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March 2013

Don't Leave Your Friends Behind Release Party (China Martens & Vikki Law) @ Washington, D.C.

When: Saturday, March 09 2013 @ 05:00 PM - - 07:00PM
Contact: St. Stephen's Auditorium
Where: 1525 Newton St. NW
Washington, DC 20010

Join PM Authors and activists China Martens and Vikki Law for a reading, discussion and celebration 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.

Widely known as the grandma of the mama zine scene and a pioneer in the genre of radical parenting writing, China Martens raised her daughter as a single mother on welfare and working poor while continuing to put out The Future Generation, the longest-running parenting zine in the history of the Western world (1990 to the present). Her daughter is nearly 24 years old and her zine has been anthologized into the book The Future Generation: The Zine-book for Subculture Parents, Kids, Friends and Others (Atomic Book Company 2007).

For more on China Martens click HERE .

For more on Vikki Law click HERE .

This event is sponsored by Positive Force, DC Child Care Collective, Washington Peace Center and PM Press.

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