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Friday through Sunday, April 7 - 9, 2006

2006 Midwest Peace and Justice Summit

The Second Annual Midwest Peace and Justice Summit at the IUPUI (Indianapolis) campus brings together students, community activists, and concerned citizens to share ideas and work cooperatively for positive social and political change. Events include a series of workshops, lectures, art exhibits, cultural performances, and public demonstrations on the need to end the United States occupation of Iraq, as well as to promote nonviolent conflict resolution and social, economic, and environmental justice.

BPAC organizers will present two programs on Friday, April 7: “The Power of Non-Violence” and “IRAQ 2006: Ending the U.S. Occupation”. 45 other educational/ activism sessions will be offered on Friday and Saturday.

Performances by singers/ songwriters, Anne Feeney and Dave Lippman will be Saturday evening.

The Plowshares Keynote Address by Colonel Ann Wright will begin at 5:15 p.m. on Saturday afternoon. Colonel Wright is one of several high-ranking State Department officials who resigned in protest of the Iraq war.

There is no charge for attending the summit. However, a donation of $15 is suggested to help cover the costs of the event but, donations in any amount will be welcomed. (Please make checks payable to IUPUI Student Advocates for Global Equality).

A light breakfast and lunch on Friday and Saturday will be provided for free to all attendees. Street parking near the event site is very limited.

Campus parking permits will be available for $6.00 at the on-site registration desk.

Organized by Student Advocates for Global Equality, Indiana Peace and Justice Network, Indianapolis Peace and Justice Center, and IUPUI Campus and Community Life.

Co-sponsored by Bloomington Peace Action Coalition.

To view the full schedule, registration, and other information about the Summit, visit http://www.mpjs.org/

Location: IUPUI Campus, Informatics Building, corner of Michigan and West Streets, Indianapolis, IN 46202


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Regularly scheduled events:

Regular BPAC meetings and events:

1st Monday of every month 6:00 pm
BPAC meeting in Room 1-C of the Monroe County Public Library, 303 E. Third Street, Bloomington, Indiana

every Wednesday - 5:00 pm Peace Vigil at the Monroe County Courthouse Square, Bloomington, Indiana

Related events:

every Saturday - 6:00 pm Peace Vigil at the Nashville, Indiana Courthouse.

On the first Wednesday of each month, 5:30 pm: Cubamistad meets. Open to all interested in normalizing relations with Cuba. For info email Cyndi Roberts-Hall. Location: Monroe County Public Library, Room 1A.

On the last day of each month, 7:00-8:00 am.: Prayer For Peace. People from all over the world have decided to get together and pray on this date and time (12:00 PM GMT). This event is nondenominational, all are welcome! First United Church, 2420 E. Third Street, Bloomington. Email Aase with questions.


Sept. 24 - 26, 2005 -
The D.C. Mobilization to "End the War on Iraq!"

was historic as The People marched, spoke out, lobbied, and acted against war. With approximately 300,000 people involved, the "End the War on Iraq!" national mobilization was Washington D.C.'s largest anti-war demonstration since the March 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq.
See details of the weekend at D.C. Mobilization.

See News Coverage of the "End the War" Mobilization
Feedback, stories, photographs, and assessment from activists and organizers are available at
Mobilization Reports



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