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Enviro-Mich message from Frank Ambrose <snakeman1549@yahoo.com>
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> > From: "Soh Suzuki" <soh_suzuki@hotmail.com>
> > Date: October 14, 2004 2:08:36 PM EDT
> > Subject: Starhawk: Oct. 20, 2004 - Detroit

> > Please forward the following message to your
> friends.  Thank you.

> > STARHAWK
> >   EcoActions and Urban Visions:
> >     Challenging and Exercising Power
> >
> > Evening benefit for Detroit Summer
> >
> > Wednesday, October 20, 2004
> > 6:00 p.m.
> > CCNDC Community Center
> > 3611 Cass Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48201
> > Enter through Detroit Summer Youth Space
> >
> > $5 to $50 sliding scale
> >
> > A talk and powerpoint presentation on Greenbloc
> actions bringing 
> > permaculture to global justice summits, and ways
> to embody ecological 
> > vision in protest and the support structures we
> create.  The inspiring 
> > work of urban transformation and community
> nurturing by groups such as 
> > City Repair in Portland and the RITES project of
> Sebastopol will also 
> > be shown.
> >
> >
> >     Starhawk is a veteran of progressive movements
> and deeply 
> > committed to bringing the techniques and creative
> power of 
> > spirituality to political activism. She travels
> internationally 
> > teaching magic, the tools of ritual, and the
> skills of activism.
> >     Beginning as an organizer in her high school
> during the days of 
> > the Vietnam War, Starhawk has been active in
> social change movements 
> > for over thirty years.  She has organized, trained
> protestors, and 
> > been on the front lines of actions.  She continues
> to be a witness for 
> > peace on the front lines of the Palestine/Israel
> war, working with 
> > Palestinian and Israeli peace activists, as well
> as teaching 
> > nonviolence workshops in the region.  She is now
> active in the revived 
> > American peace movement.
> >     She works on countless environmental and land
> use issues, and is a 
> > founder and active member of the Cazadero Hills
> Land Use Council in 
> > western Sonoma County.  Her focus for the last
> several years has been 
> > the global justice movement, training participants
> and taking part in 
> > many of the major actions, including those in
> Seattle, Washington DC, 
> > Quebec City, Genoa, and New York City, and doing
> direct action 
> > trainings for groups all over the US, Canada,
> Mexico, Europe, and 
> > South America.
> >     Starhawk is a cofounder of Reclaiming, a
> highly influential branch 
> > of modern Pagan religion, and she continues to
> work closely with the 
> > Reclaiming community.  Reclaiming is a network of
> people who combine 
> > activism with earth-based spirituality and
> healing, and offers 
> > classes, intensives, public rituals, and training
> in the Goddess 
> > tradition and magical activism across the US,
> Canada, and Europe.  
> > Starhawk writes a regular column for the
> Reclaiming Quarterly.
> >     Starhawk lives part-time San Francisco, in a
> collective house with 
> > her partner and friends, and part-time in a little
> hut in the woods in 
> > western Sonoma County, where she practices
> permaculture in her 
> > extensive gardens and writes.
> >
> >
> >
> > Please contact the following for more information:
> > Detroit Summer - (313)832-2904
> > Boggs Center - (313)923-0797
> > Shea Howell - (313)282-7669
> > Soh Suzuki ? (313)590-6494
> 

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