[imc-tc-network] SEPT. 2: RIPPLE EFFECT CONCERT/RALLY
eric-angell at riseup.net
Wed Aug 6 13:15:14 PDT 2008
in solidarity w/people and the planet,
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Subject: SEPT.2:RIPPLE EFFECT CONCERT/RALLY
From: Lydia Howell
(Ripple Effect). Beyond the Convention, Beyond Partisanship. A daylong
festival propelling a new wave of progressive action outside the RNC.
SEPTEMBER 2nd, 2008, 12:30-7pm
@ Minnesota State Capitol Lawn, St. Paul, MN
Featuring Michael Franti, Anti-Flag, Dead Prez, Wookie Foot w/
Matisyahu, Medea Benjamin (co-founder of CODEPINK and Global Exchange),
Will Steger (arctic explorer and global warming activist), I Self
Divine, B. Dolan and Prolyphic, Tru Ruts showcase, the Sustainable
Living Roadshow, and more.
On September 2nd 2008, almost 10,000 people will gather at the Minnesota
State Capitol Mall to engage in trainings, education, community
building, music and art in the name of positive social and environmental
With the attention of the nation on St. Paul, RIPPLE EFFECT will go
beyond the convention and beyond partisanship to further the already
burgeoning global movement for sustainability, justice and equality.
Organized by Substance, a young nonprofit founded by three progressives
in their early 20's, RIPPLE EFFECT will create partnerships with a
diverse team of local and national organizations to provide a catalyst
that will unite activists, engage youth and demonstrate positive action.
Their work is not finished, however, as they have yet to meet their
fundraising goal. To keep the event free and open to all, they are
raising money organically through individual donations and sponsorships
from like-minded companies.
To make a contribution and for more information visit
Any size contribution is appreciated, from $1 to $100,000 (their
fundraising goal). If you would like to make a tax-deductible
contribution, please contact erick at livewithsubstance.org before donating
so that they are able to provide you with a receipt from their 501(c)3
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