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Wednesday, September 29, 2004

Free Symposium on Organizing and Resisting in NM at UNM This Weekend

Organizing and Resisting in New Mexico - A Symposium: Friday and Saturday, October 1 and 2, 2004

In solidarity with the International Days of Action to Keep Space for Peace and commemorating Gandhi's birthday, the Peace Center, Stop the War Machine, and the Coalition for International Peace and Equality, campus organizations and other local groups and individuals are planning a weekend of events on the theme "From Empire to Empowerment: Organizing and Resisting in New Mexico."

This is a free symposium at the UNM Student Union Building (SUB). Organizers from NM and west Texas join local, national and international experts to analyze the ills of the US empire and forge strategies to create change at this two-day symposium. Presentations include: Dr. Helen Caldicott, David Barsamian of Alternative Radio, and folksinger peace activist David Rovics, who has been compared to Pete Seeger and the late Phil Ochs.

Helen Caldicott, one of the world's leading anti-nuclear activists and a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, will speak from 1:00 to 3:00 PM on Saturday, October 2nd. Go to the website of the Albuquerque Peace and Justice Center or of to get the lastest information and a schedule of events.

NOTE: Helen Caldicott will also be speaking in Taos on Friday, October 1, at 6:30 pm at Enos Garcia Elementary School. Admission is by donation. For information cal 505-751-3634.

September 29, 2004 at 11:45 AM in Events | Permalink


Thanks for all the great information, Barb... I just wish I had time to go to EVERYthing, but with canvassing and phonebanking and kids and life, etc, etc, I'm lucky when I get to see these wonderful speakers coming through!
I want to thank you for the wonderful resource that this website hss become ... I just printed off another Absentee Ballot Request Form, quickly and easily, thanks to you!

Posted by: | Sep 29, 2004 11:52:14 AM

I second Nancy's comment. I promised to help ACT this weekend, but will pass this info on. I think you have one of the best websites I have seen ad after the dust of this election settles hopefully we will be more in touch with where we go from there, no matter who wins.

Posted by: jeanne | Sep 30, 2004 9:25:00 AM

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