When: Tuesday, May 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Quail Ridge Books, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh
In the aftermath of Sandy Hook there has been a great deal of speculation as to what is contributing to the upswing in mass shootings and violence in the public arena. Three areas have been targeted: the lack of affordable mental health care, violence in the media, and gun legislation. The panel includes WRAL anchor and reporter David Crabtree, psychiatrist, humanist and philanthropist Dr. Assad Meymandi, and Congressman David Price, representing North Carolina's 4th District. For more information, go to town meeting on gun violence.
On Thursday, May 24, WakeUP Wake County joins other advocacy organizations in a press conference at Jordan Lake. Groups have united in opposition to Senate Bill 515, which repeals the Jordan Lake "rules" -- directives to clean up the polluted lake. Jordan Lake provides drinking water to over 300,000 residents and businesses in Wake County, RTP and Chatham County. Area stakeholders negotiated for twelve years to adopt the Jordan Lake rules, most of which have not yet gone into effect. Special interests and leaders in the NC General Assemvbly have in fact delayed key actions.
When: Thursday, May 30, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Doherty's Irish Pub, 1979 High House Road, Cary
Join WakeUP, the NC Sierra Club, NC Representative Tom Murry, and American Rivers Peter Raabe for a timely and critical community conversation on Senate Bill 515.
Documentary Night continues on Thursday, June 6, at 7 p.m., with CANCER is curable NOW. This documentary is the currently the most comprehensive and conclusive film about cancer and holistic cancer treatments. In addition to a multitude of physical and dietary treatments, this groundbreaking documentary uncovers the various problems, physical and emotional, that promote and cause cancer. "Find the CAUSE, remove it, and your body will heal". (112 minutes)
FORWARD TOGETHER, NOT ONE STEP BACK !