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Re: [scbwi-houston] FW: [Kucinich-Hou] Helping Hurricane Katrina victims

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  • Wayne Edwards
    I think that it would be a good idea to scrub political comments such as, When the Bush regime gets its act together. from our SCBWI correspondence. Wayne
    Message 1 of 3 , Sep 5, 2005
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      I think that it would be a good idea to scrub political comments such as,
      "When the Bush regime gets its act together." from our SCBWI correspondence.

      Wayne

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Bonnie Lambourn" <blambourn@...>
      To: "Art & dance &music & parties & Lefty events" <blambourn@...>
      Sent: Monday, September 05, 2005 4:13 AM
      Subject: [scbwi-houston] FW: [Kucinich-Hou] Helping Hurricane Katrina
      victims


      >I apologise if this is a double to your list. I am forwarding email
      >received
      > from Progressive Action Alliance which seems to have good resources well
      > spelled out, especially if someone is considering hosting a person or
      > family. - Bonnie
      >
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      > From: Bill Crosier <paa@...>
      > Date: Sun, 4 Sep 2005 14:09:25 -0500
      > To: PAA Announcements List <kucinich-houston@...>,
      > Houston-Riseup
      > list <houston@...>
      > Subject: [Kucinich-Hou] Helping Hurricane Katrina victims
      >
      > I'm sure you've heard on the radio, or seen the horrifying images on
      > TV, of destruction left by Hurricane Katrina, and the many, many
      > people left with nowhere to go. And you know how appalling it is
      > that the Bush administration failed completely to either prepare for,
      > or respond adequately to, this catastrophe.
      >
      > You can help, without waiting for the Bush regime to get their act
      > together.
      >
      > First, there's a good compilation of information on volunteering and
      > donating in Houston at
      > http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/special/05/katrina/3332401 .
      > If that link doesn't work, see the Chronicle's general page on
      > Katrina news, relief efforts, helping refugees, etc. at
      > http://www.chron.com/katrina/ . Both of these web pages have
      > numerous links for donations, volunteering, etc.
      >
      > Second, if you'd like to do something more direct and personal to
      > help, and can provide temporary housing for hurricane victims, read
      > on.
      >
      > MoveOn.org just launched a web site, www.hurricanehousing.org, to
      > connect your empty beds with victims who desperately need a place to
      > wait out the storm. It seems to be better organized that other
      > similar sites I've seen in the last few days.
      >
      > You can post your offer of housing (a spare room, extra bed, even a
      > decent couch) on http://www.hurricanehousing.org and list any
      > specifics about your offer, or search there for housing if you know
      > someone who needs it.
      >
      > Cheryl and I registered our house (as one of hundreds of others
      > already registered in southeast Texas) to accept a family in need.
      > If you have some space in your home for one or more people, you can
      > do this, too, or pass this on to people you know.
      >
      > There is a FAQ which answers many questions you may have (such as "I
      > want to host, but have a concern...") at
      > http://www.moveon.org/event/faq/index.html?faq_id=9
      >
      > MoveOn will pass requests from hurricane victims or relief agencies
      > on to volunteer hosts (you), who can decide whether or not to respond
      > to a particular request. The host remains anonymous until they reply
      > to someone looking for housing.
      >
      > Go to http://www.hurricanehousing.org for information or to sign up.
      >
      > This project is coordinated by MoveOn.org, and is co-sponsored by
      > NAACP, True Majority, Democracy for America, Working Assets, Blue
      > Latinos, Donor Digital, and Fenton.
      >
      > --
      > Bill Crosier
      > Progressive Action Alliance http://progressiveactionalliance.org/
      > paa@... 713-641-4941
      > Tell Bush: WE WANT THE TRUTH! http://www.afterdowningstreet.org/
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    • Bookzforkidz@aol.com
      I agree with Wayne. Lori [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      Message 2 of 3 , Sep 5, 2005
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        I agree with Wayne.
        Lori


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