Monthly Archives: December 2006

Dec progressive update

Even though we are not meeting this month, there is plenty of ways to be active. Attend the Gore environmental movie, sign an Obama petition and be a part of a peace rally. Also see details about our next meeting on Jan 17th.

There is a national showing of Gore’s “Inconvenient Truth” and you can be a part of it. In Rockford it will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church at 4848 Turner Street in Rockford on Saturday December 16th at 6:00pm. There will be a discussion of the movie afterward Click on to sign up or to get more information.

http://pol.moveon.org/event/events/event.html?event_id=29690

Also you may know that there is a draft Obama petition
http://ga3.org/campaign/obama?sourceobama You may remember this meetup group was formed uniting DFA/ PDA and Obama meetups. We as a group are not endorsing a Presidential candidate, but if you are interested in seeing him run for office, feel free to sign Sen. Durbin’s petition to encourage Obama to run for President.

We are putting together a “peace rally” with Rockford Peace and Justice and Rosemarie Dietz Slavens the 2nd week of Jan. Details later.

Our next meeting will be in Jan. Note we are changing from our usual 2nd Tues to the third Wed to Jan 17th. We will be meeting for our last time at the North Suburban Library in Loves Park. We will have an “open mike” time for attendees to discuss what is important.

Topics so far include: building grass-roots in Northern IL, making Rockford a “green city”, campaign finance reform and making a level playing field after NAFTA. Let me know if you would like to give a 10 minute talk on what is important to you. Email me your topic.

(In Feb. will move to the Electrical Union’s building behind Perkins on east State Street)

Hope you find something that interests you. And of course have a joyful and peaceful holidays.