Our friends at World Beyond War are planning a big event in Washington, D.C., in September, just after the International Day of Peace, including a conference and workshops on Friday September 23rd through Sunday the 25th. National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance (NCNR) is planning a nonviolent activism training and planning session on the 25th and a nonviolent action in D.C. on Monday morning September 26th, with support from Campaign Nonviolence.
Speakers committed to being part of the events in Washington, D.C., include: Dennis Kucinich, Kathy Kelly, Miriam Pemberton, David Vine, Kozue Akibayashi, Harvey Wasserman, Jeff Bachman, Peter Kuznick, Medea Benjamin, Maurice Carney, David Swanson, Leah Bolger, David Hartsough, Pat Elder, John Dear, Mel Duncan, Kimberley Phillips, Ira Helfand, Darakshan Raja, Bill Fletcher Jr., Lindsey German, Maria Santelli, Mark Engler, Maja Groff, Robert Fantina, Barbara Wien, Jodie Evans, Odile Hugonot Haber, Gar Alperovitz, Sam Husseini, Christopher Simpson, Brenna Gautam, Patrick Hiller, Mubarak Awad, Michelle Kwak, John Washburn, Bruce Gagnon, David Cortright, Michael McPhearson, Sharon Tennison, Gareth Porter, John Reuwer, Pat Alviso, Larry Wilkerson, Thomas Drake, Larry Johnson.
On the agenda for Sunday evening is the presentation of the 2016 Sam Adams Award for Integrity in Intelligence to John Kiriakou.
Register to attend.
See full agenda.
Speakers' bios and photos.
Black and white flyer.
We hope to see you there. Space is limited and registration will close when it's full. Events will also be livestreamed.
-- The RootsAction.org Team
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