Join UFPJ Allies at the World Social Forum in Montreal Aug. 9-14

It’s hard to believe that the World Social Forum is already well underway in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It seems like just yesterday that UFPJ was on some of the earliest North American outreach calls with the social forum united for peace and justice montreal This week, there are hundreds of workshops and actions going on around the city, which is hosting thousands of participants. Some of them are being co-hosted by close UFPJ allies and partners. These include the workshops on nuclear disarmament and organizing against militarism being held by Peace and Planet, like: There’s also a chance to meet with members of Iraqi civil society, some of whom have partnered with us in opposition to the US invasion and occupation of their country at Baghdad Cafè with the Iraqi Social Forum. United for Peace and Justice’s co-convener, Terry Rockefeller- a representative of Sept. 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows-, will also be on a panel with members of the Iraqi Social Forum at International Solidarity with the Iraqi Protests and with People’s Civil Struggle in Middle-East Against Fundamentalism, Sectarianism and Authoritarianism. Daesh (IS) is not the only threat! We hope those of you in Montreal will be able to connect with our allies at these enriching events and that your discussions will influence the direction and power of our future organizing for peace and justice. If your organization is hosting an event at the Social Forum, please let us know at info.ufpj[at]

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