SOCIALISM – The Socialism 2015 Conference is scheduled for July 2-5 in Chicago, featuring talks and panel discussions.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.socialismconference.org.
NATIVE MEDIA – The Native American Journalists Association will co-host the National Native Media Conference July 9-12, in Washington, DC. Other co-hosts include Native Public Media and Vision Maker Media.
Contact: NAJA, OU-Gaylord College, 395 W. Lindsey St., Norman, OK 73019-4201; 405-325-1649; http://www.naja.com.
LABOR – The Eastern Conference For Workplace Democracy will be held at Clark University in Worcester, MA, July 10-12.
Contact: email@example.com; http://east.usworker.coop/.
PEACESTOCK – On July 11, the 13th Annual Peacestock: A Gathering for Peace, will take place near Cannon Falls, MN. The event is a mixture of music, speakers and community for peace. Sponsored by Veterans for Peace and others.
Contact: Bill Habedank, 1913 Grandview Ave., Red Wing, MN 55066; 651-388- 7733; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.peacestockvfp.org.
LA RAZA – The annual National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Conference is scheduled for July 11-14 in Kansas City, with workshops, presentations and panel discussions.
Contact: NCLR Headquarters Office, Raul Yzaguirre Building, 1126 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036; 202-785-1670; www.nclr.org.
POLICE BRUTALITY – The Million People’s March Against Police Brutality will be July 12 in Newark, NJ.
Contact: People’s Organization For Progress, PO Box 22505, Newark, NJ 07101- 2505; 973-801-0001; email@example.com; http://njpop.org/wordpress/.
NETROOTS – The 10th annual Netroots Nation conference will take place July 16-19, in Phoenix, AZ, with writers, social justice advocates, labor and organizational leaders, grassroots organizers and online activists.
Contact: Netroots Nation, 1559B Sloat Blvd #316, San Francisco,CA 94132; http://www.netrootsnation.org.
TEACHERS – The Badass Teachers Association (BAT) will meet in Washington, DC for BAT’s Teacher Congress, July 23-26.
WOMEN – The 2015 Urban Bush Women Summer Leadership Institute will be held July 24-August 2, in New Orleans, under the theme: We Who Believe in Freedom Cannot Rest: Organizing for Racial Equity.
Contact: 718-398-4783; sli@urbanbush women.org; https://www.urbanbush women.org.
WEAPONS/SPACE – The Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space will hold its annual conference July 29-August 2, in Kyoto, Japan.
Contact: PO Box 652, Brunswick, ME 04011; 207-443-9502; globalnet@ mindspring.com; http://www.space4peace .org/actions/video_contest_rules.htm.
ACTIVIST CAMP – Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp will have sessions in July and August in CA, OR, and NY. YEA Camp is designed for activists 12-17 years old who want to make a difference in the world.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; http://yea camp.org/.
FOLK FESTIVAL – The Falcon Ridge Folk Festival will be held July 31-August 2, in the Berkshires, NY.
Contact: email@example.com; http://www.falconridgefolk.com/.
SCHOOLS – The Satyagraha Institute 2015: Training Leaders in the Traditions of Nonviolence, will be August 4-22, in the Black Hills of South Dakota.
Contact: Satyagraha Institute, c/o Carl Kline, 825 Fourth Street, Brookings, SD 57006; 605-692-8465; info@satyagraha institute.org; http://www.satyagrahainstitute.org.
VETERANS/PEACE – Veterans for Peace is holding the 30th annual convention is August 5-9 in San Diego, CA. This year’s theme is, Peace & Reconciliation in the Pacific.
MEDIA – Alliance for Community Media (ACM) and the National Alliance for Media Arts & Culture (NAMAC) will host a joint conference in Pasadena, CA, August 12-14.
Contact: http://www.allcommunitymedia .org/annual-conference.
NONVIOLENCE – The first national gathering of Campaign Nonviolence will be August 6-9, in Sante Fe, NM, featuring presentations, workshops, and vigils at Los Alamos.
DISSIDENT ARTS – The Dissident Arts Festival will take place August 15-16, in New York City. The Festival is the annual showcase of radical arts and activism, where New Music meets Topical Song and Free Jazz with Dissident Poetry, Theater, and Film.
Contact: John Pietaro, 646-599-0060; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.dissident arts.com/
COMMUNITY CONFERENCE – The 31st annual Twin Oaks Women’s Gathering will be held August 21-23.
Contact: 138 Twin Oaks Road # W, Louisa, VA 23093; 540-894-5126; email@example.com; http://womens gathering.org/.
POLICE – “This Stops Today” is a march march against police crimes, planned for August 29th, in Chicago.
Contact: Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, 1325 S. Wabash Ave., Suite 105, Chicago, IL 60605; 312-939-2750; http://stoppolice crimes.com/.
LABOR DAY – The 31st annual Bread and Roses Heritage Festival, a celebration of the ethnic diversity and labor history of Lawrence, MA, will be held September 7, in honor of the 1912 Bread and Roses Strike. There will be music, dance, poetry, drama, ethnic food, historical demonstrations, walking & trolley tours.
Contact: Bread & Roses Heritage, PO Box 1137, Lawrence, MA 01842; 978-794-1655; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.breadandrosesheritage.org/.
LGBT – The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) will have its convention September 3-6, in San Francisco.
Contact: email@example.com; http://nlgja.org/2015.
COMMUNITY CONFERENCE – The annual Twin Oaks Community Conference will be held September 4-7. The conference is committed to equality, participatory government, ecology, and non-violence.
Contact: 138 Twin Oaks Road # W, Louisa, VA 23093; 540-894-5126; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://communitiesconference.org/.
VEGETARIAN – The 31st Annual Vegetarian Food Festival will take place September 11-13, in Toronto.
Contact: 17 Baldwin Street, 2nd floor, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 1L1; http://festival.veg.ca/.
OCCUPY WALL STREET – September 17 is the three-year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Events are planned in New York City and worldwide.
Contact: http://occuevolve.com; http://www.nycga.net/.
NONVIOLENCE – The Campaign Nonviolence Week will be September 20-27, with actions across the nation to mainstream nonviolence and build a culture of peace.
FEMINIST ART – The third annual Feminist Art Conference will be held September 24-27, in Toronto.
Contact: email@example.com; http://factoronto.org/.
WASTE – Racing to Zero: In Pursuit of Zero Waste follows San Francisco’s innovative efforts towards achieving zero waste, thereby dramatically reducing the city’s carbon footprint.
Contact: Bullfrog Films, PO Box 149, Oley, PA 19547; 800-543-3764; http://www.bullfrogfilms.com