Poor Peoples Economic
Human Rights Campaign

 

Thursday, April 22, 2010

FL PPEHRC: UPCOMING EVENTS REMINDER

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
the Refuge Thrift Store. It is located at 510 49th St. South, St. Petersburg. We are looking for donations, especially furniture, electronics, and books. All gifts are tax deductible. In some cases, we both deliver and pick up. Needy families can come to us for assistance. Please call us for donations, pick up of furniture, help for needy families, and directions at 727 278 1547.

APRIL 22nd starting at 700pm CIVIL DISOBEDIANCE ACTION AT CITY HALL WITH THE POOR PEOPLE’S ECONOMIC HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN, THE REFUGE, ST. PETE FOR PEACE, MEMBERS OF THE HOMELESS COMMUNITY, OTHERS AT CITY HALL IN ST. PETE, DINNER WILL BE SERVED, AS PART OF THE POOR PEOPLE’S MARCH. CALL 727 278 1547 FOR INFO. PRESS CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD< THIS ACTION WILL BE A PROTEST IN FRONT OF CITY HALL IN ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA. IT WILL INCLUDE A DINNER FOR THE HOMELESS, HOLDING OF PROTEST SIGNS, PROTESTING THE TREATMENT OF THE HOMELESS COMMUNITY BY THE CITY OF ST. PETE, AND THE POLICE DEPARTMENT. FOR TOO LONG, THE HOMELESS COMMUNITY HAS FACED HARASSMENT BY THE CITY OF ST. PETE AND THE POLICE DEPARTMENT!!! IT MUST END!! NO LONGER SHOULD THE HOMELESS BE HARASSMENT BECAUSE THE HAVE NO HOME AND NO PLACE TO USE THE BATHROOM!! THE PROTEST AND DINNER WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A SLEEP OUT WITH THE HOMELESS BY THOSE WHO HAVE HOMES. THIS EVENT IS SPONSORED BY THE POOR PEOPLE’S ECONOMIC HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN, THE REFUGE, ST PETE FOR PEACE, CONCERNED INDIVIDUALS, ECHO, AND THE HOMELESS COMMUNITY FOR MORE INFO. CALL 727 278 1547

APRIL 22- 24th AT the MISSIO DEI COMMUNITY: ” A SUSTAINABLE FAITH: JUSTICE IN THE REAL WORLD” with SPEAKERS: CHERI HONKALA with the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign and Best Selling Author Shane Claiborne. GO TO http://www.asustainablefaith.com for details

APRIL 25th, SUNDAY at LAKEWOOD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH in St. Petersburg, FLORIDA will be a POOR PEOPLE’s RALLY at 7pm with CHERI HONKALA with the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign (www.economichumanrights.org) in Philadelphia, PA, and special local guests: Rev. Charles Mckenzie and GW ROLLE with Musical GUESTS, DAVE SHEPARD BLUES BAND. EVENT TAKES PLACE AT 5995 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St or 9th st. South in St. Petersburg, Florida

IN MAY, LOOK FOR EVENTS SURROUNDING NATIONAL HOUSING TAKEOVER MONTH, the POOR PEOPLE’S MARCH, A FILM SHOWING OF “EXPLICIT ILL’S,” ( FILM PRODUCED BY MARK WEBBER, SON of CHERI HONKALA), a film with the backdrop of the POOR PEOPLE’S
ECONOMIC HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN, starring Rosario Dawson and Paul Dano, and another Poor People’s Rally

QUESTIONS CALL BRUCE @ 727 278 1547 or email bgcwright@aol.com

PS. If you can help with Financial Support for the Refuge. We have some emergency needs for several Families. 2 single moms need financial help to the tune of $1200, $800 for one and $400 the other. One of the Women is 5 months pregnant and is the one that needs $800, she has one child already. This money is to keep her in her place and from being homeless. The other single mom needs help with utilities. Then we have 2 married couples needing help that are currently homeless. If you can help or want details call me at 727 278 1547 or to send gift go to http://www.refugestpete.org or send c/o the Refuge 1818 29th Ave. north, St. Petersburg, Florida 33713. All gifts are tax deductible. Please designate gift to help families.

 
posted by Arun
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