This event on Thursday seems to be shaping up as one of the biggest this semester:
WHO: Jim Hightower, Joe Wilson, John Passacantando, and more.
WHEN: Thursday, September 25th, 2003 from 5-9pm.
WHERE: The Power Center, 121 Fletcher, on the U. Michigan Ann Arbor campus.
COST: Admission is FREE with on-site voter registration or proof of voter
registration, or if you bring somebody who needs to register to vote. Nobody
will be turned away due to disenfranchisement (citizen or legal record).
Join other MoveOn members, Jim Hightower (link www.jimhightower.com), former
Iraqi Ambassador and whistleblower Joe Wilson, and Greenpeace USA Executive
Director John Passacantando next Thursday, September 25, 2003 at the Power
Center, 121 Fletcher, on the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, campus.
Events sponsors are the Campaign for America’s Future (link
www.ourfuture.org), the Rolling Thunder Down Home Democracy Tour (link
www.rollingthundertour.org), Rock the Vote (link www.rockthevote.org), the
Apollo Alliance (link www.apolloalliance.org), PIRGIM (link www.pirgim.org),
MoveOn, and the University of Michigan Student Assembly.
>From 5 to 7, join us in the lobby to register, enjoy refreshments, watch the
film “Unprecedented” about the 2000 Florida elections, and learn from
student and local groups ranging from Citizens Against Incinerator Risk, to
The Muslim Student Association, to the UM chapter of the ACLU. Most
presidential candidate campaigns will also be represented. Jim Hightower
will also be available to sign his books, which will be available for
purchase from a Shaman Drum independent bookstore representative.
At 7 pm, take a seat in the 1300 seat auditorium to hear Hightower, Wilson,
Passacantando, and local luminaries, as well as to hear some good music,
rap, and comedy with Jesse Popp. State Senator from Detroit, Buzz Thomas,
along with former State Senator Alma Wheeler Smith, will co-host the
evening. Ben & Jerry’s has donated free ice cream for you to eat on your
way home. For more information contact Elisabeth Daley at