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Ron Wilhelm of the Progressive Christian Alliance announced their Northaven UMC June First Friday Film

The June 6th Northaven UMC First Friday Film will feature ¡Salud! (93 minutes), 11211 Preston Road, room 239 upstairs from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

The film with scenes from Cuba, South Aftica, The Gambia, Honduras and Venezuela reveals the human dimension of the worldwide health crisis, and the central role of international cooperation in addressing glaring inequalities. Special guests will include organizers for the Pastors for Peace Caravan to Cuba, Ernest McMillan and the Rev. Diane Baker. Please bring medicines, vitamins, painkillers and antiseptics for the people of Cuba. Also the caravan accepts reading glasses, walking canes, wheel chairs, school supplies, art supplies, unused blankets and linens in their original wrapping, construction and auto mechanic tools. The caravan will stop in Dallas on Friday, June 27th in the Fellowship Hall of Munger Place UMC, 5200 Bryan Street, from 6:30-9:00 p.m.

Great Western Erectors employees are looking for Dallas peace and justice activists to help them with delegations to local construction companies. Contact me

The KNON radio fund drive

is over for this quarter, but people can still send money to KNON at PO Box 710909 Dallas TX 75371, or hit the "donation" on Please indicate that the donation goes for the "Workers Beat" program, where Gene Lantz presents the issues from the Jobs with Justice point of view every Wednesday, 8 - 9 AM. Try 89.3 FM or

Letter Carriers Gather Even More Food for the Needy

The NALC nationally is approaching 1M pounds of food from their drive. In North Texas Local Union #132 NALC, they got 130,000 lbs. President Mickey Morris says that the City of Dallas increased 8%, but the outlying areas were up 53%!

Dallas AFL-CIO has a new web site:

The site is "syndicated" so that both the local and the national organizations can post information. Although Dallas is first, every AFL-CIO council in America will soon share this very efficient format. People can also sign up for labor's news blurbs. The Dallas AFL-CIO Labor Day Breakfast will fall on September 1 this year. Jobs with Justice usually makes an effort to bring labor's many allies to this event to share the celebration.

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