NJ Peace Action

GRASSROOTS ACTIVIST SKILLS BUILDING DAY

Jun 9 2012 9:30 am
Jun 9 2012 3:45 pm

JOIN NEW JERSEY PEACE ACTION ON SATURDAY, JUNE 9TH FOR OUR GRASSROOTS ACTIVIST SKILLS BUILDING DAY!!!!!

LET’S MAKE PEACE THE ISSUE THIS ELECTION YEAR!

Time:  9:30 registration & coffee – 2:45 coffee break, then reconvene at 3:00 for special presentation on Iraqi refugees; closing at 3:45

Location: St. Peter Claver Church, 56 Elmwood Avenue, Montclair, NJ

Keynote:  Kevin Martin, Peace Action, 10:00 – 10:20: What is the Peace Agenda for 2012?

Learn about the Issues:

(Workshop sessions 10:30-11:15, 11:30-12:15, 1:15-2:00)

  • How has Congressional redistricting affected you?
  • Where do the candidates stand on issues of war & peace?
  • Are electronic voting machines reliable?
  • Ending the war in Afghanistan
  • Moving the money from war to human needs, like schools and healthcare
  • The nuclear weapons budget: What is it costing me?
  • Protecting the civil liberties of all
  • Why Occupy Wall Street is important to the peace movement

Get New Skills:

  • How to speak with those you disagree with politically
  • How to speak to the media
  • How to influence your Representative in Congress

Modest donation requested for lunch and program

Special guest speaker & musician Bud Courtney will report on the three months he recently spent working with Iraqis on violence reduction in Northern Iraq

For more information, contact NJ Peace Action:
Phone: (973) 259-1126
Email: peacevoter2012@yahoo.com

Download attached flyer below and RSVP  - return coupon by June 5th to New Jersey Peace Action, 673 Bloomfield Avenue, Bloomfield, NJ 07003

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