May 072019
 

Updated May 27

Kevin Martin, President of Peace Action, the nation’s largest peace and justice action group will be in Montana May 29 through June 2 for a Speaking Tour, arranged by the Helena Service for Peace and Justice (SERPAJ, founded 1990) and the Montana Peace Seekers Network (founded 2001), with additional local co-sponsors in each community.

Wednesday, May 29: Billings

Morning

7:00 am: Speak to the Democratic Breakfast Meeting at the McCormick Café, 2419 Montana Avenue (arranged by Tom Towe, former Democratic legislator, civil rights lawyer and member of the Billings Quakers).

10:00 am: Program hosted by EcoAngelas, 420 Grand Avenue

Evening

6:00 pm: Talk and community conversation at the First Church Billings (UCC/United Church of Christ, whose minister Rev. Mike Mulberry, has been coordinating immigration/refugee rights activity locally).

Local co-sponsors in Billings currently include the following:

  • Montana Peace Seekers
  • Billings Friends meeting (Quakers)
  • Billings Unitarian Universalists
  • Billings DSA (local chapter of Democratic Socialists of America)
  • Sunrise Movement Billings
  • EcoAngelas info[at]angelaspiazza.org

Thursday, May 30: Bozeman

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm: A talk by Kevin Martin/Peace Action and community dialogue at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Building, 325 N 25th Ave in Bozeman.

Bozeman DSA will provide snacks and free childcare in a room adjacent to the speaking area for attendees.

Martin will talk about how individuals and small groups can best take action to oppose the US military intervention in other countries, particularly those in the news today: Yemen, Venezuela, and Iran.

Co-sponsors

Friday, May 31: Butte

6:30 pm: Kevin Martin will conduct a community conversation on “Endless War” in the Highlands Room of Montana Technological University’s Student Union Building. Topics for Martin’s Butte visit include Venezuela, Yemen, and Iran, as well as disarmament, militarism and citizen activism. He will facilitate a dialogue with the community about how individuals and small groups can best act to oppose US military intervention in other countries.

Butte TAPS has also arranged for an interview with Clark Grant on community radio KBMF, http://www.butteamericaradio.org/

Co-sponsors

  • Butte TAPS (Taking Action for Peaceful Solutions)
  • Montana Peace Seekers

Saturday, June 1: Helena

Morning

10:00 am: TV interview for Helena Civic TV on the Our Revolution Helena TV program

Afternoon

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm: “Venezuela, Yemen, Iran: Peace Now or More Endless War? Community Conversation with Kevin Martin, President of Peace Action” https://facebook.com/events/417601842151918/:
A dialogue between Peace Action’s Kevin Martin and the Helena community about how individuals and small groups can best act to oppose US military intervention in other countries, particularly those in the news today: Yemen, Venezuela, and Iran.

Location: Helena’s public (Lewis and Clark) library

Evening

5:00-8:00 pm: Free supper followed by talk and community conversation: “In a Time of Trump and Endless U.S. Wars: A Conversation on Peace, Disarmament, Militarism and Citizen Activism with Kevin Martin, President of Peace Action”

Location: Plymouth Congregational Church (UCC/United Church of Christ), 400 S. Oakes, upstairs Fireside Room

Co-sponsors

Sunday, June 2: Missoula

2:00 pm: Kevin Martin will talk about the current state of conflict in the world and possible consequences for the 2020 elections. Then we’ll discuss how we can resist/dismantle the permanent war machine.

Location: Goodworks Ventures, 129 W. Alder Street

Sponsors:

 May 7, 2019  Posted by at 1:09 pm Events, News