The groups below helped me organize special
benefit screenings of “Bowling for Columbine” around
the country. If you’d like to help them, please get in contact
with them and see what you can do.
San Francisco, CA
Friday October 11
1 Embarcadero Center
Two screenings: 7:00 PM & 8:00 PM
A benefit screening for the Legal
Community Against Violence, and the General
Assistance Advocacy Program.
To get tickets: Call LCAV at 415-433-2062 and GAAP at 415-928-8191.
About the groups:
Formed in the wake of the 1993 assault weapons massacre at a high-rise
office building in San Francisco, Legal
Community Against Violence (LCAV) is dedicated to reducing deaths
and injuries from firearms through regulation and education. LCAV's
project, the Firearms Law Center, is a leading resource for information
on federal, state and local regulation of firearms and produces
legal research and analysis, conducts educational programs, and
mobilizes attorneys to inspire and support legally defensible firearms
regulations throughout the United States.
GAAP serves homeless
and marginally housed San Franciscans by helping them obtain the
public benefits to which they are entitled. So long as there is
a need for public benefits, GAAP provides education, empowerment
and advocacy to our clients through the involvement of law students
and community volunteers. GAAP strives to affirm the human dignity
of all the people served and to hold public agencies to the same
Other anti-poverty links:
San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness
to Win Employment Rights
Violence prevention / Gun Safety links:
Educational Fund to Stop
Pacific Center for Violence
Saturday, October 12
2508 Land Park Drive
Two screenings: 7:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Benefit screenings for Sacramento-Yolo Peace Action, Legal Community
Against Violence, the Sacto Chapter of the Million Mom March, and
Because People Matter.
Following both screenings there will be a question and answer session
with Michael Moore.
To purchase ticket call PEACE ACTION: 916-448-7157
Founded in 1999, the Million Mom March is a national grassroots,
chapter-based organization dedicated to preventing gun death and
injury and supporting victims and survivors of gun violence. The
Million Mom March focuses on education and advocacy through grassroots
activity across the country and seeking responsible limits on gun
access and use. On Mother's Day 2000, more than 750,000 people marched
on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. and tens of thousands of
others marched in towns across America, to demonstrate their support
for sensible gun laws. On October 1, 2001, the Million Mom March
merged with the Brady Campaign and the Brady Center to Prevent Gun
Violence. By combining the experience, talent, and resources, of
two powerful organizations, we are better positioned to pass national
laws that prevent gun violence in this country, rather than legislation
to placate gun lobby. With one loud voice, we will continue to cry
out that we love our children more than the gun lobby loves its
Because People Matter is an all-volunteer local bimonthly bringing
independent progressive non-corporate news and views to 18,000 readers
in the Sacramento area. Supported by the generosity of subscribers,
it's been publishing for over ten years now. Subscriptions are $15.
We always need writers, distributors, and subscribers and readers.
You can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
and at (916) 444-3203.
Peace Action is an all-volunteer chapter of a national, grassroots
organization that works to educate and mobilize the public to change
U.S. foreign, military, and domestic policy. They seek the end of
the development and use of weapons of mass destruction, the end
of covert and overt US military intervention against other nations,
and the pursuit of peace through international and domestic economic,
social and political justice. They can be found on the web at: www.sacpeace.org.
Nevada City, CA
Saturday, October 12
401 Broad St.
A 1 PM benefit screening for the Laura Wilcox Scholarship Fund and
the Peace Center
of Nevada County. A Q&A session with Michael will follow
Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at The Book Seller-GV, Briar
Patch Market & Nevada City Postal Company. For information,
Underwritten by KVMR-FM Community Radio & Nevada Theater Film
Please contribute to The
Laura Wilcox Scholarship Fund.
You can read more about Laura here.
October 15, 2002
The Alliance for Justice is a national association of environmental,
civil rights, mental health, women's, children's and consumer advocacy
organizations. Since its inception in 1979, the Alliance has worked
to advance the cause of justice for all Americans, strengthen the
public interest community's ability to influence public policy,
and foster the next generation of advocates.
If you've had enough of Congress letting the NRA pull its strings
while innocent Americans continue to die from senseless, preventable
gun violence, then we urge you to make an emergency contribution
to the Brady Campaign today by clicking
Tuesday, October 22
The Michigan Partnership
to Prevent Gun Violence (MPPGV), created in 1995 in response
to the growing national and state concern about the prevalence and
serious impact of gun violence, brings together the professional
communities of law (including law enforcement), medicine, and public
health in collaborative inter-professional planning, policy formation
and implementation, and public education to reduce and prevent gun
violence in Michigan. The MPPGV On-Target Coalition is a sister
organization that provides on-going opportunities for community
discussion throughout the state about gun violence prevention. Through
membership in the On-Target Coalition citizen activists work with
professional staff to increase public awareness of gun violence
and to lobby elected officials about the importance of sensible
gun laws that protect the health and lives of Michigan citizens
while respecting the safe, lawful use of firearms for organized
shooting sports, hunting, target practice, law enforcement.
MI Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence
PO Box 14307
Lansing, MI 48901-4307
Traverse City, MI
Thursday, October 24
GKC Theaters at the Grand Traverse Mall
A 7 PM benefit screening for "We
Are Traverse City." A Q&A session with Michael will
Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at www.wearetraversecity.com.
Are Traverse City," an anti-discrimination organization,
is sponsoring the northern Michigan premier of "Bowling for
Columbine" as a benefit for a local film series on peace in
the Mideast, and to support the work of international peace activists
who live in northern Michigan. You can visit them on the web at: