This will be a statewide conference for all Iowa peace-movement people, planned by representatives of AFSC, PSR, UNA and several local groups. No formal speeches, just a stimulating day of discussions featuring Iowa groups plus a panel of national leaders from NEA Peace and Justice Caucus, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Veterans for Peace (all committed) and perhaps others. No registration fee. Lunch available for purchase.
GOALS: Face-to-face connection among Iowa peace people * Statewide networking for coordinated advocacy and effort * Opportunities for meaningful action in common (e.g., local governments addressing costs of war, proclamations for Day of Peace). WHY SEPT. 18? Iowans are invited in advance of Dubuque's Sept. 19-21 annual local conference in conjunction with UN International Peace Day (Sept. 21). MORE INFO:
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