“Move the War Money, Save our Communities”

The Washington Peace Center, Military Families Speak Out, United for Peace and Justice and others are collaborating on this forum exploring the effects of our over-inflated military budget on our local communities. Hear from local DC organizers on how the economic crisis is affecting DC and how we can work together across issues to change the situation.

Panelists:

  • John Feffer, Foreign Policy In Focus, Institute for Policy Studies
  • Kathryn Perry, Luther Place Memorial Church and N Street Village
  • Linda Leaks, Empower DC
  • Chantelle Batmen, IVAW
  • Representative from Save our Safety Net DC

When: 
Saturday, March 19, 2011

Dinner served from 5-6 pm (donation requested)

Forum from 6-8 pm… Concert afterwards!  (see below)

Where: 

Luther Place Memorial Church

1226 Vermont Avenue Northwest

Concert 8-10 pm: “Soundtrack for Refusal” CD Release Show featuring Ryan Harvey, Spoonboy and Jubilee – a fundraiser for Civilian-Soldier Alliance and Iraq Veterans Against the War.

This event is endorsed by the  Civilian Soldier Alliance, CodePink , Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES), DC Jobs with Justice, Dorothy Day Catholic Worker, Empower DC, Iraq Veterans Against the War, Peace Action, Luther Place Memorial Church, Save our Safety Net DC, SOAWatch, Stop These Wars and others.


Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/event.php?eid=192257244128465

Check the Washington Peace Center site for a full weekend of events commemorating the anniversary of the US Invasion of Iraq: http://washingtonpeacecenter.net/iraq2011

Contact 202-234-2000 or info@washingtonpeacecenter.org with questions.

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