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November 2006 Schedule of Events PDF Print E-mail
Note: The following abbreviations signify different event spaces. Click on the links below to see where the spaces are located in Columbus. CC (Convention Center, 801 Front Ave), HJ (Howard Johnson Hotel, 1011 Veterans Parkway), and DI (Days Inn, 3170 Victory Drive).



Thursday, November 16th:


1-5pmFormer Prisoner of Conscience Gathering and Re-Entry Workshop. Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more informationHJ Presidential Room
7-10pm SOA Watch Nonviolence Training. Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it HJ Carter Room
8-11pmSOA WATCH BENEFIT CONCERT IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA! Eyedrum Gallery

Friday, November 17th


9am-5pm From Violence to Wholeness: an in-depth study on the philosophy of nonviolence sponsored by Pace e Bene. CC 211
9am-12pm SOA Watch Nonviolence Trainings: "Introduction to Non-Violent Action" and "Increasing Your Skills in Non-violent Action" CC 207 & 208
1-4pm SOA Watch Nonviolence Trainings: "Introduction to Non-Violent Action" and "Increasing Your Skills in Non-Violent Action" CC 207 & 208
1:30-4pm SOA Watch Peacemaker Training for First-time Volunteers. WE NEED PEACEMAKERS! CLICK HERE TO SEE IF YOU'RE QUALIFIED CC 201
3-4:30SOA Watch Research Working Group Meeting with Pam Bowman, Legislative CoordinatorCC 101
3-5pmStrategic Organizing to Uproot the System and Build a Better WorldCC 202
3:30-6pm Colombia Teach-In HJ Pres Room
4:30-6pmPrison Reform: Fixing the ?Criminal? ?Justice? System, presented by The November CoalitionCC 201
4:45-5:45pmGlobalization and the Undocumented: presented by PosibilidadCC 101
5-6:30pmFilm: The Maria Guardado StoryCC 208
5-6:30pm Counter Recruitment Workshop: Presented by the Center on Conscience & WarCC 211
5-7pmFilm: The Exonerated. Presented by the Georgia ACLUCC 202
5-7pm COINTELNOW: A Security Training Curriculum for Community Organizers. Presented by Third World MajorityCC 205
5-7:30pm Progressive Catholic Coalition Liturgy HJ Carter
6-7pm Debt Cancelation Workshop with Jubilee USA NetworkCC 201
6-9pm SOA Watch Nonviolence Training CC 101
6:10-6:50Reading: To Wisdom Through Failure. Presented by EPICA with an introduction by Fr. Roy BourgeoisHJ Pres
6:30-9:30pmIgnatian Family Teach-In for JusticeCC South Hall

7-9pm
From Violence to Wholeness/Engage: Nonviolence Trainings Sponsored by Pace e Bene CC 211
7-9pm Human Rights Accompaniment in Colombia: A Workshop with the Fellowship of Reconciliation CC 207
7-9pm Central American Peace Accords Workshop with Voices on the Border CC 205
7-9:30pm Pax Christi Gathering HJ Pres
7-9:30pmWomen's Spirituality and Peace Activism WorkshopCC208
7-9:30pmFilm: Nuestro petroleo y otros cuentos--Facilitated by Randall Pfleger, Christian Guerrero, and Rising Tide North AmericaCC 202
7:30-9pm Peacemaker Training for Experienced Volunteers CC 201
8-9pm Puppetista Performance HJ Carter
8-10pmLegal Observer Training--WE NEED LEGAL OBSERVERS!DI
9-11pmDirect Action Meeting: All CD participants should come to coordinate actions and join affinity groups. Please attend if you wish to participate in a non-arrestable scenario, such as acting as a coffin-bearer. CC 207
9:30pm Benefit Concert featuring Charlie King and Karen Brandow, Chestnut Brothers, Chris Chandler, Colleen Kattau, Dave Lippman, Elise Witt, Jose Saavedra, Francisco Herrera, Jon Fromer, Pete Cassani, Prince Myshkins, Sara Thomsen, Steve Jacobs, and Ted Warmbrand HJ Pres
11pmCTA Young Catholic Happy Hour: Organized by the Women's Ordination Conference-CTAHJ Lobby


