ANSWER leaders and organizers to speak at Nov. 5-6 Midwest Conference in Chicago

ANSWER leaders and grassroots activists to speak at Midwest Socialism Conference in Chicago

Saturday, Nov. 5 and Sunday, Nov. 6
UIC Student Center East
750 S. Halsted St., Room 302

Doors open at 8:30 a.m., program begins at 9:30 a.m.

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Midwest Socialism Conference in Chicago - Nov. 5 and 6We are the 99 percent

ANSWER Coalition leaders and other movement organizers will be joining an exciting conference to be held in Chicago this Saturday, Nov.5, and Sunday, Nov. 6. We urge everyone who can to attend this important event.

The Nov. 5 and 6 event will feature two days of speakers, panels, organizing sessions and discussion at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Hosted by the Party for Socialism and Liberation, hundreds of workers, students, organizers, anti-war activists and progressive people will come together from across the United States.

Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. and the program will begin at 9:30 a.m. on both days. We encourage everyone to attend the entire conference.

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Conference speakers

The speakers at the Midwest Socialism Conference include the following well-known activists and organizers:

Peta Lindsay

Peta Lindsay

Ana Santoyo

Ana Santoyo

Michael Prysner

Michael Prysner

Eugene Puryear

Eugene Puryear

  • Brian Becker: National Coordinator, ANSWER Coalition
  • Mark Clements: Anti-death penalty activist, leader in struggle to save Troy Davis. Clements was tortured by Chicago Police and unjustly incarcerated for nearly three decades.
  • Ana Santoyo: Student organizer at Harold Washington College and one of the many activists mass arrested for civil disobedience in the face of police repression at Occupy Chicago
    • John Beacham: Coordinator, ANSWER Chicago
    • Peta Lindsay: Howard student graduate; ANSWER Los Angeles Youth and Student organizer 
    • Jesus Rodriguez-Espinoza: Consul General, Venezuelan Consulate
    • Eugene Puryear: Editorial Board, Liberation newspaper, PSL leader
    • Cassie Regan: Occupy Wall Street participant in NYC, arrested in the false mass arrests on Brooklyn Bridge
    • Michael Prysner: Iraq war veteran; Co-founder, March Forward!

    Organizations listed for identification purposes only.

    See the complete schedule for the Midwest Socialism Conference this Saturday, Nov. 5 and Sunday, Nov. 6.

    We urge you register for the Midwest Socialism Conference today. Be there and bring your friends, family, co-workers, co-students and everyone you know.

    Pay the registration fee or make a donation by clicking here.

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