A better world IS possible: A conversation with Kathy Kelly

September 11, 2023 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Kathy Kelly by Robert Shetterly

The Syracuse Peace Council invites you to an evening with peace activist Kathy Kelly.

Drawing from what she has learned while living alongside people in various war zones, (Afghanistan, Iraq, Gaza), Kathy will extol the possibility of abolishing all wars. She will describe the forthcoming Merchants of Death Tribunal, and call on military contractors to convert to manufacturing things useful. From 2010 to 2019 Kathy made over two dozen trips to Afghanistan, living with young Afghan Peace Volunteers in a working-class neighborhood in Kabul.With Voices in the Wilderness companions, from 1996 – 2003, she traveled 27 times to Iraq, defying the economic sanctions and remaining in Iraq throughout the Shock and Awe bombing and the initial weeks of the U.S. invasion and occupation.Kathy is helping prepare evidence for the Merchants of Death War Crimes Tribunal which begins November 12, 2023, and she is board president of World BEYOND War.