since Katrina and the government continues to fail us. Malik Rahim has
spoken out with courage, asked the difficult questions, and built viable
community alternatives. He is a strong organizer that acted while the
politicians waited. Now he wants to take his courage to Congress. Malik
is on the November 4 ballot for US Congress, 2nd District.
We must continue to demand solutions for ourselves and our neighbors in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast. Please march with Malik on
the 3rd Anniversary of Katrina. Everyone that does will get a Malik
Rahim campaign T-shirt.
Meet Friday August 28 at
8:30 AM at the corner of Jourdan and Galvez in the Lower 9th Ward and march
with us to remember our loss, re-invigorate our energy, and to demand full
reinvestment in our communities.
If you need to get in touch with us the day of, you may contact:
Dan (to get a T-shirt day of) 504-313-1531
Christian (Media only) 504-905-5676
Robert (campaign coordination) 504-301-8210
August 29, 9am:3rd Annual Katrina March and
begins at Jourdan Avenue and N. Galvez floodwall. March
culminates with rally at Hunter's Field, St. Bernard and N. Claiborne Avenues.
Info: http://www. katrinacommemoration.ning.com
August 29, 1pm: Day of Sankofa – begins at Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd and S. Galvez. Secondline march
departs at 2pm, with stops en route emphasizing overuse of criminal
justice institutions at the expense of critical community infrastructure.
Includes stops at B.W. Cooper Public Housing, Day Laborer corner [Claiborne
& MLK], Union Passenger Terminal [served
as a prison post-Katrina], Charity Hospital & Craig Elementary School. Culminates in rally at the Treme Community Center. Info: Ursula at (504) 522-3949 x 223
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