CT United for Peace Educational Forums May-June, 2011
Hear Vijay Prashad, Assistant Professor of International Studies, Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Title: The Arab Spring and the Libyan Storm
Friday, May 6, 7p.m., Marcus White Living Room, Marcus White Hall, Central Connecticut State Univ., New Britain
Hear Carol Miller: The Militarization of New Mexico and its Impact on the Rural Poor.
Carol Miller is a public health activist who has been living in a frontier mountain village in northern New Mexico downwind from the Bechtel Los Alamos nuclear bomb factory.
Miller is a longtime peace activist and nuclear abolitionist who opposes the ongoing militarization of New Mexico and the US and calls for the conversion to a peace economy. She is a founder and Co-Chair of the Peaceful Skies Coalition of northern New Mexico and Colorado, which is currently fighting the US Air Force and its plans to turn 94,000 square miles of the Rocky Mountains into a low altitude flight training area.
Sunday, May 15, 2:30 p.m., Church of the Holy Trinity, 381 Main St., Side Door, Middletown, CT, upstairs room