Details on the conference and related events in Chicago at the time of the NATO Summit.
May, 18-19, 2012 Counter-Summit for Peace and Economic Justice Network for a NATO-Free Future Download the Final Report here. Summary Report The May 18-19,2012 Counter-Summit for Peace and Economic Justice, held in Chicago at the People’s Church was extraordinarily successful. The conference – initiated by the American Friends Service Committee and Peace Action and organized in […]
A selection of photos from the Counter-Summit for Peace & Economic Justice held in Chicago May 18-19. Photos courtesy Roxane Assaf, Chicago Area Peace Action.
The Counter-Summit for Peace & Economic Justice was remarkable.
Here are some of the details and highlights. Below, you can see the opening plenary, just one of several videos you can watch if you missed this important event:
The NATO-Free Future gathering in Chicago coincides with a rising global movement against war, militarism, inequality and poverty. We represent the pro-peace and justice majority, the global 99%. The rising global peace and justice movement works from the premise that poverty, inequality and militarism are forms of violence that constitute an endless cycle that can and must be broken for the survival of humanity. Each feeds off the other, and all must be challenged.
Click here for the bios of our plenary speakers…More coming soon!
Throughout the Counter-Summit there will be four workshop sessions, two on Friday, two on Saturday. Below please find the list of these workshops as well as a short description of each. Workshop Session 1 (Friday, 1:00–2:45pm) A New Economy is Possible: Jobs & Economic Justice vs. Militarism Featuring – Teresa […]
Chicago – May 2012 – Counter-Summit for Peace & Economic Justice
International Call to Retire NATO, Create Jobs & Fund Peace
NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, is holding a summit meeting in Chicago, May 2012. The NATO summit will be held at the same time that the Group of 8 (G8) meets at Camp David. We, peace and justice activists, will gather at a counter summit to voice a new vision of global security and peace. Join us in Chicago May 18 & 19 for a counter-summit to conceive and help build a more peaceful, economically secure,and environmentally sustainable world.
Logistical information and other details for the Counter-Summit for Peace & Economic Justice in Chicago Illinois, May 18-19, 2012.