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"How I Became An Activist"- Anne Fagan Ginger & Aimee Allison

Date:
Friday, September 23, 2005
Time:
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
Location Details:
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists
Cedar and Bonita, Berkeley

"So How’d You Become an Activist? And What Do We Do Now?"

A monthly series in which local activists share
their experiences and influences that helped them
become effective forces for change.

THIS MONTH FEATURING:

Ann Fagan Ginger
& Aimee Allison

Friday, September 23rd
7 pm
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists
Cedar and Bonita, Berkeley
Call 510-841-4824

Anne Fagen Ginger
is the executive director of the Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute (MCLI), a center for Human Rights and Peace Law which seeks to promote social change by increasing the recognition and use of existing human rights and peace law at the local, national, and international levels.
http://mcli.org/index.html

Aimee Allison
After serving 4 years as a combat medic in the Army Reserves, Aimee Allison earned an honorable discharge as a Conscientious Objector during the Persian Gulf War. Today, she supports soldiers applying for CO discharges and writes and speaks about the experience and role of GI resistance in ending the war. She is now a leader in Counter-recruitment, including the ‘College Not Combat’ Initiative.
http://aimeeallison.org/


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