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CodePINK Soap Box Series: "Berkeley and Military Recruiting: What's All the Fuss?"
Date Sunday April 27
Time 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location Details
Redwood Gardens
2951 Derby St
Berkeley
Event Type Conference
Organizer/Authorzanne joi
Emailmzsam [at] bayareacodepink.org
Phone510-524-2776
Berkeley and Military Recruiting
What’s All the Fuss?
Sunday 4/27th 4:00pm-6:00pm
Redwood Gardens, 2951 Derby St, Berkeley

Pro-War? Pro-Peace? Against the war BUT....? Come dialogue, discuss, strategize at this "Town Hall" gathering!

Bay Area activists are working hard to eliminate military recruiting of our youth in Berkeley as part of our multi-pronged strategy to END WAR NOW.

The Berkeley City Council, along with the Peace & Justice Commission, recently stepped up to the plate and took a strong stand for peace and against Marine recruiting in our town.

Pro-war forces, incensed by our stand against military recruiting, have attempted to force our City Council to retract their stand and have organized counter protests.

Peace-loving forces in Berkeley and around the country, inspired by this courageous stand and work to protect our youth and end war now, are also stepping up organizing here and around the nation.

Come meet with supporters and detractors, CodePINK organizers, activists, and city officials about this campaign that has created a national firestorm; how we can best utilize this firestorm; and how we can be more effective in our efforts to stop recruiting in our town and END WAR NOW.

$5 donation –more if you can, less if you can’t NO ONE TURNED AWAY
Added to the calendar on Saturday Apr 19th, 2008 9:11 PM

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