[act-ma] A Conversation with Kathy Kelly

Amy Hendrickson amyh at texnology.com
Thu Jan 30 05:38:55 PST 2014

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


teers_1_.jpg> 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 zones.

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 Prison.

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 <http://justicewithpeace.org>  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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work! Make a donation to UJP today. <http://justicewithpeace.org/donate> 

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