Medea Benjamin, cofounder of CodePink, Women for Peace, will be speaking in Gainesville on Nov. 6–7.
On Nov. 6, she will be at Ustler Hall, University of Florida, at 6:30 pm with a reception to follow. The title of her talk is Empowering Women in the Peace Movement.
On Nov. 7, there will be a protest from 3-5 pm starting at Main Street and University Avenue, and proceeding over to Prioria Robotics for a demonstration at 4:20 pm.
Later on Nov. 7 at 6 pm, she will be at Wild Iris bookstore talking about her book, “Drone Warfare, Killing by Remote Control.” A reception and book signing will follow in the Civic Media Center Courtyard.
The UF event is cosponsored by UF Women’s Studies, Gainesville CODEPINK, National Organization for Women, and Gainesville Chapter of Veterans for Peace.
The talk at Wild Iris is cosponsored by Wild Iris, CodePink, Gainesville Chapter of Veterans for Peace, Students for Justice in Palestine and the CMC.
Contact Jacquebetz@gmail.com, local coordinator for CodePink, or call 352-514-2557.