Note: I almost never repost press releases, but I absolutely have no time to write a story about this. However, I love, love, LOVE this event. Spending the day at Wooden Shoe Books (anarchist bookstore in Philly) with ACT UP, Prometheus Radio, the Coalition to Save the Public Libraries and TransHealth is too good an opportunity not to talk up.
So, I’m sorry for this sloppy post & don’t blame Wooden Shoe for this post. Because I’m virtually WordPress illiterate, I have no idea how to change the font size and formatting of the original release, which I got second hand & ended up looking ugly and messy. But the info is all there…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 24, 2009
Moving Forward: All-Day Convergence to Celebrate the Wooden Shoe’s New Space on South Street
Saturday October 3rd, 2009 11-7 pm
Politics, Skillshares, Organizing, and Fun
At 508 S. 5th St. (old) and 704 South Street (new)
PHILADELPHIA–The Wooden Shoe Books Collective is moving about two blocks away to 704 South Street in the fall. For 32 and a half years, we’ve been distributing radical literature, serving as an informational space for radical movements in Philadelphia. In early October, we will be relocated to 704 South Street, in a bigger space with a little more flexibility and a bit more foot traffic than we have now. We have been at our current location for twelve years and it has been nice, but we feel like we have reached the limitations of what we can achieve with the space.
704 South Street (New Space)
704 South Street (New Space)
Promethesus Radio Project
|“Prometheus builds, supports, and advocates for community radio stations which empower participatory community voices and movements for social change. To that end, we demystify technologies, the political process that governs access to our media system, and the effects of media on our lives and our communities.”|
If you wanted to start a union at your workplace, what would be the very first things you’d do? How do you keep it going?
508 s. 5th Street (Old Space)
Know-Your-Rights with Aaron Marcus
A Basic Know-Your-Rights in encounters with the police.
Aids Coalition to Unleash Power, one of philly’s oldest and fightingest organizations, in a presentation on the fight to end the AIDS crisis.
A Presentation on the year-long fight to Save the Libraries and other Essential Services in the face of a relentless mayor and a tough economic crisis, and how you can help!
TransHealth with Kelly and Carolanne (in assistance) of Babeland
with the Defenenstrator Collective!
“Sustaining Radical Spaces In the Capitalist Crisis”
of Wooden Shoe Books (Philadelphia)
of A-Space (Philadelphia)
of Red Emma’s (Baltimore) and the AK Press collective
of AK Press Collective
of the DC Space (DC) (a new space in the works in Washington DC area)
of AK Press
Come help us welcome in our new space and learn a thing or two, with our friendly staff and friends!