Veterans For Peace National Convention - 2006

Dear Veterans For Peace Members and Supporters,

It's not too late to register for the 2006 VFP National Convention that will be held in Seattle, WA from August 10-13th.
There are 3 easy ways to register. You can
1) click on the "register page" link at the bottom of this email to register online
2) print out the "register by mail form" and send it to the address listed on the form
3) or you may register over the phone at 206-543-7634.

Please pass this number on to all of our friends who do not have internet access. All of this information can also be found on page 12 of the latest VFP Newsletter.

VFP National Convention 2006
"Sow Justice, Reap Peace: Strategies For Moving Beyond War."

Featured speakers will include:
Cindy Sheehan, Gold Star mom and co-founder of Gold Star Families for Peace.
John Perkins, author of Confessions of an Economic Hitman
Dahr Jamail, unembedded journalist and author of the Iraq Dispatches blog
Marjorie Cohn, Professor of Law and contributor
Brian Willson, VFP member and long-time peace activist
Bruce Gagnon, Co-ordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space
Diane Wilson, Evironmental and Peace activist, author of An Unreasonable Woman
Diane Benson, Military Families Speak Out
Simona Sharoni, Feminist Scholar, Researcher, and Activist
Anthony Arnove, Editor of Iraq Under Siege: The Deadly Impact of Sanctions and War and two books with Howard Zinn, Voices of a People's History of the United States and Terrorism and War

Workshops Include:
Lies, Secrecy and Law
GI Rights and GI Advocacy
An American Peace Veteran in Vietnam
Communication: Women's Voices
Walking to New Orleans - Katrina and the War in Iraq
Vets 4 Vets
War Profiteering

We really hope you can join us. It promises to be an exciting event. Last year's convention in Dallas kicked off Camp Casey, the Bring Them Home Now Tour, and the Katrina Relief Effort in the Gulf. There is no telling what kind of momentum we'll generate this year. Come to Seattle and be a part of history!

For more information please see the following links:

Convention Website:

Convention Flyer:

Registration Page:

Register By Mail Form:

Register By Phone: 206-543-7634

Thank you,

VFP National Office
216 S. Meramec Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63105

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