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Shift the Budget Debate: A Prince George’s County Town Hall

November 7, 2011 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Help find progressive solutions to the fiscal crisis in Washington and Annapolis.

Let’s organize for “A people’s budget” that raises taxes from the rich, cuts the Pentagon, puts America back to work, saves our environment, preserves Social Security and protects Americans’ health.

Speakers and presenters include:

  • U.S. Congresswoman Donna Edwards
  • County Executive Rushern Baker
  • MD State Senator Paul Pinsky
  • MD Delegate Aisha Braveboy
  • Institute for Policy Studies fellow Karen Dolan
  • Fund Our Communities Coalition Alex Welsch
  • IPS Newman fellow Matias Ramos
  • Moderator: former State Senator David Harrington

Community members will be participate in break-out sessions for discussion and action.

Sponsored by Fund Our Communities, a Maryland Coalition – www.OurFunds.org and other community groups including:

Brandywine/TB Southern Region Neighborhood Coalition, CASA de Maryland, CCAN, Greenbelt Climate Action Network, Keep Our Promise Coalition, Maryland Black Family Alliance, Maryland United for Peace & Justice, MoveOn Clinton Council, MoveOn Silver Spring Council, NAACP Maryland Branch, NAACP Prince George’s County Maryland Branch, Prince George’s County Human Services Coalition, Prince George’s County Peace & Justice Coalition, Progressive Cheverly, Progressive Democrats of America MD, Progressive Maryland, UFCW Union Local 400, UFCW Local 1994 MCGEO

Contact: justpeacepg@earthlink.net 301-577-2350

Driving directions: from Route 202 South, Landover/Largo Road, pass Campus Way and take next right onto main PGCC driveway. Public parking lots are on the left- D & F are closest to Marlboro Hall, a long building on the right. Enter by the door farthest from highway, go straight down first-floor corridor to reach lecture room 1097. (Alternate entry from campus courtyard is just outside that room.)

Details

Date:
November 7, 2011
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://progchev.edterry.com/items/SaveBudget.pdf

Venue

Prince George’s Community College
Marlboro Hall lecture room 1097, 301 Largo Road
Largo, MD 20774 United States
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