Wednesday, September 15, 2010, 7:30 PM
Brecht Forum, 451 West Street, NYC
Join with Organizers from the Brecht Forum, the Left Forum, and the US Social Forum to discuss:
How Does the US Social Forum Contribute to Building a New Progressive Movement in the US?
And What is the Relation of Other Forums to This Process?
Seth Adler, Left Forum Conference Coordinator
Sam Anderson, Black Left Unity Network, Brecht Forum Board of Directors
Kazembe Balagun, Brecht Forum Outreach Coordinator
Rod Bush, Sociology and Anthropology, St. John's University, Left Forum Board of Directors
Jerry Jeremie, St. Johns University alumnae
Alfredo Lopez, may first/people link, U.S. Social Forum National Council
Liz Mestres, Brecht Forum Director
Frances Fox Piven, Political Science, CUNY Graduate Center, Left Forum Board of Directors
Maliha Safri, Associate Editor, Rethinking Marxism, Brecht Forum Board of Directors
Max Uhlenbeck, Brecht Forum Development Coordinator, Left Turn
Moderated by Lorraine Minnite, Left Forum Board of Directors
Speakers will draw on their experiences at the US Social Forum in Detroit to reflect on how it contributes to its stated goal—to advance a convergence of fragmented social movements into a strong and effective force for a better world. And they will discuss the role of the three forums in the process of building a national progressive movement.
When: Wednesday September 15th, 2010 7:30 PM
Where: Brecht Forum, 451 West Street (between Bank & Bethune Streets), New York, NY 10014 Phone: (212) 242-4201 - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sliding scale: $6/$10/$15