[act-ma] Sat Oct 9, 10am-6pm--AGAPE Community St Francis Day program

Amy Hendrickson amyh at texnology.com
Wed Sep 1 06:37:17 PDT 2010


Agape Community's 

Annual St. Francis Day


Women and War: 

Finding Our Voices, Reclaiming Our Legacy  

Saturday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Ban Al-Mahfodh: survivor of two wars in Iraq, ten years of sanctions; Research Coordinator at The William Joiner Center in Boston

Dr. Paula Green: founder, Karuna Center; School for International Training; CONTACT (Conflict Transformation Across Cultures); awarded Unsung Heroes of Compassion by the Dalai Lama

Martha Hennessy: seventh grandchild of Dorothy Day; speaks on nonviolent, direct action against war and injustice


Habinomana Matirde: born in Burundi and fled to Rwanda; now lives in U.S.

Robyn Murray: combat veteran, Iraq; member, Veterans Against the War (IVAW) and Writer Warriors

Bag lunch, evening potluck with music provided by local college students.


Maryam Shansab: Afghan-American peace activist; member, United for Justice with Peace, Afghanistan Task Force.


Miyako Taguchi: founder, "Hibakusha Stories from Hiroshima and Nagasaki to Future Generations"; mother is a hibakusha


Cathy Breen: New York City Catholic Worker; visited Iraq with Voices in the Wilderness before, during and after the US-led war on Iraq


Amanda Daloisio: New York City Catholic Worker; works with Witness Against Torture, a group dedicated to closing the prison at Guantanamo and ending torture.

PROGRAM BEGINS PROMPTLY AT  10.     Directons on website.

For more information: Agape  413-967-9369  www.agapecommunity.org   peace at agapecommunity.org  

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