Medea Benjamin, peace and justice activist

Medea Benjamin, peace and justice activist
Wednesday, October 25 12:30pm & 7:30pm

Athens, Ohio
Anti-war and economic justice activist and CODEPINK (http://www.codepink4peace.org/) and Global Exchange (http://www.globalexchange.org/) co-founder Medea Benjamin will be in Athens for two events:

12:30 p.m. Brown bag
Lower level at UCM (18 North College) (http://www.ucmathens.org/). Ms. Benjamin will dialogue with students and community members about individual activism — its necessity, its inspiration, etc.

7:30 p.m. An Evening with Medea Benjamin
Baker Center Ballroom, OU campus (http://www.ohiou.edu/athens/bldgs/baker.html). Ms. Benjamin will talk about the Iraq War, the role of the anti-war women’s group CODEPINK, and her most recent trip to the Middle East in late summer.

Both events are free and open to everyone. For more information, call Christie Truly at the Appalachian Peace and Justice Network (http://www.apjn.org/), 740-592-2608. For more info on Ms. Benjamin, including audio of speeches, see
(http://www.globalexchange.org/getInvolved/speakers/12.html).

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