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NATO and G8 Summits in the US


2011 Tax Day

AFSC staff, volunteers, and partners marched, chanted and made signs to mark Tax Day.  From Los Angeles to Boston, Indianapolis to Pittsburgh, dozens gathered, and garnered much positive reaction from onlookers.

Marcha-March & Rally for Immigrant & Workers' Rights

Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 2:00pm

Organization: March 10th Movement


Marcha-March & Rally for Immigrant & Workers' Rights
Sunday, May 1 · 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Union Park
Corners of Lake and Ashland
Chicago, IL

*March & Rally for Immigrant & Workers' Rights
*Marching for Dignity, Justice & Legalization for All!
*Workers' Struggle Has No Borders
*In the streets Again!

Quaker Blues

Saturday, April 16, 2011 - 7:30pm

Chicago Friends (Quaker) Meeting in Beverly will host acoustic blues educator and singer-songwriter Fruteland Jackson and local blues piano player Barrelhouse Bonni for a benefit concert for Esmond Elementary School. The event is co-sponsored by the neightborhood group Unity in Diversity and people of all ages, beliefs and cultures are invited.


Donations will go toward a music program fro Esmond School in Morgan Park. Refreshments will be served. For info call 773-779-7494

Facing Our Water Crisis Conference

Saturday, April 30, 2011 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

Location: Flanner Hall, Loyola University Lake Shore Campus
CHICAGO, IL, 60660-
Near Sheridan Road and Devon Avenue Intersection. Adjacent parking available

Organization: Comite Anti-Militarizacion


Description: SAVE THE DATE!

The UN has declared that clean, safe and affordable water is a human right but Chicagoland water is being threatened in many ways. It is up to us to demand and protect our right to a basic necessity of life.

War Tax Resistance Protest

Monday, April 18, 2011 - 8:00am - 6:00pm

Event: War Tax Resistance Protest. Please volunteer for an hour shift to distribute WRL flyers, "Where Your Tax Money Goes." All materials furnished by Neighbors for Peace and North Shore Coalition for JPE.

Location: Evanston Post Office, Davis at Oak. 3 blocks from the Davis Street stop on the Purple Line and Metra North.

Contact: Rosalie Riegle at to volunteer.  See and

Emergency Protest: Stop the Bombing of Libya!

Thursday, March 24, 2011 - 5:00pm

Event Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Organization: World Can't Wait


Chicago-Area Meeting on Cuts to the Military Budget

Saturday, April 9, 2011 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

ATE: Saturday, April 9th, 2011 from 10am-12noon.

EVENT: Chicago-Area Meeting on Cuts to the Military Budget: Attend this informational session hosted by the American Friends Service Committee of Chicago with guest speaker, Mike Prokosch to learn more about "moving the money" from military to local programs.

LOCATION: Grace Place, 637 South Dearborn Street (between Polk and Harrison), Chicago

CONTACT:AFSC Chicago Peacebuilding Program Director, Mary Zerkel 312.427.2533,,

Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Wisconsin: New moment of revolt & revolution?

Monday, March 28, 2011 - 6:30pm

Place: News & Letters Library
228 S. Wabash Ave., Room 230

Join us for a discussion of this moment of revolt, revolution, and counter-revolution, with a focus on Egypt, Libya, and the resistance in the U.S. to the reactionary onslaught after the midterm elections--and how we can intervene with the aim of what Karl Marx called revolution in permanence.

• What new relations were established in Egypt’s Tahrir Square?
• How can the Egyptian revolution continue and deepen after the overthrow of Mubarak?

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