July Member Meeting:Defend/Defund/Expand/Challenge


Since we can’t safely gather in person right now, we are keeping the tradition alive by having virtual meetings monthly, and board meetings weekly.
Gray Panthers Zoom Meeting:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5108426224 

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PROGRAM July 22, 1:30-3:30 pm
1:30 PM - Opening & Greetings      +++ Welcoming new members/Remembering fallen friends
1. Defend the Post Office  -  July 23 Action - Call your Senators and Mitch McConnell
 2. Defund the Police - Guest Speaker George Lippman (Berkeley Peace and Justice Commission, Committee on Fair and Inclusive Policing)
3.  Expand housing and protect Tenants - Berkeley Tenants Union/Rent Board Convention  (Betsy)
                 Safe Action July 22, candidate petition signing - 5-9 pm At Ashby BART lot
4.   People not Profits - Challenging the Nursing Home Industry - Panthers from Long Beach and San Francisco will share their work on this issue and how we can all be Stronger Together. 
Actions - Calls to Legislators; and Petition for Equity and Justice for All Nursing Home Workers and Residents (from SEIU and Hand-in-Hand Domestic Employers Network) 
Gray Panthers Fight Truth Decay - Button Now Available - how to join renew, donate, and get valuable Gray Panther swag!   Link to  www.eastbaygraypanthers.org
Protect Medicare, Social Security and ADA  -- 
   Actions July 30 and August 14  with CARA  Alameda County    --- Safe Bannering and Car-Caravans along I80 and Town Halls
Other Member Announcements, Concerns, and Requests for Endorsements as Time Permits
CLOSING by 4pm
2020 GP Board Members - Angeles Gottheil, Betsy Morris (convenor), Carol Crooks, Gary Hicks, Gracie Jones, Helen Walsh Lisa Siragusa, Raines Cohen,  Robert Magarian, and Shereen Rahman.     
Board Emerita:  Carole Kennerly, Eileen Joyce, Eleanor Walden and Margot Smith
Gray Panthers Berkeley - East Bay Chapter      
PHONE - 510-842-6224
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Monthly Speaker and Issue Meetings - Every 4th Wednesday, 1:30
Weekly Gray Panther board calls, members welcome - Wednesdays at 1:30 

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Black Lives Matter Bay Area ---
Berkeley Tenants Convention/Rent Board elections followup event on FACEBOOK 
for winning candidates and links to the Convention recording:   www.berkeleytenantsconvention.net
SEIU and Hand in Hand -  Protect All Workers Campaign - Fight for $15 and a Union, Protect All Workers is mobilizing thousands of working people to pressure corporate leaders and elected officials to protect all workers amid the global pandemic and economic crisis.    https://domesticemployers.org/our-work/

July 22, 2020 at 1:30pm - 3:30pm
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Betsy Morris / EBGP · · 510-842-6224

Will you come?