Energy, Climate Change and The War on the Poor (Regina)
Guest Speaker: Niger Innis, Co-chair of the Alliance to Stop the War on the Poor
As national co-chair of the Alliance to Stop the War on the Poor
, Niger Innis will outline how higher energy prices, caused by extremist environmental policies, disproportionately impact low-income families. This "War on the Poor" is one of the most important civil rights issues of modern times. Moreover, Innis will explain that the "War on the Poor" is immoral and is being purposely waged by politicians and radical groups that want to force citizens to lower their standard of living and live a more austere existence.
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About the Guest:Niger Innis currently serves as the National Spokesman for the Congress of Racial Equality, one of the oldest African-American anti-poverty groups. It was founded in 1942 as one of the pioneers of the civil rights movement in the United States. Its national Headquarters is located in New York City. From there a network of local affiliates and chapters radiate across the United States, Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, Central and South America. He works closely with the National Chairman and represents CORE across the United States and around the world. In addition to his role with CORE, Innis is on the Advisory Committee member of the National Center for Public policy Research Project 21. In 1993, Mr. Innis served as campaign manager for the Roy Innis for Mayor campaign in New York City's Democratic Party primary. Although the candidate was outspent $3.5 million to $100,000 by the incumbent Mayor David Dinkins, the Innis campaign was able to garner more than 25% of the vote in the primary. Mr. Innis’ Civil Rights and political activities led to regular and various television and radio appearances around the world. Mr. Innis has been a guest on CNN, BBC, CBC, Al-Jeezera, Fox News Channel, ABC News, CBS News, et… In 1996 NBC News launched it’s 24 hr all news channel, MSNBC. Upon it’s launch Mr. Innis was hired to be one of the network’s political/social commentators. He worked there from 1996 through 1999. In 1990, Innis attended Georgetown University and pursued a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science. Innis, born and raised in Harlem, New York, currently lives in Westchester, New York and North Las Vegas , Nevada.
Date: October 8, 2008
Place: Canadian North Room, Ramada Hotel & Convention Centre, 1818 Victoria Avenue, Regina
Time: 11:45 a.m.
Cost: $35 for a Reserved Seat, $40 at the Door, $20 for Students
Additional Notes: REGISTRATION & CANCELLATION POLICY:
Registration must be made before October 3rd to hold seats. Substitutions are allowed. Sorry, no refunds.
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