Revolution #158, March 8, 2009

Celebrate Resistance and Internationalism—

International Women’s Day, March 8

Los Angeles 

Saturday, March 7
Celebrate Resistance and Internationalism, International Women’s Day

1 pm • Rally and March
Rally at Pico & Westwood Blvd. and march along Westwood Blvd. (West LA)

5 pm • Rally and Torchlight March
Rally at Wilshire & Westwood Blvd. and torchlight march through Westwood Village (West LA)

The International Women’s Day Coalition, LA, 2009.  Contact the coalition by phone at 323.490.2647, email, or

Sunday, March 8, 2 pm
“Women Hold Up Half the Sky—Only Communist Revolution Can Emancipate Women!” a presentation by the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA on the occasion of International Women’s Day.
At Cal State University LA, University-Student Union Theatre
$10 donation. No one turned away for lack of funds. Childcare provided by advance request.
Sponsored by Libros Revolución, 312 W 8th St., Los Angeles, 213.488.1303,

New York City

March 8, Sunday, 1:30 pm     Chelsea Studios, 151 W. 26th St.
International Women’s Day Celebration, answering the call from the March 8 Women’s Organization (Iran-Afghanistan): “Revolutionary Women Cry Out: Revolution Is the Way Out for Humanity”

Speakers: Sunsara Taylor, writer for Revolution; Bai Di, professor, Drew University; and others TBA

Dramatic Readings: From the Middle East and the West—past, present, future…

Reception at Revolution Books, 4 pm, across the street


March 8, Sunday, 5 pm
International Women’s Day Celebration. Join us for a discussion on “A Declaration: For Women’s Liberation and the Emancipation of all Humanity” and dinner at 5 pm. (Location TBA)

For info: Revolution Books,
1103 N Ashland Ave., 773.489.0930,,


March 14, Saturday
A day of resistance and internationalism, in solidarity with actions called by women from Iran and Afghanistan. Plans include a march and speak out, getting on the radio, speaking in classes, and more. For info: Cleveland Revolution Books, 2804 Mayfield Rd. at Coventry, Cleveland Heights, 216.932.2543,


International Women’s Day programs will also be held at Revolution Books stores in Atlanta, Boston/Cambridge, and Honolulu.



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