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Do you want to help us fight inequality?  Attend one of our rallies, events, or volunteer opportunities!

  • Tuesday, December 02, 2014 at 12:00 PM through December 03, 2014 · 10 rsvps
    Everywhere!

    ROC the Day

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    We're asking you to CHOOSE Metro Justice on ROC the Day. As the leading progressive member-driven organization in Rochester, it's support from our dedicated members like you that keep us going. 

    We need you to GIVE us the support that keeps us independent of foundations and allows us to be uncompromising community activists on issues of economic and social justice
     
    Metro Justice has been the progressive voice in the community for nearly fifty years. We MATTER because our members stand up for what is right and continue to join in solidarity for our Fight for Economic Justice campaign.

    Thank you for joining us for ROC the Day. Find out more and commit to give at: https://www.roctheday.org/MetroJustice.

    RSVP BELOW SO WE CAN MAKE SURE TO REMIND YOU TO GIVE ON DEC 2ND!

  • Friday, December 05, 2014 at 05:00 PM · 29 rsvps
    First Unitarian Church

    Alternative Fair!

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    THE FAIR IS 2 DAYS--Friday Night and Saturday Morning!

    Metro Justice’s values are integral to our annual Alternative Fair. You can enjoy FAMILY HOLIDAY SHOPPING with a conscience at Metro Justice’s 33rd annual Alternative Fair, featuring thousands of unique fair trade, earth friendly, and locally produced goods that support a strong local economy and a just and sustainable world.

    This is holiday shopping at prices the whole family can afford, and for many families, it’s their #1 shopping destination each year.  Sale items include pottery, textiles, jewelry, fine art, toys & games, ornaments, and much more — all fair trade imports or hand crafted by local artists.

    There is a suggested donation of $3 for all those over age 12, and free child care is available for young children and babies. Bring the whole family for several hours, and enjoy the festive atmosphere as you shop with a conscience. Chances are you’ll see many friends, too!

    Want to volunteer?

    Want to be a vendor? 

    Want to play music?

  • Saturday, December 06, 2014 at 10:00 AM
    First Unitarian Church

    Alternative Fair!

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    Metro Justice’s values are integral to our annual Alternative Fair. You can enjoy FAMILY HOLIDAY SHOPPING with a conscience at Metro Justice’s 33rd annual Alternative Fair, featuring thousands of unique fair trade, earth friendly, and locally produced goods that support a strong local economy and a just and sustainable world.

    This is holiday shopping at prices the whole family can afford, and for many families, it’s their #1 shopping destination each year.  Sale items include pottery, textiles, jewelry, fine art, toys & games, ornaments, and much more — all fair trade imports or hand crafted by local artists.

    There is a suggested donation of $3 for all those over age 12, and free child care is available for young children and babies. Bring the whole family for several hours, and enjoy the festive atmosphere as you shop with a conscience. Chances are you’ll see many friends, too!

    Want to volunteer?

    Want to be a vendor? 

    Want to play music?

  • Monday, December 08, 2014 at 10:00 AM · 39 rsvps
    Workers United Hall in Rochester, NY

    Single Payer Public Hearings

    CNYH_Logo.jpgMomentum is building for Single Payer health care in New York State! The sponsor of New York's Single Payer bill, Assemblyman Richard Gottfried is holding a series of hearings across the state about the need for genuinely universal health care. This is an incredibly important opportunity for Metro Justice members to show how much support there is in our region for Single Payer. We can't let this hearing happen without our vocal support! Join us, along with our allies in Healthcare-NOW, New York State Nurses Association, and Physicians for a National Health Program in making this a powerful event in support of Health Care as a Human Right!

    This series of public hearings around the state will review the effects and costs of the current health coverage system on patients, health care providers, employers, labor, taxpayers and health and health care. It will review how the single-payer system would work in New York.

    Persons wishing to testify or attend should complete the hearing reply form below and return as indicated as soon as possible, but no later than the dates indicated on the reply form. It is important that the form be fully completed and returned so that persons may be notified in the event of emergency postponement or cancellation. If time does not permit all witnesses to testify in person, they may still submit written testimony.

    If you're interested in giving testimony, please contact Kelly Spahr at (585)857-9738. 

    We also need to fill the auditorium with as many supporters as we can. Show up, bring friends, and wear your Metro Justice shirts!

  • Monday, December 08, 2014 at 05:30 PM · 13 rsvps
    Downtown Presbyterian Church in Rochester, NY

    Human Rights Day

    Capitalism vs. Human Rights

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    5:30 Community Potluck (please bring a dish to pass) & Organizational Tabling

    6:45 Evening Program

    Spoken Word performance by Shanterra Randle-Brown

    Panel Presentation Moderated by Denise Young

    Panelists: Colin O’Malley, Danielle Ponder, Paola Macas Betchart, David Cay Johnston, and Ream Kidane

    7:45 Directed Discussion

    8:45 Conclusion