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November 2012

Don't Leave Your Friends Behind Book Launch (Vikki Law & friends) @ Seattle, WA

When: Friday, November 09 2012 @ 07:00 PM - - 09:00PM
Contact: The Garden House
Where: 2336 15th Ave S
Seattle, WA

Join PM Author and activist Vikki Law at the Garden House for the Seattle book launch of Don't Leave Your Friends Behind: Concrete Ways to Support Families in Social Justice Movements and Communities.

How do we create new, non-hierarchical structures of support and mutual aid and include all ages in the struggle for social justice? Don’t Leave Your Friends Behind is a collection of concrete tips, suggestions, and narratives on ways that non-parents can support parents, children, and caregivers in their communities, social movements, and collective processes. Let's build an all-ages, inclusive revolution that leaves no one behind.

Join co-editor Victoria Law and Seattle-area contributors Andrea Givens and Simon Knaphus for a reading, discussion and celebration of ways to support families in social justice movements and communities. Let's build an all-ages, all-inclusive revolution that leaves no one behind!

Victoria Law (co-editor) is a mother, writer and photographer. She is a co-founder of Books Through Bars--NYC, the editor of Tenacious: Art & Writings from Women in Prison, and the author of Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles Of Incarcerated Women (winner of the 2009 PASS Award).

Andrea Givens is a non-fiction writer whose work somehow finds its way from soul to page despite juggling work, school, and family. In addition to Conversations Across Borders, her work has been published in My Baby Rides the Short Bus: The Unabashedly Human Experience of Raising Kids with Disabilities, and Don't Leave Your Friends Behind.

Simon Knaphus likes homegrown tomatoes, reading, his two kids, and making vegan food. He is a tranny papa living in the Pacific Northwest.

Bring your children! This is an event for all ages!!

For more on Vikki Law click HERE .

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