SF Bay Area

2016: New Beginnings; Activating for The Best Year Ever!

When:
January 10, 2016 @ 4:30 PM – 9:00 PM
2016-01-10T16:30:00-08:00
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Where:
Berkeley Fellowship Hall
1924 Cedar St
Berkeley, CA 94709
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Cynthia Papermaster
                                           
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                                                         Codepink Women for Peace Presents
“2016: New Beginnings, Active Hope”
Sunday, January 10, 2016, 4:30–9:00 pm
Historic Berkeley Fellowship Hall, 1924 Cedar St., @ Bonita, Berkeley.
Wheelchair accessible. Donations accepted. Vegetarian/vegan potluck dinner.
Come one! Come all! Diverse issues to Discuss & Strategize creatively. Community & Good New Years Cheer!  
 
Tired of Fighting the Power?  Let’s BE the Power!
With Joanna Macy, Harvey “No Nukes” Wasserman, Linda Seeley, Dennis Bernstein, Donald Goldmacher, Cynthia Papermaster, Jon Simon, Shahid Buttar, Berkeley Progressive Alliance, BFUU Social Justice Committee, Codepink Women for Peace, Berkeley Peace and Justice Commission, Bill of Rights Defense Committee, Stop Urban Shield, Environmental Groups, Black Lives Matter, much more!!!


4:30–6:00pm  Program Part 1: Roundtable discussions, environmental and social justice issues
6:00-7:00pm   Potluck dinner (vegetarian/vegan; pls label ingredients); live music, Mike Rufo, Vic Sadot, Francis Collins
7:00–9:00pm  Program, Part 2: Presentations, roundtable discussions, strategizing, video clips, poetry


rough presenter order for 7-9 pm Program:
Joanna Macy: Keynote on “Active Hope” 
Dennis Burnstein, KPFA host, poet 
Harvey Wasserman and Jon Simon: Clean Elections and Voting Machines 
Donald Goldmacher, “Heist” filmmaker/producer: the new Berkeley Progressive Alliance 
Linda Seeley, SLO Mothers for Peace: Shut Diablo Canyon Now! 

Paul Kangas and Others: Environmental and health issues: climate, fracking, coal trains, GMOs, “Chemtrails”
Cynthia Papermaster, Codepink and No More Guantanamos, and Ann Fagan Ginger, Meiklejohn Institute: Shut Gitmo and Prosecute Torture
Shahid Buttar, Bill of Rights Defense Committee: Privacy Rights, Surveillance 
Susan Harman: Public Banking 
Codepink: Audit the Pentagon, End U.S. Wars of Occupation and Plunder 
Toby Blome, Codepink: Ending Drone Wars, Supporting Drone Whistleblowers
George Lippman: Berkeley Peace & Justice Commission, Police Accountability 
Anna Cecelia Blackshaw: SURJ (Standing Up for Racial Justice) 

Anti Police-Terror Project
John Lindsay-Poland, AFSC: Stop Urban Shield
                                             

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