Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Get on the Bus or Join LJI in Austin!

Please join LJI in Austin on Thursday February 21st, 2008 for the CNN Democratic Presidential Debate at the University of Texas!

The KatrinaRitaVille Express national FEMA trailer tour is headed to Austin TX for Thursday's CNN Democratic Presidential Debate at the University of Texas.

Inside seating for the 7-8:30 pm debate is closed to the public, but the KatrinaRitaVille Express At 7pm, the debate will be shown live on the side of our 32' trailer.

Displaced residents and folks back home in coastal AL, MS, LA and TX are encouraged to come "bear witness" to the unmet housing, environmental, infrastructure and human rights needs of our region's so-called "recovery."

Free bus transportation and overnight lodging will be provided on a "first come first serve" basis for folks traveling from coastal AL, MS and LA. To reserve space, contact jainey@equityandinclusion.org ASAP. The FEMA trailer will set up nearby for a full afternoon of testimonials, audio-visual screenings, and information-sharing from gulf coast survivors and advocates.

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