[act-ma] Sat. 2/9, Boston: Mass Peace Action's Annual Mtg

Susanna Maria Porte susannaporte at excite.com
Thu Feb 7 07:49:16 PST 2008

You are invited to join Massachusetts Peace Action, our local, statewide affiliate, at their Annual Meeting this weekend, where Peace Action members and friends will gather to build community, strengthen the power of the local peace movement, and discuss peace priorities for 2008. We hope you can attend!

See below for more details and click here to RSVP today. If you can't make it Saturday, click here to learn more about other local events, action alerts and organizing opportunities in Massachusetts.

Mass Peace Action's Annual Meeting

peace meeting picPeace Priorities for 2008

1:30 - 4:30 PM at Encuentro 5

33 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA

(Near the Chinatown and Downtown Crossing MBTA. Click here for directions.)

Click here to open a .pdf announcement.  

This year's Annual Meeting will feature great speakers with expertise on Iraq, Iran, nuclear weapons, and more. They will take us beyond the hype and the headlines to consider what's at stake in 2008... and what we can do to have an impact!

* Hear from Iraq Veterans Against the War about the upcoming Winter Soldier summit on Iraq and Afghanistan

* Learn about ways to stop U.S. plans to expand our nuclear arsenal and the global threat of nuclear weapons

* Enjoy food, cultural performances, and community-building with fellow peace and justice activists from across the area.

* Plan for peace actions in the year ahead... and much more!

Speakers include:

Liam Madden

President of the Boston Chapter of Iraq Veterans Against the War & co-founder of Appeal for Redress

Dr. Shahla Haeri

Women's Studies Program Director & Professor of Cultural Anthropology at Boston University; expert on civil society in Iran, Pakistan, & India, recently returned from Iran

Dr. Gary Goldstein

(Anti-)Nuclear Specialist and Tufts University Professor of Physics & Astronomy; Mass Peace Action Education Fund Board Member

Adrián Boutureira

Education Specialist at United for a Fair Economy and activist for global justice

with special performances by activist hip hop artists

Mr. Them and Reflect & Strengthen

Free and open to the public. Donations welcome.

Please spread the word.

RSVP: 617-354-2169 or email members at masspeaceaction.org

Even if you can't make it on Saturday, click here to stay informed of other local events, action alerts, and organizing opportunities in Massachusetts. Thanks for your support!

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