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GOBK’s Civic Festival

July 25, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

One thing we’ve seen powerfully — from the Women’s March to the Climate March — is that our resistance can also be joyful. Even as we are fighting harm, we are building new relationships and celebrating our values.

In that spirit, on Tuesday, July 25th, 5 – 8 PM, #GetOrganizedBK is planning a free Civic Festival in the Prospect Park Bandshell — to push forward with our organizing, to celebrate the amazing work #GetOrganizedBK working groups and members have accomplished, and to come together in a venue that can fit all of us.

Details are to come in the following days — but this festive civic gathering will be an opportunity to highlight the ongoing work of our members, bring new people into the movement and offer a glimpse of the deepening of resistance work into longer-term community-building. Hear from citywide and national leaders, testimonials from activists across generations, activities, entertainment, tabling & activism opportunities by #GOBK working groups, partners, and sponsors, and more.

Confirmed performers:
*Isaac Oliver (http://isaacoliver.com/)
*Gowanus Wildcats (https://vimeo.com/7549950)
*Xavier Cardriche (http://www.xaviercardriche.com/)
*Artists for a Free World (http://www.artsforart.org/advocacy.html)
*Natalia Zuckerman (http://www.nataliazukerman.com/)
*Jean Rohe (http://jeanrohe.com/)
*Girls Be Heard (http://girlbeheard.org/)
*Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts (http://bipa.tumblr.com/)
*The Occasionalists (https://www.facebook.com/theoccasionalistsbrooklyns)

Plus, a propoganda party thrown by Interference Archive & kid-friendly activies like face stamps & bubbles & more by Park Slope Parents.

Partners include: Planned Parenthood of New York City Action FundMake the Road New YorkThe New York Immigration CoalitionArts & Democracy, Park Slope Parents, DRUM – Desis Rising Up & Moving, Hand in Hand Family Services, IntegrateNYC4meCBID – Central Brooklyn Independent DemocratsFifth Avenue Committee, Center for Anti-Violence Education (CAE), OM Digital350 BrooklynPEN AmericaPark Slope Civic Council,Fast Food JusticeCommon Cause, Atlas DIY, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in AmericaBrooklyn SolarWorks, Participatory Projecting Project, Rise and Resist.


July 25, 2017
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Prospect Park Bandshell
62 West Drive
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