Monthly Archives: February 2011

Rally Sat to support WI workers and other events

The local Move-On council is holding an area event to support the Wisconsin workers this Sat Feb. 26th at noon. Add your name to a petition to show your support

http://pol.moveon.org/callforaction/?r_by=26218-5542705-J3roLhx&rc=mailto

What: Local Rally please- join us to show our solidarity with the Wisconsin Workers.(even If you can’t make it to Madison or Springfield)
Where: on Highway 51 at the old Menard’s parking lot in Machesney Park (north of Kohls)
When: noon on Saturday.

Please create and bring your own sign.-Some messages seen in Madison are
UNION BUSTING is DISGUSTING, KILL the BILL, Save the Middle class

Our theme is THE MIDDLE CLASS is UDER ATTACK. UNIONS ARE OUR BEST DEFENSE Arlys and Joan
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Spend Sunday, March 6 talking about “How Did We Get Into This Economic Mess?”
WHAT: “How Did We Get Into This Economic Mess?”
WHEN: Sunday, March 6, 10:30 AM Service, 1 PM workshop
WHERE: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rock Valley, 329 School Street, Rockton IL.
WHO: Bill Barclay of the Chicago Political Economy Group

Free & open to the public.
Bill Barclay of the Chicago Political Economy Group will speak at the morning service at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rock Valley. Lunch provided between the service and the afternoon 1:00-3:00 PM workshop. Call to reserve a spot at the free lunch: Penny Shaw 815-968-7679 or Judy Petree at 608-289-6967

Important upcoming events

Wow what a month. Egypt, Madison, Rockford School district- Hard to keep up with all the news. Thanks to those who have gone and continue to go to Madison in support of public workers and unions. If you really want to understand how the Republicans and Gov. Walker are attacking check out this article.

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/ezra-klein/2011/02/what_is_actually_being_propose.html

I also want to give you heads up on a rally and informational meeting tomorrow concerning the Rockford School District. On Thursday Move-On is having a meeting to discuss how the proposed federal and state budget affects you. Mark you calendar for our March RPM meeting where we will further discuss the Rockford School concerns and how public education is being threatened nationwide.— See below for details
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Rockford School District Citizens awareness event-
What: rally for all public schools.
Noel Hammatt from Louisiana is coming to speak and you won’t want to miss it! He’ll advise Rockford about the upcoming school board vote as well as discuss the downfalls of privatizing our public schools.
When: tomorrow night (Monday Feb. 21) at 6:30pm
Where: the Unitarian Church

Move- on event
What: discuss-Invest in America Speak-Out talk about how the proposed federal and Illinois budget cuts will affect you and your family.
Where: Unitarian Universalist Church, 4848 Turne Rockford, IL 61107
When: 
Thursday, February 24th, 12:00 PM

RPM March meeting
What: Members of WEE (Watchdogs for Ethics in Education) will educate your about the upcoming school board elections and information they have discovered about the Rockford School district. You won’t want to miss this event.
Where: Just Good Fair Trade Store at 201 7th St. Rockford
Monday: March. 14th 7PM