[act-ma] JULY 23-25, UNITED NATIONAL ANTIWAR CONFERENCE, ALBANY

Marilyn Levin marilynL at alumni.neu.edu
Sun Jul 11 18:14:02 PDT 2010


A National Conference to

Bring the Troops Home Now! 

July 23-25, 2010 

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Albany, New York

SCHEDULE 
Friday evening, July 23: Panel discussion on "Strategies & Tactics in the Struggle to End the Empire's Wars and Occupations"; Presentation of Action Proposal 
Saturday, July 24: Keynote Speakers; Workshops; Lunch panel on Government Repression, Defense of Political Prisoners, and Guantanamo Detainees; Plenary Discussion of Action Proposal, Amendments & Resolutions 
Saturday evening, July 24: Public Forum with speakers & cultural performances 
Sunday, July 25: Plenary Discussion and Vote on Action Proposal; Workshops
 
CO-SPONSORS 
 
After Downing Street, Arab American Union Members Council, Bailout the People Movement, Black Agenda Report, Campaign for Peace and Democracy, Campus Antiwar Network, Citizen Soldier, Code Pink, International Action Center, Grandmothers Against the War, Granny Peace Brigade, Iraq Veterans Against the War, Military Families Speak Out, May 1st Workers and Immigrant Rights Coalition, National Assembly to End the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars and Occupations, National Lawyers Guild, Office of the Americas, Peace Action, Peace of the Action, Progressive Democrats of America, Project Salam, September Eleventh Families for Peaceful Tomorrows, Students for a Democratic Society, The Fellowship of Reconciliation, U.S. Labor Against the War, Veterans for Peace, Voices for Creative Nonviolence, Voters For Peace, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, World Can't Wait

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS 

NOAM CHOMSKY, Internationally renowned political activist, author, and critic of U.S. foreign and domestic policies, MIT Professor Emeritus of Linguistics 

DONNA DEWITT, President, South Carolina AFL-CIO; Co-Chair, South Carolina Progressive Network; Steering Committee, U.S. Labor Against the War; Administrative Body, National Assembly to End the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars and Occupations 

 

Additional Speakers: Joel Kovel, Dahlia Wasfi, Leila Zand, Cheri Honkala, Medea Benjamin, Pardiss Kebriaei, Kathy Kelly, Michael Ferner, Kevin Martin, Michael McPhearson, Nada Khader, Larry Holmes, Michael Eisenscher, David Swanson, Glen Ford, Blanca Missé, Pam Africa, Cindy Sheehan, Fahima Vorgetts, Blase Bonpane, Kathy Black, Debra Sweet, Theresa Gutierrez, Lynda Cruz, Noura Erakat, Col. Ann Wright (partial list)

 

PANEL ON POLITICAL REPRESSION, GUANTANAMO, 

MUSLIM POLITICAL PRISONERS 

Hear statements from political prisoners Attorney Lynne Stewart, Mumia Abu-Jamal, Imam Aref and speakers from Project Salam, the Muslim Solidarity Committee, and the Center for Constitutional Rights

 

WORKSHOPS



      Afghanistan/Pakistan: Strategy behind US Intervention 

      Social Impact of Occupation on Afghanistan/Pakistan 

      Human Costs of Targeting Iraq 

      Israel/Palestine: Two-States Possible/Desirable? 

      Resistance to Israeli Apartheid: BDS, Gaza

      Iran Under Threat From U.S./Israel 

      Bring Our War $$ Home: Resolution/Referendum Campaigns 

      US Foreign Policy, Economic Crisis, & Labor 

      Solidarity with Workers in Countries Targeted by US 

      Poor People's Movements: Racism, Exploitation, Militarism 

      Honduras: End US Support for Coup Government

      Climate, War & Planetary Survival

      Haiti: Truth of US Occupation

      Colombia: No US Military Bases

      Building Bridges Peace & Justice Movements

      Nonviolent Resistance
     Health is a Human Right 

      Faith Community & the Antiwar Movement 

      US Military Expansion into Africa 

      Organizing Veterans & Military Families 

      Counter-Recruitment in High Schools 

      Rise of Right Wing Populism/Tea Party: Do We Need A Right-Left Coalition? 

      Student Organizing: Budget Cuts & Wars 

      Immigration Reform & Militarization of Mexican Border 

      Women Against War 

      Muslim Voices Protest Preemptive Prosecution/Prison

      Closing Guantanamo 

      War, Militarization, Assault on Civil Liberties & Communities of Color 

      Electoral and Legislative Strategy and Tactics

      Effects of Uranium Munitions &Environmental Costs

      Managed News

      Spiritual Approaches to Creating Peace
     



UNITED ANTIWAR CONFERENCE (UNAC)

For further information and to register, go to our website:

http://www.nationalpeaceconference.org

Or write UNAC, P.O. Box 21675, Cleveland, OH 44121; phone 518-227-6947


-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://act-ma.org/pipermail/act-ma_act-ma.org/attachments/20100711/0c8f84e9/attachment-0005.html>


More information about the Act-MA mailing list