FRI.JULY 21 on CATALYST: Defend Public Housing/MIZNA: Arab-American Arts

Funding for public housing has endured cuts for decades---now, like other public services, it's in the cross-hairs of being "privatized": that mean corporatons get to profiteer off a public service--and even destroy it. Public housing resident-activist LUNDEN YUSEF is part of DEFEND GLENDALE TOWNHOMES, part of MINNEAPOLIS PUBLIC HOUSING. Although "liberal" Democrats run the city (and have broken promises for morwww.defendglendaletownhomes.org or Defend Glendale Townhomes on Facebppk  PLUS: The Arab-American arts organization MIZNA film curator MICHELLE BAROODY talks about their film series from the countries facing Trump's "Muslim Ban" (Wednesdaysm 7pm thru AUG.2,  Walker Art, 725 Vineland Place, near downtown MInneapolis).

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AUG. 2-6 DEMOCRACY CONVENTION at U of MN, Minneapolis National gathering addressing intersectional issues from voting rights to climate change, economic justice & civilliberties.  www.democracyconvention.org

Thur. Aug. 3,7pm: YOUR RIGHT TO FILM POLICE the MN chapter of the ACLU does a presentation on private citizens filming police. Hosted ny FRIENDS FOR A NON-VIOLENT WORLD  at ST.MARK'S CATHEDRAL, 519 Oak Grove, near downtown Minneapolis

ECOLOGY DEMOCRACY NETWORK

SAT.JULY 222pm:INTRODUCTION to EDN ideas, plus, report-back on recent Ecology Economics Conference that Ken Pentel attened.Weber Park Library, 4440 Humbolt Ave. North, Minneapolis