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| July 13, 2017

Every Tuesday-Resist Trump Tuesdays, 10:30 am
Corner of Kennedy and Dale Mabry Blvd, Tampa. Sponsored by Indivisible Tampa – Join us every Tues for our ongoing show of dissent! Bring your favorite sign.
Every Wednesday – Independent Investigation Rally, 12 noon – 1:30pm
@ St. Petersburg Judicial Building, 545 1st Ave N, St Petersburg, FL 33711. Ongoing Wednesday rallies to demand a public, independent investigation into Trump/Russia ties. Bring signs! We meet on the sidewalks surrounding the St. Pete Judicial Building.  Organized by Floridians Against Corruption & Treason (FACT).
https://www.facebook.com/FloridiansAgainstCorruptionandTreason
 

Tuesday, February 27, 6:30 –  8:30 pm

FILM: Backpack Full of Cash 
View this thought-provoking documentary on the privatization of public education!Representatives of the education community, neighborhood organizations, parent groups, social justice groups, elected officials, and the general public are all invited to this screening.Immediately afterwards there will be a brief Q and A. However, a more in-depth discussion, based on written audience feedback provided at the screening, will be held at the same location on Thursday, March 8 (6:30-8:00). Mixed group. Free.

Sponsored by: League of Women Voters of St. Petersburg and North Pinellas, Pinellas Classroom Teachers Association, Allendale United Methodist Church

Allendale United Methodist Church, 3803 Haines Rd N, St Pete, FL 33703

Tuesday, February 27, 6:30pm
Community Conversation on Race: Injustice in the Justice System
Fogartyville, 525 Kumquat Court
 
We’ll view excerpts from the movie 13th, in which filmmaker Ava DuVernay explores the history of racial inequality in the United States and discuss the current state of the criminal justice system with representatives from The Innocence Project.  The Innocence Project works to exonerate the wrongly convicted through DNA testing and reforms the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice.

Potluck: Come early and bring a snack to share.

Wednesday, February 28, 7pm
SHORT FILMS: Shore Stories
Fogartyville, 525 Kumquat Court
Shore Stories, six short films that highlight the grassroots resistance to offshore oil drilling taking place across the US, as well as stories from past oil and gas exploration – including the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster. The Stories are told by a broad range of people who love the coast and stand together in opposition to drilling–surfers, fishermen, scientists, environmentalists, business owners, and coastal residents. After the films we’ll discuss the proposal and how you can get involved in resisting these disastrous plans.

Join us to stand together to protect the coast, and learn how we can keep up the fight to say NO to offshore drilling!

Hosted by Suncoast Waterkeeper and Working Films.

Monday, March 5, 2-3:30 pm
“Geopolitics of Energy”International Relations Study Group  
Pinellas Park    2-3:30  pm
Discussion on the geopolitics of energy led by Lola Brett. The International Relations Study group meets on the first Monday of the month at the Barbara S Ponce Public Library in Pinellas Park.

The group is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the St. Petersburg Area and the League of Women Voters of North Pinellas County. Mixed group. Free.
Barbara S Ponce Public Library, 7770 52nd St N, Pinellas Park, FL 33781
FMI: office@lwvspa.org or call 727-896-5197
 
Tuesday, March 6, 6:30pm
FILM: After the Spill
Fogartyville, 525 Kumquat Court

In 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated the coast of Louisiana. Five years later the Deepwater Horizon exploded and spilled more than 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, the worst ecologic disaster in North American history. Many in Louisiana predicted it would change the state’s coastline forever, both its economy and its people. How has the coast changed in the past five years?  A follow-up to the 2010 film ‘SoLa, Louisiana Water Stories,’ this new film introduces us to some of the spill’s most aggrieved victims as well as those who are desperately trying to save its coastline.

 
Tuesday, Mar 13 1:00pm
Attend the Constitutional Revision Commission Public Hearing
University of South Florida St. Petersburg – University Student Center. 200 6th Ave S St. Petersburg FL 33701
The Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) is holding public hearings across the state on proposals that could be on the November 2018 ballot. These proposals could critically affect reproductive rights, privacy, separation of church of state, LGBT rights, voting rights, and immigrants rights in our state. We are working with partner organizations across the state to mobilize thousands of people to tell the commission we oppose any attack on our constitutional rights. Sign up to let us know if youll be able to attend the public hearing in [insert city]. Even if its just for one hour, your presence at these public hearings is critical. Once you sign up, an ACLU of Florida organizer will reach out to you with more details. Thank you for standing with us! About the CRC and why you should care: Every twenty years, a commission is appointed to examine the Florida Constitution, hold public hearings, and recommend changes to the Florida Constitution that will appear on the ballot. Critical civil liberties issues including, but not limited to, reproductive rights, privacy, separation of church of state, LGBT rights, voting rights, and immigrants rights could be at stake during this constitutional revision. For more on the CRC, specific proposals we oppose, and mobilization efforts, visit our resources page at aclufl.org/floridacrc
Please arrive early (1-2 hours) and fill out a speaker card. You can find more information and talking points to help you here: https://www.aclufl.org/en/campaigns/constitution-revision-commission.Saturday, March 24, 11:00 AM
ACLU FL Greater Tampa March for Tampa Pride
Centro Ybor 7th Ave
Tampa, FL 33605
The event begins at Centro Ybor on 7th Ave in Tampa.
See the Greater Tampa Facebook page for more info HERE
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