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Community Events Spotlight — February 2020

5G Apocalypse Film screening and community discussion

Wed., Feb. 5 at 6 pm*and Wed., Feb. 12 at 6 pm, New Traditions Cafe, 300 5th Ave. SW in Olympia. $10 donation at door More info at 360-705-2819

A brief discussion will be held on Wed, Feb. 5 after the first screening of this important 1 hour, 17-minute documentary. The second screening on Wed, Feb. 12 will offer a wider discussion of how Thurston County can confront 5G after the screening of an InPower video on how a low-cost, out-of-court process can be used to halt 5G and other weaponized SMART grid technologies.

February on Parallax Perspectives
Nuclear Weapons:  Update on the Crisis and Opportunities

Mondays at 1:30 pm, Wednesdays at 5:00 pm, Thursdays at 9:00 pm. Watch online at parallaxperspectives.org or via TCTV cable television in Thurston County.

For more info, contact Glen Anderson at 360.491.9093 or glenanderson@integra.net.

In this monthly interview-format television program, host Glen Anderson covers environmental, social, racial and economic justice. Glen examines the entrenched military industrial complex with guests Bob Delastrada, Joanne Dufour and Mark Fleming. Topics include overcoming feelings of fear and powerless with practical ways to work toward abolition of nuclear weapons. The program will look at federal legislation and highlight points of a “Back from the Brink” peace plan.

Civil Survival events and Game Changer workshops at The Evergreen State College
Feb 22 through Jul 22, 2020

Thurston County Game Changer Group, First Christian Church , 701 Franklin St. SE in Olympia

Are you or a loved one formerly or currently incarcerated? Do you experience barriers to work, housing and being a full participating member of society due to your conviction? Game Changer Groups provide community for formerly incarcerated people and allies who have been through similar barriers. Let’s organize to put justice back into the criminal legal system.  Learn more at http://civilsurvival.org/our-story/

Solidarity in Tough Times, a 30+ year relationship with Santo Tomás, Ch. Nicaragua

Tuesday, February 25 at 6:30pm at Equal Latin Restaurant, 520 East 4th Ave.

Longtime TSTSCA sister county members Grace Cox and Jean Eberhardt will report back from their recent three week “listening and learning delegation” to Nicaragua. They met with people of differing perspectives on the current state of Nicaragua, influenced and impacted directly by our government as well as theirs.

Enjoy a no-host dinner at 6:30 followed by the presentation at 7pm.

tstsca@gmail.com for more info.

2020 Labor Notes Conference

Friday, April 17 – Sunday, April 19

9 am – 3 pm, Hyatt Regency O’Hare, Chicago, Illinois

Details at labornotes.org/2020 or 718.284.4144

$160 regular price; $115 EARLY BIRD SPECIAL if registering before Feb. 28!

Every two years, thousands of labor activists, grassroots union agitators, leaders, troublemakers and other community organizers come together at the Labor Notes conference to sharpen skills, meet new people, and talk strategy. But the biggest draw is that attending Labor Notes reminds you you’re not alone.

“I felt a solidarity I have never experienced before. I felt the power of all of us, every union, coming together.”

Register for Labor Notes today choose from more than 200 meetings and workshops including creative organizing tactics, beating apathy, running for local union office, winning contract campaigns, bargaining over technology, understanding the economy, surviving “right to work” and reviving the strike. See you in Chicago!

 

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