|Turning the Tide: Toward a Foreign Policy of Human Dignity 2/20 &2/21||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: GDaneker (GDanekeraol.com)|
|Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2009 22:42:43 -0800 (PST)|
Turning the Tide: Toward a Foreign Policy of Human Dignity February 20 -6PM to 9PM February 21- 9:30AM to 9:30PM Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church in Minneapolis Friends for a Non-violent World, a Twin Cities nonprofit organization, is be bringing together noted experts and activists from around the nation and Minnesota to discuss what foreign policy issues are at stake for the Obama administration, and what we as citizens can do to make necessary changes a reality. Program Friday 6:00pm Doors open for tabling; Eyes Wide Open exhibit 6:30pm Music 7:00pm Matt Hunter, FNVW's Executive Director, opens the gathering 7:30pm Jim Fine, Legislative Secretary on Foreign Policy for Friends Committee on National Legislation, discusses legislative opportunities in Israel/Palestine Saturday 9:30am Craig Eisendrath, Chair of the Project for Nuclear Awareness, author and former diplomat; and Reese Erlich, award-winning journalist, author and documentary filmmaker discuss the role of diplomacy and U.S./Cuba relations 1:30pm Joanne Landy, Director of the Campaign for Peace and Democracy, and Craig Eisendrath discuss U.S. military bases and the weaponizing of space 3:30pm Lora Lumpe, Coordinator of the U.S. Campaign to Ban Landmines and Cluster Munitions and Kathy Robinson of Women's Action For New Directions discuss Disarmament 5:30pm Book release reception for Bert Berlowe's and Rebecca Janke's second installment of The Compassionate Rebel 7:00pm Reese Erlich and William Beeman, U of M Anthropology Department Chair and U.S./Iran expert discuss U.S./Iran relations 8:30pm Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer will address the gathering, casting a foreign policy vision for the 21st century and calling for efforts to build a peace movement that dissolves the walls between individual non-profit organizations. Tickets are $25; $10 for students/low-income. If you have questions, please contact the FNVW office, 651-917-0383. It may be most convenient to sign up on-line at www.fnvw.org Co-Sponsors to date: Holy Trinity Lutheran, Minnesota Allinace of Peacemakers, MN FOR, Pax Cristi, Peace through Justice Committee at Hennipin Avenue United Methodist Church, Veterans for Peace, St. John Neuman Church Woman Against Military Madness ************** A Good Credit Score is 700 or Above. See yours in just 2 easy steps! (http://pr.atwola.com/promoclk/100000075x1218550342x1201216770/aol?redir=http://www.freecreditreport.com/pm/default.aspx?sc=668072%26hmpgID=62%26bcd=fe bemailfooterNO62)
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