The 15th Annual Progressive Festival

by Project Censored

Sunday, July 22, 1:00 – 5:30 pm

Walnut Park, Petaluma Blvd. No. and D Street, downtown Petaluma. 

Every year the Progressive Festival is the premier political gathering in the North Bay and this year is co-hosted by The Petaluma Progressives and Occupy Petaluma.

Always free to the public, the Festival will feature:

A brand-new performance by the SAN FRANCISCO MIME TROUPE, “The Last Election”

MEDEA BENJAMIN – co-founder of Code Pink and Global Exchange. One of the world’s  most dynamic and inspiring advocates for peace & justice.

WILL DURST – one of America’s funniest political satirists. Will is a 5-time Emmy nominee; has been fired by PBS three times. His 800+ television appearances include Letterman, HBO, Showtime, CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox News, the BBC and many more.

Rep. LYNN WOOLSEY – retiring Congresswoman from the North Bay, co-chair of the Progressive Caucus in the House of Representative. Come and thank Lynn for her service!

DAVID COBB – spokesperson for the Move to Amend campaign, and former Green Party candidate for Governor of California.

MICKEY HUFF – Director of Project Censored, one of the most widely-respected progressive groups in America and beyond.

C.J. HOLMES – Spokesperson for the movement to stop home foreclosures.

There will also be speakers From the Committee for Immigrant Rights, Sonoma County; the Occupy Movement in the North Bay; and more.

To help the festive atmosphere, there will be live music by Diego Jameau – Haitian musician and whistler performing music in various Caribbean styles.

Many community and political groups with informational tables. Food and drink available. To reserve booth/table space at the event, call 707-763-8134

Co-produced by The Petaluma Progressives

and Occupy Petaluma

Cosponsored by KPFA 94.1FM

Peace & Justice Center of Sonoma Co.

Project Censored

The Committee for Immigrant Rights of Sonoma Co.

ACLU Sonoma Co.

Sonoma County Gazette

The Bohemian

For more information, please see

or call 707-763-8134

(Web or print-friendly images of the SF Mime Troupe, Will Durst or Medea Benjamin available on request.)


The Petaluma Progressives

P.O.Box 445, Petaluma, CA 94953

707-763-8134 email: