21 May 2012

May 21 on DefendersLIVE

MONEY FOR JOBS, HEALTHCARE and EDUCATION ...NOT FOR WAR
(and certainly not multiple wars):
  1. Ashley Williams: 9 am, Monday, June 4, in Courtroom 302 of the John Marshall Courts Building, 400 N. 9th St. in downtown Richmond. Young mother unjustly convicted of starving her child to death seeks the right to the legal counsel of her choice - see Va Defender report on Court Watch tab above.
  2. May 25 - Court date for 33 women’s rights protesters arrested at Capitol
  3. Mayor's Anti-Poverty Commission hearings 
    • TONIGHT: 6-8pm at Calhoun Center in Gilpin Court
    • WED, 6-8pm at Southside Community Center
  4. Richmond Public Schools Rezoning Hearings - 6:30 pm on May 29 at George Wythe High School (4314 Crutchfield St., 23225, 804-780-5037) and May 31 at John Marshall High School (4225 Old Brook Rd, 23227). RPS School Board Meeting scheduled for June 18 at 7pm at City Hall, 900 E. Marshall St. 
  5. June 15: Targeted Regulations of Abortion Providers (TRAP) Hearing in Glen Allen Dept. of Health. Link to Virginia Coalition to Protect Women's Health comments on the impact of Senate Bill 924 
PLEASE ATTEND ANY OR ALL OF THESE HEARINGS. LOCAL POLITICS IS YOUR ONGLING SHOT TO ENGAGE OR CHALLENGE OUR CURRENT SYSTEM TO BE THE SOCIAL JUSTICE MECHANISM IT OUGHT TO BE. WHY MISS IT?
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