A Pre-Convention Reception evening honors Veterans For Peace 2016 Howard Zinn Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Visiting VFP UK members host a discussion” Undermining Militarism in the UK.” Pat Scanlon sings his new song “Extremist”
Wednesday, August 10, 7-9pm, Room 212
Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness Ave, San Franciso
FREE: Consider contributing your favorite dessert to share.
More Info: vfpnationalconvention.org
Convention: August 11-15, Clark Kerr Campus, UC Berkeley
The Howard Zinn lifetime achievement Award is bestowed to a person who has mad significant & onging outstanding contributions to the cause of peace. This individual also has made exceptional efforts to increase public swareness of the cost of war (via activism, teaching, writing, lecturing, the arts, music, film, stage, screen or radio.
Panel discussion by Veterans For Peace United Kingdom (VFP UK) menmbers features: Ben Griffin is the coordinator & founding member of VFP UK & served in the British Army Special Air Service (SAS); Daniel Lenham, served in the British Royal Air Force; Nadia Mitichell, served in the British Army.
VFP member Pat Scanlon sings “Extremist” Pat served as the coordinator of the “Smedley Butler Brigade” Boston VFP Chapter. He was featured in the “Daily Kos” as a rebel songwriter.