Student Peace Action Network National Summit

Starting Date: 04-09-2004
Ending Date: 04-11-2004

University Of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois 60637
United States
301-565-4050 x322
The SPAN National Summit will be held on April 9th - 11th at the University of Chicago in Chicago, IL. This year’s summit works to promote students’ resistance to militarism through education, training and action. The main days, Saturday and Sunday, will be filled with workshops, speakers, panels, film screenings and roundtable discussions. The deadline for travel scholarships is Friday, March 5th. All forms and flyers can be downloaded from the SPAN website at

Workshops include:
*anti-racism training
*non-violent civil disobedience training
*Countering military recruitment in schools
*Resisting the PATRIOT Act and other assaults on civil liberties
*Stopping nuclear proliferation
*Media and your message
*Area Studies Reform/Title VI
*Arts and activism
*Strategic campaign planning

*Keynote address from world renowned peace activist, scholar and journalist Colman McCarthy

*Panel on US-Middle East relations,
including the occupation of Iraq and Palestine

*Film screening of Uncovered: The Whole Truth About the Iraq War

*Roundtable discussions on issues such as alliance building, Queer rights and the peace movement, high school organizing, linking peace activism to local community-based struggles, building sustainable activist organizations and more!
Geographical Scope: National

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