Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Thurs, 3/25, ISO Organizing Meeting: "Fighting for housing justice and LGBT equality in the Obama era"



Thurs, March 25, 7pm

First Baptist Church
633 Centre Street
Jamaica Plain, MA

Note the different location!!


This Thursday's meeting of the Boston branch of the International Socialist Organization will be about organizing for housing justice and for LGBT equality in the Obama Era. The meeting is meant to discuss the foreclosure crisis, the housing justice work of City Life/Vida Urbana in Boston, and the ISO's role in this struggle. The meeting will also aim to discuss our participation in this weekend's LGBT equality conference in Boston.

The proposed agenda is:

1. Organizing for housing justice (1 hour)
2. Preparing for this weekend's LGBT conference (30 minutes)

In preparation for the meeting, people should read the following articles by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor about racism in housing and resistance to discrimination:

http://socialistworker.org/2010/03/15/dreams-shattered
http://socialistworker.org/2010/03/19/housing-struggle-then-and-now