JOIN US in DC for events THIS WEEK!


Hear CODEPINK co-founder Medea Benjamin speak at the Breaking Through Power Conference!

The Breaking Through Power Conference will showcase the insights inspiring leaders have gained over the years and offer perspectives on new innovations and strategies for future efforts. Speakers include Ralph Nader, Barry Sheck of the Innocence Project, Robert Greenwald of Brave New Films, author Chris Hedges, as well as the amazing CODEPINK co-founder Medea Benjamin!

When: May 23-26. Medea will be speaking on Wednesday, May 25, during the 9:00 am morning session, "Waging Peace For a Change".
Where: DAR Constitution Hall | 1776 D Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20006
Registration: Find details about registration, and register online here online. 

Meet Reverend Billy Talon at Busboys & Poets on May 25 to hear about his new book: The Earth Wants YOU

Join us to welcome and support our friend Reverend Billy Talon. Performance artist and eco/anti-consumerism activist Reverend Billy will be presenting his new book: The Earth Wants YOU, a motivational handbook meant to inspire its readers to challenge the consumerism, racism and militarism that are killing our planet. Reverend Billy and his choir of singing-activists are on the front lines of creative direct action.

When: May 25 at 6 PM
Where: Busboys & Poets | 2021 U St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20036

Join CODEPINK for a Peace Vigil at Union Station to raise awareness about U.S. crimes against Okinawan women

On April 28th another horrendous crime occurred outside of a U.S. base in Okinawa, Japan. A former U.S. marine confessed to raping and killing a 20-year-old Okinawan woman named Rina Shimabukuro. Join us for a silent peace vigil to demonstrate the silence felt by too many women around the world because of U.S. military bases. Join us to remember Rina-san and all the women who for over 70 years been subjected to these horrors. For more information, contact Alice:

When: May 26 at 5:30 PM
Where: Union Station (across from the post office museum)
Wear black, bring anti-U.S. base signs!

In solidarity,
Alice, Alli, Marwa, Medea, Rebecca, and Tighe

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