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    March 10-11 Taco bell Actions in Los Angeles/Irvine, Please come!! *Living wage for immigrant workers! No immigrant bashing! Support farm workers rights!**
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 7, 2002
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      March 10-11 Taco bell Actions in Los Angeles/Irvine, Please come!!

      *Living wage for immigrant workers! No immigrant bashing! Support farm
      workers' rights!**
      ***Would you be willing to pay 1/4 of 1 penny more for your Taco Bell's
      chalupa if it meant that Florida and California farmworkers who pick tomatoes
      and other farm products for Taco Bell and other restaurants could earn a
      living wage?**

      Here's the Schedule for the March 10-11(sunday-Monday) Taco Bell Actions at
      LA/Irvine:

      1) March 9: 7:00 PM - Welcome Receptions for Taco Bell Farm workers and Truth
      Tour Caravan from Florida, Kick of for 2-days LA/Irvine Taco Bell Actions!
      2) March 10: 9:00 AM -3:30 PM - Rise Up 2002 Conference, UCLA, Los Angeles
      3) March 10: 4:30 PM Forever21- Protest, Santa Monica
      4) March 11: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM - Perceful protest at Taco bell Headquarters,
      Irvine, CA

      ***For more information, please call: (213)353-1333 (x244), of call ActionLA
      hotline: (626)695-3405, or e-mail: interfaitha@...
      Or please visit webpage: www.ciw-online.org
      please join NoTacoBell listserv, please send e-mail to:
      mailto:NoTacoBell-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

      Here's the detail information:
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      1) March 9: 7:00 PM - Welcome Receptions for Taco Bell Farm workers and Truth
      Tour Caravan from Florida
      Contact: interfaitha@... (Damara Luce)
      Tel: (941)839-3970

      CARECEN (2845 W. 7th St, 1/2 block West of Hoover and 7th) this Saturday
      evening at 7:00 PM to... GIVE A WARM L.A. WELCOME TO THE 70 FLORIDA
      FARMWORKERS WHO WILL BE ARRIVING ON THE TACO BELL TRUTH TOUR CARAVAN!

      We are due to arrive at 7:30 PM and it would be wonderful to have some of you
      there beforehand to put up some banners/art work and welcome the workers as
      they arrive for dinner.

      We are still in the process of trying to get some live music (Mariachi) to
      add to the mix.
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      2)Sunday, March 10: Rise Up 2002 Conference, UCLA, Los Angeles
      Contact: mnuncio@... (Marissa Nuncio)
      Tel: (213)748-5866
      Conference Schedule (tentative)

      Set Up for Workshop Leaders and Tabling (Perloff Quad/ Dickson Plaza) 8 -9am

      Registration (in Perloff Quad/ Dickson Plaza) 9-10am
      * Registration
      * Tabling

      Plenary (Perloff Quad/ Dickson Plaza) 10-11am
      * Welcome by conveners - UCLA Proyecto de los Jornaleros, UCLA Conciencia
      Libre, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles, Korean Immigrant
      Worker Advocates, Garment Worker Center, Student/Farmworker Alliance, and
      Sweatshop Watch
      * CIW - Truth Tour Report and Campaign Update
      * Communities vs. Corporations, Recent Victories!
      o PCUN
      o French McDonald's workers
      o PETA

      Break 11-11:15

      ALL DAY Workshops 11:15 - 3:30
      * Art and Revolution, Freedom Rising Dickson Plaza
      o Art and Image Making
      * Students Transforming and Resisting Corporations (STARC)
      o Anti-Racist Organizing

      Workshop Session I (Royce and Rolfe Hall**) 11:15-12:15
      * Worker Discussion
      o Content and Facilitator TBA
      * United for a Fair Economy (UFE)
      o "The Growing Divide"
      * Comite Zapatista de Los Angeles
      o Derechos, cultura y autonomia indigena en mexico: Ataques Neoliberales - El
      Plan Puebla Panama
      * Movimiento Sem Terra (MST)
      o Brazil's Landless Worker's Movement: Organizing Models, Strategies and
      International Projection
      * Onward Collective
      o Today's Media and the Struggle for Popular Power
      * Kensington Welfare Rights Union (KWRU) / Women's Economic Agenda Project
      (WEAP)
      o Economic Human Rights
      * Miami Workers Center/ POWER
      o Organizing the Working Class under Imperialism
      * POWER (SO. Cal)
      o "The Connection between the Anti War and Human
      Rights Campaigns"
      * Action LA
      o US / Mexico Border organizing
      * Food + Social Justice Project/ PETA
      o "Recognizing the Unity of Oppressions: The racial, global, labor
      environmental, ecofeminist, sexual politics of meat"
      and
      o The Struggle is One: The Importance of Solidarity across Progressive
      Movements."
      * Campaign for Labor Rights
      o Labor Solidarity and Consumer Mobilizing