Saturday, November 18th

7-9amPresbyterian BreakfastHoliday Inn North
8-11am Labor Caucus CC 205
8:30-9:30am SOA Watch Regional Meetings: Come and learn how you can get involved with SOA Watch organizing in your region! All are welcome!CC Ballroom
8:30-9:30amCoffee and Breakfast Snacks with the Latin American Solidarity Coalition (LASC)CC 201
9:30-11am Morning Plenary: All participants are asked to attend to receive crucial Legal, Direct Action, and Legislative information for the weekend. Come and learn about SOA Watch's 2007 Campaigns to Close the SOA! CC Ballroom BC
8:30am-11am Witness for Peace Open House HJ Pres
10-11amKids Learn SOA SongsCC 103
10-11amTeach-in for Middle School Students, Presented by SOA WatchCC 104
11:00am-5pm Rally at the Gates of Fort Benning
2:30pmPuppetista RehearsalLocation to be announced
4-6pm Ending Impunity in Argentina CC 103
5-6pmAlternative Security and the Global Good Neighbor: Presented by the Maryknoll Office for Global ConcernsCC 207
5-6pmStudents for a Democratic Society CaucusDI
5-6:30pmUpdates on the Fair Food Movement with the Coalition of Immokalee WorkersCC 202
5-6:30pmSOA Watch Southeast Region Gathering HJ Carter Room
5-6:30pmTea Party hosted by 1000 GrandmothersHJ Pres
5-6:30pmThreading it Together: Movement Building in the U.S. and in El Salvador; facilitated by CISPES CC 201
5-7pmConscientious Objector Workshop presented by the Center on Conscience & War and the NY Yearly MeetingCC 211
5-7pm SOA and NUKES: Two Tools of US Domination, Two Movements for Justice, sponsored by the Nevada Desert Experience CC 208
5-7:30pm Maryknoll Gathering CC 104
5:30-6:30pmHelp Me Write My New Book: A Workshop with Sr. Helen PrejeanCC 213
5:30-6:30pm Christian Peacemaker Teams Gathering CC 205
5:30-7pmApplying for an FCC Full-Power Radio License. Presented by Prometheus Radio ProjectCC 212
5:30-7pmTheater of the Oppressed with Hector Aristiz?balCC Ballroom
6-9pm From Violence to Wholeness/Engage: Nonviolence Trainings Sponsored by Pace e Bene CC 207
6:30-7:30pmInternational Law Enforcement Academy in El Salvador: Countering U.S. Funding of State RepressionCC 201
6:30-8pmFilm: Killer's Paradise. Presented by Guatemala Human Rights Commission USACC 103
6:30-8pmAnti-Authoritarian CaucusCC 213
7-8pmHope Arising: Aymara Perspectives on Indigenous Women's Issues in BoliviaCC 205
7-9pmColombia Action Network Open HouseDI
7-9pm COINTELNOW: Security Training for Community Organizers: Presented by Third World Majority CC 202
7-9pmIgnatian Solidarity Network Evening LiturgySouth Hall
7-9pm Veterans for Peace Gathering CC 212
7-9pm Legislative Training Session with Pam Bowman CC 211
7-9:30pm Church of the Brethren Gathering featuring music by Mutual Kumquat HJ Pres
7:30-8:30pm SOA Watch New Movie Premier:Crossing the Line! Come see SOA Watch's newest film resource produced and directed by students for the movement! Introduction by Eric LeCompte, SOA Watch Events and Outreach CoordinatorCC Ballroom BC
8-9pmSOA Watch Fundraising Panel with Aisha BrownCC 208
8-9pmLatino CaucusCC 201
8-9:15pmFilm: Hidden in Plain SightCC 208
8-9:30pm Direct Action Meeting: All CD participants should come to coordinate actions and join affinity groups. Please attend if you wish to participate in a non-arrestable scenario, such as acting as a coffin-bearer. CC 213
8-10pmEl Enemigo Comun y El Machete: Neoliberalism and Mesoamerican Principles of Unity and ResistanceCC 205
8:30-9:30pmVenezuela Update: featuring the Honorable Ambassador to Venezuela Bernardo Alvarez Herrera and SOA Watch Latin America Program Coordinator Lisa SullivanCC 103
9-10pmFilm: 25 A?os, presented by Immigrant Solidarity NetworkCC 201
9-10pmRoot Force Road ShowCC 207
9-10pmReading: To Wisdom Through Failure. Presented by EPICACC 211
9:30-10:30pm Spokescouncil Meeting: all Affinity Groups should send at least one representative CC 213
9:30pmBenefit Concert featuring Holly Near with Llajtasuyo and special guests: Chestnut Brothers, David Rovics, Emma's Revolution, Kuumba Lynx, SONiA, and Tao Rodrigez-Seeger CC Ballroom


Sunday, November 19th

8:30am-4pm Memorial Service and Solemn Funeral Procession, followed by Nonviolent Direct Action, Puppets and Festival of Resistance at the gates of Fort Benning!
11amPuppetista RehearsalLocation to be determined

 

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