Protest/Comment against Blackwater-Xe/Southwestern College Agreement --

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Protest/Comment at SouthwesternCollege Governing Board meeting in opposition to Blackwater-College agreement, May 13, 2009, 6:30p at the SouthwesternCollege Governing Board Meeting room, Room 214 on the main campus.

In February, 2009, the Southwestern College District Governing Board approved a Memorandum of Understanding with Blackwater Lodge and Training Center (now Xe Services, LLC) to allow the college to use the shooting range in Blackwater's Otay Mesa training facility in trade for the use of campus conference rooms on an unlimited basis (apparently for on-campus mercenary recruiting) and with compensation for cost of the running the range. The Board also agreed to a "gag-order" which restricted their ability to speak to the public without the prior written approval of Blackwater. At the March 11, 2009 meeting, the board voted 4-1 to renegotiate the agreement but to continue to send students to the Blackwater-run shooting range.

Join us to protest the agreement with Blackwater-Xe, still providing that students would go to the Blackwater facility and be immersed in pro-Blackwater messages. This is no freebie, but a way for Blackwater to recruit for their own private paramilitary organization.

Endorsed by CitizensAgainstPrivateArmies, ActivistSanDiego, VeteransForPeace, CitizensOversight.org, StopBlackwater.net and the Peace Resource Center of San Diego.

For details, contact Ray Lutz at 619-820-5321

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Protest/Comment against Blackwater-Xe/Southwestern College Agreement Wednesday, May 13th, protest at 6:30 pm, meeting at 7:00 pm. At Southwestern College, Rm 214, 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910 Info: StopBlackwater.net or Ray Lutz at 619-820-5321 or raylutz@ecdcweb.org.

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Date 2009-05-13
Event Time 6:30p (7pm Meeting)
Title Protest/Comment against Blackwater-Xe/Southwestern College Agreement
Program
Venue SouthwesternCollege Rm 214
Topic revision: r6 - 15 May 2009, RaymondLutz
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