On tap: Kathy Kelly, Brian Terrell, Medea Benjamin, Col. Ann Wright
|resistance to the imprisonment|
of whistle-blower Chelsea Manning
at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas.
|resistance to nuclear weapons at|
Bannister Federal Complex in KC,
where parts for nuclear weapons
were made from 1949 to this year,
and where contaminants linger.
This photo is from
a past demonstration at Bannister
|resistance to drone warfare at Whiteman|
Air Force Base, near Knob Noster, Mo., from
which killer drones are piloted in places like
Pakistan and Yemen.
|Past demonstrations at Whiteman have clearly|
been perceived by authorities as a threat.
We have promises from Kathy Kelly and Brian Terrell (of Voices for Creative Non-Violence) and Medea Benjamin and Alli McCracken (of Code Pink) that they will attend our triple-action weekend, and Col. Ann Wright hopes to join us as well.
DeLaSalle Education Center, at 3737 Troost, KC, Mo., will be home base.
: kickoff of weekend at DeLaSalle, with nonviolence training, supper, input on Trifecta sites, and small-group sharing.
: demonstrations at Fort Leavenworth (at —Chelsea is now serving a 35-year sentence there) and Bannister Federal Complex (at ), and meals and gatherings at DeLaSalle. At , we’ll have talks from leaders such as Kathy Kelly, Brian Terrell, Medea Benjamin, and Ann Wright.
: early breakfast, then departure from DeLaSalle at about , a gathering at Knob Noster State Park at , and demonstration at nearby Whiteman AFB at .
PeaceWorks-KC sponsors the weekend. The growing list of cosponsors includes All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church Social Responsibility Board, Disciples Peace Fellowship, KC-area Catholic Workers, Loretto Peace Committee, Peace Network of the Ozarks, and War Is a Crime (David Swanson).
Join us! It’s free; we welcome contributions and food; we have sleeping-bag space. For info, see the Facebook event page and PeaceWorksKC.
RSVP by phoning PeaceWorks-KC at 816-561-1181.
The Spring Days of Drone Action are in full swing. CLICK HERE to learn more about demonstrations in your state!
|Spring Days of Drone Action 2014|