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Cal Carpenter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-25-10 08:06 PM
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6. There have been a ton of local groups there (and individuals)
Edited on Fri Jun-25-10 08:11 PM by Cal Carpenter
including a lot of organized labor and other worker's rights groups, the Moratorium Now group (for foreclosure and utility shut offs), churches involved in the marches and some events, various nonprofits, tours of Detroit with various themes, and much more.

In addition to Cobo, workshops and events were held at other locations like the UAW building, WSU, WCCC, a couple different churches..

Not to mention that between the programming on the first and last days (tomorrow being the last), basically a whole day is *devoted* to issues facing Detroit, as presented by local people.

Just for the record.

eta: here's a sample of the workshops tomorrow morning. Tuesday morning was similar - it's all Detroit


http://organize.ussf2010.org/workshops



Detroit Highlighted: East Michigan Environmental Action Council
Jun 26 2010 - 10:00am Cobo Hall: W2-67


Detroit Highlighted: Luella Hannan Memorial Foundation
Jun 26 2010 - 10:00am Cobo Hall: O2-39


Detroit Highlighted: Hush House
Jun 26 2010 - 10:00am Cobo Hall: W2-65


Detroit Highlighted: Michigan Legal Services
Jun 26 2010 - 10:00am Cobo Hall: O2-40


Detroit Highlighted: Moratorium Now
Jun 26 2010 - 10:00am Cobo Hall: O2-41


Detroit Highlighted: People United As One
Jun 26 2010 - 10:00am Cobo Hall: O2-42


Detroit Highlighted: People's Water Board Detroit
Jun 26 2010 - 10:00am Cobo Hall: D2-09


Detroit Highlighted: Recycle Detroit
Jun 26 2010 - 10:00am Cobo Hall: D2-10


Detroit Highlighted: Sierra Club
Jun 26 2010 - 10:00am Cobo Hall: D2-11


Detroit Highlighted: The Hub of Detroit
Jun 26 2010 - 10:00am Cobo Hall: W2-68


Detroit Highlighted: Threat Management Center
Jun 26 2010 - 10:00am Cobo Hall: W2-69


Detroit Highlighted: United Housing Coalition
Jun 26 2010 - 10:00am Cobo Hall: D2-12


Detroit Highlighted: Urban Network
Jun 26 2010 - 10:00am Cobo Hall: W2-70


Detroit Highlighted: Young Detroit Builders
Jun 26 2010 - 10:00am Cobo Hall: D2-13


Detroit Highlighted: Michigan Veteran's Foundation
Jun 26 2010 - 10:00am Cobo Hall: D2-08


Detroit Highlighted: Earthworks
Jun 26 2010 - 10:00am Cobo Hall: Riverview Ballroom (W1-52)


Detroit Highlighted: Fender Bender
Jun 26 2010 - 10:00am Cobo Hall: W2-61


Join us to learn more about the work we do around the city of Detroit.

Detroit Highlighted: Greening of Detroit
Jun 26 2010 - 10:00am Cobo Hall: W2-58


Detroit Highlighted: The History of Labor in Detroit
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