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Protest Against Budget Cuts For Homeless and Runaway Youth

  • May 31st. Noon. City Hall Steps.

Support full resoration of the $7.2 million Mayor Bloomberg has cut from the already small $12 million Homeless Youth Services Budget.

 

Reading: Ezra Berkely Nepon "Justice, Justice You Shall Pursue"

  • June 28th. 7pm. Bluestockings.

Join author Ezra Nepon and Jews for Racial & Economic Justice for a reading and discussion of “Justice, Justice Shall You Pursue: A History of New Jewish Agenda,” a people’s history of Left/Progressive Jewish activism in the 1980′s. New Jewish Agenda was a national, multi-issue organization that practiced participatory grassroots democracy with over 45 local chapters and 5,000 members– organizing for peace and justice on local and global issues. For more information, visit newjewishagenda.net.

 

NYC LGBT Pride Rally

  • June 16th. 3pm. East River Bandshell.

The Rally features well-known performers and motivating speakers from the LGBT community to kick-off Pride Week events. The first NYC LGBT Pride Rally occurred one month after the Stonewall Riots in June 1969, with 500 people gathering for a “Gay Power” demonstration in Washington Square Park. It was followed by a candlelight vigil in Sheridan Square. Today the Rally is held at the East River Bandshell. The entire Rally will be ASL interpreted for individuals who are deaf/hard-of-hearing.