Peace Congress: End U.S. Wars at Home and Abroad

Start: Saturday, November 10, 2018 9:00 AM


Peace Congress: End U.S. Wars at Home and Abroad

Location: Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church, 201 4th St., SE, Washington, DC, Fellowship Hall (wheelchair accessible). Breakfast and lunch provided.

*Please register below if you plan to attend and donate to support this if you are able. Suggested donation is $10 to cover food.*

Schedule: 9:00 am Registration 9:30 am Opening Plenary on challenges and opportunities for building a movement to end U.S. wars at home and abroad. Speakers include Ajamu Baraka of Black Alliance for Peace, Angela Bibens of Red Owl Law and Standing Rock, Bernadette Ellorin of BAYAN USA, Cheri Honkala of Poor People’s Economic and Human Rights Campaign, Eli Painted Crow, Turtle Women Rising, Joe Lombardo of United National Antiwar Coalition, Netfa Freeman of the Institute for Policy Studies. Moderated by Kevin Zeese of Popular Resistance. 11:00 am General Assembly on challenge and opportunities. Organizations are invited to share their campaigns. 12:30 pm Box lunch provided. 1:30 pm General Assembly on areas for collaboration and next steps 5:00 pm Peace Congress adjourns Sunday, November 11, 2018 March to Reclaim Armistice Day Schedule: 9:00 am – Gather. Location to be announced. 9:30 am – March begins. March route will include the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial, Women’s Memorial, World War II Memorial and it will arrive at the World War I Memorial at 11:am. All are welcome, you do not have to be a Veteran or Military Family Member to attend and are encouraged to walk behind the Vets. Respectfully, please remember, this is a solemn march, while you do not have to remain silent, it is requested to hold the noise level down. Signage, Banners, and Flags are encouraged. To honor all victims of wars, civilians, and resistors. White poppy wreaths will be left at each site. Taps will be blown by fellow Veteran and Sapper, Watermelon Slim.

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