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Cindy Sheehan at De Anza College

Wednesday, November 09, 2005
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Event Type:
Panel Discussion
Rich Wood
Location Details:
Conference Room A & B
Campus Center
De Anza College
21250 Stevens Creek Blvd
Cupertino, CA 95014
(45 min. south of San Francisco)

Students for Justice, a DeAnza College student organization and their faculty advisers will host Voices of Camp Casey and Crowford Peace Movement at De Anza College, on Wednesday, November 9, 2005, in the Campus Center, Conference Rooms A & B on the campus of De Anza College, in Cupertino, California from 10:30 – 12:30pm.

The event will feature following speakers:

Cindy Sheehan, co-founder of Gold Star Families for Peace and mother of Casey Sheehan whose death led her to camp outside George W. Bush’s Texas ranch this past summer.

Karen Meredith, mother of Army Lt. Kenneth Ballard who died in Iraq in 2005 and
a member of Gold Star Families for Peace.

Ann Roesler, mother of a Staff Sergeant who is currently serving his third deployment to Iraq and member of Military Families Speak Out.

Sean O’Neill, a decorated Marine who served in Iraq twice, first during the 2003 invasion, and the second from March to July 2004 and member of Iraq War Veteran Speaks Out

Ann Wright, a decorated 26-year veteran of the U.S. Army and former U.S. diplomat in Mongolia, who resigned in protest of the U.S. War in Iraq.

Speakers will discuss their opposition to the US war in Iraq and their organizing efforts to bring the US troops back home.

Voices of Camp Casey supports an anti-war Peace Camp organized by students, faculties and the Bay Area community groups on the campus of De Anza College during the three evenings of November 9-11, to protest Colin Powell’s speeches at Flint Center, in the Celebrity Forum Series.

This event is only one of many other protest activities, which will occur during November 9-11. Students for Justice will hold a speak-out at the Campus Center Plaza at 12:30pm, on Wednesday, Nov. 9 and a march and protest of Powell’s first speech will begin at 6pm on Wednesday evening, November 9. Protests of Powell’s second appearance will occur at 7pm on Thursday, November 10. Religious and political protests will be organized on Friday afternoon and evening before Powell’s third appearance, on November 11, by students and community groups. A peace camp and various civil disobedience actions will take place throughout the three days sponsored by a wide range of students and Bay Area anti-war organizations.

Contact: Rich Wood, Sociology Faculty, DeAnza College; adviser: Students for Justice
Added to the calendar on Sun, Nov 6, 2005 10:58AM
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