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In this episode of Move to Amend, we welcome guests Galen Tyler, Deeq Abdi, and Assad Al-Khdir who represent the Poor People's Economic and Human Rights Campaign and also serve on the planning committee for the US Social Forum. Our guests will talk about what we can expect in Philadelphia during the US Social Forum in June.
Watch the latest video about the US Social Forum here.
To learn more about the US Social Forum, visit www.ussocialforum.net.
To register for the US Social Forum in Philadelphia, visit ussfphilly.org.
The mission for WRLP Iis a catalyst for individual, family, and community change. Our agency along with our partners in the community, assist many people each year to transform their lives by working with citizens who live on limited incomes. Our goal is to train and re-employ the chronically unemployed and to offer "handup not a hand out". We wotk to put our citizens back to work through job training and job placement services.
Our guest today, Mr. Jeffrey Harris, hails from South Jamaica Queens New York. He is working on his masters degree in special education and has a passion for children and wants to equip them during their learning process with sklls and practical experience to empower them for better opportunities in life now and in the future. Jeffrey Harris is an instructor at WRLP and also is a volunteer instructor with the Salvation Army. He works tirelessly in Guilford County assisting the underserved in many capacities. Jeffrey Harris is single and also has a twin brother.
In light of African American History Month, we will be focusing our programs on Move to Amend's partnership with international grassroots organization Hip Hop Congress to present What the (Bleep) Happened to Hip Hop, a public education campaign to address the corporatization of music, dance, and other art forms and shine a critical lens on race, class, and gender in contemporay American culture. This February will feature artists, activists, and organizers supporting this national campaign to raise awareness of the dangerous power corporations currently wield over culture and how it connects with their use of corporate constitutional rights.
Join us this week as we talk with Move to Amend's Program Coordinator Jessica Munger and Hip Hop Congress Executive Director Shamako Noble about the purpose of What the Bleep Happened to Hip Hop and discuss Hip Hop's relationship to the struggle of oppressed people in the United States.
The mission for WRLP is a catalyst for individual, family and community change. Our agency, along with our partners in the community, assist many people each year to transform their lives by working with citizens who live on limited incomes, elected public officials and private sector representatives. Our goal is to train and reemploy the chronically unemployed and to offer a "hand up not a hand out". We work to put our citizens back to work through job training and job placement services.
Dr. Terence Jackson - Personal Development 2:15pm
Dr. Jackson is a highly accomplished , experienced and dynamic Certified Executive Coach, Leadership Development Coach, Life Coach, Sales Trainer, Business Coach and Consultant. His passion and purpose is helping others improve their quality of life.
Dr. Terence Jackson is a visionary with 25 plus years of progressive leadership experience in education, financial, petroleum, telecommunications, state and federal government, retail and consumer package goods.
This week features lifetime activist and affiliate organizer for Move to Amend in Tuscaloosa, Jim Price, to talk with us about his experience as a Southern organizer for justice and how to approach grassroots organizing in "red states" like Alabama.
Jim Price has spent most of his adult life as an activist and organizer for justice in the southern United States. For twenty-six years, Jim served as a field representative, grassroots organizer, and lobbyist at the Sierra Club. He was a founder of the Club’s National Environmental Justice Grassroots Organizing Program through which he supported numerous local organizations representing low income white and nonwhite communities throughout the U.S. in their struggles. During the 1990s, Jim helped initiate the Sierra Club’s Corporate Accountability Project. He presented a popular presentation “Corporations and the Deterioration of Democracy” at over fifty venues. In the mid-90’s Jim became a Principal with the Program on Corporations, Law, and Democracy (POCLAD). He was also a founder of the Alliance for Democracy, served on its first Board of Directors, and helped found the Birmingham, Alabama Chapter. Jim’s Unitarian Universalist community has been a great support to him. The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Tuscaloosa’s Social Justice Team and Board of Trustees have both endorsed the Move to Amend amendment. Since retiring to Tuscaloosa, Alabama in 2012, Jim has been an active organizer in the Move to Amend – Tuscaloosa affiliate.
Join "Africa On The Move" as we explore issues that are important to the lives and well being of Africa, African people and humanity. You may share your thoughts and understanding on Sundays, 7PM est by calling in at 323-679-0841 or go online at www.blogtalkradio.com/africa-on-the-move. The theme is "Policing, Police & Power"....What happens when there is no policing of the police to a community and its people?
Tonight, we continue with the second half of our replay of the public debate between David Cobb of Move to Amend's National Leadership Team and James Bopp, General Counsel for the James Madison Center for Free Speech and legal advisor to the organization Citizens United. Citizens Divided: Corporate Money, Speech, and Politics was held at Indiana University last September, featuring Cobb and Bopp as they explore the relationship between corporations and political speech following the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission ruling. You will listen to questions from a five-person panel and the audience.
We want to thank Indiana University’s Civic Leaders Center, the SPEA Law and Public Policy Program, the Maurer Law School American Constitution Society, and Move to Amend South Central Indiana for organizing and sponsoring this rousing debate between two prominent figures in the national debate over corporate personhood, campaign finance, and the proper definition of political speech!
Happy New Years from Move to Amend Reports!
On our first edition of the New Year, we feature Move To Amend Executive Director Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap along with Outreach Director and Leadership Team member David Cobb to talk with us about where we have been in 2014 and where together we are going through 2015.
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