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Poor People's Campaign March and Mass Meeting in San Francisco on Wed. Dec. 11

From: domainremoved <Judy>
Date: Thu, 5 Dec 2019 14:14:59 -0800

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Dear City Council members, Mayor Mueller ,
     Please help us publicize this important event on Wed. Dec. 11, by the Poor People's Campaign (modeled on the Rev. Martin Luther King's 1968 campaign), and supported by local peace and justice groups. Housing, living wages, healthcare, education, transportation, climate change issue hit low-income residents, and the un-housed particularly hard. Please show Menlo Park's support for this event. We want to encourage people to carpool, take church or city buses, or take the train to support this event. Having mayors and city council members supporting the 4 goals of the Poor People's Campaign will speak to your dedication for positive, peaceful change for the economically disadvantaged people of of Menlo Park, including the
Belle Haven neighborhood: ending poverty, racism, militarism and the devastation caused by unchecked climate change.
     Reverends William Barber and Liz Theoharis, who will be speaking at the Mass Meeting following the march, are articulate, inspiring speakers, and if you missed Rev. Barber this past January when he spoke to a packed Memorial Church at Stanford, don't miss this opportunity! I encourage you to march and attend the mass meeting afterwards at Glide Memorial Church and to encourage Menlo Park residents to support the PPC!
Judy Adams
    - Menlo Park resident
    - member of Peninsula/Palo Alto Women's Intl. League for Peace and Freedom (natl. partner with PPC
    - petitioner to the Menlo Park and co-petition to East Palo Alto's city councils to join Mayors for Peace (both cities joined)
    - Organizer of weekly Fri. noon-1 peaceful sidewalk vigil/demonstrations for peace and justice issues at the corner of El Camino and Embarcadero in Palo Alto
    - 650-326-1235

Poor People's Campaign National Tour San Francisco
March and Mass Meeting
     This event is the only CA stop on a 22 city national tour of the Poor People's Campaign's (PPC) "National Call for Moral Revival." This is a DO MORE effort to raise consciousness about the need for peaceful change, to do more to end poverty, racism, militarism and the devastation of the planet by the effects of climate change, and change the nation's moral agenda to accomplish these goals
(M O R E stands for Mobilizing, Organizing, Registering - to vote. and Educating our communities).
     You can attend one or both parts of this event in San Francisco.

1. THE MARCH: Wed, December 11, 5:45pm – 6:45pm. The assembly point is San Francisco's City Hall at 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place (turns into Polk), SF, CA 94102 (map<https://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&q=San%20Francisco%20City%20Hall%20at%201%20Dr.%20Carlton%20B.%20Goodlett%20Place%20%28turns%20into%20Polk%29%2C%20SF%2C%20CA%2094102>). The March goes from City Hall to Glide Memorial Church (300 Ellis St.) for a free handicap accessible Mass Meeting 7-9pm. (map<https://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&q=Glide%20Memorial%20Church%2C%20300%20Ellis%20St.%2C%20San%20Francisco>)

2. THE MASS MEETING AT GLIDE MEMORIAL CHURCH. Wed. Dec. 11, 7-9 pm. Hear the inspiring speakers, the Reverends William Barber, II (Pres. Repairers of the Breach) and Liz Theoharis (Co-Dir. Kairos Center), co-chairs of PPC. They will talk about the goals of the PPC and the culmination of the tour in a "Poor People's Assembly and Moral March" in Washington,, D.C., June 20th, 2020.

For general information on the PPC see
https://www.poorpeoplescampaign.org/. For information about WILPF (Women's Intl. League for Peace and Freedom), a national partner of the PPC: wilpfus.org<http://wilpfus.org/>. See also the Peninsula/Palo Alto branch Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/PPAWILPF/
 or contact wilpf.peninsula.paloalto_at_(domainremoved)
Received on Thu Dec 05 2019 - 14:06:24 PST

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