News and Events for Wednesday July 28th, 2010
Mark your calendar!
SOMOS TODOS ARIZONA
Day of Action against SB 1070
¡Ya Basta: Comunidades Uniéndose a La Resistencia – Communities Uniting to Resist!
Event details here
South of the Border PDX premier
PCASC will be moderating a QandA after the film on Friday and Saturday night. We also have discounted tickets for Monday thru Thursday of next week NOT THE PREMIER 🙁
EMAIL US TO RESERVE YOUR TIX!
THURS August 26th- 7pm
PCASC and AFSC presents the 1st annual PCASC benefit concert and NO SOY EL ARMY tour kickoff, featuring:
For more details on the No Soy El Army:
bilingual counter-recruitment tour see
PROTESTA Y TOMA DE FOTOS EN CONTRA DE LA SB 1070 LA LEY DE ARIZONA
DIA DE ACCION NACIONAL
29 DE JULIO
5-7 pm en el Holladay Park
Esquina de NE Holladay & 13th Ave, Portland, Oregon
TOMEMOS ACCION JUNTOS! EL 29 de Julio participemos en el dia nacional en contra de la ley de Arizona SB1070! En muchos estados quieren implementar leyes similares a la de Arizon la SB 1070. La ley dice que los oficiales de la policia deben de detener a cualquier persona que parece ilegal, esta ley va a entrar en efecto el 28 de Julio. Juntos con otros estados estan tratando de implementar leyes similares, es un momento crucial de estar en solidaridad con los compañeros de Arizona y con todos los imigrantes en cualquier lugar. La colaboracion entre la migra y la policia debe de parar ahora!
El 29 de Julio nos encontraremos a las 5 de la tarde para materiales, rotulos y orientacion de actividades. Juntos pasaremos la voz y hacer que otros envien el mensaje a Arizona que Nadie es ilegal! Enviemos nuestro mensaje a las oficinas del governador.
Download the flyer
RALLY AND PHOTO-SHOOT
AGAINST SB 1070
5-7 pm @ Holladay Park
Corner of NE Holladay & 13th Ave
LET’S TAKE ACTION TOGETHER! On July 29th lets join together in a national day of action against Arizona Law SB1070! Many states are considering legislation similar to Arizona's SB 1070. The law, which says that police officers must detain anyone who may appear to be illegal, is scheduled to go into effect on Wed, July 28th. With many other states considering similar laws, it's crucial that we stand in solidarity with the people of Arizona and with all immigrants everywhere! Police and ICE (Immigration and Custom Enforcement) Collaboration Must Stop Now!
On July 29th we will gather at 5pm for materials, signs, and activist orientation. Together we will spread the word and get others to send the message to Arizona that No One Is Illegal! Let's send our message to the governor’s office.
News and Analysis
Colombia/Venezuela-the gloves come off.
Costa Rica- who's pulling the strings?
More media coverage on USAS/CGT victory in Honduras:
» New York Times story
» Time Magazine story
» Democracy Now (9 minutes into headlines)
» Wall Street Journal story
» Send more news clips to firstname.lastname@example.org
"If journalism is good it is controversial by it's nature. It is the role of good journalism to take on powerful abuses. And when powerful abuses are taken on there is always a bad reaction."
–Julian Assange, Wikileaks
If you haven't been following this story, hear are some highlights:
1. GI resistance makes headlines
OPEN LETTER TO IRAQ: Soldiers seek forgiveness
Defense fund established to fight imprisonment of accused WikiLeaks whistleblower
Washington D.C., July 27, 2010 – The Bradley Manning Support Network is accepting donations for the legal defense of Private First Class Bradley Manning. The Network, a grassroots initiative formed to defend and support accused whistleblower Pfc. Bradley Manning, has partnered with Courage to Resist, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting military objectors.
2. The Afghanistan War Logs
read the Guardian's reporting
How to Plug Into PCASC
“If you have come here to help me, then you are wasting your time…But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.”- lila watson
PCASC is a democratic, volunteer led and run organization with just two half- time staff people. From stuffing envelopes to taking a lead role in organizing a protest, PCASC has a place for you. Please take a moment to fill out our volunteer survey so we can help plug you into PCASC’s work!
We the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month from 7pm to 9pm at our office where we plan and evaluate our work to build cross-border solidarity in the Americas.
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