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January 2009

January 31 Women's Group - Saturday, January 31st, 2:00pm - 4:00pm, at Plum Pomidor, on Broadway at West 169th street: Raccoon's executive director Indira Kajosevic will talk about her recent visit to Bosnia-Hercegovina, Montenegro and Kosovo. RSVP 6462752142, or

February 2009

Raccoon did not hold any special events. Its representatives joined New York Imigration Coalition during the Albany Day to lobby New York State politicians on immigration issues on February 10th

March 2009

March 5 Let's Celebrate International Women's Day: Join me this Thursday for the one night only movie "A Powerful Noise-LIVE". Go here to buy your ticket in advance. Movie starts at 7:30 pm
vFirst and 62nd Cinemas
400 E 62ND ST
NEW YORK, NY 10065
Call me if you are coming at 646-633-8052.

March 10 TUESDAY, 9AM - 4PM, March with Raccoon in March at the CITY ADVOCACY DAY MARCH FOR IMMIGRANT NEW YORK For more information please e-mail Marija.

April 2009

April 30 Thursday, 3:30-5:30 p.m: Raccoon, Inc. and the SIPA Balkan Club invite you to our workshop for high school students: How to Get Into College. Come learn about the admissions process, what colleges are looking for, how to make the most of your time in high school, how to prepare for the SATs & more! Where: Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs, 420 West 118th Street (between Amsterdam & Morningside), Room TBA. FREE for everyone! RSVP: Indira Kajosevic, 646 275 2142
Presentations given by Goran Filic, SIPA, Master of International Affairs (09) and Jesse Horwitz from My NYC and will be followed by a question and answer session.

May 2009

Call Raccoon at 718/575-4567 to get your $40.99 ticket for $19.99 for a family vaccation at The Six Flags theme park Great Escape at Lake George, NY, for any of the following days in May:

May 1 The New York Immigration Coalition invites†you to join us at this year's MAY 1ST MOBILIZATION! MAY 1 2009 1:30-3:30PM MADISON SQUARE PARK (23rd and Broadway, Trains: R/W/6/F/V to 23rd St). As President Obama's First 100 Days come to an end, we call for IMMIGRATION REFORM NOW! PASS THE EMPLOYEE FREE CHOICE ACT! HEALTH CARE FOR ALL! For more information, contact Frances Liu at The New York Immigration Coalition or call 212-627-2227 x246.

May 11 Women's Group celebrates Djurdjevdan, Monday, May 11, 2009 - 6:30 to 8:00 pm, at The New School, Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor. Admission free
"Considering Forgiveness" is both a literal and a metaphorical meeting. Join us to celebrate the Vera List Centerís first book, edited by New School faculty member Aleksandra Wagner, as many of the contributors discuss the political -- and personal -- relevance of this controversial term.
Speakers include: Ayreen Anastas, Gregg Bordowitz, Rene Gabri, Andrea Geyer, Sharon Hayes, Lin + Lam, Jeffrey Olick, Brian Price, Jane Taylor, Aleksandra Wagner, Elisabeth Young-Bruehl

May 20 Communities Health Advocacy Day. Join RACCOON and other community groups in the protest in front of the NY City Council. Did you know that this year the city health budget is reduced by over $11 million? ALL 45 childrenís dental clinics will be closed! If you would like to say "No!" to the closings, come on May 20 2009 at 12:30pm in front of 250 Broadway.
For more information please e-mail Marija at, or call 718.575.4567.

June 2009

June 13 & June 14 Raccoon and Bosnian-Hercegovinian Film Festival co-present Aida Begic's movie SNOW at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival on June 13 (4 pm) and June 14 (7 pm) at the Walter Reade Theater at The Film Society of Lincoln Center, 165 W. 65th St. Raccoon Women's Group goes to see snow on June 14. Please, RSVP Nada Khodlova if you wish to go.

July 2009

July 10 July Women's Group at Riverside Park-A Picnic, Ode to the Sun.... on Friday, July 10, 2009, from 5:30pm - 8:00pm at Riverside Park on 103rd St.; RSVP 6466338052, Nada Khodlova.

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December 2009

Due to budget cuts there were no special events other than the regularly scheduled programs running out of the Queens Family Justice Center, Women's Group and Raccoon Soccer.

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