[act-ma] [UJP] A Conversation with Kathy Kelly

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======== A CONVERSATION WITH KATHY KELLY =====================================

*When:* Monday, February 10, 2014, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm *Where: *Cambridge  
Friends Meeting • 5 Longfellow Park (off Brattle St) • Harvard T •  
Cambridge /Kathy Kelly with Afghan Peace Volunteers/
Afghanistan Present and Near Future - Will the US really Leave?

What are the conditions for women and ordinary people?

What are the effects of the US drone war on people in Afghanistan and  
neighboring Pakistan?

What should we be doing in response?

*Kathy Kelly*, coordinator of Voices for Creative Non-violence, has recently  
returned from Afghanistan where, as a guest of the Afghan Peace Volunteers,  
she lived in a working class neighborhood of Kabul. This was her 13th trip to  
Afghanistan since 2010. She continues to be a voice for the voiceless in war  

Ms. Kelly is known for her decades of peace activism. She was on the  
floatilla to Gaza. She has been in Gaza to witness the suffering of  
Palestinians following "Operation Cast Lead." Between Gulf War I and II, Ms.  
Kelly made over 25 trips to Iraq leading humanitarian delegations and  
documenting the effects of use of economic sanctions against Iraq..

Ms. Kelly founded "Voices in the Wilderness," co-coordinates "Voices for  
Creative-Non Violence." She is renowned among the Catholic Worker Community.  
She has received and been nominated for numerous awards including: USA  
Teacher of Peace - Pax Christi, and Woman of Courage" - Peace Abby Courage of  
Conscience. She is an author of book(s) documenting her experience " Other  
Lands Have Dreams". And, she has been a prisoner of conscience in US Federal  

*United for Justice with Peace* (Greater Boston) and *Women's International  
League for Peace and Freedom, Boston Branch *are pleased to offer an evening  
of conversation with Kathy Kelly about the US presence in Afghanistan and how  
the peace and justice community should respond. 

United for Justice with Peace [1] 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.

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