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HUMAN RIGHTS - The10th Biannual Southern Human Rights Organizers’ Conference (SHROC X) will be held December 12-14 in Savannah, GA. The Goal of SHROC is to bring together human rights organizers to discuss common issues and develop more effective strategies for building a human rights movement in the Deep South.

Contact: 250 Georgia Avenue SE, Suite 330, Atlanta, GA 30312; [email protected];

CUBA/WOMEN - Artwoman: The 1st International Festival of Women Artists will be held December 12-14 in Havana, Cuba.

Contact: http://www.womenand

ANARCHIST/BOOKFAIR - The 7th Humboldt Anarchist Book Fair will be held December 14, in Eureka, CA.


U.S. SOCIAL FORUM - The United States Social Forum is currently fundraising through 2014 to raise funds for the 2015 U.S. Social Forum.

Contact: USSF 2010, Detroit, MI 48226; [email protected];

GUANTANAMO - This year January 11, 2015 marks 13 years of torture and indefinite detention at Guantanamo.  Groups including Witness For Torture will be gathering from January 5-13, 2015 to fast for justice and a week of actions.

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PROGRESSIVES - The sixth annual Pennsylvania Progressive Summit will be held February 6-7, in Harrisburg. Hundreds of social justice advocates, labor organizers, legislators, bloggers and grassroots activists will come together to advance progressive policy and build the progressive movement.

Contact: progressive summit_1.

MUSIC - The 27th Annual International Folk Alliance Conference & Winter Music Camp will be held February 18-22, in Kansas City, MO.

Contact: 509 Delaware St. #101, Kansas City, MO 64105; 816-221- 3655; [email protected]; http://www.

BLACK SOLIDARITY - The 20th Annual Black Solidarity Conference at Yale University will be held February 19-22. The theme is, The Ties That Bind: Unique In Our Blackness, One In Our Struggle.

Contact: PO Box 206471, New Haven, CT 06520; http://www.yale. edu/bsc.

REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH - The Take Root Conference will be held February 20-21, in Norman, OK. The conference aim is to root the fight for reproductive health, rights, and dignity in the struggle for social, racial, political, and economic justice.

Contact: 509 Delaware St. #101, Kansas City, MO 64105; 816-221- 3655; [email protected]; http://www.folk

ECONOMICS - The Union For Radical Political Economics will hold its ninth annual conference February 26 - March 1 in New York.

Contact: conf/eea/eeahome. html.

TRANSGENDER - The Keystone Conference: A Celebration of Gender Diversity, will be held March 18-22, in Harrisburg, PA.

Contact: [email protected]; http://transcentralpa. org/keystone.htm.

SOFTWARE - The LibrePlanet conference will be held March 21-22, in Cambridge, MA. The annual conference brings together software developers, policy experts, activists, and computer users to learn skills, share accomplishments, and face challenges to software freedom.

Contact: https://www.libreplanet. org/2015/.

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