NOV-COV 2014
Volume 27
Number 11


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WWI CENTENARY - Stop the War, No Glory, and a range of peace organizations are organizing meetings, debates, and cultural events to mark the First World War centenary, opposing attempts to use the centenary to “celebrate” a slaughter that killed 15 million people as a “just” and “noble” cause.

Contact: 020-7561-4830; [email protected];

CORRUPTION - November 1-8 is the March Against Corruption, an international campaign to raise awareness about the corrupting influence of money and special interests in governance and public policy making.


EDUCATION - The National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) will host its annual conference in Oakland, CA, November 5-9.


ENVIRONMENT/WAR - November 6 is the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict.


MILITARY JUSTICE - The Global Seminar on Military Justice Reform will be held at YaleLawSchool, November 7-8, in New Haven, CT.

Contact: [email protected];

CRISIS - The International Society for Ecology and Culture will host Voices of Hope in a Time of Crisis on November 8, on our multiple crises and how we can solve them, and will bring together visionary thinkers and activists. Speakers will include Chris Hedges, Laura Flanders, Charles Eisenstein, Helena Norberg-Hodge and more.

Contact: 2017 Mission Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94110; 415-670-9054; info@t; http://www

MEDIA - Media Democracy Days Vancouver will host free public events including a panel and keynote, November 7-8.


WORKERS - The VermontWorkersCenter will celebrate its 16th anniversary, November 8, in Barre, VT.

Contact: 294 N Winooski Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401; 802-861-4VWC; http://www.workers

RACE - The 2014 Facing Race national conference will take place November 13-15, in Dallas, TX. The conference is a national, multi-racial gathering of leaders, educators, journalists, artists, and activists.


WOMEN/LAW - The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) will host its Women, Law & Legal Advocacy seminar November 13-15, in Washington, DC.

Contact: 1001 Connecticut Avenue NW, #930 Washington, DC 20036; 202-872-1585; [email protected];

WOMEN’S STUDIES - The National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) will host its annual conference November 13-16, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, under the theme Feminist Trangressions, with keynote speaker bell hooks.

Contact: NWSA, 11 E Mount Royal Ave., Suite 100, Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-528-0355; [email protected];

BROOKLYN FOR PEACE - Brooklyn For Peace will honor Noam Chomsky at the organization’s 30th Anniversary Celebration: PathMakers To Peace, November 15.

Contact: 41 Schermerhorn Street, PMB 106, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 718-624-5921; bfp@; http://www.brooklyn

ARTS - The 77th Annual Conference For Community Arts will take place November 19-22, in Los Angeles. The conference provides development and networking opportunities for staff, faculty, trustees and teaching artists at more than 350 arts education organizations and programs.

Contact: 520 8th Ave., Suite 302, New York, NY 10018; 212- 268-3337; guildinfo@ nationalguildorg; http://communityartsed.

SCHOOL OF AMERICAS - The annual vigil to protest the School of the Americas is scheduled for November 21-23 at Fort Benning, GA, by School of the Americas (SOA) Watch.

Contact: SOA Watch, PO Box 4566, Washington, DC 20017; 202-234-3440; [email protected];

TEACHERS - The 13th Annual Teaching for Social Justice Curriculum Fair will be held November 22, in Chicago.

Contact: 415-676-7844; [email protected];

HUMAN RIGHTS - The 10th Biannual Southern Human Rights Organizers’ Conference (SHROC X) will be held December 12-14 in Savannah, GA.

Contact: 662-334-1122; rightsms;

CUBA/WOMEN - Artwoman: The 1st International Festival of Women Artists will be held December 12-14 in Havana, Cuba.

Contact: http://www.womenand

U.S. SOCIAL FORUM - The United States Social Forum is currently fundraising through 2014 to raise funds for the 2015 U.S. Social Forum.

Contact: USSF 2010, Detroit, MI 48226; [email protected];

GUANTANAMO - January 11, 2015 marks 13 years of Guantanamo. Protests are planned worldwide.


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