by David Safier
Here are a few things you might want to be a part of. First a protect education rally Saturday.
Rep. Olivia Cajero Bedford, D-Tucson (District 27) invites students, parents, teachers, administrators and the general public to attend and support education at the SPF (Student Protection Factor) 2009 Rally. The SPF rally advocates for S- Save our teachers, P-Protect our children and F- Fund education.
When: Saturday, May 2, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Joaquin Murrieta Park, 1400 N. Silverbell Road
Then a 3 stop listening tour in the Tucson area by Organizing for America Monday and Tuesday. The group, which says it is "the Democratic National Committee's (DNC) grassroots project to support President Obama's agenda," has a field director in Arizona, Sara El-Amine, and she's holding events across the state.
Here are the specifics about the three Tucson area events.
- Monday, May 4, 4-6pm, UA Ventana Room, 4th Floor, Student Union Memorial Center, 1303 E. University Blvd.
- Monday, May 4, 7-9pm, Pima Community College, Northwest Campus Community Room, 7600 North Shannon Road.
- Tuesday, May 5, 7-9pm, Pima County Community College– Amythest Room, 1255 N. Stone Ave.