[cg] [Fwd: Stop the Sale of NYC's Community Gardens!]
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To the Email Army From email@example.com 3/31/99
It's official. The auction catalog is out: New York City plans to sell
114 community gardens to real-estate speculators at a two-day auction
May 13-14. Over the last 4 months there has been enormous public
outcry against this senseless and mean-spirited sale -- but the
administration of Rudy Giuliani wouldn't listen.
We are now asking every supporter of community gardens to MAKE A
PROTEST CALL to Deputy Mayor Joseph Lhota at 212-788-3137.
Leave a message expressing your shock and outrage -- demand that EVERY
GARDEN BE REMOVED FROM THE AUCTION. Be polite but firm (and help us
send flowers to the sure-to-be-harried receptionists by emailing your
pledge to firstname.lastname@example.org).
Also, start spreading the word about two garden protests/celebrations next
weekend, April 10-11:
Standing Our Ground
WHAT: a massive rally for Community Gardens.
WHEN: Sat., April 10, 11-3.
WHERE: Bryant Park, 42nd at 6th Ave, Manhattan.
Reclaim the Streets (The Garden Party)
WHAT: a street celebration in support of Community Gardens.
WHEN: Sun., April 11, 1:30 PM sharp!
WHERE: El Jardin del Paraiso, E. 5th Str. between Ave. C & D.
For more on the fight to save community gardens, visit
If you're not already receiving regular garden alerts, write to
email@example.com, asking to join the Email Army.
To learn about upcoming actions against police brutality, write to
For a comprehensive weekly calendar of left events in the overlapping
worlds of art and politics, write to firstname.lastname@example.org
Jayne Doe (A.K.A. David and Leslie)
The Mighty Email Army is a Direct Action-Oriented List in Defense Of
Community Gardens And Other Public Spaces, Sponsored By The Lower East
Side Collective (212-774-4192; http://www.lescollective.org).
To Join, Write To Gardens@Cybergal.Com; Feedback Always Welcomed.
community_garden maillist - email@example.com
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