Upcoming events

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 7:00pm

Chicago Area Peace Action invites you to this free public event to discuss the recently released scientific reports on climate change and what we can do about Illinois carbon standards.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 7:00pm

Israel’s bombs are slaughtering civilians held captive inside the besieged Gaza Strip. This horrific violence stems from decades of colonization, dispossession, and apartheid by an Israeli state that serves the interests of US domination in the oil-rich Middle East.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

The film shows the corrosive effects of fear and anxiety in Japan from the threat of nuclear attack through one family's tragic story

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 7:00pm

Catholic Peace Ministry, AFSC, WILPF and other organizations are sponsoring one of the longest-running Hiroshima/Nagasaki commemoration events in the country! Meet at the Japanese bell on the State Capitol Grounds on Thursday, August 7th, at 7:30pm.  For more information contact Ericka at catholicpeaceministry@gmail.com.

Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 8:00am - Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 5:00pm

BDS summer institute: A fun, comprehensive training program for campus activists

When: August 10-14, 2014

Where: Northern California

Cost: $100 registration fee (Travel scholarships available)

Apply by May 1, 2014

Applications are available here.

Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 3:00pm

Israeli military forces have now killed more than 100 Palestinians in Gaza and at wounded least 700 hundreds more. And the bombs, mortars and missiles keep falling.

Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 9:00am - Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 5:00pm

Des Moines Valley Friends Meeting is hosting a Conflict Transformation workshop for youth on Saturday, August 16 and Sunday August 17, 2014.  The workshop is part of the nationwide Alternative to Violence Project (www.avpusa.org), beg

Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 11:00am

(We will gather in the grassy area just W of North Avenue Bridge)

Protest U.S. Kidnapping, Torture, and Drone Assassinations

Full details at http://shutdowngitmochicago.blogspot.com/2014/06/chicago-air-and-water-show-2014-protest.html

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

A participatory workshop on how to change
Laws and assert citizen authority and power

For more information and to register for the workshop, please click on the link below

Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm

John Nichols will be the guest speaker at our annual dinner.

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