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Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Put People First Rally in Montpeculiar

From an email:
On Tuesday, January 3rd, the first day of the legislative session, Put People First will rally at the Statehouse in Montpelier, delivering the People's Budget Report and petition signatures and demanding that Vermont's budget put human needs before any other priority.
See People's Budget Report and Petition here: www.workerscenter.org/peoplesbudget
 
The rally will take place from 12 noon - 1 p.m. in the Cedar Creek Room

After the rally, there will be two workshops from 1:30-3:00 p.m. in the Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier.

Put People First! The People's Budget (Hayes Room): We will discuss the role of grassroots organizing and the framework of human rights in our movement for a new rights-based approach to budget and revenue policy in Vermont. This workshop will also explore the links between our struggles for health care, housing, education, and dignified work.

Put People First's Working Group for the Right to a Healthy Environment & Livable Planet (East Montpelier Room): This is a workshop for people interested in working on developing the Right to a Healthy Environment & Livable Planet component of the Put People First initiative.

We are organizing carpools from Brattleboro!

Please contact Kiera Lewis if you want to carpool to this event: kiera@workerscenter.org

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