2015 Benedictines for Peace Speaker
will speak at
Mount Saint Benedict Monastery
DIPLOMACY WORKS: Iran nuclear deal and new opportunities for resolving conflicts nonviolently
Monday, October 19, 2015 at 7 p.m.
Medea is the co-founder of both CODEPINK and the inter- national human rights organization Global Exchange. She has been an advocate for social justice for more than 30 years and is described as “one of America’s most committed—and most effective— fighters for human rights.”
Since the September 11, 2001 tragedy, Medea has been working to promote a U.S. foreign policy that would respect human rights and gain us allies instead of contributing to violence and undermining our international reputation.
Medea is a former economist and nutritionist with the United Nations and World Health Organization.
Medea will be available for discussion after the presentation.
BENEDICTINES FOR PEACE ERIE, PA
FREE WILL OFFERING WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Benedictines for Peace will host a community event on Saturday, September 26, from 1 – 3 p.m., in Griswold Plaza (14th and Peach Streets). The goal of this event is to celebrate the reality that, together, we can create a more nonviolent, sustainable world for current and future generations.
The theme of the celebration is On the Move …. Participants may either go directly to Griswold Plaza at 1 pm or they may join one of four feeder marches that will eventually converge at Griswold for a program of music and speakers. All feeder marches will start at 1 pm and walkers are asked...