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National Action to End the Korean War

Date: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 10:30 to Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 04:30

.**POSTPONED UNTIL JULY 2020**

Join the Korea Peace Now! Grassroots Network, Peace Treaty Now, and the Korea Peace Network in Washington, D.C. to raise a unified voice for an end to the Korean War and peace on the Korean Peninsula. 

Please see the website for more information https://www.peaceaction.org/korea-peace-network/

SUNDAY, MARCH 15

1:00 – 2:30 PM:        END ENDLESS WARS, KOREA PEACE NOW!
March and rally at the White House
Location: Rally at Lafayette Square followed by march (route TBD)

3:00 – 5:00 PM:       KOREA PEACE NOW! GRASSROOTS NETWORK AND PEACE TREATY NOW JOINT NATIONAL CONVENING                                       
Location: Human Rights Campaign, 1640 Rhode Island Ave NW

5:30 – 7:00 PM:         DINNER (DOSIRAK MEALBOX + BUFFET)
We will provide dosirak for people coming just for the day and need to depart at 5pm to return to New York, Philadelphia, North Carolina, etc.

7:00 – 9:00 PM:        DWIPURI
9:00 – 10:00 PM:       CLEAN-UP
*From 12pm – 1pm the National Unification Advisory Council (aka Pyeong-tong) will have its own rally at Lafayette Park to support North and South Korea’s joint bid to co-host the 2032 Olympics as part of its campaign for peaceful unification. We are all invited to join the rally, and they will also stay for our rally beginning promptly at 1pm.

MONDAY, MARCH 16

ANNUAL KOREA PEACE NETWORK CONFERENCE

ST. MARK’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 301 A ST. SE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 200038:30 – 9:00 AM:         CHECK-IN AND BREAKFAST
9:00 – 9:15 AM:          WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS BY KEVIN MARTIN, KOREA PEACE NETWORK CHAIR
9:15 – 10:45 AM:         THE YEAR AHEAD: KOREA PEACE ADVOCACY STRATEGY AND TACTICS FOR 2020
10:45 – 11:00 AM:       BREAK
11:00 – 12:30 PM:       ADVOCACY TRAINING AND OVERVIEW       Dan Jasper, American Friends Service Committee
Elizabeth Beavers, Women Cross DMZ
Kate Parsons, Mennonite Central Committee

12:30 – 1:30 PM:         LUNCH
PUBLIC FORUM: THE PATH TO PEACE IN THE 70TH YEAR OF THE KOREAN WAR
Same location

1:30 – 2:O0 PM:           KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY DR. BRUCE CUMINGS
2:00 – 3:15 PM:           70 YEARS OF THE KOREAN WAR
Intergenerational Korean American woman dialogue
Joy Lee Powell Gebhard
Aiyoung Choi, Women Cross DMZ
Grace Choi, Re-generation Movement
Minju Bae, Nodutdol for Korean Community Development
Moderator: Sophie Yeonhee Lee, Korea Peace Now! Hawaii

3:15 – 3:30 PM:          BREAK
3:30 – 4:30 PM:         THE PATH TO PEACE
Jessica Lee, Quincy Institute
Joy Yoon, Ignis Community
Erik Sperling, Just Foreign Policy
Moderator: Catherine Killough, Women Cross DMZ

TUESDAY, MARCH 17
ALL DAY:                         KOREA PEACE ADVOCACY IN ASSIGNED TEAMS

Location: 
Washington D.C.