The Activists' Watch

May 27, 2022

Turning the embers into a bonfire
Calendar section

Upcoming Activist Events:
May 27 - June 9

May 30 - 7 pm, Staunton Organizing meeting
June 6 - 7 pm, Staunton Organizing meeting
June 9 - 7 pm, Citizens Climate Lobby, meeting
June 9 - 7 pm, DSA meeting

On June 18 a major rally tied to Juneteenth (June 19), is being
organized by Poor People's Campaign in Washington. It will
highlight a speech by Rev. William Barber. For details regarding
busses, rideshare, housing etc.,

Charlottesville Center for Peace and Justice is seeking partners
to help sponsor transport to Washington. For further
information, contact Bob McAdams [email protected]

For complete descriptions of these events, visit
The Activists' Guide Calendar.

What happened?

June 2. On this day in 1939 a German ship full of desperate Jewish refugees sailed close enough to see the lights of Miami,Florida, but was turned away, as President Franklin Roosevelt had blocked all efforts in Congress to admit Jewish refugees.

Today's Quote

"What the people want is simple. They want an America as good as its promise."

Barbara Jordan

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