Leah Bolger, President Emeritus of Veterans For Peace.
Andy Shallal, Co-Founder of Iraqi Americans for Peaceful Alternatives, and of the Peace Cafe, a Peace Fellow with Seeds of Peace, spokesperson for the Education for Peace in Iraq Center (EPIC), a recipient of the United Nations Human Rights Community Award and has been named Man of the Year by the Washington Peace Center. Shallal is a Foreign Policy in Focus analyst at the Institute for Policy Studies.
Robert Shetterly, an award winning painter whose work is in collections all over the U.S. and Europe. For more than 10 years he has been painting the series of portraits Americans Who Tell the Truth. The exhibit has been traveling around the country since 2003. A book of the portraits has won the top award of the International Reading Association for Intermediate non-fiction. Shetterly will be unveiling his latest portrait, that of David Swanson.
David Swanson, an author whose books include Daybreak (2009), War Is A Lie (2010), When the World Outlawed War (2011), and The Military Industrial Complex at 50 (2012). Swanson hosts Talk Nation Radio, and works for RootsAction.org, as well as blogging at WarIsACrime.org.
Free and open to the public.
Sponsoring organizations that have helped spread the word about this event: IPS’ Cities for Progress,
WarIsACrime.org, and RootsAction.org.