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WBW News: Unwelcoming NATO Video

It’s almost time to unwelcome NATO!

Watch and share this new video about our upcoming events on April 3rd and 4th.

We now know where the NATO nations’ foreign ministers will be meeting on the 4th as well as what NATO will be up to on the 3rd. We’ll be publicly unwelcoming NATO on both the 3rd and 4th. Check out our plans and join in at notoNATO.org. To be in on the planning for the 4th, sign up for and attend the preparations on the 3rd.​​

Our plans for an awesome peace festival on April 3rd include an amazing lineup of speakers, musicians, comedians, nonviolent action trainers, and facilitators of artistic creation in preparation for April 4. We’ll be livestreaming from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. ET at youtube and facebook.

LEARN MORE AND RESERVE YOUR SPOT

Other No to NATO events in Washington DC:
Saturday, March 30 @ 1:00 p.m. Rally at Lafayette Park
Saturday, March 30 @ 7:30 p.m. Songs of Struggle
Sunday, March 31 Concert for Peace and to End War
Sunday, March 31
Anti-NATO Conference
Monday, April 1
Meeting of the International Network “No to War – No to NATO” at the AFSC Office 1822 R St. NW 10:00 to 3:00
Tuesday, April 2 No to NATO – Yes to Peace and Disarmament Counter-Summit
Thursday, April 4 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Black Alliance for Peace program at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ, 5301 N Capitol St., NE, Washington D.C. “No Compromise, No Retreat in the Fight to End Militarism and War”

Lodging for the nights of 2nd and 3rd is available.

Other No to NATO events elsewhere:
March 21-27: Solidarity trip to Belgrade
March 25: Canada out of NATO in Hamilton
March 27: Canada out of NATO in Toronto
March 30: Yes to Peace – No to NATO in Toronto
March 30: Conference and Rally in Saskatchewan
March 30: No to NATO action, Parliament Hill, Ottawa
April 4: No to NATO events in Oslo, Norway
April 7: Conference in Florence, Italy
Monthly: NATO protests in Toronto


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Meet Amy

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Back Up Microsoft Employees Who Refuse War Work

A global coalition of Microsoft employees is refusing to work on military weaponry.

Learn more and sign your name in support of their moral stance.


End the War on Yemen

Both houses of the U.S. Congress have voted to end U.S. participation in the war on Yemen. The Senate has now done so twice. The House needs to vote again, now!

Read: Will the U.S. Senate Let the People of Yemen Live?

Read: Which U.S. Congress Members Support Ending Which Wars

If you’re from the United States, email Congress.


Announcing NoWar2019 in Limerick, Ireland, October 5-6

We’re excited to announce our fourth annual conference, combined with a rally.

Learn more and register here:

https://worldbeyondwar.org/nowar2019

Read: Two U.S. Veterans For Peace Refused Bail, Charged with Trespassing at Shannon Airport


Study War No More – Coming to a City Near You!


We’re excited to announce that our partners in Toronto and Fresno are taking our online courses into the real world! They’re offering free in-person “Study War No More” courses this spring, modeled after our book and study & action guide. If you’re in Fresno, email president@peacefresno.org or call 251-3361 to register. The classes will be held once a month at the Fresno Center for Nonviolence. If you’re in Toronto, click here to sign up for the free classes, which are being held at the Parkdale Free School.

Not in Fresno or Toronto? You can access the free Study War No More online learning tool here. The guide can be used for independent study or as a tool for facilitating dialogue and discussion in classrooms (secondary, university) and with community groups. Contact us for help with starting a course, book club, or discussion group in your area!


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