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Refinery Town Event Schedule (partial listing)

January 14-16 - UPTE-CWA Education Conference: Marriott Hotel/Visalia Convention Center, 300 South Court, Visalia, California, 93291.

January 18 - Richmond Book Event: 7:00 to 8:30 P.M. Kaleidoscope Coffee, 109 Park Place, Point Richmond, 94801. (Co-sponsored by and fundraiser for Richmond Pulse.) For details, see: https://www.facebook.com/KaleidoscopeCoffee

January 23 - Vermont Book Reading, 6:30 to 8:00 P.M., Phoenix Books, 191 Bank St., Burlington, Vermont, 05401. For details, see: http://www.phoenixbooks.biz/events

January 24 - Western Mass. Book Discussion in Greenfield Public Library, 402 Main St. Greenfield, Mass. 01301 Sponsored by Franklin County Continuing the Political Revolution.

Jan. 25--Cambridge and Somerville, Mass. Events:

  *Harvard Trade Union Program, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass. (http://www.law.harvard.edu/programs/lwp/index.html)
  *Strategy Session with Somerville, Mass. Activists. 4 to 6 P.M. at 3 Lester Terrace, Somerville, Mass. Hosted by Rand Wilson,
  *Porter Square Books, 7 to 8:30 P.M. Porter Square Books, 25 White St. Cambridge, Mass. 02140. For details, see: http://www.portersquarebooks.com/event/steve-early-refinery-town

Jan. 26 - James Connolly Forum: 7 to 9 P.M. Oakwood Community Center, 313 19th St., Troy, NY. For further details, see: https://www.facebook.com/James-Connolly-Forum-252985311407474/

Jan. 29 - Brooklyn, NY. Panel on “Socialists in The City,” 3 to 5 pm, Starr Bar, 214 Starr St., Brooklyn, NY. Co-sponsored by Working Families Party and NYC Democratic Socialist of America. With Nelini Stamp, WFP organizer.

Jan. 30 - Washington, DC Book Discussion: 6:30 to 8 P.M. Busboys & Poets, 2021 14th NW, Washington, DC, 20009. See: http://www.busboysandpoets.com/events/2016/11/1

Feb. 2 - Berkeley, CA. Book & Author Series event sponsored by KPFA: 7:30 P.M. First Congregational Church of Oakland, 2501 Harrison St, Oakland, CA. 94612. Communities for a Better Environment organizer and KPFA radio show host Andres Soto will facilitate the discussion with the author and Richmond city councilor and former mayor Gayle McLauglin. For details, see: https://kpfa.org/events/category/featured-event

Feb. 3 - Richmond Rotary Club,
12:30 P.M., Richmond Country Club, Richmond, CA.

Feb. 5 - Oakland, CA. House Party and Book Discussion sponsored by Oakland Justice Coalition. To RSVP, contact: marilynjoalbert@gmail.com

Feb. 8 - Marin County Book Event & Discussion: 7 to 8:30 P.M., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Boulevard, Corte Madera, CA. 94925. Joined by Richmond city councilor Ben Choi and introduced by Norman Solomon, Roots Action and Marin Coalition for Grassroots Progress. For details, see: http://www.bookpassage.com/marin-events

February 12 - - Los Angeles Book Party and fundraiser, 2 to 4 P.M. to benefit Communities for a Better Environment. RSVP and get location information by emailing: lauren@losangelesforbernie.org

Feb. 24/25 - Mendocino, CA. Events—Friday, Feb. 24, 6:30 to 7:30 P.M. at Gallery Bookshop, 319 Kasten St. (corner of Kasten and Main St.), Mendocino Village, CA. 95460. Introduced by Cal Winslow, Mendocino Institute. For details, see http://www.gallerybookshop.com/

On Sunday, Feb. 25, 7 P.M. dinner meeting and progressive strategy discussion with activists in Fort Bragg, CA. hosted by Cal Winslow and Faith Simon. For details, contact: cwinslow@mcn.org

February 28 - Oakland Public Library book discussion, 6:30 to 8 P. M., Piedmont Avenue Branch, 80 Echo Avenue, Oakland, CA. (For details, call: 510-597-5011)

March 4 - Sacramento Area forum, 1:30 to 3 P.M. with Richmond City Councilor Jovanka Beckles at CWA Local 9421, 2725 El Camino Avenue, Sacramento, CA. 95821. Co-sponsored by Labor Notes, Left Elect, NUHW and Wellstone Progressive Democrats. For more information, contact: pbrogan1@gmail.com

March 6 - Chicago Book Discussion: 6 P.M. at 57th Street Books, 1301 East 57th St. Chicago, Illinois, 60637. For details, see: https://www.semcoop.com/event

March 7 - Minneapolis-St. Paul: Book Discussion at 7 P.M. East Side Freedom Library. 1101 Greenbriar Street, St. Paul, Minn., 55106. For details, see: http://eastsidefreedomlibrary.org/events/

March 14 - St Mary’s College, Moraga, CA. (Class presentation on “Theory and Practice of Social Justice Organizing.)

March 15 - Richmond, CA event at Atchison Village Mutual Homes Corporation, 7 P.M. AV Hall, Richmond, CA. For details, see: http://www.atchisonvillage.org/events

March 16 - Friends of the Earth, book-related presentation to national executive board, Berkeley, CA.

March 19 - Portland, Oregon book event at First Unitarian Church, 1211 SW Main St., Portland, Time TBA. Co-sponsored by Alliance for Democracy and Economic Justice Action Group of First Unitarian Church. For details, contact: davidafd@ymail.com.

March 20 - Portland State University panel discussion. 7 P.M. Room location TBA. Sponsored by PSU adjuncts union and Oregon Working Families Party. For more information, contact: jameswrussell97@yahoo.comjameswrussell97@yahoo.com

March 21 - Seattle Forum on Progressive Cities: 7 P.M. Town Hall, 1117 8th Avenue, Seattle, WA. 98101. Book-related panel discussion with state AFL-CIO secretary-treasurer Lynn Dotson and fellow Beacon author Jonathan Rosenblum. For details, see: townhallseattle.org

April 6 - Half Moon Bay, CA.: 6 to 8 P.M. at Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, 390 Capistrano Road, Half Moon Bay, CA. 04019. Book discussion with Lenny Mendonca at “Brews and Views” event hosted by HMBBC. For details, see: http://www.hmbbrewingco.com/events/brews-views.html

April 17-21 - San Diego-area events (TBA)

May 4 - Mendocino Book Company, 6 to 8 P.M. 102 South School St., Ukiah, CA. 95482

May 5 - Arcata, CA. Evening event at Northtown Books. For details, see: http://www.northtownbooks.com/ or call 707-822-2834

May 6 - Eureka, CA. event with North Coast People’s Alliance. Details TBA. For more information, see: http://northcoastpeoplesalliance.org/

June 2-4 Left Forum, New York City. For schedule, see: https://www.leftforum.org/

June 5 - Baltimore event. Details TBA

June 6 - Philadelphia event. Details TBA

June 8 - Shasta County, CA. progressive coalition forum. Details TBA.

Steve Early • 747 Lobos Avenue, Richmond, CA 94801 • Cell: (617) 930-7327 / Landline: (510) 260-0636 • lsupport@aol.com
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