here is what we are doing, in Syracuse, NY, near Hancock Airbase, where Reapers are “flown” from, over Afghanistan, and elsewhere.

  • THE SOUTHWEST COMMUNITY CENTER 401 South Avenue � Syracuse, New York 13204-4125
  • Three Days of networking, learning, sharing and preparing to build a national movement! Three Days to say NO! to Drones. NO! to Global Wars. NO! to Empire.

    http://www.upstatedroneaction.org/

    Presenters include: Kathy Kelly of Voices for Creative NonViolence, Bruce Gagnon of Global Network and David Swanson of War is a Crime and After Downing Street. Colonel Ann Wright, Kevin Zeese and Dr. Margaret Flowers of Occupy Washington, Joe Lombardo of United National Antiwar Coalition, Debra Sweet of World Can’t Wait and Nick Mottern of Know Drones and more. . . .

    Music and Celebration with Colleen Kattau and her band, ‘Some Guys’; Charley King

    Topics include: The War on Terror Under Obama, Full Spectrum Dominance, Ending the Fabrication of the War on Terror: Lessons from Africa, Mass Action as a Strategy for the Anti-War Movement, The Human Face of War, International Law and Restoring the Law to the People, Activism from Spirit, Veterans Reflecting on the Justification “But Drones Save Lives . . .”, Resistance Through Art, Civil Resistance in Action, Networking, Community Organizing Against Drones, Organizing on Campus

    For Information Call (315) 308-0048
    To Pre-register call (315) 472-5478
    Online Registration will be available soon. $15 Suggested donation; Will be $20 on site.
    Sliding Scale available on request. No one turned away for lack of funds.

    Schedule:
    Friday:
    Dinner Provided with Pot Luck Dessert and Snacks
    Welcome and Introductions
    Music and Celebration with Charley King

    Saturday:

    Registration, Bagels and Coffee

    Plenary Panel with Kathy Kelly of Voices for Creative NonViolence, Bruce Gagnon of Global Network and David Swanson of War is a Crime and After Downing Street.

    4 Seesions with 3 or more activities in each including workshops, panel presentations, an art workshop, organizing and networking

    Lunch will be provided.

    Music and Celebration with Colleen Kattau and her band, ‘Some Guys’

    Sunday:
    Gather to smooze over bagels and coffee

    12 or 1 pm Head to Hancock Air National Guard Base for Rally and Demonstration. More details later.

    Sponsors: Amistad Catholic Worker – ANSWER Coalition – Bethlehem Neighbors for Peace – Broome County for Peace Action – Christian Peacemaker Team – CNY Caribbean/Latin American Coalition – Code Pink, Santa Cruz – CODEPINK – Cynthia McKinney – Fellowship of Reconciliation – Fr. Charlie Mulholland Catholic Worker House Garner, NC – Freedom Socialist Party – Friends of Franz Jagerstatter – Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space – Granny Peace Brigade – Ithaca Catholic Worker – JustForeignPolicy.com – KnowDrones.com – Little Flower Catholic Worker – Move to Amend, Rochester – National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance – Nazareth Peace&Justice – New York City War Resistor’s League – Occupy Albany – Occupy Forum – Pax Christi USA – Peace Action and Education, Metro Justice, Rochester – Peace Action of Central New York – Peace Action New York – Peace Action (National) – PeaceNow Ithaca – People United for Peace,Santa Cruz CA – Rochester Against War – Rochester Law Digest.com – St. Joseph’s Catholic Worker – Slocum House Catholic Worker – Steven Leeper – Syracuse Peace Council – The Murphey Initiative, Baltimore – The Nuclear Resister – UNAC (United National Antiwar Coalition – Veterans Fellowship Of Reconciliation – VFP Chapter 10 Albany – VFP/Ithaca Veterans Peace Council – Veteran’s Sanctuary – Voices for Creative NonViolence – WarIsACrime.org – Western NY Peace Center – World Can’t Wait -