[act-ma] [UJP Activist] Witness from War Zones: Featuring Kathy Kelly and David Smith-Ferri

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UJP Activist: Witness from War Zones: Featuring Kathy Kelly and David





When: Friday, September 9, 2011, 7:00 pm

Where: St Michael Parish Hall • 196 Main St • North Andover


Featuring Kathy Kelly and David Smith-Ferri

Leaders of Voices for Creative Nonviolence [1], Kelly and Smith-Ferri will
describe conditions in Iraq, Afghanistan,and Pakistan.

Kathy Kelly is a three time nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize and founding
member and co-coordinator of VCNV.   She has travelled to Iraq and Afghanistan
many times, notably remaining in combat zones during the early "Shock and Awe
 days of the Iraq war.  

She has been arrested more than sixty times.   She has also visited Pakistan
and Gaza, and was on the ship "Audacity of Hope as part of the latest Gaza

She has worked with war victims for over 20 years and shares that reality in

David Smith-Ferri has traveled with VCNV to Iraq, Jordan and Afghanistan since
1999.  His visits inspired poems in his latest book, With Children Like Your

Sponsored by Merrimack Valley People for Peace [2].  Co-sponsored by American
Friends Service Committee, Campus Ministry at Merrimack Colelge, Code Pink of
Greater Boston, First United Methodist Church, Massachusetts Peace Action,
Military Families Speak Out, North Shore Coalition for Peace and Justice,
Rolling Ridge Retreat and Conference Center, Seacoast Peace Response, The House
of Peace, and Veterans for Peace Chapter 9 Smedley Butler Brigade.



United for Justice with Peace [4] is a coalition of peace and justice
organizations and community peace groups in the Greater Boston region. The UJP
Coalition, formed after September 11th, seeks global peace through social and
economic justice.

Help us continue to do this critical work!   Make a donation to UJP today. [5]

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Upcoming Events: 


		Witness from War Zones - Featuring Kathy Kelly and David Smith-Ferri [8]

		Fri Sep 9


		St Michael Parish Hall

		North Andover


		Ending the Endless Wars and Occupations [9]

		Sat Oct 1


		Suffolk University



		Stop the Machine! Create a New World! [10]

		Thu Oct 6


		Freedom Plaza

		Washington, DC


		Social Movements/ Digital Revolutions Conference [11]

		Fri Oct 21


		Lesley University



		Peace in Asia and the Pacific: Alternatives to Militarization [12]

		Fri Oct 21


		American University

		Washington, DC


More Peace and Justice Events [13].    How to Submit Events [14] 


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[8] http://justicewithpeace.org/node/2934
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[11] http://justicewithpeace.org/node/2656
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