After the Inauguration: Rest Your Feet, Feed Your Head, Stoke Your Fire!
A free conference at American University’s Kay Spiritual Life Center
SUNDAY – JANUARY 22: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Please join featured speakers Phyllis Bennis, Michael McPhearson, Judith LeBlanc, John Feffer, Alli McCracken, maTT DeVlieger, Jackie Cabasso, john Feffer, Raed Jarrar, Joseph Gerson, George Martin, Cole Harrison, Kevin Martin and others in a dialogue on building the peace and social justice movement as we build the resistance needed to overcome the Trump regime’s tyranny.
In addition to panel discussions, we will have small-group strategy sessions.
Our venue is the Kay Spiritual Life Center at American University
4400 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.
Campus map – http://www.american.edu/aumaps/upload/Main_Tenley_Vicinity.pdf [http://www.american.edu/aumaps/upload/Main_Tenley_Vicinity.pdf]
Directions – http://www.american.edu/aumaps/index.cfm [http://www.american.edu/aumaps/index.cfm]
Parking is $2 per hour in the garage under the Katzen Arts Center on Massachusetts Ave., north of Ward Circle
Shuttle bus from Metro Red Line – Tenleytown station
Sponsoring organizations (information):
To add your organization as a sponsor, please contact Joseph Gerson at:
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Challenging Trumpism, Wars and Militarism – January 22, 2017
American University, Kay Spiritual Life Center – 4400 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.
12:45 Welcome from Professors David Vine or Peter Kuznick
1:00 Panel #1 – Theme: Big Picture Kevin Martin & Medea Benjamin Chairing
Michael McPhearson – Imperative to defending those most vulnerable
Phyllis Bennis – Continuities and Change in Trump Foreign & Military Policies
Raed Jarrar – Middle East Wars and the Escalation of the “War on Terror”
Jackie –Overview of Imperial Roles U.S. Military Commands w/Nuclear Dimensions
Q & A & Responses
2:15 Panel #2 – Theme: Dangers of wars among nuclear-armed states
John Feffer – U.S., China, and Rising Tensions in Asia and the Pacific
Joseph Gerson – NATO, Military Tensions U& Uncertainties with Russia
Q & A
3:00 Panel #3 – Theme: Organizing – Kevin or Jackie chairing – 10 minute each
George Martin – Climate & Militarism
Matt DeVlieger – Organizing
Alli McCracken – Diversifying Nonviolent Tactics
Cole Harrison or Paul Shannon– GDAMS Organizing and the People’s Budget toward a more issue integrated movement
Judith LeBlanc – Lessons For the Future from Standing Rock
Q & A & Responses
4:00 Small group discussions focused on organizing