This Earth Day, join the Vermont Stands for a World Beyond War Coalition on Saturday, April 22nd from 9 AM to 4:30 PM at Winooski School District, 60 Normand Street in Winooski, for a daylong conference, entitled Building a World Beyond War: What Will It Take?
The conference will feature keynote presentations by David Swanson, 2017 Nobel Prize nominee and Director of World Beyond War, and Pat Hynes, Director of the Traprock Center for Peace and Justice. Twelve Vermont-focused workshop sessions will cover topics from nuclear weapons, activism 101, financing a peace economy, militarism in our lives, Israel and Palestine, the F35s, and the internal and external effects of war on our lives.
The Vermont Stands for a World Beyond War Coalition includes the Burlington, Vermont, Branch: Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF); Peace & Justice Center; Save Our Skies VT/Stop the F35s Coalition; Will Miller Green Mountain Veterans For Peace; Vermont Action for Peace; Great Burlington Multicultural Resource Center; Kunsi Keja Tamakoce; Friends Committee on National Legislation; and Justice for All.
The registration deadline is April 18th with a registration fee of $25 for food. No one will be turned away due to inability to pay. To register, go to the Peace & Justice Center website at www.pjcvt.org, looking under the “Upcoming PJC Events” tab. For more information, contact the Peace & Justice Center at [email protected] or call (802) 863-2345 x6.