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1997 Events
compiled by Jean Buskin, bb369@scn.org

Sat April 10th, 1PM, Broadway and E John, Capitol Hill;
a vigil and leafletting to oppose the US/NATO bombing of Yugoslavia. (probably a small event, same planners of larger April 22 demonstration)
sponsoring groups include Nonviolent Action Community of Cascadia, Fellowship of Reconciliation, International Socialist Organization, Freedom Socialist Party, Radical Women, Communist Party - USA, Vietnam Veterans Against the War Anti-Imperialist, Seattle Women Act for Peace, Anti-Intervention Network
info NACC 206-547-0952

Mon April 12, 12:30-2 p.m., HUB 109
University of Washington; CRISIS IN KOSOVO: An Education Forum
Panelists:
Sabrina Ramet, Professor, Jackson School of International Studies:
"Historical Background on the Current Crisis in Kosovo";
Stephen Majeski, Professor, Political Science Department:
"U.S. Policy in Yugoslavia: Negotiations and Military Intervention";
Bruce Kochis, Senior Lecturer, Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, UW
Bothell, UW Human Rights Education and Research Network:
"Human Rights and Humanitarian Response in the Kosovo Crisis";
Sponsored by UW Human Rights Education and Research Network
Co-sponsors: Political Science Department; Russian, Eastern European and Central Asian Studies Center; Jackson School of International Studies
Info: 206-543-9606 or Human Rights Education Research Network hrern@u.washington.edu

Tues April 13, 7 - 9 p.m., and possibly subsequent Tuesdays; at Town Hall Seattle, Eighth and Seneca, just east of the I-5 freeway across from downtown Seattle.
"What's at Stake in Kosovo?" Experts, citizens to examine the issues. Puget Sound citizens are invited to participate in free public forums where the crisis in the Balkans will be discussed and debated by experts and activists from a variety of viewpoints.
Moderator for the first Kosovo Forum will be Barry Mitzman of KCTS-TV.
Public radio's Sandy Bradley will welcome the audience and present a short program of music from the Balkans. Audience participation will be encouraged, and relief agencies are invited to set up informational booths in the lobby.
Discussion on April 13 will focus on human rights, strategic issues, and the refugee crisis. Among the panelists will be:
The Kosovo Forums will continue weekly at Town Hall on Tuesday nights as events dictate. Sponsored by the non-profit Town Hall Association, the forums are intended to help citizens gain a more solid understanding of the complex issues in the Balkans, and to provide local residents with opportunities to help the refugees and find humane resolutions of the crisis.
Town Hall is a newly opened community cultural center;
info Seattle Town Hall townhallseattle@msn.com or David Brewster or Spider Kedelsky 206-652-HALL (4255).

Weds April 14, 7 p.m., at NACC offices, 3rd floor, University Baptist Church, 4554 12th NE at NE 47th, U-district;
planning meeting for opposition to NATO attacks; participating groups so far include Nonviolent Action Community of Cascadia, Fellowship of Reconciliation, International Socialist Organization, Freedom Socialist Party, Radical Women, Communist Party - USA, Vietnam Veterans Against the War Anti-Imperialist, Seattle Women Act for Peace, Anti-Intervention Network;
info NACC 206-547-0952

Thurs. April 15, 7 PM, at Seattle Central Community College, Broadway and Pine, Capitol Hill, Room 4106;
"Town Hall Meeting: War in Kosovo - Why You Should Oppose the Bombing",
Speakers: Nan McMurry, Fellowship of Reconciliation; Geov Parrish, Nonviolent Action Community of Cascadia; Fred Miller, Peace Action; Lian Schmidt, International Socialist Organization;
Information: 206-292-8809
Friday April 16, 10 a.m. - noon,at Seattle Central Community College, Broadway and Pine, Capitol Hill, Room 1110;
panel discussion / teach-in on the war in Kosova;
sponsored by Students for Peace & Justice; International Socialist Organization;
info Dick Burton 206-587-2916
Tuesday April 20 and subsequent Tuesdays; see April 13 listing above.
Thursday April 22nd, 5PM
Starting from the Federal Building, 2nd & Marion, downtown Seattle, marching to Westlake, 4th & Pine, More details by the 12th.
MAJOR MARCH TO OPPOSE THE US/NATO BOMBING OF YUGOSLAVIA.
sponsoring groups so far include Nonviolent Action Community of Cascadia, Fellowship of Reconciliation, International Socialist Organization, Freedom Socialist Party, Radical Women, Communist Party - USA, Vietnam Veterans Against the War Anti-Imperialist, Seattle Women Act for Peace, Anti-Intervention Network, see planning mtg April 14 to get involved,
info NACC 206-547-0952


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