peace-flag-event14For International Conscientious Objectors’ Day, celebrate the 10th annual Berkeley C.O. and War Resisters’ Day with us!

Monday, May 16, 2016, 11:30am
2180 Milvia Street, Berkeley, California

Peace Flag raising ceremony, first at Civic Center flagpole at 2180 Milvia Street, corner of Allston Way and then at the flagpole at MLK, Jr. Civic Center Park, 2151 MLK, Jr. Way (between Center Street and Allston Way, across from Old City Hall), Berkeley. With Conscientious Objectors and War Resisters from World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Gulf War, the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. Sponsored by City of Berkeley Peace and Justice Commission. Endorsed by War Resisters League-West, BFUU Social Justice Committee and Courage to Resist.

  • David Harris, Co-founder of The Resistance, the movement to Resist the Draft during the Vietnam War
  • Bob Meola, Berkeley Peace and Justice Commission, War Resisters League, Courage to Resist
  • Melissa Keith, Chelsea Manning Support Network, Courage to Resist
  • Sing along “Ain’t fest” [“I Ain’t Marching Anymore,” “Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around,” “Down By the Riverside (Ain’t Gonna Study War No More)” with Max Ventura, Hali Hammer, Nancy Schimmel, and Vic Sadot