Community Calendar Tues June 16 2009

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Mon, 06/15/2009
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY June 16 2009 This is the community calendar for Tuesday June 16 2009 The National Lawyers Guild, the ACLU of Oregon and the the Oregon Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society are sponsoring an evening seminar entitled "Civil Liberties Under the Obama Administration: Are We Still at Risk?" at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, June 17, 2009. The event is free and will be held at the Portland State University Urban Center's Second Floor Gallery, 506 SW Mill. The seminar will cover continuing issues of race, preventive detention, the Obama administration's plans for Guantanamo detainees, and ethnic and religious profiling. Speakers will include Tom Nelson and Ashlee Albies, lawyers who are litigating a challenge to the NSA warrantless wiretapping program; Steven Wax, Federal Public Defender, who has represented a number of Guantanamo detainees; David Fidanque, Executive Director of the ACLU of Oregon; Steven Wilker, an ACLU cooperating attorney; and JoAnn Bowman, Director of Oregon Action. Steve Novick will moderate. Cosponsors include the Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group and Willamette Week. For more information contact Mark Kramer: 503.243.2733; mark@kramer-associates.com The Habitat for Humanity Women Build Committee meets Wednesday June 17 (Monthly on the third Wednesday) from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Portland Habitat Office, 1478 NE Killingsworth. The Women Build Committee works on all aspects of the build which includes the planning process, recruiting and managing volunteers, organizing events, and raising money. If you are attending the meeting for the first time please contact the Habitat office to confirm meeting time and location. 503.287.9529. Portland Central America Solidarity Committee meets Wednesday June 17 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Liberty Hall, 311 N Ivy St in Portland. PCASC is a grassroots organization working for international solidarity and immigrant rights. The People's Farmers Market takes place Wednesdays, 2:00 - 7:00 p.m. It's a year-round market at 3029 SE 21st Avenue, one block north of Powell Blvd. For more information call Ariana Jacob at (503) 232-9051 There is a free sack lunch concert Wednesday June 17 at noon, at the Old Church, 1422 SW 11th Ave in Portland. Carol Adrianne, Coloratura Soprano with Richard Bower, pianist in a vocal recital of songs and arias. Do you want to go beyond membership and become a kboo volunteer? Go to our website, kboo.fm, for contact information or to see the community calendar listings. This has been Paula for the community calendar for KBOO 90.7 FM in Portland. Listener sponsored volunteer powered community radio, transmitting from Portland, Corvallis and Hood River.

 

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