Courtesy of Nate.
Over the last six years members from the Make it Safe Coalition (MISC) have arrangedan assembly of Whistleblowers in Washington,DC each year for an annual conferenceoriginally known as Washington Whistleblower’s Week. The ACORN 8 and the USDACoalition of Mionrity Employees will co-‐host this year’sWhistleblower Summit onCivil & Human Rights.This year’s theme is WoW…Obama—fighting the War on Whistleblowers and Women.We are proud to announce that MSNBC Host Dylan Ratigan has agreed to participateand that the PACIFICA Radio Network will broadcast the historic event nationally this year.The Pillar Human Rights Award for International Person’s of Conscience will be awarded to notable civil and human rights champions.The international press may cover the event as well.MondayThe Opening Plenary and Panel Discussion will take place in theDirksen Building Senate Judiciary Hearing Room on May 21, 2012 (12:00—4:00 PM).Followed by Welcome Reception and Art Auction at the Mott House on May21, 2012 (5:00—7:00 PM)TuesdayA Press Conference on the Mall at the Martin Luther King Memorial will be held on May 22, 2012 (11:00—2:00 PM). Followed by Historic Whistleblower Book Signing and Film Screening at Busboy’s & Poets (14th and V. Street)on May 22, 2012(4:00—8:00 PM).Notable authors, whistleblowers and advocates include Tom Devine, the Whistleblowers Survival Guide; Michael McCray, ACORN8: Race, Power & Politics, and Eyal Press, Beautiful Souls.WednesdayCivil and Human Rights Roundtable on the War on Women,and the War on Whistleblowers will be held at the Mott House on May 23, 2012 (10:00—2:00 PM). ACORN 8, USDA Coalition of Minority Employees and the MISC are an assortment of various public interest/advocacy groups. For more information call 202.370.6635 or 703.743.0565 or for more information please visit the ACORN8.com website.
Boy does that sound fun, I'll bet there will be so much awesome that happens, what will you do with it all?If I ever become a whistle blower or a woman, which seems to be possible somehow these days, I will protect myself as I do now: Jacketed hollow points and sarcasm. If either of those things should ever happen, please, hold no conferences, the NRA already takes care of that.(truly, I would have thought acorn would do a better job of re-branding, you have to be kidding.)