U.S. Social Forum: Detroit, June 22-26, 2010
Wed., April 14, 7:30 pm
Join us for an information and strategies session on the subject of the upcoming US Social Forum, to be held in Detroit in June. The session will include a history of the Social Forums and discussion of their roles and uses, in particular the US Social Forum, by members of groups from the Bay Area planning on participating. Co-sponsored by Shaping San Francisco.
Katharine Wallerstein, moderator – Global Commons Foundation director
Andrej Grubabic – militant sociologist/historian; World Social Forum regular participant
Zhivka Valiavicharska – UCSF student and organizer in the recent education mobilizations
David Zlutnick and Ian Paul – Friendly Fire Collective
Sharon Lungo – The Ruckus Society
Women’s rights discussion at World Social Forum, Belm, Brazil, Jan. 2009
The Global Commons Foundation is a non-profit organization based in San Francisco with activities worldwide. Global Commons creates platforms for reflection, discussion, education, and action on the systemic crises of today’s world, with a focus on counter-hegemonic movements and knowledge from the Global South, and with the aim of advancing the movement for the creation of a democratic, just, and sustainable alternative to capitalist civilization.
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