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Voices of Dissent

Colonel (Ret.) Ann Wright
Schedule of Appearances


Monday, Jan 16, 2017

8 a.m. - Participate in Martin Luther King parade with Veterans for Peace
Honolulu, Hawaii

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017

10 a.m. - Vigil for Donald Trump Inauguration
Washington, DC
Contact Alli McCracken

Friday, Jan 20, 2017

10 a.m. - Attend Women's March
Washington, DC
Contact Alli McCracken

Thursday, Jan 26, 2017

6:30 p.m. - Speaking in Houston, Texas with Medea Benjamin on a variety of topics
Dominican Sisters of Houston - Spirituality Center, 6501 Almeda Rd., Houston, Texas
Contact Organizer
6:30 pm reception & book-signing, 7pm program

Friday, Jan 27, 2017

6:30 p.m. - Speaking with Medea Benjamin on a variety of topics
University of Incarnate Word, International Conference Center; 847 E. Hildebrand, San Antonio, TX, 78212;
Contact J Reyes
6:30 pm reception & book-signing, 7pm program

Saturday, Jan 28, 2017

6:30 p.m. - Speaking with Medea Benjamin on a variety of topics
Wildflower Church: A Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 1314 E. Oltorf St., Austin, TX 78704
Contact Aly Tharp
AFTERPARTY: Cheer Up Charlie's, 900 red River St. https://www.facebook.com/events/1560397440641485/

Sunday, Jan 29, 2017

5:30 p.m. - Speak on Womens Boat to Gaza - Never Silent Until Our Sisters Are Free--with Medea Benjamin
Kasra Persian Cuisine, 525 W. Arapaho Rd., Richardson, TX
Contact Leslie Harris

Monday, Jan 30, 2017

Mon Jan 30 - Wed Feb 15: Attend/Speak at Welcome Immigrants, Stop the Visa Ban and other issues of the Trump Administration
Washington, DC

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017

10 a.m. - Ann Wright Arrested in the US Senate Judiciary Committee in opposition to nomination of Jess Sessions at Attorney General
Article: Arrested in the US Senate for Speaking Against Jeff Sessions as Attorney General http://www.opednews.com/articles/Arrested-in-the-US-Senate-by-Ann-Wright-Attorney-General_Immigration_Jeff-Sessions_Nomination-170201-878.html

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017

5 p.m. - Speak on Gaza and West Bank Policies of Netanyahu Israeli government
Outside the US Department of State, 21101 C St, Washington, DC

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017

9 a.m. - Arraignment in DC District Court for Arrest in US Congress in opposition to Jeff Sessions nomination as Attorney General
Washington, DC

12 p.m. - Speak at No to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu
The White House, Washington, DC
Contact Paki Wieland

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017

Thu Feb 16 - Wed Feb 22: Jamaica

Saturday, Feb 25, 2017

Sat Feb 25 - Sun Feb 26: Attend/Speak International conference on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla & Women Boat to Gaza
Cagliaria, Sardinia, Italy
https://womensboatgaza-nonviolenceinternational.nationbuilder.com/contribute https://wbg.freedomflotilla.org/

6 p.m. - Speak at Public Event on Womens Boat to Gaza
Cagliari Hostel Marina Scalette San Sepolcro, 09124 Cagliari, Italy +39 070 670818
Contact Zaher Darwish

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017

Tue Feb 28 - Tue Feb 28: 5 p.m. - Speak at the City Hall on the effects of Israeli attacks on Gaza
Sala della Piccola Protomoteca, Piazza del Campidoglio, Rome, Italy
Contact Stephanie Westbrook

Friday, Mar 3, 2017

11:30 a.m. - Speak at Hamline College,
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Contact Coleen Rowley

Saturday, Mar 4, 2017

1 p.m. - Speak at the Annual Meeting for Women Against Military Madness
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Contact Coleen Rowley
http://www.worldwidewamm.org/ https://www.facebook.com/WomenAgainstMilitaryMadness/

