11.08.2009

Granny Peace Brigade

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Date/Time: 08/11/2009 12:00 am


GRANNY PEACE BRIGADE TEACH-IN
NOVEMBER 8, 2009
CLOSE U.S. MILITARY BASES in THE PACIFIC
The Granny Peace Brigade’s 4th Teach-in* focuses on
the Pentagon’s presence in Japan/Okinawa, the
Korean Peninsula and the Philippines. Speakers will
discuss the destructive impact of U.S. military bases on
the region’s environmental, economic and social
development. Popular movements in host countries
are protesting and resisting the U.S. military presence.
We join them in that struggle.
MODERATOR: Vinie Burrows, actress, author and U.N. representative for Women’s International
Democratic Federation
TIME: 1:30 to 5:00 p.m. Doors open at 1:00 for light refreshments
PLACE: Hunter College/CUNY West Building
68th Street & Lexington Avenue, 7th floor Lecture hall
Free and Open to the Public
Endorsers (partial list): Women and Gender Studies Program, Hunter College CUNY; Black Radical
Congress; Code Pink; GABNET USA; NODUTDOL; Peace Action; Raging Grannies; Women’s
International League for Peace & Freedom
WE WILL NOT BE SILENT
www.grannypeacebrigade.org grannypeace@gmail.com
* The Granny Peace Brigade organizes Teach-ins dedicated to closing the more than 1000 U.S. foreign military
bases/installations worldwide. Previous ones addressed closing Guantanamo, opposing AFRICOM, and the
remilitarization of Latin America and the Caribbean. Visit our website for further information.
CONFIRMED SPEAKERS
-Dr. Joseph Gerson, author, lecturer and Director of
Programs for American Friends Service Committee
-Ninotchka Rosca, Philippine-born activist, novelist and
Director of the GABRIELA Network
-Dr. Virginia Rodino, Asia Pacific Freeze Campaign,
Veterans for Peace Strategist and UFPJ
-Pete Bronson, Korean War veteran and Veterans for
Peace activist

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