthrew the Batista government
in 1959. Sponsored by: the Minnesota Cuba Committee and WAMM. FFI: Call

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From: Katherine Kleckner <khkleckner [at]>
Subject: Revive the strike 6.16 7pm

Reviving the Strike
May Day Bookstore
Thursday, June 16
7:00 p.m.

Author Joe Burns will discuss his new book, Reviving the Strike:  How
Working People Can Regain Power and Transform America.  Joe has more than
20 years of experience the labor movement as an activist and labor lawyer.
For all these years, labor has been losing and he has written the book
that explains how we will begin to start winning.


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