Berkeley CO and War Resisters’ Day Event

Special thanks to our friends who helped us celebrate International Conscientious Objector Day in Berkeley yesterday!

On International Conscientious Objectors’ Day, Celebrate the 11th Annual

11:30 A.M. Monday, May 15, 2017

  • Sponsored by City of Berkeley Peace and Justice Commission
  • Endorsed by War Resisters League-West and Courage to Resist

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

Bob Meola, Berkeley Peace and Justice Commission, War Resisters League, Courage to Resist

Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist project director, and former Chelsea Manning Support Network campaign manager

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, and Nancy Schimmel

Song sheets provided; Ain’t Fest Lyrics links: