October 5, 2014 – October 24, 2014

2014 WFPSE Fall Speakers Tour: Yes to Fair Trade, No to Free Trade!

During the month of October, we will host Julia Vallejos, a Nicaraguan fair trade advocate credited as a founding member of Masilí; a free trade zone factory. Julia will give her perspectives on how free trade policies and U.S. corporate practices have affected her community and the choices we as consumers can make to support alternative trade models like Masilí.

Julia will visit 4 states, during the following dates:

  • Kentucky from October 5th to the 9th,
  • Nashville, Tenessee on October 10th,
  • Asheville, NC from October 12th-14th,
  • Burlington, NC on October 15th,
  • The Triangle, NC October 16-20, and
  • Virginia October 21-25.

More details on speaking events can be found by clicking here.


Start: October 5, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 24, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: 4-State Tour: KY, TN, NC & VA!
Phone: 9198569468
United States

November 13, 2014

Colombia Delegation Report-Back

Come listen to a report-back from a recent Witness for Peace Southeast delegation to Colombia. A few highlights of this delegation include:

- Visiting the first-ever urban peace community in Colombia,
- Meetings with Afro-Colombian, Indigenous, Campesino & Labor leaders,
- A clearer understanding of what it takes to move towards Peace in Colombia,
- A paradigm-shifting experience for our delegates.

Our report-back will be one of the Peace Lunch Forum events at NC State University. More information about the Peace Lunch Foum can be found at: http://www.pcmraleigh.org/peace-lunch-forum

Please contact Ron at 919-856-9468 or [office at wfpse dot org] if you would like to be involved in our emerging Colombia Solidarity Campaign.

Start: November 13, 2014 1:10 am
End: November 13, 2014 2:10 pm

November 21, 2014 – November 23, 2014

25th SOA Anniversary Vigil

We will be traveling to Columbus, Georgia, to participate in the 25th SOA Anniversary Vigil!

Contact Ron at 919-856-9468 or at [office at wfpse dot org] if you’re interested in car-pooling and/or sharing lodging with other people traveling from the Southeast. The vigil starts on Friday, November 21st, and finishes Sunday, November 23rd in the early afternoon.

More information about the vigil will be available at http://www.soaw.org/take-action/november-vigil

We hope you can join us!

Start: November 21, 2014 8:00 am
End: November 23, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Fort Benning
Columbus, GA, United States

December 4, 2014

WFPSE Focus Groups

As of June 1, 2014, Witness for Peace Southeast has a new Regional Director, and he’d like to hear from you.

We will be coordinating a series of focus groups so that Ron can learn from our supporters and get some feedback on how Witness for Peace Southeast could be more effective in our work.

Contact Ron at 919-856-9468 or at [office at wfpse dot org] to learn how you can participate.

Start: December 4, 2014 6:00 pm
End: December 4, 2014 8:00 pm
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