From: NWU President Larry Goldbetter
Sent: Sep 9, 2010
To: Lydia Percy
***IMPORTANT MESSAGE from the PRESIDENT***
A VERY BUSY WEEK
This coming week there are many important activities taking place. Some directly affect us as writers; all affect us as working people. I'll be there and hope you can join me. Look for the NWU/UAW banner!
* Friday, September 10: March and Rally for Jobs!
Meet at 4pm at the former North General Hospital, 122nd St. and
Madison to support striking SEIU/1199 members. March to
Harlem Hospital at 135th St. and Lennox. Protest health and transit
cutbacks. Demand Jobs!
* Saturday, September 11: Rally Against Anti-Muslim Racism:
Meet at 1pm at City Hall. March to the Church Street Mosque to
counter the racist anti-Muslim rally that is directly linked to the Koran-
burning racist preacher in Florida and the racist terrorists who burned
a Muslim Community Center in Tennessee.
* Sunday, September 12: 5th Annual Brooklyn Book Fair:
The NY Chapter will staff an NWU table from 10am - 6pm. This festival
features a multi-cultural array of authors, bookstores, literary
organizations and publishers, with as many as 30,000 browsing book
buyers. All members are welcomed to attend and bring their books to
sell while helping staff the NWU table.
* Monday, September 13: Open Forum "Marketing Your Book":
At the Houndstooth Pub, 520 8th Avenue (37th Street), 6-9pm.
downstairs in the the Special Function Room. Discuss with media
consultants and marketing experts how to develop long-range
marketing plans and general marketing strategies as basic tools for
* Thursday, September 16: Action to Support GSOC/UAW 2110
Meet at Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, from Noon-1pm
to support the Graduate Student Organizing Drive as we await
decision from the NLRB in Washington, DC. We will also be in
solidarity with UAW Local 7902 as they negotiate a new contract for
NYU adjunct professors.