Keepin busy with the Philly Greens – a march, a dinner, a meeting, and a concert

Ross Levin at Op-Ed News (H/T Gregg Jocoy at Green Party Watch):

The quickly growing Green Party of Philadelphia has a community dinner, citywide meeting, and fundraising concert with folk singer Tom Neilson/the bard insurgent all coming up in the next few weeks. We’re also supporting a march to end foreclosures in Philadelphia on Monday.

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The Green Party of Philadelphia has three events in the next few weeks, and we’re also supporting a march to end foreclosures in Philadelphia organized by the Poor People’s Economic Rights Campaign, taking place on Martin Luther King Day. The first event is a community dinner to discuss organizing on the 22nd, the second is a party meeting (of course open to whoever wants to go) on the 27th, and the third is a fundraising concert with the folk singer Tom Neilson, aka the bard insurgent. More info below.

THE MARCH
March to Stop the War on American Families

“History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people!” ” Martin Luther King, Jr.

One in five families is in foreclosure in America. Join us as we lift up the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Stop foreclosures now!

January 17th ” 12:00 PM
West Side of City Hall (across from Love Park)

Poor Peoples Economic Human Rights Campaign
2200 Coral St Phila, PA 19125

(216) 651-2606

THE DINNER
GREEN NIGHT OUT

Saturday, January 22, 7:00 pm

Enjoy an endless supply of
vegetarian Chinese food.
Discuss neighborhood activism with
Jasmine Rivera, organizer for Action United.
Please join us.

GREEN NIGHT OUT

will be open to the public
and an exceptional bargain
for only $25/person.

Singapore Vegetarian Chinese Restaurant
1006 Race Street
Chinatown, Philadelphia

For more information:
215-243-7103

THE LOCATION HAS BEEN CHANGED from CrossRoads just down the street to the Roxborough Development Corporation (6148 Ridge Ave). Still, many thanks to CrossRoads for the generous help they’re providing.

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One thought on “Keepin busy with the Philly Greens – a march, a dinner, a meeting, and a concert

  1. Ross

    The march went well. It was more energetic than pretty much any other protest I’ve ever been to, and it got some good local media coverage. Cheri Honkala – the national coordinator of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign among other things – announced that if the sheriff doesn’t initiate a moratorium on foreclosures, she’ll have to run for sheriff with the Green Party.

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