2012 SDS National Convention

Students for a Democratic Society Hosts 7th Annual National Convention

By Michela Martinazzi

Gainesville, FL - 70 student activists from all over the country arrived in sunny Gainesville, Florida to attend the annual Students for a Democratic Society National Convention Oct. 27-28. The activists arrived from as far as Utah and Minnesota.

The convention began bright and early with opening statements by Robbey Hayes and Skye Schmelzer from the host Gainesville Chapter.

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INFORMATION FOR WHEN YOU ARRIVE IN GAINESVILLE:

We will have two places that you can go to register and receive your housing information. If you arrive Friday evening, please go to this address:

432 SW 5th Street

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Speakers: Noor Elashi, journalist and award winning author, holds a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from The New School. Currently living in New York City, Noor is a longtime advocate for her father Ghassan Elashi, an American Palestinian political prisoner and one of the Holy Land Five charity leaders.

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