Friday, November 20, 2009

WORLD CAN'T WAIT - National Meeting Saturday - NY - U Can TUNE IN!

YOU can tune into the LIVE Web Cast of presentations at the World Can't Wait National Meeting Saturday. Or you can come to Alwan for the Arts, 16 Beaver Street NYC

Check out Debra Sweet's message to volunteers at the World Can't Wait office on why YOU should join us at tomorrow's national meeting: either in New York or via webcast!


Debra Sweet's opening presentation to the National Conference of World Can't Wait will be webcast as will the presentations of the panels, beginning at 10:00 a.m. EST, Saturday November 21. Other webcasts will begin at 2:00 p.m. EST, featuring Sunsara Taylor and representatives of the women's movement. Click here here for a link to the webcast.

Saturday & Sunday

November 21/22 2009

All sessions at Alwan for the Arts
16 Beaver Street NY, NY 10004

Sliding scale meeting fees for those in attendance

9am - Registration & Coffee
10am - 10:30 Opening presentation by Director Debra Sweet (WEB cast)

10:30 - 12:30 Panel: Re-igniting the Antiwar Movement. Elaine Brower; Andy Zee; Mac Bica; Matthis Chiroux, Todd Ensign with full group discussion.

12:30 lunch & small group discussions

2:00 - 3:45 (Items related to Women and Healthcare)

4:00 - 6:00 Panel: Torture, Indefinite Detention & Political Repression: The Change People Hoped for? Frida Berrgian and Matt D'Aloisio of Witness Against Torture & Stephanie Tang from Fire John Yoo. Full group Discussion

6:00 and 8:00 pm Film "Outside the Law: Stories from Guantanamo"
by Andy Worthington. General public invited.
The conference continues Sunday 9am - 3pm Details. here


Connie L. Nash said...

Here are a few reasons why we should consider tuning into the national meet of World Can't Wait:

Current News see for all of these:

11/20, William Fisher, TruthOut, Military Tribunals - Justice Lite?

11/20, Paddy McGuffin, Morning Star (UK), Bagram: A living hell

11/20, Herschel Tomlinson,, If you're a North Texas antiwar activist or Muslim...

11/20, Michelle Chen, Air America, States Say REAL ID Heading for Real Problems

11/19, David Sarasohn, The Oregonian, Patriot Act: We don't know what we don't know

Connie L. Nash said...

Also go to Afghanistan/Pakistan section of the LA Times and see plenty more reasons to tune in to this meet! What a shock to see these two countries now among the less than a dozen top categories in a major national news source!