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LOCAL Announcement :: Protest Activity

Activist Dennis Dixon Brutally Beaten, Hospitalized, Needs Community Support

To friends of Dennis Dixon:
Dennis is now out of the hospital, after 7 weeks, and needs our support even more. Contribute to his support fund, or come to one of the events listed below.
CONTRIBUTE: Dennis is uninsured, unemployed and a full time peace and justice activist.
Go to:

There are four events confirmed to raise money for Dennis:

(1) Thursday, August 13

Weeds, 1555 N Dayton

6 p.m. BBQ

7 to 10 p.m. Music:

Ami Saraiya

Anna Soltys

Phunk One

(2) Friday, August 14

UE Hall, 37 S. Ashland

7 p.m.

Summer Party,
International Videos,

Pass the Hat for Sana TV in Iraq and for Dennis!
Potluck, with tasty vegan dishes from the garden.

Organized by Joleen Kirschenman.

Proceeds split between Sana TV and Dennis’s needs.

(3) Monday, August 17

The Redline Tap -- 7000 N Glenwood Ave

Music starts at 9

Harlan Flo


possibily a third band

(4) Thursday, September 3

Hideout! -- 1354 W Wabansia

9 p.m.

$10 cover featuring:

Black Bear Combo

Golden Horse Ranch Square Dance Band

Renegade Brass Brigade

DJ Jacob Ross

After Dennis went missing, a nine day search located him at Illinois Masonic Hospital. He was assaulted on the CTA on June 27th. He was placed in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit, was breathing on his own and somewhat coherent. He suffered a fractured skull, brain swelling, crushed eye socket and sub-dural hematoma. By the time he was located, he was awake and suffers from his brain injury.



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