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AFSC joins "Mega Moral Monday" protest at NC General Assembly

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AFSC staff, interns and members of New Garden Friends Meeting travel to the NC state capitol to protest regressive policies

On June 3rd, AFSC-NC organized fourteen staff, interns and members of the New Garden Friends Meeting to travel to Raleigh to  join 1,600 others to rally outside the North Carolina Legislature. The rally was the fifth “Moral Monday” organized by the North Carolina NAACP, to protest the regressive agenda being pushed through by the radically conservative legislature that cuts access to public education, health care, other social programs, and restricts voting rights. 

Democracy Day testimony by Greg Coleridge

This testimony was provided during the first "Democracy Day" on February 25 in Brecksville, Ohio, stipulated as part of their citizens initiative passed by voters last November. The community forum lasted four hours. Dozens of people testified.

"Democracy for Sale?" - a talk by Daniel Weeks

Monday, February 18, 2013 - 7:00pm

"Africa Dispatch: The Continuing Struggle for Democratic Equality in South Africa and the United States"

Dan Weeks, "Democracy for Sale?"

Flyer for Feb. 18, 2013 talk in Concord NH.

Myths, Democracy, & Tools for Media Literacy Education Forum

Saturday, June 2, 2012 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Schedule:

TEACH-IN for Peace & Democracy

Friday, October 15, 2010 - 6:30pm

BRUCE DIXON of Black Agenda Report will lead off a high-powered teach-in about the Obama administration's wars abroad and their affects there and at home. Black Agenda Report was an early left-wing critic of the Obama campaign, pointing out the "imperial consensus" of both major parties' desire to control huge sections of the world at the expense of most inhabitants here and abroad.

2010 Media Democracy Day - Chicago

Saturday, November 6, 2010 - 9:00am

Save the Date!   Saturday, November 6, 2010

Plans are underway for the 2010 Media Democracy Day - Chicago (MDD).  The event will be on Saturday, November 6, 2010 in order to coincide with the parent event in Vancouver.

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