6:30 p.m. - Talk by Ann Wright- Standing Rock to Palestine; Eyewitness Report on U.S. Wars at Home and Abroad
May Day Books, 301 CEDAR AVENUE, MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55454
Contact Dave Logsdon
Sponsored by Veterans For Peace, Chapter 27 and Women Against Military Madness

Sunday, Mar 5, 2017

9:30 a.m. - Speak at First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis Forum Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Contact Gene Martinez

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017

10 a.m. - Conference on Peace on Korean Peninsula sponsored by Women Cross the DMZ and Rutgers Universitys Global Womens Inititave
Rutgers University, New Jersy
Contact Gwyn Kirk

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017

Thu Mar 9 - Sun Mar 19: Postponed--Lead Non-Violence International Student Trip to Iran
Contact Michael Beer

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017

10:30 a.m. - Speak at Middle East studies class
University of Hawaii-Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii
Contact Professor Ibrahim Aoude

Friday, Mar 31, 2017

Fri Mar 31 - Sun Apr 2: Attend Jewish Voice for Peace conference
Chicago, Illinois

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017

6:30 p.m. - Speaking on Asia Policy in the Time of Trump
St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church, 1525 Newton St NW, Washington, DC 20010
Contact Ann Wilcox
http://washingtonpeacecenter.org/node/18916 https://www.facebook.com/events/1274292135941207/

Friday, Apr 7, 2017

9 a.m. - Protest at Redstone Arsenal as a part of 25th Anniversary of Global Network Against Weapons in Space
Huntsville, Alabama
Contact Bruce Gagnon

Fri Apr 7 - Sun Apr 9: 10 p.m. - Unitarian Universalist Church conference on Small Arms, Drones
Church Center, New York City

Saturday, Apr 8, 2017

Sat Apr 8 - Sun Apr 9: 9 a.m. - Speak at the 25th Annual Conference of Global Network Against Weapons in Space
Huntsville, Alabama
Contact Bruce Gagnon
http://space4peace.blogspot.com/2016/12/huntsville-global-network-25th-annual.html Pivot Toward War: US Missile Defense and the Weaponization of Space 25th Annual Space Organizing Conference & Protest April 7-9, 2017 Huntsville, Alabama Join us for the 25th anniversary of the Global Network at this important conference and protest in the community known as the Pentagon of the South. Huntsville is the home of the Redstone Arsenal and the Space Commands directorate for missile defense. Huntsville is the manufacturing site for the PAC-3, SM-3 missile defense (MD) systems while the controversial THAAD is built in another part of Alabama. Redstone Arsenal was the place where after WWII Nazi rocket scientists were brought by the U.S., using their scientific and technological expertise to help create the US space and weapons programs. The GN had a similar meeting in Huntsville in 2001. The US is currently encircling Russia and China with MD systems based on Navy Aegis warships (SM-3 interceptor missiles) and with ground-based launchers (PAC-3 and THAAD). These systems are the shield that would be used to pick-off Russian or Chinese retaliatory strikes after a Pentagon first-strike attack. MD systems were previously banned by the US-Russian Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty because they are destabilizing and give one side an advantage. George W. Bush pulled the US out of the ABM Treaty in 2001 and since that time the US MD program has been on steroids. This conference, to be held in the heartland of the conservative south, will be a great opportunity for peace groups everywhere to learn more about the role of US MD systems which could be key triggers to start WW III. Help the growing global movement against MD and space weapons build greater opposition to these destabilizing programs. We invite peace groups worldwide to become co-sponsors of this timely conference and to send representatives to join the protest at Redstone Arsenal on April 7 and the conference on April 8-9. http://space4peace.blogspot.com/2016/12/huntsville-global-network-25th-annual.html Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space PO Box 652 Brunswick, ME 04011 (207) 443-9502 http://www.space4peace.org http://space4peace.blogspot.com (blog) Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth. - Henry David Thoreau

Monday, Apr 10, 2017

Mon Apr 10 - Mon Apr 10: 9:30 a.m. - Speak at Middle East committee of AFSC
Des Moines, Iowa
Contact Kathleen McQuillen

