Bridging the Gap: Making it Happen

An organizers conference for people who wish to act together to bridge the gap between civilians and members of the armed forces resisting the war by organizing direct face-to-face outreach

April 5, 2008

Middle Collegiate Church
50 East 7th St., New York, New York

POLITICIANS CAN’T BE COUNTED ON TO HALT THE BLOODSHED
THE TROOPS HAVE THE POWER TO STOP THE WAR

10 am – Noon: First hand reports on sentiment against the wars in the armed forces outreach to the troops [organizing tactics in the real world]

1:00 – 1:30: Resistance Through Evocation: Photographs, Poems

1:30 – 3: Troops Resist War; Vietnam And Iraq: Eyewitnesses

3:30 – 5: On Guard: “We Never Swore To Obey; We Swore To Defend”

5 – 6:30: Iraq Veterans + Union Workers = History In Motion

Fabian Bouthillette, Iraq Veterans Against The War & The Military Project

Clarence Thomas, Local 10, San Francisco The International Longshore and Warehouse Union

Speakers In Alphabetical Order [Partial List]
*Thomas Barton, The Military Project & GI Special
*Richard Boyle, Author, Flower Of The Dragon
*Elaine Brower, The Military Project & Traveling Soldier & Military Families Speak Out
*Fabian Bouthillette, Iraq Veterans Against The War & The Military Project
*J.D. Englehart, Iraq Veterans Against The War & The Military Project & Traveling Soldier
*Mike Hastie, Photographer, Vietnam Veteran
*Michael Letwin, New York City Labor Against The War & The Military Project
*Garett Reppenhagen, Iraq Veterans Against The War
*Dennis Serdel, Poet, Vietnam Veteran
*Clarence Thomas, Local 10, The International Longshore and Warehouse Union

Organized By: The Military Project: contact@militaryproject.org [With the assistance of Traveling Soldier & GI Special]

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