Celebrating Movement Warriors, Tuesday, August 16, 5:30 - 7PM, 220 Golden Gate ( sponsored by Hospitality House)
Pam Tau Lee, Movement Warrior, native San Franciscan is the Founder and Board chair of the Chinese Progressive Association (CPA) in San Francisco, co-founder of the Just Transition Coalition, a union activist and elected leader, and the founder of the Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN). She is founding member of Caring Across Generations, a member of Asians 4 Black Lives, a dedicated global environmental justice activist, a member of LeftRoots, and a member of the It Takes Roots delegation who participated in the December 2015 UN Conference of the Parties global climate change talks in Paris, France. Last March 2015, Pam was inducted into the Hall of Resistance, Ancient Africa Enslavement - Civil War Museum in Selma, Alabama, created in tribute to those who work against oppression in all parts of the Diaspora. ""
Stephen Bingham, Movement Warrior, public interest attorney with Bay Area Legal Aid for 23 years (retired), former Chapter President of the National Lawyer's Guild, and long-time civil rights activist. Steve participated in Mississippi Freedom Summer in 1964, registering African-Americans to vote. As a young attorney, Steve befriended San Quentin prison activist, revolutionary author, and Black Panther Party member George Jackson, who was later killed in a prison uprising that left several prisoners and prison guards dead. In the aftermath, Steve spent more than 13 years in hiding, returning in 1984 to stand trial. Acquitted of all charges in 1986, Steve has devoted the past 30 years to continued public service, including 23 years at Bay Area Legal Aid in SF, and was a former chapter president of the National Lawyer's Guild. He and his wife Francoise started the Sylvia Bingham Fund in the memory of their daughter killed tragically by a truck driver in 2009. To RSVP directly, call Joe at 415-749-2111.
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