The UNAC Conference is here

The UNAC Conference is here

June 16-18, 2017
Greater Richmond Convention Center
403 North 3rd Street, Richmond, VA 23219

Have you registered yet?  Register here: registration_7.html


You can also come and register at the door


There is no substitute for being at the conference and interacting with the movement leaders and activists who will be there, but if you absolutely can not make it, you can still view a live stream of the conference here: playlist?list= PLatnOpu3eZimt5YieDM5MFzDPGe0Z QgzI.  To see who is speaking and at what time, please see the program on the conference web site:
UNAC founding Conference, 2010
Lynne Stewart and friends at last UNAC conference
UNAC 2015 conference


As of June 6, more than 100 organizations will be represented, with more than 60 speakers, including:

  • Adeeb Abed, Founder & President, Arab American Assoc.
    of Central Virginia
  • Abayomi Azikiwe – Editor, Pan African News Wire (Detroit, MI)
  • Bahman Azad – Organization Secretary of US Peace Councel
  • Ajamu Baraka, 2016 Vice Pres. Green Party candidate; Founder, Black Alliance for Peace
  • Brian Becker, Director, ANSWER Coalition
  • Medea Benjamin, Co-Founder, CODE PINK
  • Matyas Benyik, Chair, ATTAC-Hungary (Budapest, Hungary)
  • Maurice Carney, Executive Director, Friends of the Congo
  • Ana Edwards, Chair, Sacred Ground Historical Reclamation Project
  • Sara Flounders, Co-Coordinator, International Action Center
  • Glen Ford, Executive Editor, Black Agenda Report
  • Ewa Groszewska – Co-Organizer, Social Forum of Eastern Europe? & Coop. Bet. East & South? (Wroclaw, Poland)
  • Tamara Hansen, Mobilization Against War & Occupation
    (Vancouver, Canada)
  • Jaribu Hill, Executive Director, Mississippi Workers Center
    for Human Rights
  • Bruce Gagnon, Coordinator, Global Network Against Weapons
    & Nuclear Power in Space
  • Rebecca Wooden Keel, Southerners On New Ground (SONG) (Richmond, VA)
  • Margaret Kimberley, Editor & Senior Columnist, Black Agenda Report
  • Ray LaForest, Director, Haiti Support Network
  • Hyun Lee, Zoom in Korea
  • Joe Lombardo, Co-Coordinator, United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC)
  • Raoph Poynter, Organizer, Lynne Stewart Defense Cmty
  • Ray McGovern, former CIA analyst; Co-Founder, Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity
  • Charo Mina-Rojas, Afro-Colombian activist with the Colombian
    Ethnic Commission for Peace (Colombia)
  • Prigarin Alexandr, Professor, Odessa National University (Ukraine)
  • Adria Scharf, Director, Richmond Peace Education Center
  • Malcolm Suber, Take Em Down NOLA; New Orleans Workers Group
  • David Swanson, Co-Founder & Director, World Beyond War (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Clarence Thomas, International Longshore & Warehouse Union (Oakland, CA)
  • Carolina Velez, ICE Out of RVA (Richmond, VA)
  • Gail Walker, Executive Director, IFCO / Pastors for Peace
  • Whitney Whiting, Community Activist campaign to stop the Atlantic Coastal Pipeline (Richmond, VA)
  • Phil Wilayto, Editor, The Virginia Defender (Richmond, VA)
  • Ann Wright, Ret. U.S. Army Colonel, former diplomat
    & active in CODE PINK and Veterans for Peace
  • Kevin Zeese, Director, Popular Resistance
  • And a Representative from Raise Up Fight for $15
  • Plus speakers are from many other countries, including Canada, Colombia, the Philippines, Poland, Hungary, Russia, Ukraine and Venezuela, as well as participants from Burundi, Nepal and Nigeria.

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