Why NO to NATO?
A Peace Festival and more April 3 and 4, 2019. For details go to WorldBeyondWar,org. #NotoNATO
Local actions, Twin Cities: Saturday, March 30, 1:30 pm, Lake St. and Minnehaha Ave. Minneapolis, bannering and rally. No to NATO, Hands Off Venezuela. Sponsored by the Minnesota Peace Action Coalition (MPAC)
Thursday, April 4, 12:15 pm MN State Capitol, St. Paul: Break the Silence, Yes to Peace, No to NATO, A commemoration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. with readings from MLK’s famous antiwar speech, Beyond Vietnam. Speakers :Mel Reeves TC activist, August Nimtz U of MN professor of African-American Studies, and Todd Pierce J.D., M.A. with focus in U.S. imperial studies. A bell ringing by VFP Chapter 27 and music with Brigid McDonald. Sponsored by MPAC, VFP Chapter 27, and WAMM. Endorsed by Communities United Against Police Brutality.
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It’s almost time to unwelcome NATO!
Watch and share this new video about our upcoming events on April 3rd and 4th.
We now know where the NATO nations’ foreign ministers will be meeting on the 4th as well as what NATO will be up to on the 3rd. We’ll be publicly unwelcoming NATO on both the 3rd and 4th. Check out our plans and join in at notoNATO.org. To be in on the planning for the 4th, sign up for and attend the preparations on the 3rd.
Our plans for an awesome peace festival on April 3rd include an amazing lineup of speakers, musicians, comedians, nonviolent action trainers, and facilitators of artistic creation in preparation for April 4. We’ll be livestreaming from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. ET at youtube and facebook.
Other No to NATO events in Washington DC:
Saturday, March 30 @ 1:00 p.m. Rally at Lafayette Park
Saturday, March 30 @ 7:30 p.m. Songs of Struggle
Sunday, March 31 Concert for Peace and to End War
Sunday, March 31 Anti-NATO Conference
Monday, April 1 Meeting of the International Network “No to War – No to NATO” at the AFSC Office 1822 R St. NW 10:00 to 3:00
Tuesday, April 2 No to NATO – Yes to Peace and Disarmament Counter-Summit
Thursday, April 4 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Black Alliance for Peace program at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ, 5301 N Capitol St., NE, Washington D.C. “No Compromise, No Retreat in the Fight to End Militarism and War”
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