[act-ma] 11/19 Racism/War: Making Connections for Peace (Mon)

janet at communitychangeinc.org janet at communitychangeinc.org
Tue Nov 6 11:12:14 PST 2007


RACISM/WAR: MAKING CONNECTIONS FOR PEACE

NOVEMBER 19 (MONDAY)
6:30-9:00 p.m.
VIETNAMESE AMERICAN COMMUNITY CENTER
(Behind the Fields Corner T Station, Red Line)
Racism and war (at home and abroad) are parts of a system of  
oppression that affects all of us. We must all (including white,  
middle-class/privileged peace activists) work together to overcome  
the racism that fuels our wars abroad.

Program includes:

EXPERIENCE: testimony from casualties of war abroad and at home: Iraq  
vets, CORI victims

DISCUSSION: antiracist dialogue about war abroad and at home

ACTION: antiracist next steps for peace following the leadership of  
communities of color.

Guest Speakers include:

City Counselor CHUCK TURNER

PROJECT HIP-HOP

BOSTON WORKERS ALLIANCE

Co-Sponsored by DORCHESTER PEOPLE FOR PEACE (www.dotpeace.org) and  
COMMUNITY CHANGE, INC.(www.communitychangeinc.org)

Refreshments will be served. Program starts at 7:00. Wheelchair  
accessible. Please call 617-282-3783 a week in advance if you need  
translation into Spanish, childcare or a ride, or have other needs.
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