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The United Nations Association of Greater Milwaukee invites you to…
“Reclaiming Armistice Day” “A day that celebrates peace, not war, is the best way to honor the sacrifices of veterans.”
MONDAY – NOVEMBER 11TH, 2019 FROM 7 PM – 8:30 PM
NEW LOCATION CENTRAL METHODIST CHURCH – N. 25TH & WIS. AVE PARKING AVAILABLE IN THE PARKING LOT BEHIND THE CHURCH & ON 25TH STREET Free & Open to the Public
Music provided by The Pardee Boys
Featuring presentations by: Suzanne Gordon– Assistant Adjunct Professor at the UCSF School of Nursing and an Affiliated scholar with the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine’s Wilson Centre. Suzanne is the Senior Policy Fellow at the Veterans’ Health Care Policy Institute and an award-winning journalist who has written for The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, The Nation, The Washington Monthly, The American Prospect, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, JAMA, The Annals of Internal Medicine, The BMJ, and others. She is the co-editor of the Culture and Politics of Health Care Work series at Cornell University Press. She is also the author of several books on healthcare policy and delivery including: “Wounds of War: How the Veterans Administration Delivers Health, Healing, and Hope to the Nation’s Veterans.”“The Battle for Veterans’ Healthcare: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Policy Making & Patient Care.”
Gerry Condon – National President of Veterans for Peace and a Vietnam era veteran and war resister who spent six years in Sweden and Canada after refusing orders to Vietnam. Gerry has a long history in the veterans peace movement. In 1983 - 1984, he organized the first two veterans delegations to revolutionary Nicaragua, and in 1987, he was a co-coordinator of the Veterans Peace Convoy to Nicaragua. From 1993 - 1996, Gerry worked for IFCO/Pastors For Peace, organizing humanitarian aid and political solidarity caravans to Cuba. Since 2004, Gerry has been on the front lines of supporting Iraq and Afghanistan war resisters in Canada, Germany, and elsewhere.
For further information, contact: Debbie Metke: 414.881.0904 (phone) or email@example.com (e-mail)
Sponsored by: Veterans For Peace, Peace Action of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Area Labor Council, Milwaukee DSA, 1st Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, WI Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals Local 5000, Greater Milwaukee Green Party, WI Bailout Out the People Movement, UNA of Greater Milwaukee, Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom, Central United Methodist Church, Milwaukee Turner’s Inc., WI Network for Peace, Justice, & Sustainability, Milwaukee Women’s Coalition, Milwaukee National Lawyers Guild, WI Coalition to Normalize Relations with China, Grassroots Northshore, Milwaukee Co. Progressives No Palestine Exception, & Nukewatch.
For further information, contact Debbie Metke at 414.881.0904 (phone) / firstname.lastname@example.org (e-mail)
The United Nations Association - Greater Milwaukee is a chapter of the United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA) comprised of a group of men and women who stand for peace and justice in Milwaukee and the world and support the work and efforts of the United Nations by educating, inspiring, and mobilizing our Greater Milwaukee Community.