Zaps – October 2010



TOUR - The Community and Resistance Tour is bringing radical speakers and media to towns across the U.S. through December and will be on the West Coast in October. Sponsored by various left media projects (such as Haymarket Books and Left Turn Magazine), the tour seeks to connect communities and to build relationships between grassroots activists and independent media.




JOBS - A mass mobilization and march for jobs, One Nation Working Together, is scheduled for Saturday, October 2 in Washington, DC. The event is supported by local peace and economic justice groups around the country, who are organizing rides.


Contact: One Nation Working Together, 1333 H Street NW, Suite 300, East Tower, Washington DC 20005; 202-533-2578 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              202-533-2578 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              202-533-2578      end_of_the_skype_highlighting      end_of_the_skype_highlighting; [email protected];;


FARM-AID – The 25th annual Farm Aid concert, Farm Aid 25: Growing Hope for America, is scheduled for October 2 in Milwaukee to raise money for family farms.


Contact: Farm Aid, 501 Cambridge St., Third Floor, Cambridge, MA 02141; 800-FARM-AID begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              800-FARM-AID begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              800-FARM-AID      end_of_the_skype_highlighting      end_of_the_skype_highlighting;


WORKSHOP - Democracy Unlimited's workshop "Challenging Corporate Rule, Creating Democracy" is scheduled for October 2 in Eureka, California; this introductory workshop on fighting corporate hegemony and building a grassroots movement is offered three times a year.


Contact: Democracy Unlimited of Humboldt County, PO Box 610, Eureka, California, 95502; 707-269-0984 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              707-269-0984 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              707-269-0984      end_of_the_skype_highlighting      end_of_the_skype_highlighting;


SPACE FOR PEACE – The annual International Week of Protest to Stop the Militarization of Space is scheduled for October 2-9; resources to help plan educational events or demonstrations are available online and by request.


Contact: Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space, PO Box 652, Brunswick, ME 04011; 207-443-9502 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              207-443-9502 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              207-443-9502      end_of_the_skype_highlighting      end_of_the_skype_highlighti