On October 7 at Columbia University School of Social Work, 550 mostly students packed an auditorium to hear Kimberlé Crenshaw, Eve Ensler, Carl Dix, Nicholas Hayward, Sr., Dr. Cornel West, Professor Jamal Joseph, and others. Hearing any of these speakers, you will not fail to be moved.
Then the questions you must answer are... Will you act to be part of Rise Up October--Which Side Are You On? Will you be in New York City for the massive protest to STOP police terror? Will you throw in this coming week to build Rise Up October?
Tickets are $140 round trip on a chartered bus. You can buy an individual ticket, blocks of tickets for groups, and you can DONATE to provide tickets for young, unemployed, and low-income people.
If you don't have the full amount for a bus ticket now, you can donate $25 now, to reserve a seat on the bus, and pay in full by October 22.
Gather at 3:30 pm on Friday, October 23, at Overflow Coffee Bar, 1550 S. State, Chicago. Bus leaves at 4:00 pm. Return on Sunday, October 25 at 2:00 pm. Information on buses: call 312-933-9586, email Stop Mass Incarceration Network Chicago or go to the website, to get on the bus and make sure no one is left behind who wants to go!
Columbia College: Rise Up October Learn. Listen. Act.
Thursday, October 15, 6:30 pm
623 S. Wabash, Room 405, Lecture Hall
At this event, Columbia students hope to raise awareness and educate people about Rise Up October. Hear LaToya Howell, who lost her teenage son to police murder 6 months ago in Zion, IL. Come to learn more about why it is so important that we all go to New York on October 24.