Re: [FrontlinesNewspaper] Activities of Committee on Argentina
- Any news on the World Social Forum in Porto Alegre? If you don't have any,
where can I find some? also, any plans to unify the moviments in Argentina
with those in Brazil?
Andrew Della Rocca
>From: "carlospetroni" <carlospetroni@...>_________________________________________________________________
>Subject: [FrontlinesNewspaper] Activities of Committee on Argentina
>Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2002 04:11:36 -0000
>--- In SolidaridadArgentina@y..., Coordinating Committee wrote:
>PLEASE POST, CIRCULATE, FORWARD
>DON'T CRY FOR ARGENTINA! ORGANIZE!
>Today, at the meeting of the Coordinating Committee of the December 19
>Argentinean Solidarity Committee of San Francisco Bay Area, the
>following decisions were adopted:
>1. To organize a fundraising for the Argentinena workers who are
>struggling. The fundraising will consist in a big party inviting the
>Argentinean community and their supporters. The money raised will go
>to the strike fund or some other fund organized and administered by
>workers themselves in Argentina (There were some discussion about the
>workers at Pepsico and others). The idea is to channel the money to a
>group of workers who are now engaged in struggle.
>The fundraising will take place in three weeks at place, exact date
>and time to be announced. A sub-committee to organize the event and
>one to contact directly workers in struggle in Argentina were formed.
>If you or your organization would like to help out with the
>preparation of this event or you have a proposal as to which concrete
>group of workers we should support, please contact us at
>alternative@s... The fundraising will be called "Cacerolazo
>2. The Coordinating Committee agreed to organize a demonstration,
>tentatively on February 23. Place and time to be announced. If you
>or your organization would like to help out and participate on this
>project, please send a message to alternative@s...
>Demonstrate in support of the Argentinean people and demand US hands
>off!; Cancel the Debt!; Punish those responsible for the dirty war!
>and Justice for those killed on December 20!
>Organizations interested in coordinating the solidarity with the
>Argentinean people, the demonstration or the fundraising, please send
>a representative to our meeting on Tuesday, January 22. Please, RSVP
>to alternative@s... or calling (415) 452-9992
>3. The Coordinating Committee discussed and adopted a proposal to
>organize a tour of a representative of the struggles in Argentina to
>several universities in California. Organizers were selected to
>research who and when that person would be available to travel to
>California for the tour. Ideas? Write back to
>4. The Committee needs volunteers for:
>* Leafleting in San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland and Berkeley in
>preparation for both the February 23 demonstration and the planned
>fundraising. If you can help, please, contact us by calling (415)
>* Outreach to universities to organize the tour. If you or your
>organization on campus would like to help out, sponsor, etc, please
>contact us at: (415) 452-9992
>* Translators and copyeditors: both Spanish to English and English to
>Spanish. If you would like to help, please contact us through e-mail
>PLEASE, FORWARD, POST, CIRCULATE
>December 19 Argentinean Solidarity Committee
>--- End forwarded message ---
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