06/09/2015 in Uncategorized
Here are the notes from our June Assembly, held in Montpelier on 6/6/15: June GA notes
05/06/2015 in Uncategorized
Featuring: LOUISE LAMPMAN-LARRIVEE, Abenaki Elder and Director of the Swanton/Missisquoi Community Center
PESKUNCK LARRABEE, adopted Abenaki tribal member and language teacher
CRYSTAL ZEVON, activist and videographer, on issues facing Native Americans in the West
Plus music, food, and great conversation!
04/28/2015 in Uncategorized
In honor of poetry month, we will be presenting the play
“Dream Deferred: Past, Present, and Future”
by Sue Morris
Dream Deferred is a compilation of poems by African American authors, a series of vignettes that build on each other, using the poem by Langston Hughes, A Dream Deferred, as a running theme throughout the play. The play presentation is sponsored by Occupy Central Vermont, the Vermont Anti-Racism Action Team, and the Northeast Kingdom Allies for Racial Justice. The play will be followed by a discussion on racism.
Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 7:00
Athenaeum, St. Johnsbury, VT.
04/09/2015 in Uncategorized
Occupy Central Vermont and the Kellogg- Hubbard Library
in honor of Montpelier’s poetry month
are sponsoring the play, “Dream Deferred” by Sue Morris
Dream Deferred is a compilation of poems by African American authors, a series of vignettes that build on each other, using the poem by Langston Hughes, A Dream Deferred, as a running theme throughout the play.
The play will be followed by a discussion on racism.
04/05/2015 in Uncategorized
A lively Spring is in store here in Central Vermont!:
Saturday, April 11th – Labor rally against Shumlin’s cuts noon @ State House. OCV will leaflet about the latest neoliberal travesty, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Tuesday, April 14th – Support for Palestine event. Leafleting for Free Cone Day @ B&J’s scoop shop in Burlington. Rides leaving from Montpelier @ 1 pm.
Wednesday, April 15th – Annual Tax Day tabling with WILPF from noon to one o’clock in front of Montpelier Post Office/Federal Building. Passing out federal budget pie chart.
Saturday, April 18th – Finale event for the 350VT “This Changes Everything” book discussion groups @ Old Socialist Labor Hall in Barre. Lunchtime potluck.
Monday, April 20th – African-American Poets play by Sue Morris with OCV members as actors followed by discussion, as part of Montpelier’s Poetry Month.
Tuesday, April 28th – OCV People’s Café @ Bagitos 6-8 PM. Poetry and Songs for Earth Day and Poetry Month. Contact David with ideas for possible participants.
Friday, May 1st – Annual May Day Rally organized by the Workers Center and allies @ State House starting c. 11 am. OCV will table like last year with books, buttons, leaflets.
Sunday, May 3rd – All Species Day Parade in Montpelier. Bring signs about Climate Change, Black Lives Matter etc. More info will be forthcoming and when to meet up.
Tuesday, May 26th – Peoples Café on Native American struggles in the West and in Vermont. Details in process.
03/05/2015 in Uncategorized
Naomi Klein reading groups
Rising Tide pipeline victory and follow up
Discussion and activities:
Have we cleared up any computer issues and problems?
TPP: “Fast track” is coming to a head in Congress.
Next Cafe, likely Crystal Zevon reporting on her trip to Cuba
Tax Day in April