[Hpn] Fwd: Re: r2k heating up

Coalition on Homelessness, SF coh@sfo.com
Sun, 23 Jul 2000 23:24:22 -0700


>Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2000 17:38:41 -0700 (PDT)
>From: Andrew Rose <affirmingandy@yahoo.com>
>Subject: Re: r2k heating up
>To: "Coalition on Homelessness, SF" <coh@sfo.com>
>
>ok I can cover the Kensington Welfare Rights Union
>march for you - they still don't have a permit
>and are going to get in trouble.
>
>check out there plans www.kwru.org I think
>
>
>--- "Coalition on Homelessness, SF" <coh@sfo.com> wrote:
>>  Greetings from ch@nce, Allison and the rest of your friends at COH-SF!
>>
>>  I miss yer face, bra!
>>
>>  Wanna do a story about r2k for the STREET SHEET? We're sending a
>>  contingent from here to d2kla, but it would be great if we could
>>  cover both events. Just work economic justice into the story, and
>>  we'll work with it - OR, if you can forward the words of another
>>  participant, that's cool too.
>>
>>  You're in my thoughts often, Andy. I hope we get a chance to catch up soon.
>>
>>  peace,
>>
>>  chance martin
>>  Coalition on Homelessness, San Francisco
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>  >Looking for reasons to demonstrate against the republican/democrat party?
>>  >   http://www.thepartysover.org/calltoaction.html
>>  >good enough for government work as the saying goes
>>  >
>>  >
>>  >Conventioneers get a bag full of goodies including a collecter Barbie doll
>>  >called Republican Convention 2000 Barbie - get the rest of the story:
>>  >http://web.philly.com/content/inquirer/2000/07/13/magazine/DOLL13.htm
>>  >(gross huh?)
>>  >
>>  >
>>  >My take on reporting R2K action is to let you know what you can find
>>  elsewhere
>>  >and write original stuff.  George Lakey, Skyler Fein, and Training for
>>  Change
>>  >are bottom-lining training (they are my bosses) and I spoke with 
>>them today.
>>  >Workshop spaces have been secured in the Poweltown Village (spelling?)
>>  section
>>  >of town which is 'friendly', each site is walking distance from each other
>>  so
>>  >it should have a nice hippy-activist campus feel to it. 
>>Curriculum has been
>>  >proposed and consensed on by the nonviolent activist groups, 
>>currently seems
>>  >like the lead is PDAG (philly direct action group).  RAN (rain 
>>forest action
>>  >network) and Nat'l Lawyers Guild are also doing trainings. 
>>Currently 40 are
>>  >scheduled starting Monday next week.
>>  >
>>  >A convergence space exists- at least a registration place, it's
>>  >William Way Center 1315 Spruce St., Center City- COME ON DOWN AND BRING
>>  >A BUSLOAD OF FRIENDS!  TELL PEOPLE!
>>  >
>>  >
>>  >Philly Independent Media Center is at 1324 Locust.
>>  >
>>  >We can expect early visits by the fire inspectors and police ala DC and
>>  that's
>>  >already happened in the McArthur Park area of Los Angeles, where LA
>>  organizers
>>  >are setting up.
>>  >http://www.latimes.com/news/state/20000716/t000066844.html
>>  >
>>  >
>>  >there is an e-list that is very low volume right now called:
>>  >thepartysover
>>  >and you can get on at http://www.egroups.com/group/thepartysover
>>  >
>>  >---
>>  >new action websites: find schedules of BIG events and activist reporting...
>>  >
>>  >currently Kensington Welfare Union march and UNITY (mumia 
>>justice) march are
>>  >huge.
>>  >
>>  >http://www.indymedia.org  - kicking stuff - the events are now called R2D2K
>>  ha
>>  >ha ha ha
>>  >   see earth first direct action against gore campaign HQ.
>>  >
>>  >http://www.thepartysover.org - philly specific, updated daily
>>  >http://www.phillyimc.org - independent media center for Philly specific,
>>  >updated live, post your own stuff
>>  >
>>  >these are the sites I will go and post on.
>>  >
>>  >---
>>  >here's a gas:  http://www.gopconvention.com (guess who - register for your
>>  own
>>  >GOP password!)
>>  >
>>  >---
>>  >
>>  >trainings start the 24th and go till showtime, possibly during the
>>  conference.
>>  >no word yet on jail solidarity training folks from Seattle and DC, may have
>>  to
>>  >reinvent that wheel.
>>  >
>>  >
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