Thursday, June 1, 2017

Coming to Richmond: June 16-18, 2017

What's coming?

United National Antiwar Coalition
UNAC Conference 2017

Check out the roster of speakers:


  • Adeeb Abed - Longtime Palestinian Activist; Founder & President, Arab American Association of Central Virginia
  • Willem Arondreus - 1 of 200 activists facing felony riot charges from the police kettle action during the Trump inauguration protests
  • Bahman Azad - U.S. Peace Council
  • Abayomi Azikiwe - Pan African News Wire
  • Ajamu Baraka, National Spokesperson and Founder of Black Alliance for Peace and V.P. Candidate for Green Party in 2016
  • Brian Becker - ANSWER Coalition
  • Medea Benjamin - CODEPINK
  • Maurice Carney - Friends of the Congo
  • Glen Ford - Black Agenda Report
  • Ana Edwards - Sacred Ground Historical Reclamation Project
  • Pat Elder - National Coalition to Protect Student Privacy
  • Bernadette Ellorin - BAYAN-USA
  • Sara Flounders - International Action Center
  • Bruce Gagnon - Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space
  • Lawrence Hamm - People's Organization for Progress (POP)
  • Tamara Hansen - Mobilization Against War & Occupation (MAWO)
  • Jaribu Hill - Mississippi Workers Center for Human Rights
  • Rebecca Wooden Keel - Southerners on New Ground (SONG) - Richmond
  • Margaret Kimberley - Black Agenda Report
  • Cassia Laham - People's Opposition to War, Imperialism, and Racism (POWIR)
  • Joe Lombardo - UNAC Co-Coordinator
  • Jeff Mackler- Socialist Action
  • Ray McGovern - Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity
  • Charo Mina-Rojas, Proceso de Comunidades Negras en Colombia (PCN) and Colombian Ethnic Commission for Peace
  • Raymond Palatino - Chairperson, Metro-Manila Chapter of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN)
  • James Ricks - Upstate (NY) Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars
  • Lee Robinson - All African People's Revolutionary Party (GC)
  • Adria Scharf - Richmond Peace Education Center
  • David Swanson - World Beyond War
  • Clarence Thomas - ILWU Local 10
  • Whitney Whiting - Virginia Community Activist in the campaign to stop the Atlantic Coastal Pipeline
  • Phil Wilayto - Editor, The Virginia Defender; Coordinator, Odessa Solidarity Campaign
  • Mekdes Woineshet - Movement for Black Lives Activist
  • Ann Wright - Retired U.S. Army Colonel & former diplomat.
  • Kevin Zeese - Popular Resistance Representative - Raise Up / Fight for $15