Philadelphia Youth Anti-War Conference

Starting Date: 04-05-2003
Address

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
United States
215-222-4711
Description
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ACTIVATION 2003
April 5th
11am-6:30pm
Philadelphia, PA

Youth Philadelphia Anti-War Resistance
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Join students and youth from around the Philadelphia area for a day of networking, learning from experienced activists, and developing new ideas for the student movement. Activation 2003 will bring together young activists from a variety of progressive movements organizing for social change. Please join us!

Checkout the website: http://www.why-war.com/pawr/


Planned workshops
Thinking past the media, radical empathy in the Middle East, poverty and student activism, sustainable peace and the environment, solidarity with the labor movement, legal training for direct actions, effects of sanctions on Iraq, and more!

Participating groups
-International Solidarity Movement
-Minority eXperience Network
-Kensington Welfare Rights Union
-United Students Against Sweatshops
-Up Against the Law
-End the Sanctions
-Sponsoring organizations
-One World
-Penn for Peace
-Radical Action Collective
-Student Environmental Action Coalition
-Young Communist Leage
-why-war.com
-Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

The war on Iraq will cost three times what the federal government spends on K-12 education and will devastate the children and people of Iraq. Youth and students must speak out against this war!


Register for Activation 2003
Register by e-mailing activation2003@riseup.net
or calling 215.222.4711 with your name, e-mail address, phone number and school (if any). Advance registration is requested so that we may have an idea of attendance, but no one will be turned
away.

About Youth PAWR
We're a coalition of youth from the Philadelphia area organizing against war in Iraq.
Our planning meetings are every Tuesday at 6:30 at the Friends Center (15th and Cherry Streets [map] in Center City Philadelphia, just a few blocks north of 15th Street/Suburban Station). All youth activists are invited to attend. More information:
youth_pawr@yahoo.com
or 215.222.4711. See our previous events: Day X (March 20), March 5 and February 15.

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