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Rise Up & Resist on January 20th

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by Andrew Patton on January 16, 2017

The Kate Schulte Foundation presents “Rise Up & Resist – A Counter-Inaugural Event” on Friday, January 20th, at 7:30pm at the Columbus Mennonite Church, 35 Oakland Park Avenue in Clintonville. Continuing in the tradition of the Foundation’s annual Martin Luther King Day shows, this concert is being held on Inauguration Day to stand up against “the promised assault on women’s rights, immigrants, education, labor, the environment, and so on” and will benefit the Southern Poverty Law Center and the ACLU. The lineup for the event includes luminaries from the local jazz scene alongside great artists of other genres: The Jazz Poetry Ensemble, Mark Lomax, Donna Mogavero, Warriors for Justice a Capella (Debra James Tucker, Vicki Saunders, Tia Harris), Miller-Kelton Redux, Paisha Thomas, the Columbus Liberation Music Orchestra, and more. A donation of $20 is recommended for admission, and advance tickets are available here. Keep reading for more information from the Schulte Foundation:

A BETTER WAY TO SPEND YOUR TIME ON JANUARY 20th

Gird yourself for the coming struggle to preserve basic human rights and equal justice. The Kate Schulte Foundation presents Warriors for Justice in an inauguration day benefit for the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and the ACLU.

This event is not about the election or who is president. It is about the promised assault on women’s rights, immigrants, education, labor, the environment, and so on. It will take courage and conviction to resist these assaults on our civil liberties, our country, and our world.

Many of Columbus’s finest performing artists will help support the SPLC’s and ACLU’s efforts fighting anticipated assaults on equal rights by the federal government. Featuring The Jazz Poetry Ensemble, Mark Lomax II, Donna Mogavero, Warriors for Justice a Capella (Debra James Tucker, Vicki Saunders, Tia Harris), Miller-Kelton Redux, Paisha Thomas, the Columbus Liberation Music Orchestra, and more.

Rise Up and Resist is the first of many Kidd Jordan’s Place events! We want these events to be accessible to people of all income levels. Door tickets will be be Give What You Feel with no minimum donation. Get advance tickets here.

Due to processing fees, Kidd Jordan’s Place advance tickets have a minimum donation. Rise Up and Resist’s minimum on-line donation is $10. All tickets are fully tax deductible. Please give generously to support our artists, our causes, and our mission. Some tickets will be reserved for the door at the time of the concert.

Give What You Feel recommended donation $20.

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