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Forum on Reframing the Iraq War Discussion

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Starts Saturday, June 14, 2008 at 12:00 AM for 120 minutes

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Location: Unitarian Universalist Church in Cherry Hill, 401 North Kings Highway, Cherry Hill N.J.

Join us for a Public Forum on

Reframing the Iraq War Discussion

 

Friday, June 13, 2008 at 7 p.m.

 

Unitarian Universalist Church of Cherry Hill

401 North Kings Hwy, Cherry Hill NJ 08034

 

The forum will focus on the economic, social, ethical and legislative aspects of the war by area speakers with responses by elected officials and Congressional candidates. An interactive panel discussion and moderated question and answer session with the audience will follow.

 

Confirmed panelists to date:

 

U.S. Representative Robert Andrews, who currently represents New Jersey's First Congressional District.

 

Anna Berlinrut, cofounder of the Essex County, NJ. Chapter of Military Families Speak Out.

 

John Bruhns, an Iraq war veteran, Legislative Coordinator for United for Peace and Justice.

 

Dave Lindorff, an award-winning investigative journalist and author will discuss the growing concern about expansion of the war into Iran.

 

The Rev. Robert Moore, Executive Director of the Princeton-based Coalition for Peace Action and Pastor of East Brunswick Congregational Church.

 

Matt Thieke, Green Party candidate for Congressional District 1.

 

Jim Walsh, Program Director for NJ Citizen Action will speak about the war's impact on the people of New Jersey.

 

Invited participants: U.S. Senators Frank Lautenberg and Robert Menendez, House incumbents and Congressional candidates for the November election in Districts 1 and 3.

 

For more information, contact Cheryl at 609-828-0596 or cbw2000@comcast.net or visit www.uucinch.org or www.peacecoalition.org  for updates. Refreshments will follow the program.

Cosponsors: Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Cherry Hill, PDA/DFA Progressive Democracy South Jersey, South Jersey Campaign for Peace and Justice, NJ Citizen Action, and the Coalition for Peace Action Action.

 

Organization: Coalition of Peace and Justice Groups in South Jersey

Directions:

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Directions:

From Philadelphia, Camden and West

Take the Ben Franklin Bridge to Route 30 East. Follow signs for Routes 38 and 70 and then get on Route 38 East. Continue on 38 East, past the Cherry Hill Mall and turn right on Route 41, South (Kings Highway). Pass the Colestown Cemetery (on the right at the intersection of Kings Highway and Church Road). Go 0.5 mile. The Church is on the left with parking at the top of the hill.

From Toms River, Mt. Holly and East
Take Route 37 West to Route 530 West to Route 38 West. Pass the Moorestown Mall. Pass the exits for Route 73 and take the exit for Route 41 South (Kings Highway). Pass the Colestown Cemetery (on the right at the intersection of Kings Highway and Church Road). Go 0.5 mile. The Church is on the left with parking at the top of the hill.

From Delaware and South West
Take Route 295 North to exit 36/Route 73 North and then get on Route 41 South (Kings Highway). Pass the Colestown Cemetery (on the right at the intersection of Kings Highway and Church Road). Go 0.5 mile. The Church is on the left with parking at the top of the hill.

From the Atlantic City and South East
Take the Atlantic City Expressway to Route 73 North and then get on Route 41 South (Kings Highway). Pass the Colestown Cemetery (on the right at the intersection of Kings Highway and Church Road). Go .5 mile. The Church is on the left with parking at the top of the hill.

From Vineland and South
Take Route 55 North to Route 295 North to Exit 36, Route 73 North and then get on Route41 South (Kings Highway). Pass the Colestown Cemetery (on the right at the intersection of Kings Highway and Church Road). Go 0.5 mile. The Church is on the left with parking at the top of the hill.

From Trenton and North
Take 295 South to exit 36, Route 73 North and then get on Route 41 South (Kings Highway). Pass the Colestown Cemetery (on the right at the Highway and Church Road). Go 0.5 mile. The Church is on the left with parking at the top of the hill.

Contact Info: Cheryl Biren-Wright (cbw2000@comcast.net) 609-828-0596

(Registration Not Required)  

 

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Cheryl Biren is a Philadelphia-based researcher, writer, editor and photographer. From 2007-2011, she served on the editorial board of Opednews.com.

Cheryl has also consulted for the Rob Kall Radio Show with guests such as Noam Chomsky, (more...)
 

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