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Immigrant Rights Panel in Freeport

By admin on May 26, 2006

On Tuesday, May 30, Long Island SOA Watch and the Freeport Community Worklink Center invite you to a panel discussion on immigrant rights, to take place at Freeport Memorial Library.

Can American and immigrant workers unite in their common struggles for jobs, decent salaries, health care, and education? Fifty years ago, the Civil Rights movement challenged the existence of racial prejudice. Does the Immigrant Rights movement have the same potential? 

Freeport is right in the middle of this movement. Come join your
neighbors in a discussion about the struggle for immigrant rights. Speakers will include Charles Jenkins from the Transport Workers Union, Chicana organizer Teresa Gutierrez, and Father Bill Brisotti of the Church of the Miraculous Medal in Wyandanch.

Can We Unite on Immigrant Rights?

Tuesday, May 30, 6:30pm

Freeport Memorial Library
144 W. Merrick Rd, Freeport


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June 5 Veterans Call-In Day to Close the SOA

By admin on May 26, 2006

 A call to action from SOA Watch national:

The campaign to close the SOA is
gearing up for a vote in Congress (an amendment by Rep. Mc
Govern [D-MA] to the Foreign Ops bill that would cut funding for the
SOA) in early June. The Pentagon is having vets and military officials
call Congress to support SOA/WHINSEC. Congress needs to hear from us
that the SOA has to be closed! If you are a veteran, please take part
in the national Veterans Call-In day to close the SOA on Tuesday, June
6.

Contact SOA Watch at 202-234-3440 or hvoss@soaw.org for details.


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Monthly Anti-War Demonstration on Long Island

By admin on May 25, 2006

Bring your signs and voices to Freeport, Long Island, to speak out against the Iraq War. This monthly demonstration will take place every second Saturday of the month until the war is over. It is sponsored by Long Island SOA Watch, the Five Towns Forum, and the Central Nassau Greens. 

Monthly Anti-War Demonstration
Gather in front of the Freeport Post Office
132 West Merrick Rd
11am to 12:30pm
Tuesday, May 30, and every second Saturday of the month until the war is over


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