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Cindy Sheehan, aged 56, is an internationally renowned peace and social justice activist.
Sheehan’s oldest son Casey was killed in Iraq on April 04, 2004 and many came to know about her and her work when she set up a peace camp near the faux-ranch of then president George W. Bush in Crawford, TX in the summer of 2005.
Since then, Cindy Sheehan, has traveled the world working with fellow activists demanding peace and working with others to help create a world that is peaceful and more economically secure and equal.
Cindy Sheehan, the Peace and Freedom Party candidate for Governor, will be in San Rafael on Saturday, May 24.
When: Saturday, May 24 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where: Community Media Center of Marin, 819 A Street, San Rafael (MAP)
What: Campaign appearance and fundraiser
Sponsor: Sheehan for Governor campaign
Contact: Jolie at 415-235-9187
Cost:Donations encouraged, no one turned away for lack of funds
The Marin County Peace and Freedom Party has endorsed this event.
I am running to End Poverty In California. Please join me in San Rafael on May 24.
Plenty of street parking
There will be refreshments
Contact Jolie at 415-235–9187
Our major goals are to: decrease prison populations and increase funding for schools and publicly financed healthcare; greatly reduce fees for public colleges and universities; wean our state off of fossil fuels and expand usage of renewable and clean energy and expand public transportation (free for seniors and students); institute a State Bank; increase job training programs and repair existing infrastructure; house the homeless; stop the unconstitutional Bay Delta tunnel project and put all utilities under the control of communities that are served; fully decriminalize marijuana; legalize hemp; expand worker control of workplaces; expand people’s participation in state government; make the wealthiest citizens of this state pay their fair share; reform CPS and institute public review boards for police that have real power.
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Join Cindy Sheehan in San Rafael
Cindy Sheehan speaks on her campaign for Governor at a candidate forum in Berkeley on May 3. She is introduced by Peace and Freedom Party state executive committee member Marsha Feinland. Video recorded and edited by Ian Grimes.
Source: Dede Miller
Other videos of this forum: Nathalie Hrizi, Laura Wells