Ruckus Updates

U.S. Social Forum Info Session at CounterPulse

U.S. Social Forum:  Detroit, June 22-26, 2010

Wed., April 14, 7:30 pm

CounterPULSE, 1310 Mission Street (at 9th), San Francisco

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.

Participants include:

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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