MVCAN-DO Revue

Our Freedom Singers sang with the Shady Ladies at the Mill Valley Community Action Network's 1st Anniversary event November 2017. (Photo: Fabrice Florin)

Singing at Women's March

Please join us at the Women's March on Saturday, January 20 and sing with us as we march. We will meet at 11:30am at the corner of McAllister and Larkin. Their rally starts at noon and the March begins at 2:00pm.

Reed Fromer leads us in song

Reed Fromer, who  helped found our Freedom Singers, led us in song at the Redwoods Retirement Community in July 2017. Reed, a  nephew of Jon Fromer started singing with Jon at age 14.

Representative Jared Huffman joins us in song

Our second presentation was at an Organizing for Action event November 2017. We were honored to have Representative Huffman join us in a few of our songs.

We led participants in song at the Democracy Cafe grand opening  on 1/14/2018 and we made signs for the March - photos below  taken by Fabrice Florin

We sang and marched at the Women's March in San Francisco on January 20, 2018

On Valentine's day 2/14/18 we sang at the Mill Valley Depot Square during an anti-discrimination campaign called "Love Lives in Marin" (an ongoing series of online and live events that welcome diversity in our towns - sponsored by Marin Interfaith Council and MVCAN)

We sang at Democracy Cafe's: Youth in Action event on February 18 at the O'Hanlon Center for the Arts. The Democracy Cafe is a new series of free art, music and social events in Mill Valley. The "Youth in Action" event welcomes young people to make art and music and talk about our world with adults and how we can all take meaningful political action. You can view a video of us singing by clicking here

On February 24 we sang at a  Friendship event with children in the Baha'i "virtues class".  (Part of the Baha'i goal is to empower the children by helping them learn to plan so the children orchestrated the event. What fun! 

March 18: We sang at the Democracy Cafe's event on gun violence

March 24: We sang at  March for Our Lives rally in San Francisco to end gun violence.

April 22:  We sang at Democracy Cafe/MVCAN Eco Team's Earth Day event  at Tamalpais High School and at Sausalito Presbyterian Church

May 7: We sang at the 350Marin #ShutDownChase Rally in San Rafael

May 22:  We sang at the Immigrant Solidarity March and Rally in San Rafael, part of Love Lives in Marin event series.

May 28: We joined Democracy Cafe for the Mill Valley Parade

June 9:  We joined Democracy Cafe for the Fairfax Parade

July 4: We joined Democracy Cafe for the Corte Madera Parade

  • July 8: We attended the  ICE Detention Center (Let Our People Go Demonstration) in Richmond
  • Wednesday, July 18: For about an hour we led the participants in song at a Confront Corruption rally in San Rafael.
  • Friday, August 3, 6:30 pm. We held a Flash Mob  at  the Square of the Mill Valley Book Depot
  • Sunday, August 5 from noon - 2pm we sang at a Building Bridges potluck picnic in  San Rafael.
  • Wednesday, September 5 from 7 - 9pm at the Redwoods Retirement Community in Mill Valley hosted by the Mill Valley Seniors for Peace and our Freedom Singers.  Reed Fromer led all guest in song.
  •  Rise for Climate, Jobs & Justice March on Saturday September 8 in San Francisco.


 

  • Saturday, September 15: Getting to Paris Without Stopping in Washington. We joined Reed Fromer to lead all in song. Speakers were  architect of the United Nations Paris Climate Agreement Christiana Figueres , California EPA Secretary Matt Rodriquez, Berkeley Professor Daniel Kammen, Congressman Jared Huffman and other climate leaders.
  • Tuesday, September 15: Freedom Singers Sukkot dinner hosted by Laura and Angela Giacomini. We celebrated Sukkot with a traditional Sukkot ceremony and ate and sang outdoors under a hand built Sukkah .
  • Monday October 29, 4 - 6pm we sang at Our Children’s Trust  rally,  4 - 6 pm,  at Cold Stone Creamery, 1010 Court St, San Rafael
  • Friday November 2: Sing with Seniors for Peace 4 – 5pm corner of Miller and Camino Alto, Mill Valley. To"Get Out the Vote"
  • Wednesday November 7: Special night with the Fromers to learn about Jon Fromer and  the Freedom Song Network and watch videos of Jon, Dave and Reed performing.
  • Thursday, November 8: Sang at rally in San Rafael  to protect Mueller investigation after Jeff Sessions was fired.

 Immigration Rally Thursday, December 6 at 4pm . The rally was followed by a Board of Supervisors Community Forum at 5:30 pm to provide the public with information as to how local law enforcement agencies entangle themselves with federal immigration authorities.

Sunday, December 9,  3-5 pm. Resilient Neighborhoods  and Sustainable San Rafael holiday party.  Freedom Singers who have participated in Resilient Neighborhoods classes or are a member of Sustainable San Rafael joined us in song at this event.   

JOIN OUR GROUP

We hold monthly meetings in Marin County, California to  learn, share and practice songs. We welcome anyone who wants to simply sing, can play a musical instrument or help with coordination.   Please contact us  to be added to our list of members.

INVITE US TO SING WITH YOUR GROUP

We are an all volunteer group and do not charge to appear at your events to lead your group in song. Please contact us for more information.

CONTACT INFO

Marilyn Price   mprice@the-acorn.com   415-381-2941   

Wayne Lechner   waynelechner1954@gmail.com   415-479-8618  

Below you can view the flier for our 9/5/18 "Sing-along for a Peaceful World" at the Redwoods Retirement Community (check out the list of 14 environmental and social justice groups that signed on as "Friends" of the event).

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