Human Rights Update 5/2/07 7p Babylon video


New Location * New Location

Human Rights

On Wednesday, May 2, 2007 at 7pm, the Babylon Green Party will host a Human Rights update with local Amnesty International Group 74 member Jim Smith. The new location for the gathering is at Pisces Cafe, 14A Railroad Avenue, Babylon, NY (631-321-1231) (map) Come hungry!

Jim Smith, 58, has been a newspaper reporter and editor for 41 years. He lives in Williston Park and he graduated Hofstra University in 1970. Smith is a Vietnam veteran and has been a Quaker. From 2000 to 2004, Smith served on the Unitarian Universalist (UU) Veatch Board at the UU Congregation at Shelter Rock, during which time the Manhasset church gave out $40 million to community activists nationwide. He has taught an ethics course at Hofstra Journalism School. Smith is a 5-year Amnesty International USA member; attends regular meetings in Westbury with Group 74; and has a specific interest in corporate accountability abroad. He has written 4 articles for Newsday on Amnesty’s activities. Smith will speak on its various programs and strategies and offer ways for attendees to become involved. he can be reached at 631-843-2478.

Upcoming 1st Wednesday gathering:

  • June 6, 2007 Green Party activities for the the 2008 Presidential Campaign
  • July 4, 2007 No gathering
  • August 1, 2007 Update of Immigration on LI
  • September 5, 2007: Return of a LI Folk Legend

For directions to the Babylon Green Gathering, call 422-4702 or email Children are welcome. All gatherings are Free of Charge, and Open to the Public.

You can enroll in the Green Party by checking the box marked “Other” on the voter registration form and writing in the word “Green” on the line next to it. Click here to find a voter registration form. You can send donations to the Green Party of Suffolk,14 Robin Drive, Huntington, NY 11743.

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