      Lunch (Perloff Quad/ Dickson Plaza) 12:15-1:15
      * Speakers, Music and Videos
      * STREET THEATER PAGEANT

      Workshop Session II (Royce and Rolfe Hall**) 1:15-2:15
      * United Farm Workers (UFW)
      o Pictsweet Campaign
      * United Church of Christ (UCC)
      o Organizing with Religious Congregations for Social Change.
      * Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras
      o "Claiming our space in the global workshop"
      * United Farm Workers (UFW)
      o "Creative Actions"
      * McDonalds Workers
      o Strike in France
      * International Socialist Organization (ISO)
      o Eyewitness from Argentina: Is Revolution on the Agenda in Latin America?
      * Humanrightstech
      o How to of Virtual Organizing
      * Midnight Special Law Collective/ Derechos Humanos
      o Know your Rights/Legal 101

      TWO HOUR WORKSHOP SESSIONS 1:15 - 3:30
      * Student/ Farmworker Alliance, United Students Against Sweatshops , Student
      Action with Farmworkers- facilitated by the Campaign for Labor Rights
      * Student Organizing 101
      * Pineros y Campesinos Unidos (PCUN), CAUSA
      * Consumer mobilizing and the NORPAC Campaign
      * KIWA, CHIRLA, GWC, CIW, Miami Worker Center, and Make the Road by Walking,
      POWER
      * Community Based Worker Organizing
      * Arts in Action
      * Art Making and Skills Building
      * Theater of the Oppressed
      * Popular theater theory and practice
      * Lupita Patterson - Independent Artist
      * Speaking, Acting and Finding Alternatives

      Break 2:15-2:30

      Workshop Session III (Royce and Rolfe Hall**) 2:30-3:30
      * Alianza Indigena, Maya Vision
      o The Migration of Indigenous Peoples
      * PETA
      o Social Justice and Corporate Responsibility
      * La IndyMedia
      o Indymedia
      * Juventud Anti-Autoritaria Revolucionaria
      o Pueblos Indigenos de Mexico
      * Mexico Solidarity Network
      o Free Trade Area of the Americas
      * International Socialist Organization (ISO)
      o Organizing for Global Justice Post 9-11 : How has the war changed our
      struggle?
      * Global Justice Bay Area Collective
      o TBA
      * Libros RevoluciĆ³n
      o L.A.-Sweatshop Town, and The War on Immigrants

      ** Rooms to be assigned

      Directions to UCLA
      o I-10 W
      o 405 N
      o Exit Sunset, make a right
      o Right on Hilgard Ave.
      o Park at Structure 3 (paid parking - $6)
      o Disabled Parking along Dickson Court - Free Meters all day
      (After turning right on Hilgard, right on Wyton, quick left on Charles E.
      Young Drive to Dickson Court)
      ** Campus Map found at www.ucla.edu

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      3) Sunday March 10: 4:30 PM Forever21- Protest, Santa Monica
      Contact: mnuncio@... (Marissa Nuncio)
      Tel: (213)748-5866

      Gather for Forever 21 Demonstration!! (Perloff Quad/ Dickson Plaza) 3:30
      PM
      Join the Forever 21 protest in Santa Monica
      4:30 PM !!!

      Directions to Forever 21 Protest at Santa Monica Place (mall)
      o I-10 W
      o Exit 5th St, make a right
      o Left on Broadway
      o Protest is at 3rd Street (Promenade) and Broadway, in front of mall
      entrance - but no parking available on Third St.
      o Parking can be found along 2nd St. or 4th St - paid parking
      =============================================================4) March 11:
      9:00 AM-5:00 PM - Peaceful Protest at Taco bell Headquarters, Irvine, CA
      Contact: Contact: interfaitha@... (Damara Luce)
      Tel: (941)839-3970 or (213)353-1333 (X244)

      8:00 AM Taco Bell Truth Tour Bus depart from LA (sign up for a free seat from
      LA to Irvine, please call Darama for more info)

      9:00 - 10:30 AM: gather at Snata Ana Memorial park (corner of Flower &
      Anahurst in Santa Ana)

      10:30 AM: March to Taco Bell HQs -south on Bristol, east on Sunflower, south
      on Main

      1:00 - 5:00 PM: Music, art, performance and real Mexican food at Taco Bell
      Heaquqarters! (17901 Von Karmana, Irvine)

      PLEASE COME, LET'S KEEP STRUGGLE! NEVER GIVE FOR WORK'S RIGHTS, AND RESPECT!



      Lee Siu Hin
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