[act-ma] Syracuse Regional Anti-Drone Conference & Rally at drone base, April 26-28. Agenda & transportation

Marilyn Levin marilynl at alumni.neu.edu
Wed Apr 10 11:14:34 PDT 2013


Please distribute widely

 

Come to Syracuse for Regional Anti-Drones Conference and March and Rally at
Drone Base.

April 26-28!   Resisting Drones, Global War and Empire:

A Convergence to Action!

Three Days to Join the Resistance!  Three Days of networking, learning,
sharing and preparing to build a national movement!  Three Days to say NO!
to Drones. NO! to Global Wars. NO! to Empire.
At  <http://goo.gl/maps/1XAjp> The SouthWest Community Center 401 South
Avenue, Syracuse, NY.

Schedule:

Friday: 

6:00-9:30 PM, Dinner, Welcome and Introductions, Music and Celebration with
Charley King

Saturday:

8:00 AM, Registration Opens, Continental Breakfast 

9:00 AM, Plenary Panel with 

Kathy Kelly of Voices for Creative NonViolence <http://vcnv.org> ,

Bruce Gagnon of Global Network <http://space4peace.org>  and

David Swanson of War is a Crime [dot] org <http://warisacrime.org/blog/1568>
.

10:00 AM-12:45 PM, Workshops Session 1 & 2

1:00-2:00 PM, Lunch Break

2:00-4:45 PM, Workshops Session 3 &4

Dinner on your own

7 PM, Keynote Speaker: TBD

    Followed by: Music and Celebration with Colleen Kattau and her band,
'Some Guys'

Sunday:

8:00 - 11 AM

8:30 AM, Peace Action NY Annual Meeting

9:00 AM,   Final preparation for Demonstration


	
	12 Noon, Head to Hancock Air National Guard Base for
Rally/Demonstration.	
 

 

 


Presenters include: Colonel Ann Wright, David Swanson of WarIsaCrime.org,
Kevin Zeese and Dr. Margaret Flowers of Occupy Washington, Joe Lombardo of
United National Antiwar Coalition, Debra Sweet of World Can't Wait, Nick
Mottern of Know Drones, Rafia Zakaria, Dr. Horace Campbell, Kathy Kelly of
Voices for Creative NonViolence, Bruce Gagnon of Space 4 Peace, Steven Downs
of Project SALAM 

Topics include: The War on Terror Under Obama, Full Spectrum Dominance,
Ending the Fabrication of the War on Terror: Lessons from Africa, Mass
Action as a Strategy for the AntiWar Movement, The Human Face of War,
International Law and Restoring the Law to the People, Activism from Spirit,
Veterans Reflecting on the Justification "But Drones Save Lives . . .",
Resistance Through Art, Civil Resistance in Action, Networking, Community
Organizing Against Drones, Organizing on Campus 

For Information Call (315) 308-0048  Register Online Now!
<http://www.peacecouncil.net/nodronesconference>
www.upstatedroneaction.org  
$15 Suggested donation; Will be $20 at the event.  Sliding Scale if needed.

****Eastern Massachusetts Anti-Drone Network is organizing transportation to
Syracuse.  To sign up or for more information, contact UJP at
info at justicewithpeace.org, 617-383-4857****

 

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