Women Resisting Militarism and Creating a Culture of Life

Women Resisting Militarism and Creating a Culture of Life

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John Ahni Schertow
September 5, 2007
 

From September 11 – 15, several women activists from the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, South Korea, and Guam will be gathering in the San Fransisco bay area to share and talk about their experiences, strategies, and projects to transform local communities and cultures affected by U.S. militarism.

Sponsored by Women for Genuine Security and PANA Institute Civil Liberty and Faith Project, this is the sixth meeting of its kind since 1997.

For more information, you can visit http://www.genuinesecurity.org/ or contact Women for Genuine Security, info@genuinesecurity.org, 510 849-8260.

Women Resisting Militarism and Creating a Culture of Life

6th International Meeting

  • Tuesday Sept. 11
  • VOICES FROM THE PHILIPPINES
    Filipino Community Center, 35 San Juan Ave, San Francisco
    (buses 14, 49; Balboa BART)
    hosted by babae, FACES, Gabnet.

  • Wednesday Sept. 12
  • VOICES FROM PUERTO RICO & HAWAII
    La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley (Ashby BART)
    hosted by Bay Area Boricuas and others

  • Thursday Sept. 13
  • VOICES FROM SOUTH KOREA
    Pacific School For Religion Chapel, 1798 Scenic Ave. Berkeley
    (Berkeley BART)
    hosted by KAWAN, KAUP and PANA Institute

  • Friday Sept. 14
  • VOICES FROM OKINAWA & GUAM
    American Friends Service Committee, 65-9th St, San Francisco (Civic
    Center BART)
    hosted by Famoksaiyan, Friends of Okinawa

  • September 15, 7pm
  • WITH THESE VOICES: ART & EXPRESSION OF WOMEN IN RESISTANCE
    Join women from Guam, Hawaii, Japan, Okinawa, the Philippines, Puerto
    Rico, South Korea and the Bay Area in an evening of art and celebration.
    San Francisco Women^Òs Building, 3543 18th Street (Mission/16th St. BART)

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