Kathy Kelly in the Capital Region

Kathy Kelly, long-term peace activist and co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence (www.vcnv.org ), has been invited to various local venues by Women Against War to speak on the endless wars in places such as Afghanistan and Yemen. Hoor Arifi, a young Afghani peace activist currently studying at Bennington College, will join her.

All of the events listed below are free and open to the public.

Thursday, February 28, 12:45-1:45 pm: “Speak the Truth about the US Role in the Permanent Warfare State,”Lunch and discussion, Karp 005, Union College, 807 Union St., Schenectady

Thursday, February 28, 7-9:00 pm: “War Costs: Conversation with International Peace Activist Kathy Kelly,” First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany, 405 Washington Ave., Albany

Friday, March 1, 1:30 pm:– Discussion on Media Strategies with members of the local peace and justice community and WOOC Hudson Mohawk Magazine radio producers, The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Ave, Troy, NY

Friday, March 1, 7:00 pm: Peace Prayer, Convent of Mercy, 634 New Scotland Ave., Albany Sponsored by Albany Sisters of Mercy and Women Against War

Saturday, March 2, 3-6 pm: “Caring About Yemen,” Albany Friends Meeting House, 727 Madison Ave., Albany Sponsored by Women Against War

Sunday, March 3, 1:30-3:00 pm: “Defying War and Defining Peace: Raising Our Voices to End Wars in Yemen and Afghanistan,” Seminar at Islamic Community Center of the Capital District, 21 Lansing Road N., Schenectady, NY