Wednesday, June 30, 2010

David Cobb tours Ohio: Bring friends, family and colleagues to learn more about Move To Amend

Start Independence Day out right by coming to hear David Cobb discuss the growing national movement to amend the US Constitution to abolish corporate personhood and create real democracy.

David will be speaking Wednesday, June 30 in Athens; Thursday, July 1 in Wooster; Friday, July 2 in Cleveland; and Saturday, July 3 in Akron. See venue info and times below.

David is an executive committee member of the Move to Amend coalition, composed of more than 60 grassroots and national organizations working toward a 28th Amendment to declare that corporations are not people, and that money is not equivalent to free speech. (Alliance for Democracy is a steering committee member of Move to Amend.) He's also a principal of POCLAD (Program on Corporations, Law and Democracy) and was the Green Party's presidential candidate in 2004.

Wednesday, June 30: Athens
7:00 p.m., Talk, Christ-the-King Church, 75 Stewart St.
Contacts: John Howell, 740-592-5789,; Dick Hogan, 740-664-4028,

Thursday, July 1: Wooster
7:00 p.m., Talk, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 3186 Burbank Rd.
Contact: Dave Sears, 330-262-WNET (9638),

Friday July 2: Cleveland
7:00 p.m., Talk, Unitarian Universalist Society, 2728 Lancashire Rd., Cleveland Heights
Contacts: Lois Romanoff, 216-231-2170,; Greg Coleridge,

Saturday July 3: Akron
10:00 AM, Talk, Maple Valley Branch Public Library, 1187 Copley Rd., Akron
Contact: Mary Nichols-Rhodes, 330-957-6167,; Greg Coleridge, 330-928-2301,

For more information, see the Northeast Ohio American Friends Service Committee page on"Corporations vs Democracy", the "Create Real Democracy" blog, and the Move to Amend website.

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