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Voices of the People: Rethinking the Asia-Pacific Pivot
Date Tuesday December 09
Time 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
518 Valencia St.
San Francisco
Event Type Meeting
Organizer/AuthorWomen for Genuine Security (WGS)
Voices of the People: Rethinking the Asia-Pacific Pivot with Raymond ʻMongʻ Palatino

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Thu Dec 18 at 518 Valencia: The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics


Tuesday, December 9at 6:00pm
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518 Valencia: The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics
518 Valencia St, San Francisco, California 94110
SAVE THE DATE! More details forthcoming!

Check out preceding sister events on the east coast!
New York:
http://us9.campaign-archive1.com/?u=6dd7606a63dce25df145975e1&id=3096e119fa

Rutgers University:
https://2014rutgersconference.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/printableversion1.pdf

Raymond 'Mong' Palatino (Philippines) and Ko You Kyoung (Korea) will continue their US speaking tour on the west coast at 518 Valencia - Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics. We will also have a speaker from Okinawa to be confirmed very soon!

This internaional roundtable will be moderated by Rhonda Ramiro, Vice Chair of Bayan USA . The speakers will share the United States' touted Asia-Pacific Pivot, how US militarism and base expansion has affected their respective countries and regions, as well as discuss the peoples' movements on the ground to resist militarization.

Raymond Palatino is a two-term congressman who represented Kabataan (Youth) Partylist in the 14th and 15th Congress of the Philippines. He is currently the Southeast Asia editor of Global Voices and a columnist of The Diplomat online magazine. He is the chairman of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (New Patriotic Alliance) in Metro Manila. He is a graduate of the University of the Philippines.

Ko You Kyoung is a long time peace activist in South Korea as the Former Director of the National Campaign for Eradication of Crimes by U.S. Troops in Korea and member of the Korean Women’s Network against Militarism, SAFE-Korea. She is also a member of the PyeongTaek Peace Center.

Food, childcare, cultural performances, discussion, activities included. Stay tuned for more details!

Check out preceding sister events on the east coast!
New York:
http://us9.campaign-archive1.com/?u=6dd7606a63dce25df145975e1&id=3096e119fa

Rutgers University:
https://2014rutgersconference.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/printableversion1.pdf

Co-sponsored by The Center for Political Education, Women for Genuine Security (WGS), BAYAN USA Northern CA,...
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