(en) direct action conf. 6/13-15

Chris (red@iww.org)
Sat, 24 May 1997 16:40:43 -0700 (PDT)

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Homes Not Jails and Food Not Bombs presents


A conference for grassroots and direct action activists interested in radical solutions to poverty and homelessness, and the continued criminalization of the poor

Throughout the Boston area

workshops. discussions. picnics. movies. music. skill sharing. a day of action. and much more...

for more information write to: P.O. Box 390351 Cambridge, MA 02139 or call 617-287-9494

housing, food, and child care will be provided


A gathering of assorted radicals, anti-poverty activists, directa ction advocates, squatters, anti-authoritarians, nomadic travellers, grassroots organizations, and anyone from the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions interested in creating social change.

schedule of events

Friday, June 13

12:00 - ??? Arrival Period Check in will be at the Lucy Parsons Center 3 Central Square Cambridge 617 497-9934 (on the corner of Massachusetts and Western Avenues). There you will receive a guide with maps, space locations, list of workshop times and information on free housing, food and child care. 12:00 - 4:00 Food Not Bombs Once you've got your Homestead Guide you may want to grab some lunch at Food Not Bombs, which is a short subway ride away. Take the red line T inbound to the Park Street stop and exit to Boston Common. FNB! serves near the fountain. 6:00 Opening Speaker 7:00 Dinner, Music and Stuff 8:00 - 9:30 Workshops, Presentations and Movies

Saturday, June 14 8:00 - 9:30 Breakfast (for all you crazy early risers) 10:00 - 11:00 Workshops 11:15 - 12:15 More Workshops 12:15 - 1:30 Lunch!!! (Food Not Bombs) 2:00 - 3:00 Back to More Workshops 3:15 - 4:15 Workshops 4 :30 - 5:30 Take a guess. . . That's right more workshops! 5:30 - 7:00 Dinner (Food Not Bombs) 7:00 - ??? Music/Puppets/Movies and various other forms of entertainment. (Don't forget your dancing shoes!)

Sunday, June 15 8:00 - 9:30 Breakfast 10:00 - 11:00 Closing Speaker 11:30 - ??? ACTION!!! (Anyone care to shut down this city?) -- Housing Takevoer -- Critical Mass -- Boycott Borders -- Multiple Protests -- much more!

Although Homestead '97 is free, we do hope that people will help with Food Not Bombs as well as child care, keeping spaces clean, etc. . . (and feel free to donate any $$$ you can)

Hope to see you there. Love/Solidarity, Homes Not Jails and Food Not Bombs

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