SPECIAL EVENT: Activist Support Circle Mon.,Aug. 28 with activist author Pat Thomas discussing his new book "Did It! From YIPPIE to YUPPIE: Jerry Rubin, An American Revolutionary"
Activist Support Circle Special Event Notice:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jerry Rubin 310-399-1000 JerryPeaceActivistRubin@earthlink.net
Pat Thomas, Author of Soon-to be-Released Biography About Late 1960’s Activist Jerry Rubin to be Speaker at Activist Support Circle Public Event August 28 at UnUrban Coffee House in Santa Monica Activist Author to Discuss Politics, Activism and His New Book “Did It! From YIPPIE to YUPPIE: Jerry Rubin, An American Revolutionary”
Santa Monica, CA- Pat Thomas, the noted activist author of the soon-to-be-released biography about the late 1960’s anti-war activist Jerry Rubin, will be the featured guest speaker at the Activist Support Circle monthly public forum on Monday, August 28 starting 6:00pm at the UnUrban Coffee House located at 3301 Pico Blvd. in Santa Monica. Mr. Thomas will discuss politics and activism as well as his new book “Did It! From YIPPIE to YUPPIE: Jerry Rubin, An American Revolutionary”.
Thomas will be discussing his new book “Did It!” about Jerry Rubin, the infamous Yippie and Chicago 8 Defendant. Thomas spent 5 years interviewing 75 of the late activist’s family, friends and foes: Paul Krassner, Country Joe McDonald, John Sinclair, Judy Gumbo
and others, gathering information about the life and times of Jerry Rubin, the Chicago ’68 protests, Jerry’s 1970 quest for inner peace, et al. Thomas will discuss the impact Rubin, Abbie Hoffman and the Yippies had on culture and politics.
The event is free and there is free parking available at the U.S. Bank parking lot across the street.
The Activist Support Circle is an ongoing open monthly support group for progressive activists that started in 2005 to help guard against activist burnout and offer emotional support to activists in their vital and courageous work.
Santa Monica peace activist Jerry Rubin, the founder of the Activist Support Circle is not related to the late 1960’s activist, although they had become friends.
For further event information visit https://facebook.com/ActivistSupportCircle or call 310-399-1000.
For more information about the book visit http://www.fantagraphics.com/didit/