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Peace groups to host Feb. 3 forum on post 9-11 organizing

The Unitarian Church of Evanston Peace and Justice group and Neighbors For Peace will host a community forum this Sunday, February 3, on peace and justice work in the wake of 9-11, featuring speakers from Voices in the Wilderness, Amnesty International and Seeds of Peace.
"After September 11th: Reconstructing the World"
A Community Forum
3:00 - 5:30 p.m. Sunday, February 3rd, 2002
The Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge Ave. (just north of Dempster). Parking lot via Greenwood, 4 blocks w. of Dempster Purple Line Station. Child care provided.

Speakers include:
* Nancy J. Bothne, Midwest Regional Director, Amnesty International, who will discuss the International Criminal Court and human rights issues.
* Bill Taylor of Seeds of Peace, and a faculty member at Oakton Community College, who will talk about camps and programs for children from regions of conflict.
* Gabe Huck and Theresa Kubasak of Voices in the Wilderness, who will discuss their recent anti-sanctions civil disobedience visit to Iraq.

Cosponsored by: The Unitarian Church of Evanston Peace and Justice group (773-381-4435) and Neighbors For Peace (847-733-7141). Email Neighbors for Peace at eyoung2000 (at) excite.com or check out their website at www.neighborsforpeace.org for more information.

Neighbors for Peace is an organization consisting of individuals dedicated to promoting peace around the world.
We Oppose the war in Afghanistan and other military invasions and bombings such as in Iraq.

We oppose the unjust detentions of people without charge and other losses of our civil liberties. We oppose Bush's executive order imposing the threat of secret military tribunals over millions of people in the U.S.A. We oppose ethnic and belief-based discrimination, profiling, and racism.

We stand for exploring and implementing peaceful alternatives to resolve the problems brought to bear by the Sept 11th tragedy and the events that followed.

Neighbors for Peace meets on Thursdays at 7:30pm at the St. Nicholas Rectory building, 806 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL
 
 

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