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Come to Syracuse for Regional Anti-Drones Conference and March and Rally at Drone Base


By davidswanson - Posted on 11 April 2013

April 26-28!   Resisting Drones, Global War and Empire:

A Convergence to Action!

Three Days to Join the Resistance!  Three Days of networking, learning, sharing and preparing to build a national movement!  Three Days to say NO! to Drones. NO! to Global Wars. NO! to Empire.
At The SouthWest Community Center 401 South Avenue, Syracuse, NY.

Schedule:

Friday:

6:00-9:30 PM, Dinner, Welcome and Introductions, Music and Celebration with Charley King

Saturday:

8:00 AM, Registration Opens, Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM, Plenary Panel with

Kathy Kelly of Voices for Creative NonViolence,

Bruce Gagnon of Global Network and

David Swanson of War is a Crime [dot] org.

10:00 AM-12:45 PM, Workshops Session 1 & 2

1:00-2:00 PM, Lunch Break

2:00-4:45 PM, Workshops Session 3 &4

Dinner on your own

7 PM, Keynote Speaker: TBD

    Followed by: Music and Celebration with Colleen Kattau and her band, 'Some Guys'

Sunday:

8:00 - 11 AM

8:30 AM, Peace Action NY Annual Meeting

9:00 AM,   Final preparation for Demonstration

 

 
  12 Noon, Head to Hancock Air National Guard Base for Rally/Demonstration.

 

 

 

 

Presenters include:Colonel Ann Wright, David Swanson of WarIsaCrime.org, Kevin Zeese and Dr. Margaret Flowers of Occupy Washington, Joe Lombardo of United National Antiwar Coalition, Debra Sweet of World Can't Wait, Nick Mottern of Know Drones, Rafia Zakaria, Dr. Horace Campbell, Kathy Kelly of Voices for Creative NonViolence, Bruce Gagnon of Space 4 Peace, Steven Downs of Project SALAM

Topics include:The War on Terror Under Obama, Full Spectrum Dominance, Ending the Fabrication of the War on Terror: Lessons from Africa, Mass Action as a Strategy for the AntiWar Movement, The Human Face of War, International Law and Restoring the Law to the People, Activism from Spirit, Veterans Reflecting on the Justification "But Drones Save Lives . . .", Resistance Through Art, Civil Resistance in Action, Networking, Community Organizing Against Drones, Organizing on Campus

For Information Call (315) 308-0048  Register Online Now!  www.upstatedroneaction.org 
$15 Suggested donation; Will be $20 at the event.  Sliding Scale if needed.

****Eastern Massachusetts Anti-Drone Network is organizing transportation to Syracuse.  To sign up or for more information, contact UJP at info@justicewithpeace.org, 617-383-4857****

 

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