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Dispatches Against Displacement is going on tour!

Posted on September 26th, 2014 in Happenings

Author and housing activist James Tracy will be heading out on tour soon with his brand-new book Dispatches Against Displacement: Field Notes from San Francisco’s Housing Wars. His confirmed events (so far!) are listed below; we’ll keep this list up to date as more events are confirmed and details are updated.

You can learn more about the book (and read an excerpt) HERE.

October 18 from 10am-5pm: Seattle Tenants’ Union Annual Meeting: A Tenant Convergence @ Emerald City Bible Fellowship, 7728 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118

October 18 at 8pm: Left Bank Books, 92 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101

October 19 at 6pm: Reading Frenzy Books, 3628 N. Mississippi Ave., Portland, OR 97227

October 20 at 5pm: Floyd’s Old Town, 118 NW Couch Street, Portland, OR 97209
Portland talks co-sponsored by the Institute for Anarchist Studies, the Hella 503 Collective, PDX Solidarity Network, Black Rose Anarchist Federation, PDX Anarchist Black Cross, Oregon Jericho and others!

October 22 at 8pm: Book Release Party at SUB/Mission, 2183 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94110
With: Dark Materials, Bankrupt District, Sun Jin Lui, (Ex-Diskarte Namin)
A split benefit gig for the San Francisco Community Land Trust and PODER ($10 cover)

October 26 at 4pm: Green Apple Books on the Park, 1231 9th Ave., San Francisco, CA 94122

October 29 at 7:30pm: Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia St., San Francisco, CA 94110
“San Francisco’s Housing Wars 2014” with Erin McElroy of the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project and Maria Zamudio of Causa Justa.

November 17 at 7pm: La Casa, 3166 Mt. Pleasant St., Washington, D.C. 20010

November 18 at 7:30pm: Red Emma’s, 30 W. North Ave., Baltimore, MD 21201

November 19 at 7pm: Wooden Shoe, 704 South St., Philadelphia, PA 19147

November 20 at 6pm: CUNY Tech (Nam 119), 300 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
“Community, Migration, and Displacement”: Joint book reading with Marta Effinger-Crichlow and Benjamin Shepard. Sponsored by the Human Services Club.

November 21 at 7pm: Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11217
In dialogue with Picture the Homeless, Poverty Initiative, and Retail Action Project members.

November 22 at 6pm:  Encuentro Cinco, 9A Hamilton Place, Boston, MA 02108-4701

November 23 at 11:15am: Boston Anarchist Bookfair, Boston University / George Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215