12 p.m. - Attend "MUSLIM DAY ON THE HILL,"
State Capitol, Des Moines, Iowa
Contact Jan Watkins

8 p.m. - Speak on the Women's Boat to Gaza
Contact Jan Watkins

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017

9 a.m. - Speak to two classes at SCATTERGOOD FRIENDS SCHOOL,
Contact Jan Watkins

7 p.m. - Speak on Women's Boat to Gaza
Tri-State Islamic Center, Ranford Court, Dubuque, Iowa
Contact Jan Watkins

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017

7 p.m. - Speak on the Women's Boat to Gaza
Donnelly Center, Mount Mercy College, Prairie Drive, NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Contact Jan Watkins

Thursday, Apr 13, 2017

12 p.m. - Join the Fast for Yemen
United Nations at the Isaiah Wall, New York, NY

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017

Wed Apr 19 - Thu Apr 27: Speak in Malaysia for Womens Boat to Gaza

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017

7 p.m. - Public Talk on the U.S., Trump and Prospects for Peace in the Middle East
Kompleks IKRAM Seri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia
Contact Atiqah Mohammad Khuzaini
https://www.mycare.org.my/ https://www.facebook.com/commerce/products/1234036439985689/

Saturday, Apr 22, 2017

7 p.m. - "Saving Humanity" Keynote for Gala Dinner of My Care, Malaysia
Royale Bintang Hotel, Seremdan, Malaysia
Contact Atiqah Mohammad Khuzaini
Rose2Rose, Humanitarian Care Malaysia Berhad

Sunday, Apr 23, 2017

12 p.m. - Speak at Lunch for Humanity
Saloma Bistro Restaurant, Seremban, Malaysia
Contact Atiqah Mohammad Khuzaini

Monday, Apr 24, 2017

10 a.m. - Meeting with the Chief Minister
Negeri Sembilan
Contact Atiqah Mohammad Khuzaini

6 p.m. - Non-Violence Training for Activists
Contact Atiqah Mohammad Khuzaini

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017

10 a.m. - 1 hour TV interview on U.S. Policy toward the Middle East
Astro Awani TV network, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact Atiqah Mohammad Khuzaini

2 p.m. - 2 hour radio Interview on Trump's war policies, Syria and experiences in Gaza
BFM Business Radio Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact Atiqah Mohammad Khuzaini
BFM is Malaysia's only independent radio station, focused on business news and current affairs. https://itunes.apple.com/my/podcast/bfm/id300148514?mt=2

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017

2 p.m. - Humanity Beyond Borders
Oil and Gas staff, Petronas, KLCC
Contact Atiqah Mohammad Khuzaini

6 p.m. - Stay Human-Message to Younger Generation with Dr. Fauziah Hassan of Womens Boat to Gaza
Islamic Science University, Nilai, Malaysia
Contact Atiqah Mohammad Khuzaini

Friday, Apr 28, 2017

10 a.m. - Speak at the Department of Justice on U.S. decision to prosecute Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange
Department of Justice, Washington, DC
Contact Sam Husseini

Saturday, Apr 29, 2017

10 a.m. - Mobilization on Climate Change, Militarism
Washington, DC

Sat Apr 29 - Sat May 6: Trip to Cuba for Conference on Abolition of Foreign Military Bases
Guantanamo, Cuba
Contact Rodrigo
Tentative Schedule Saturday, April 29 Arrival in Holguin on Jet Blue Sunday, April 30 Santiago - Tomb of Fidel Castro - city tour, etc Monday, May 1 May day parade in Santiago Tuesday May 2 Trip to Baracoa to see the impact of Huracan Matthew and the recovering process Wednesday, May 3 Baracoa Thursday, May 4 Guantanamo conference Friday, May 5 Guantanamo conference Saturday, May 6 Caimanera - Base - Press conference Sunday, May 7 Return to the US

Peoples Climate March
Washington, DC

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