Rally for HR 4197 and to stop Katrina victim evictions

Brian Zick

A march and rally to stop evictions of evacuees, to protect voting rights and to promote HR 4197, will be held Tuesday, March 14, in New Orleans.for info: http://katrinamarch.org/1:00 – 2:00 pm: Press Conference at Rayburn House Office Bldg, Rm.2226 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Survivors and Allies March from Capitol to White House 3:00- Midnight Rally and Vigil in front of White House (in Lafayette Park)H.R. 4197 is “The Hurricane Recovery, Reclamation, Restoration, Reconstruction and Reunion Act”Joe Black & Mia X, two survivors on the verge of eviction, will read a letter from the displaced to George Bush & Congress.Invited Speakers: Ron Daniels (Institute for the Black World 21st Century). Rev. Yearwood (Hip Hop Caucus); Rev. Jesse Jackson (RainbowPUSH Coalition); Rev. Al Sharpton (Natl Action Network); Rep. John Conyers; Rep. Mel Watt; Rep. Maxine Waters; Rep. William Jefferson; Rep. Cynthia McKinney; Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee; Rep. Diane Watson, Kim Gandy (NOW); Richard Trumka (AFL-CIO); Jerry Hudson (S.E.I.U.); Bill Fletcher (TransAfrica Forum); Muriel Lewis (Natl. Assn. of Katrina Evacuees);Curtis Muhammad (People’s Hurricane Relief Fund & Oversight Coalition); Malik Rahim (Common Ground Relief Collective); Bruce Gordon (NAACP); Marc Morial (National Urban League); Melanie Campbell (Natl. Coalition for Black Civic Participation/Rebuild Hope Now).

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