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The Cultural Arm of Resistance for 40 Years
Great Labor Arts Exchange
People's Music Network
June 20-23, 2019
Three days of music, art, workshops, concerts, open mics, and jamming with politically engaged artists engaged in social justice.
The ATU Tommy Douglas Conference Center
10000 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20903 (near Washington D.C)
People's Music Network (PMN) is excited to co-sponsor the 2019 Great Labor Arts Exchange hosted by the Labor Heritage Foundation (LHF). PMN members are eligible for discounted registration rates. Register through the PMN website, by using the "Register Now" button.
What happens at the Great Labor Arts Exchange?
GLAE's 40 year long history is closely tied to the Labor Movement and creating art about all social justice struggles.
What is Included with Registration?
Registering for GLAE as a PMN Member covers:
Breakfasts and Dinners are available from the Tommy Douglas Center at the following rates (No cash, credit card only.) :
** Other nearby restaurant options nearby may be less expensive. Check the list of eateries in the area of the Tommy Douglas Center.
Off-Campus Home-Stay Options:
The Labor Heritage Foundation is arranging homestays in and nearby Silver Spring, MD. To request a homestay, call 202-591-6030.
On Campus Hotel Options at the Tommy Douglas Conference Center.
Call the Tommy Douglas Center: 240-645-4000 to reserve a hotel room. The guestroom package includes:
Group Room rates of $139.00 single (one K or Q bed, one guest) and $149.00 double (two queen beds, two guests) occupancy per night, plus applicable taxes in effect at time of check-in, currently 6% MD sales tax and 7% county occupancy tax. Room rate includes:
Matt Jones Scholarship Fund
Eligible active members of PMN may apply for funds from PMN's Matt Jones Scholarship Fund to attend the Great Labor Arts Exchange. The fund supports the participation of young people (25 years or younger) and people of color wishing to attend events sponsored by PMN.
The scholarship disbursement for the 2019 Great Labor Arts Exchange completely covers the cost of registration, but does not cover the cost of transportation, meals (other than the two lunches provided), or housing. To apply, please contact Ben Grosscup (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Future PMN Gatherings
PMN is not organizing its own separate Summer Gathering in 2019, but we are exploring how we can pull our resources together for a Summer Gathering in 2020 (Read why here.) The next scheduled PMN Gathering is currently being planned for New York City from January 24-26, 2020.
PMN members attending GLAE for their first time should bring their own ideas and contributions to the event with the understanding that, for the purposes of the 2019 GLAE, PMN members are working within the particular traditions of GLAE, which were developed parallel to PMN's traditions over the course of 40 years.
Registering for GLAE without becoming a member of PMN
You may register for (GLAE) using the registration link provided by LHF.
Reserving vendor space at GLAE
If you wish to reserve vendor table space, but you register for GLAE as a PMN Member, you will have to make a separate transaction through the same registration link provided by LHF.
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