Seattle Sites of the Day:
New Community Networks: Wired for Change
The complete text of Doug Schuler's 1996 book about community networks is
Friday, June 23, 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. at Independent Media Center, 1415 3rd Ave.
"Benefit for Studio X Microradio with panel news discussion, performances by
Jim Page, Katya Chorover, The Endorfins, StreetWrites, Shanawa C. Littlebow.
"Also, Kevin Keyser's Free Radio, a documentary on the Micropower
Broadcasting movement. $5 at door. Nobody turned away for lack of funds.
Info (206) 736-1400."
"Saturday, June 24, 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. - All Ages Pridefest BBQ at Volunteer
Park. Look for us near the amphitheater.
"Lambert House, an activities and resource center for gay, lesbian,
bisexual, transgender and questioning youth 14-18, is sponsoring a barbecue
for youth and interested community members of all ages: Come One, Come All,
"Lambert House provides the stuff to grill (burgers, chicken, vegie
alternatives) and soda. Donations appreciated! If your last name starts with
A-J: bring dessert or chips (sweet or salty); K-Q: salad (not green: fruit,
potato, macaroni, etc.); R-Z: sidedish or green salad (spaghetti, vegies,
"Info Colin (206) 322-2515 x12 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Becca (206) 322-
2515 x13 or email@example.com.
Seattle Dyke March
Saturday, June 24 - "Rally: 4:30pm at SCCC, at Broadway and Pine on Capitol
"Speakers and performers: Candace Gingrich, Tina Podlodowski, Doris
Harris, Tara Hardy, Bamboo Clan, Live Girls Band, Kym Tuvim Band.
"March: 7:30pm down Broadway - If you've got a drum or other loud musical
instrument, please bring it!
June 18 - 24
Seattle Site of the Week:
Citizens Concerned for the People of Iraq
"CCPI is working to end the U.N. / U.S. economic sanctions on Iraq. This
August will mark the start of the 11th year of the trade embargo, which
combined with the Gulf War targeting of civilian infrastructure has
impoverished the Iraqi population and visited brutal effects on those most
"According to the U.N. Children's Fund (UNICEF), the sanctions have
directly contributed to the deaths of half a million children under age
five and continue to contribute to over 5,000 'excess' children's deaths
"The sanctions against Iraq have been widely condemned as a form of
warfare, a weapon of mass destruction, directed against the civilian
population. Among their effects are collapse of the economy, widespread
chronic malnutrition, and breakdown of the public health system.
"However, sanctions are being maintained at the insistence of our U.S.
administration. As Seattle Times editor Mindy Cameron recently wrote, 'Last
month, [I was] asked the question that lingers: Someday, when the world
knows what went on in Iraq after the Gulf War, they will say to Americans,
"Where were you guys?"'
"Visit the CCPI web site, contact us at (206) 789-5565 or
attend an upcoming event to HELP END THE SILENT SLAUGHTER OF THE PEOPLE OF
- Andrew Fung