Friday, September 03, 2010
FW: PDA: Progressive Events in September
Sent: September 03, 2010 6:11 PM
Subject: PDA: Progressive Events in September
On 9/3/2010 3:01 PM, PDA wrote:
Progressive Events in September
1. Fighting Bob Fest, an annual Chautauqua featuring progressive speakers,
networking opportunities, and entertainment. Sept. 11, Baraboo, WI.
PDA Chicago members will be attending. Join us at Bob Fest.
2. Federal Coal Ash Hearings to be held Sept 16th, Hilton
Chicago, 720 Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL, 60605
Coal ash, the nasty stuff left over after coal is burned, is chock full of
poisonous carcinogens. These public hearings will help the government
decide what regulations are needed to keep this stuff out of our
You're invited to attend and testify, on behalf of your organization,
at the USEPA Coal Ash hearing in Chicago on September 16th.
To sign up to testify, click Here
3. National Day of Action for Jobs: September 15, 4:00 P.M.
Wells & Randolph, Chicago, IL
Join the National Jobs with Justice Network for a National Day of Action
for Jobs-right here in Chicago! Demand a federal jobs program paid for
by a tax on Wall Street speculation. Click Here!
4. One Nation Working Together Oct. 2nd March on Washington D. C.
150 organizations coming together to demand living wage jobs, quality
education, equal access to quality health care, redirect war spending
to domestic needs, and equality for all.
Information on transportation from Chicago will be coming soon.
5. Action Alert. Protect Social Security and Medicare. Obama's "Misguided
Deficit Commission is poised to cut popular social programs, in effect
making the people pay for the debt caused by the wealthy.
Call Senator Dick Durbin and Rep. Jan Schakowsky, both Commission
members, and urge them to protect both programs from ill-advised cuts.
Please share any comments or information about these events with us.
Bill Bianchi and Lorin Klugman
New! Update Your Profile Here. New!Progressive Democrats of America is a grassroots PAC that works both inside the Democratic Party and outside in movements for peace and justice. PDA's advisory board includes seven members of Congress and activist leaders such as Tom Hayden, Medea Benjamin, Thom Hartmann, Jim Hightower, and Lila Garrett