Subject: How to achieve peace in Ukraine – Sonoma Sun

Posted on November 22, 2022 by Sonoma Valley Sun

Medea Benjamin, a grassroots organizer working to end American militarism, speaks about How to Achieve Peace in Ukraine at a Nov. 28 conference in Sonoma. The 2 p.m. in-person event will take place at Sonoma Methodist Church, 109 Patten St.

It is presented by the Praxis Peace Institute.

Medea Benjamin is the co-founder of CODEPINK, a grassroots, women-led organization that supports peace and human rights initiatives and redirects our tax dollars to health, education, green jobs, and other employment programs. affirmation of life.

She was also a co-founder of the human rights group, Global Exchange. Médée is the author of several books, including The War in Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless War, which will feature in this program and will be available for purchase.

Benjamin is the quintessential activist, making waves for peace and environmental and social justice nationally and internationally. She is described as “one of America’s most committed – and effective – fighters for human rights” by New York Newsday, she received the Peace Prize from the US Peace Memorial Foundation (2012) and was a recipient of the Gandhi Peace Prize in 2014.

She also received the 2010 Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace Award from the Fellowship of Reconciliation. His previous books include Drone Warfare: Remote Kill, Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the US-Saudi Connectionand menside Iran: The True History and Politics of the Islamic Republic of Iran. His articles appear regularly in outlets such as The Hill, Salon, CommonDreams, The Progressive and Huff Post.

Tickets are $20. A separate ticket reception is $25.

Jessica C. Bell