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Choice Coalition <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 31 Mar 2004 21:05:38 -0500
Choice Coalition <[log in to unmask]>
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Michaela Tompsitt Best <[log in to unmask]>
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Quoting Charlotte Miller <[log in to unmask]>:

> Hi,
> Just a reminder to everyone that there is a meeting tonight at 7.30pm in
> Living
> and Learning Commons 216 to discuss our plans for this week.  We need to
> talk
> about the buses, most importantly, the rally on Friday and fundraising
> ideas.
> I think that it's great that Leigh is going to the Free to Be meeting
> tonight
> and we should get people to go to the Allianza Latina and BSU meetings so
> that
> we can start making links between the different oppressed groups on campus.
> Remember that the same people who want to crunch abortion rights also want
> to
> to write a ban on gay marriage into the constitution and maintain policies
> which keep minorities as second class citizens in this country.  If we all
> work
> together and understand and support each other's struggles then we will be
> much
> more successful.
> About the rally, we need to make sure that we get at least two speakers to
> the
> microphone because we know from experience that the speakers from the
> established organizations won't push the rally hard, if at all.  We need to
> attract students and remind people of how change is really won.  I encourage
> everyone to come to the study group tomorrow night around the ISO pamphlet
> and
> the NARAL packet (which I'll bring tonight) so that we can be hard on the
> arguments.  THe right is on the attack and the established feminist groups
> don't seem to be doing much about it (I don't mean FMLA, you guys rock!) so
> we
> need to step up.
> Have a good one, see you all tonight,
> CHarlotte
> PS Steering committee meeting at 7 or no? I don't think we need one and if
> Leigh
> and Cristina are both at Free 2 B then no point.

Hi Charlotte,
My name is Michaela Best and I came to the meeting the other night with Lindsay
Fromme. We are supposed to table at 1:15, but I have class until 2:15. I would
be happy to help later in the day but I really have to go to that class.
Michaela Best