Equality and Jobs for the 99%: Economic Justice for All
A public event sponsored by Democratic Socialists of America
Date and Time: November 11, 2011; 7:00 p.m.
Location: St. Stephen and Incarnation Church, 1525 Newton NW, Washington, D.C.
John Conyers – U.S. Representative for Michigan’s 14th district
Eliseo Medina – International Secretary-Treasurer, SEIU
Sarita Gupta – Executive Director, Jobs with Justice
John Nichols – Washington Correspondent, The Nation
Joslyn Williams – President, Metropolitan D.C. Central Labor Council
Maria Svart – National Director, Democratic Socialists of America
DSA, the principal U.S. affiliate of the Socialist International, is the largest socialist political organization in the country, with more than 6,000 members and active locals in more 40 U.S. cities and college campuses. DSA Locals in New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, and Wichita, among others, have taken an active role in the Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Freedom Plaza, and other Occupy protests in support of jobs and economic justice.
This meeting is organized in conjunction with the 15th National Convention of Democratic Socialists of America, which is being held at the Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner November 11-13, 2011. Visit www.dsausa.org for more information. A full press kit with bio’s and photographs will be available at the event. Advance requests for press kits should be sent to the email address listed above.