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NYPD RNC "intelligence"

Amazing news from the folks at I Witness Video about the release of secret NYPD intelligence files during the RNC!

Radical Reference: Community Librarianship and Free/Open Source Technology

Presentation at the New Jersey State Library Staff Development Day

Led by Eric, Jenna, and Melissa

Hawaiian Independence Event

Free Hawai'i!

Documentaries and Discussion with members of the Hawaiian independence movement

Friday, May 18th 8:00 p.m.
Sliding Scale Donation at the Door at ABC No Rio
156 Rivington Street, Manhattan
F J M Z trains to Delancey/Essex

Branding is for Laundry Detergent

Here are two posts to the Progressive Librarians Guild discussion list, on librarianship vs. the business model published with permission of the authors.

Support Low Power FM Radio

From our friends at Prometheus Radio Project, "Freeing the Airwaves from Corporate Control"

Community groups, progressive churches, labor organizations, farmworkers, schools, and more use a wonderful community radio service -- called low power FM radio -- to build their own local radio stations, and broadcast to their local communities. Congress limited low power FM, keeping it from cities all across the country. Our diverse neighborhoods need their own media, and now we have a chance to get it.

Massachusetts Library Association Conference -- Radical Reference Presentation

Radical Reference:
Community Librarianship and Free/Open Source Technology

Presented at the Massachusetts Library Association Confererence, Friday May 4, 2007 11am-12:15pm.

Grassroots Discussion Panel: Alternative Journalisms

Radical Reference volunteer Shinjoung Yeo will participate in a panel International Communications Association conference on May 27, 2007 in San Francisco. Link a little more than halfway down this page.

Volunteer--1st Ever NYC Anarchist Book Fair

I'm hoping some of Rad Ref's readers will not only attend, but perhaps also help out with the 1st Ever NYC Anarchist Book Fair.

Please write to [email protected] and let me know which of the following tasks you would like to to take on (Multiple shifts are okay!):

Dumpster Diver contest for kids

Author and poet Janet Wong will soon publish a new children's picture book, The Dumpster Diver, about seeing the potential in what other people throw away. In conjunction with the book's release, All for Kids Bookstore in Seattle is sponsoring a contest for kids called "Junk Is Good." Designed to promote creating or imagining "treasures out of trash," winning entries will be announced on Earth Day in April. Kids of all ages are welcome to participate. For details, go to:

Radical Reference dinner at ALA Midwinter in Seattle 2007

Please join members of Radical Reference for a meal, a social, and some light business talk at 7:30 pm on Sunday, January 21, at Pan Africa Market:
1521 1st Ave (at Pike Street)

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