Two SF Bay Area events commemorate International Conscientious Objectors’ Day and Berkeley C.O. and War Resisters’ Day
FILM SCREENING OF “SOLDIERS OF CONSCIENCE”
Friday, May 14, 2010 at 7:30 PM, Judah L. Magnes Museum at 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley CA
PEACE FLAG RAISING CEREMONY
Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 11:00 AM, Civic Center flagpole at 2180 Milvia Street, Berkeley CA
This Friday, the Berkeley Arts Festival and Courage to Resist presents Berkeley C.O. and War Resisters’ Film Night featuring “Soldiers of Conscience”, a film by Berkeley directors Gary Weimberg and Catherine Ryan. Discussion of current GI resistance following the screening. Event starts at 7:30 PM, Judah L. Magnes Museum at 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley CA. Free admission.
Then Saturday morning, celebrate the 4th Annual Berkeley C.O. and War Resisters’ Day on International Conscientious Objectors’ Day. After a few words, we’ll raise a Peace Flag at 11:00 AM, Civic Center flagpole at 2180 Milvia Street. Afterwards, a second Peace Flag will be raised at Civic Center Park, 2151 MLK, Jr. Way, Berkeley. With 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 and Courage to Resist. Free event.
For more information, email [email protected], or phone Courage to Resist at 510-488-3559