Sunday, July 22, 1:00 – 5:30 pm
Walnut Park, Petaluma Blvd. No. and D Street, downtown Petaluma.
Every year the Progressive Festival is the premier political gathering in the North Bay and this year is co-hosted by The Petaluma Progressives and Occupy Petaluma.
Always free to the public, the Festival will feature:
A brand-new performance by the SAN FRANCISCO MIME TROUPE, “The Last Election” http://www.sfmt.org
MEDEA BENJAMIN – co-founder of Code Pink and Global Exchange. One of the world’s most dynamic and inspiring advocates for peace & justice. http://www.codepink4peace.org/article.php?id=51
WILL DURST – one of America’s funniest political satirists. Will is a 5-time Emmy nominee; has been fired by PBS three times. His 800+ television appearances include Letterman, HBO, Showtime, CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox News, the BBC and many more. http://willdurst.com
Rep. LYNN WOOLSEY – retiring Congresswoman from the North Bay, co-chair of the Progressive Caucus in the House of Representative. Come and thank Lynn for her service! http://woolsey.house.gov
DAVID COBB – spokesperson for the Move to Amend campaign, and former Green Party candidate for Governor of California. http://movetoamend.org
MICKEY HUFF – Director of Project Censored, one of the most widely-respected progressive groups in America and beyond. http://www.projectcensored.org
C.J. HOLMES – Spokesperson for the movement to stop home foreclosures. http://www.hofj.org
There will also be speakers From the Committee for Immigrant Rights, Sonoma County; the Occupy Movement in the North Bay; and more.
To help the festive atmosphere, there will be live music by Diego Jameau – Haitian musician and whistler performing music in various Caribbean styles. http://www.twinsoulsmusic.net/diego.htm
Many community and political groups with informational tables. Food and drink available. To reserve booth/table space at the event, call 707-763-8134
Co-produced by The Petaluma Progressives http://progressivefestival.org
and Occupy Petaluma http://www.occupypetaluma.com
Cosponsored by KPFA 94.1FM http://www.KPFA.org
Peace & Justice Center of Sonoma Co. http://peaceandjusticesonomaco.org
Project Censored http://www.projectcensored.org
The Committee for Immigrant Rights of Sonoma Co.
ACLU Sonoma Co. http://aclusonoma.org
Sonoma County Gazette http://www.sonomacountygazette.com
The Bohemian http://www.bohemian.com
For more information, please see http://www.progressivefestival.org/
or call 707-763-8134
(Web or print-friendly images of the SF Mime Troupe, Will Durst or Medea Benjamin available on request.)
The Petaluma Progressives
P.O.Box 445, Petaluma, CA 94953