Monthly Archives: May 2009

SOS: Save Our Schools Shingdig

Also on Saturday, May 16, 2009, from 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM the Charmaine Neville Band headlines the ‘Inaugural Shindig’ for grassroots nonprofit Save Our Schools NOLA. This “COMMUNITY CELEBRATION OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS” will be held at the Federal Reserve Bank Ballroom (The Security Center), 147 Carondelet Street in New Orleans.

For more info visit sosnola.org

The Bottom Will Rise

Saturday, May 16th, 2009 from 4 – 6 pm at the Community Book Center, 2523 Bayou Road in New Orleans, the International School for Bottom Up Organizing (ISBO), a nonprofit dedicated to training organizers around the globe, will be hosting a free lecture and book signing event for their new publication, “The Bottom Will Rise and Create a New World”.

As a fundraising event, the book will be available for a donation of $15 which will go to support young organizers from countries such as Columbia, Venezuela, Mexico, and Bolivia attend the next session of the School in July of 2009.

Many of the writings in the book come from the direct experiences of bottom up organizing in New Orleans post-Katrina by the People’s Organizing Committee and the New Orleans Survivor Council.

For more info contact co-author Kim Nunez at 504 305 9653. For more information about ISBO please visit www.peoplesorganizing.org.