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Check schedule regularly for future updates and any last-minute changes!

As we seek truth, justice, and reconciliation, join us for workshops, teach-ins, displays, art, a “truth-brary,” peaceful and nonviolent march & rally, music, creative street theater, camaraderie, and, of course…dance party for peace! Schedule of events:

Monday, April 22

9:30 a.m. – The People’s Response Press Conference, 6116 N. Central Expressway (SE corner of I-75/Central Expy & SMU Blvd map), Dallas. Come & help kick off the week’s events and be part of the photo op.

10:30 a.m. – Welcome Brunch at Cafe Express, 5307 E. Mockingbird Station #350, Dallas, TX 75206 (map).

11:30 a.m. – Creative Action with CODEPINK & the Backbone Campaign. Meet at Cafe Express, 5307 E. Mockingbird Station #350, Dallas, TX 75206 (map).

5:00 p.m. – Interfaith Service of Lamentation and Hope, Interfaith Peace Chapel at the Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs Road, Dallas, TX 75235 (map).

6:00 p.m. – Welcome Reception & Registration, Fellowship Hall, Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs Road, Dallas, TX 75235 (map). Meet and greet new and old friends and enjoy refreshments before the evening’s program.

7:00 p.m. – “Accountability for the Past; Democracy for the Future!” Fellowship Hall, Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs Road, Dallas, TX 75235 (map). Speakers include Ray McGovern (via Skype) and Kathy Kelly – opening keynote. Music by Jacob George and Emma’s Revolution.

Tuesday, April 23

7:00 a.m. – Sunrise Setting of the Crosses 6116 N. Central Expressway (SE corner of I-75/Central Expy & SMU Blvd), Dallas map.

9:30 a.m. – Iraq Veterans Against the War Press Conference. 6116 N. Central Expressway, Dallas (SE quadrant, I-75/Central Expy & SMU Blvd, map).

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – “Rx for an Ailing Democracy: Prescribing Peaceful Policies for People and the Planet,” Brown-bag lunch, Fellowship Hall, Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs Road, Dallas, TX 75235 (map). Bring your own lunch and listen to speakers, including Leah Bolger, Kathy Kelly, Gary Stuard, Molly Rooke, Clare Hanrahan, Coleman Smith. Followed with music by Emma’s Revolution.

2:00 p.m. – Creative Action w/CODEPINK & the Backbone Campaign. Meet outside the Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs Rd, Dallas, 75235 (map).

5:15 p.m. – “Truth and Consequences: The Human Cost of War,” Veterans, families, and Iraqi civilians share their stories. First Unitarian Church of Dallas, 4015 Normandy Ave., Dallas, TX 75205 (map). Speakers include Robert Bell, Leah Bolger, Col. (ret.) Ann Wright, Chas Jacquier, Jacob George, Geoff Millard, Michael Prysner, Salam Talib Hassan, Farah Muhsin, Joyce, Kevin & Debbie Lucey. Intermission with refreshments. Music by Emma’s Revolution.

Wednesday, April 24

9:00 – 10:30 a.m. – “Forum on Torture, Human Rights, and Civil Liberties.” Angelika Theater, 5321 E. Mockingbird Ln, Dallas, Tx, 75206 (map)Speakers include Col. Ann Wright, Gerry Condon, and Coleen Rowley.

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Peacekeeper Training & Pre-rally Briefing Angelika Theater, 5321 E. Mockingbird Ln, Dallas, Tx, 75206 (map).

2:00 p.m. – Creative Action, Zero Tolerance for Torture Meet at entrance to Mockingbird DART Station, 5465 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, 75206 (map).

7:45 p.m. – “Body of War” film screening; introduction by co-director and executive producer Phil Donahue and comments by veteran Tomas Young by via Skype. Angelika Theater, 5321 E. Mockingbird Ln, Dallas, Tx, 75206 (map). Free and open to the public. Seating is limited; click here to reserve a seat. Please share event flyer DonahueinDallasFlyer

10:30 p.m. – Play and Dance at Dallas’ Oldest Drum Jam! Wed Nights, 10pm ’til ?? Across the Street Bar, 5625 SMU Blvd, Dallas, TX 75026 map (just 2 blocks north on access road from the Angelika). Hosted by Michael Kinney

Thursday, April 25

8:30 a.m. – Rally/March/Demonstration. 6116 N. Central Expressway, Dallas (SE quadrant, I-75/Central Expy & SMU Blvd, map). In contrast to the festivity of the Bush Presidential Center dedication, we will be dressed in black as the March of the Dead, along with veterans, will lead a slow, respectful procession toward the Bush Center in remembrance of those tortured or killed. Signs and banners will be provided. If you bring your own, please keep them on-message and coordinated with the dramatic black and white visual. 6116 N. Central Expressway, Dallas (SE quadrant, I-75/Central Expy & SMU Blvd, map). Speakers include Col. Ann Wright, Phil Donahue, Coleen Rowley, Leah Bolger, TX State Representative Lon Burnam, Medea Benjamin, Chas Jacquier, and more.

3:30 – 5:30 p.m. – “The People’s Library” – alternative library; authors, book signing, Q & A. Greenland Hills United Methodist Church, 5835 Penrose Ave., Dallas, TX, 75206 mapSpeakers include David Swanson, Col. Ann Wright, Diane Wilson, and Medea Benjamin. *Directions from Greenland Hills UMC to Mockingbird Station (for those taking the orange line to University of Dallas, after the book talk): Walk west one block on Penrose to Matilda. Turn south on Matilda to the bright yellow bus stop sign. The Number 1 bus is scheduled to come at approximately 5:18 pm to get to the Mockingbird DART Station at 5:54 pm, or at 5:48 pm to get to the Mockingbird DART Station at 5:54 pm

7:00 p.m. – “We Need Not Be Enemies: The U.S. and Iran in the 21st Century.”  Will the same neocons and associated cast of characters that gave us Iraq give us Iran? Lawrence Wilkerson, former Chief of Staff for Secretary of State Colin Powell will speak at the University of Dallas, Haggerty Gallery, 1845 E Northgate Dr, Irving TX, 75062 (map). Near the University of Dallas DART stop on the orange line.

9:00 p.m. – Dance Party for Peace! First United Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall (behind church), 6202 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75214 (map). Food, friends, fun! Live music by the Dave Burris Group. Suggested donation, $10.

Friday, April 26

9:00 a.m. – “For the Sake of the Future,” motivational breakfast, Holiday Inn Market Center, 4500 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX, 75219 (map). How do we move forward? Debrief, plan, look ahead, share. Speakers include Diane Wilson, Rev. Diane Baker, Col. Ann Wright, Coleen Rowley, Rep. Lon Burnam. Followed by Open Mic.

 Check schedule regularly for future updates and any last-minute changes!

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