Anakbayan New York/ New Jersey, in cooperation with several other community organizations, is inviting you to check out the following events we have lined up for the second weekend of July:
JULY 9, 2011: “Ka Bel” Film Screening
What: A 60-minute documentary about the life and struggle of Ka Bel. Crispin “Ka Bel” Beltran was a prominent labor leader in the Philippines, well-loved and respected by the masses. His life and struggle were dedicated to champion the rights and welfare of the oppressed working people. He served as chairperson of Kilusang Mayo Uno (May 1st Movement), and later as a congressman, representing the Anakpawis (Toiling Masses) Party.We hope you could join us in celebrating Ka Bel, a tried and true working class hero.
When: Saturday; July 9, 2011; 2pm-4pm
Where: Action 21 (107- B Hutton St., Jersey City, NJ)
Admission: suggested donation of $5
JULY 9, 2011: “Party With the Expats: Despedida- Fundraiser Party”
What: A fundraiser party for Anakbayan’s Summer Exposure Program 2011., which will send 4 of our members to the Philippines for 3 weeks this month to integrate with, and learn from, the basic masses.
When: Saturday; July 9; 8pm- 12 midnight (Date moved from July 8)
Where: Grand Banks Cafe (75 Montgomery St., Jersey City, NJ)
Admission: All ages welcome; 21+ to drink
$10 before 10pm; $20 after 10pm
Student Special: $15 all night with valid student ID