Charlotte Solidarity Center opens

WW photo: Bryan G. Pfeifer

The Occupy 4 Jobs Network opened the Charlotte Solidarity Center office the week of July 8 at Area 15, a community arts space. The Solidarity Center, at 514 East 15th St., is now being used as a local organizing hub for the March on Wall Street South Coalition, which is organizing various events around the Democratic National Convention, to be held in Charlotte Sept. 1-6. Some of these events include a Festivaliberacion on Sept. 1, a march and rally on Sept. 2 and a Southern Workers Assembly on Sept. 3. The Charlotte Local Organizing Committee of the March on Wall Street South meets every Monday night at 7 p.m., and its office hours are Monday through Friday from noon to 5 p.m. The public opening of the Charlotte Solidarity Center kicked off with a packed open house on July 13, where progressive activists and individuals from Charlotte and many cities in North Carolina and other areas met, along with people from Wisconsin. For more information, call 704-266-0362, [email protected], email: [email protected], view website www.wallstsouth.org.

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