Monday, 22 July 2013

Books Not Bombs

As member of NYSPC, SPAN is additionally concerned within the Books Not Bombs Campaign. The Books not Bombs Campaign concerns funding education as opposition war together with A finish to on-campus military enlisting. The campaign has enclosed legislature call days, petitions, student strikes, contingents in national protest. As a {part of} the Books Not Bombs Campaign SPAN additionally took part during a National Youth Convergence control to counter 2004 Republican National Convention likewise as collaborating within the wider protest at each the Republican and Democratic National Conventions.

Student Peace Action Network was shaped in 1995. Originally known as the Peace Action field Network, it formally became the coed Peace Action Network in 1996. Its earliest actions enclosed a campaign for Human Rights in Mexico with a level on the crisis in Chiapas and additionally a campaign to shut the varsity of Americas.

SPAN was additionally active within the anti-globalization movement, giving direct action coaching for IMF/World Bank protesters, and organizing contingents in many IMF/World Bank protests. In 2002, it participated during a joint march against each the IMF/World Bank and therefore the then risk of a North American nation invasion of Irak. 

In the response to the War on Terror SPAN helped kind the National Youth and Student Peace Coalition together with alternative outstanding student teams. As a reaction to the Saint George Bush’s plans to invade Irak, SPAN organized teach-ins against the war on Gregorian calendar month seven, 2002. 

In 2003 SPAN organized and co-sponsored together with Sept eleventh Families for Peaceful Tomorrows and therefore the Japanese Congress against the A and H-Bombs the Survivors Speak: From metropolis to 9/11 Tour. The tour consisted of Saint Andrew the Apostle Rice whose brother was killed on 9/11 and Seiko Ikeda, a metropolis survivor speaking on the requirement for AN finish of the employment of violence. The tour reached seven faculties, as well as Harvard, Dartmouth, and therefore the University of Latest Hampshire. 

In 2007 SPAN participated within the North American nation Social Forum, organizing a workshop on counter-recruitment. SPAN additionally participates within the annual assume outside the Bomb Youth Nuclear problems Conference at the University of Golden State, Santa Barbara.