Friday, January 16, 2009

Speakers list as of Jan 15, 2009

Rally M.C.s
Ruben Bustamante: Jan. 2Oth Organizer, Iraq Veterans Against the War, Seattle Central Community College MeCha and Anti-War Collective; and Jason Farbman, Activist, Songwriter and performer.

Musical Performers:
Applekicker -- Jason Farbman, Activist, Songwriter and performer
Hidmo Acclaimed Canary Sing -- Hollis Wong-wear (ispire; good lucky money) and Madeleine Clifford (lioness).


Carlos Marentes, El Comité Pro-Amnistia, May 1st Immigrant Rights Organizer, speaking on Immigrant Rights

Professora Nada Elia, Author and Founding Member of the National Council Of Arab Americans, speaking on the attacks On Gaza.

Kate Johnson, member of the International Socialist Organization, speaking on Politics and Struggle in a New Era

Timothy Harris, Executive Director of Real Change Organizing Project, Speaking on the No New Jail and Stop the Sweeps Campaigns.

Juan José Bocanegra, Labor Educator/Field Organizer, speaking on Unions and Immigrant Workers, and the Employee Free Choice Act.

Queer Ally Coalition, speaker TBA , speaking on Marriage Equality

Jessie Kindig, UW Campus Anti-War Network, Jan 20th Organizer, University of Washington Graduate student, speaking on the Student Anti-War Movement

Seth Manzel and Tracy Manzel- Iraq Veterans Against The War, Speaking on the new G.I. coffeehouse, Coffee Strong, and I.V.A.W.

Dan Troccoli, Educators, Students and Parents for a Better Vision of Seattle Schools, Teacher in the Seattle Public Schools, member of the Seattle Education Association*, and activist – speaking on school closures, budget cuts and Education.

Sound provided by: Bob Barnes, Jobs With Justice*

* organization listed for identification purposes only

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