NYC
2019
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
H305
Timeslot: 
Session 5: Sunday June 30th, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
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Description/Abstract of your Event: 

After the success of the No Trump Military Parade coalition our collective of anti-war/peace activists decided to continue to work together under the auspices of the Peace Congress, (whose unifying principles are: 1. End U.S. Wars at Home and Abroad 2. Create a peace economy that meets the necessities of people and protects the planet 3. Respect the self-determination of all people and nations 4. Create transformative change by building a movement of movements.) with a focus on current political environments, changes in power around the world, and identifying obstacles & opportunities, with the consented objective of building an inclusive Peace Movement, with the understanding to be successful we must work in concert to End the U.S. Wars at Home and Abroad.

Participants

Kevin Zeese is a public interest attorney who has worked for economic, racial and environmental justice as well as peace since graduating from George Washington Law School in 1980.

He co-directs PopularResistance.org which works to build the independent movement for transformational...

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Diane is an activist and an attorney. As a member of the Green Party of New Jersey, she is in a state leadership capacity on the Green Council. She embraces the Green Party platform of people, planet, and peace over profit. Diane worked as a legal services attorney for over 14 years serving low...

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Joe Lombardo is the co-coordinator of the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC). He is a long time peace and labor activists. A member of the Troy Area Labor Council, former staff person of the Vietnam era National Peace Action Coalition (NPAC) and the author of many articles and a frequent...

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Margaret Flowers is a pediatrician from Baltimore who left practice in 2007 to advocate for single payer, national improved Medicare for all health care. Flowers is an adviser to the board of Physicians for a National Health Program, co-founder of the Maryland Health Care is a Human Right...

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Originally from The Bronx in New York City, Peace activist Jan R. Weinberg has addressed a broad array of social justice issues for quite some time. Starting in the late ‘60s, from his radical high-school underground newspaper days - from the Peace Movement against the War in Vietnam and as an...

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