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News for All the People tour dates

Phan Nguyen 4 October 2011

Good news for all the people in New York, California, New Mexico, Texas, Colorado, and DC.

Juan González and Joe Torres are embarking on a US tour to promote their new book, News for All the People—beginning with a kickoff event in New York presented by Juan’s Democracy Now! co-host, Amy Goodman.

Here is their schedule. Additional information for each event may be found by clicking on each individual headline:

Thursday, Oct. 20—New York, NY

7:00-9:00 pm
Book launch at Cooper Union Great Hall
Juan González and Joe Torres in conversation with Amy Goodman

Part of Democracy Now!’s 15th anniversary celebration.

Free and open to the public.

There is a special ticketed pre-event reception at 5:30 pm. More details and tickets for the reception can be purchased here.


Friday, Oct. 21San Francisco, CA

2:00–4:00 pm
San Francisco State University, Journalism Department
Humanites Building, room 587

Sponsored by the Renaissance Journalism Center. Free and open to the public.

Friday, Oct. 21Oakland, CA

7:00–9:00 pm
Bay Area Book Launch
First Congregational Church of Oakland
2501 Harrison St
Oakland, CA 94612

Special ticketed pre-event reception at 6:00 pm includes a meet and greet with the authors, light food and drink, a copy of the book, special book signing, and preferred seating at the event. Purchase pre-event tickets here.

The 7:00 pm presentation is free and open to the public.

Sponsors: KPFA, Democracy Now! & Free Press, with Center for Media Justice, Colorlines/ARC, Mother Jones, New American Media, Making Contact (National Radio Project), San Francisco Chapter of the Asian American Journalists Assoc., Bay Area Black Journalists Assoc., Northern California Soc. of Professional Journalists, G.W. Williams Center for Independent Journalism, Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, Pacific Media Workers Guild,, Presente, Renaissance Journalism Center, KAXI1.


Saturday, Oct 22Santa Cruz, CA

8:00–9:30 am
Morning Coffee with Juan González and Joseph Torres

Capitola Book Café
1475 41st Ave
Capitola, CA 95010

Please note the morning hour of this event. The bookstore and café will open at 7:30 am.

Saturday, Oct 22Fresno, CA

12:30–2:00 pm
Free Speech Fund Raiser for KFCF 88.1 FM

CWA Local 9408 Union Hall
4422 E. Ashlan Ave
Fresno, CA

Plus private pre-event reception with the authors from noon to 12:30; includes a copy of the book and special book signing.

Purchase tickets for event and/or private reception here.

Saturday, Oct 22Los Angeles, CA   

7:30–9:00 pm
Benefit for KPFK
along with special guest Tom Hayden and others

Immanuel Presbyterian Church
Westminster Chapel
3300 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90010

Plus special ticketed pre-event reception from 6:30 to 7:30. Purchase reception tickets here.


Sunday, Oct 23Santa Barbara, CA

6:00–8:00 pm
La Casa de la Raza
601 East Montecito St
Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Sponsored by KCSB FM and La Casa de la Raza. Free and open to the public.


Monday, Oct 24Northridge, CA

9:00–10:30 am
Cal State Northridge
1811 Nordhoff St
Sierra Hall, Whitsel Room, 4th Floor
Northridge, CA 91330

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Spanish-language Program at the Cal State Northridge Department of Journalism, the Chicana/no Studies, the CSUN Latino Journalists Student Club, and El Nuevo Sol, CSUN bilingual/multimedia outlet.

Monday, Oct 24Los Angeles, CA

12:00–1:50 pm
University of Southern California—Annenberg
School for Communication & Journalism
3650 Watt Way, Room 204
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Monday, Oct 24San Diego, CA

7:00–9:00 pm
Benefit for KNSJ Radio/Activist San Diego

First Church of the Brethren
The San Diego Friends Center
3850 Westgate Place
San Diego, CA 92105


Tuesday, Oct 25Albuquerque, NM

12:00–2:00 pm
University of New Mexico
Student Union Building, Fiesta A & B
Albuquerque, NM

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Media Literacy Project, the University of New Mexico Office for Equity and Inclusion, Democracy Now!, and Free Press.

Tuesday, Oct 25Santa Fe, NM

7:30–9:30 pm
Benefit for KSFR

Armory for the Arts
1050 Old Pecos Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87502

Tickets are $15. For advance purchase, call KSFR at (505) 428-1527.


Wednesday, Oct 26San Antonio, TX

11:30 am–1:30 pm
Media Justice League Speaker Luncheon

San Antonio Current
915 Dallas Street
San Antonio, TX 78215

A benefit for the Media Justice League's ongoing media literacy programs.

$20 ticket includes lunch, meet & greet, presentation, and signing. Limited seating. Purchase tickets here.

Books available on-site or in advance from the Twig Book Shop. For more information, contact the Media Justice League at (210) 222-2405.

Sponsors: Media Justice League, San Antonio Current, San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists, Free Press and Democracy Now!

Wednesday, Oct 26Houston, TX

7:00–9:00 pm
Benefit for KPFT

Talento Bilingue de Houston
333 South Jensen Dr
Houston, TX 77003

$5 donation to support KPFT.

Pre-event reception from 6:00 to 7:00 pm, includes a copy of their new book, light food and beverage, and preferred seating at the public presentation. Purchase pre-event tickets here.

Sponsored by Democracy Now!, FreePress Houston, Verso Books, Nuestra Palabra and El Gato Media Network.


Thursday, Oct 27Denver, CO

7:00–9:00 pm
Benefit for KGNU Community Radio

Highlands Church
3241 Lowell Blvd
Denver, CO

$10 for KGNU members and $15 for non-members.
Special ticketed pre-event reception from 6:00 to 7:00, includes light food and drink, a signed copy of the book, and entry to the main event.

For more information, call KGNU at (303) 449-4885 or email.


Friday, Oct 28Washington, DC

6:30–8:30 pm
Benefit for WPFW
Interviewed by Amy Goodman, with special guests

Busboys & Poets
14th St NW at V Street
Washington, DC

Private reception from 5:30 to 6:30, includes a copy of the book, light food and drink, and a meet & greet with the authors and Amy Goodman. Special ticket required.

Sponsored by Free Press, Busboys & Poets, WPFW and Democracy Now!