Medea Benjamin of CodePink to visit Central Oklahoma with multiple speaking engagements
Medea Benjamin is co-founder of Code Pink and the international human rights organization Global Exchange. She is the author of eight books on her 30 years work for social justice in Central America, Africa, the Middle East, Israel/Palestine, women’s issues, torture, and drones.
Described by the Los Angeles Times as “one of the high profile leaders of the peace movement” she was one of 1,000 women from 140 countries nominated to receive the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the millions of women who do essential global peace work.
Her visit is sponsored by Americans Against the Next War, a coalition of local organizations and citizens seeking just and peaceful solutions to global disagreements and conflicts, making arrangements with local universities to share Medea’s message to their students for a rounded discussion on world events.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
- 12:00 Noon Lecture at OCU Great Hall in McDaniel Center (doors open at 11:30 am)
- 5:00 Kerr Auditorium at Natural History Museum, Norman (doors open)
- 5:30 Lecture Starts at Nat’l Hist Museum – Kerr Auditorium
- 6:30 Book signing
- 7:00 Dinner, short talk, Q&A (must RSVP to attend – firstname.lastname@example.org)
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
- 12:00 OSU Luncheon/Lecture at OSU Student Union Ballroom (RSVP required, contact Jamie Hadwin, OSU, 405-744-4035, or email email@example.com)
- 6:30, Church of Open Arms – 3131 N. Penn, OKC
FREE and open to the public. Co-sponsored by: AANW Americans Against the Next War, The Peace House, Herland Sister Resources, Center for Conscience in Action. Join Facebook event.
- 6:30 doors open
- 7:00 Presentation
- 8:00 Book signing