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Reportback From All Hands On Deck Workday.

19 people showed up.

231 packages made.

And we took photos for this year’s holiday card that we include  in our winter packages and send out to all of the political prisoners in the US.

We’ve been 5 months behind since the move, but we are pleased to announce that our backlog has been reduced to 3 months behind. Thanks everyone who came out. At this rate we’ll catch up in no time.

On a related note, we are totally out of dictionaries now. If anybody would like to donate some, that would be great.

Rally Against the Electoral Farce!

From Occupy Chapel Hill Event PageWHEN: Starts at 5 PM Saturday, October 13th (the first anniversary of Occupy Chapel Hill)

WHERE: Peace and Justice Plaza, Chapel Hill, NC

WHO:
Anyone who wants to change their world directly, instead of through the narrow choices and occasional elections of democracy
Anyone who doesn’t trust another batch of politicians to fix the mess that the last batch of politicians started
Anyone let down by Obama’s false hope
Anyone sick of choosing a “lesser” evil
Anyone who knows politicians just serve the rich (more…)

Fundraiser For NC Latin Kings in Greensboro

From Capitalist Press

GREENSBORO — The Rev. Joseph Frierson wants to see justice served.

But justice, he said, is not what the federal government is pursuing in its racketeering case against Jorge Cornell and other local members of the Latin Kings.

“We are not saying that wrong things did not happen,” Frierson said. “But Jorge was not the root cause of that. What Jorge was doing was taking young men and women who had been battered and bruised by life’s journey and seeking to transform them into individuals that added to the quality of life.”

Frierson will be among the local clergy, attorneys and other community leaders Sunday at Bethel AME Zion Church to show their support for Cornell and discuss the injustice they said he is facing. (more…)

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Speaking At UNC-CH October 8 & 9

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Feminist. Revolutionary. Historian.
 
On October 8th and 9th, The Department of Women’s and Gender Studies will host a two-day event organized around the work of Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, a long-time feminist and historian of indigenous peoples.A native of rural Oklahoma, Dr. Dunbar-Ortiz holds a PhD in History from the University of California, Los Angeles. She was co-founder of the Department of Ethnic Studies at California State University, East Bay, where she taught Native American Studies. Among her many publications are Roots of Resistance: A History of Land Tenure in New Mexico and The Great Sioux Nation: An Oral History of the Sioux Nation and its Struggle for Sovereignty.  She is currently writing a history of the United States from the perspective of Indigenous Peoples. (more…)