[act-ma] Tonight: Iraq Vet & CO Josh Stieber in Cambridge
angela at aktivista.org
Tue Jun 30 13:04:38 PDT 2009
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>From the 'Surge' to the Streets:
Iraq Veteran Josh Stieber Treks Across the Country to Tell His Story
Come meet him when he comes to Cambridge
June 30, 2009
Refreshments at 6:00 pm
Discussion at 6:30 pm
New England Office
Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA
(Between Davis and Porter Square T stops)
here for more details.
A participant at a recent event with Josh
you're feeling burnt out and war weary,
to these stories.
It energized me!”
Stieber is a combat veteran who became a conscientious objector after
part of the recent "surge" in Iraq. To spread his message of
cooperation and understanding instead of military occupation, Josh
peace walk that departed from Washington, D.C. on Memorial Day. He is
traveling across the country -- by foot, bike, and bus -- to speak with
everywhere about the reality of the war, his experience as a soldier,
responsibilities we all have to those who are affected by the U.S.
of Iraq and Afghanistan.
join us on Tuesday, June 30th, to welcome Josh as he comes to Cambridge
hear his stories about his experience of war and his journey of peace.
promises to take us beyond the sound-bites about the wars and the
engage us in a timely, thoughtful conversation about issues that are
increasingly overlooked in the media.
here to download a (.pdf) flyer. | Click
here to RSVP and spread the word on facebook. | Read about
Josh's journey so far in
this news article and on his blog.
and an informal reception will be from 6:00 to 6:30, and the
discussion with Josh will begin at 6:30. The event is free and open to
public -- all are welcome. RSVPs
are appreciated, but not required, and can be made by emailing members at masspeaceaction.org
Co-Sponsored by AFSC, Mass Peace Action, Mass Military Families Speak
Out, United for Justice with Peace, and Y-WILPF.
We hope to see you there!
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