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FINDING OUR FOLK -- OAKLAND SEND-OFF
Wednesday, February 1st, 7-9pm
Teens from McClymonds High in Oakland and Balboa High in San Francisco are traveling to the Gulf Coast to join the Finding Our Folk Tour, a multi-city gathering where displaced hurricane survivors and their supporters will fellowship, organize, heal and hear the truth about what happened from those who lived it.
Help us send this message from the bay: WE ARE IN SOLIDARITY!
For more information email Mike Molina at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (510) 717-5682
Please visit www.findingourfolk.org, for more information about the national tour
LEST WE FORGET?
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, A 40 year old man watched his mother die in his arms on the roof of their home as helicopters passed overhead. On Christmas Eve, he returned to the rubble of his lower 9th ward home to find his mother's body, her skeleton, still wearing the tattered clothes she perished in...
A 27 year old man with five children waded through the toxic flood to get food and clean water for elders in his neighborhood. He has spent the last 96 days, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years being shipped to jails around the South. He faces a seven year sentence on a trumped up "looting" charge...
A 70 year old former Black Panther stayed through the storm. He spends days and nights tirelessly organizing in New Orleans. He has turned his flood damaged home into a solar generator powered communication center...
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