In the wake of the Peace Treaty between North and South Korea, we celebrate the women who have been working towards peace for years in Korea, including Christine Ahn, the Founder and International Coordinator of Women Cross DMZ. We also celebrate women here at home who are fighting against violence and working for peace in their communities. We are proud to announce our exciting panel of speakers, women on the frontlines acting for peace.
We’re excited to announce that the 2018 annual Mothers Day for Peace fundraising event will take place Sunday, June 10 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Agnes Scott College, Presser Hall, Gaines Auditorium, 141 E. College Ave, Decatur.
Come to connect the dots between nuclear weapons deployed abroad and the health of people and land here in the U.S. Learn how the most marginalized communities face the brunt of the silent and secret side of the nuclear threat in rural Georgia.
The extraordinary panel of women includes:
Christine Ahn: Founder and International Coordinator of Women Cross DMZ, a global movement of women mobilizing to end the Korean War, reunite families, and ensure women’s leadership in peace building.
Natalie Herrington: Community Organizer, Georgia WAND; born and raised in Burke County, Georgia, serves her community as a minister, organizer, mother, and daughter.
Leona Morgan: Co-Coordinator, Nuclear Issues Study Group, New Mexico, and co- founder of Diné No Nukes, to protect the water, air, land and health of Navajo communities impacted by uranium mines.
Denice Traina: Allied Health Professional, Central Savannah River Area (CSRA), Georgia, founder of the CSRA Peace Alliance, and former chair of the Georgia Green Party.
Moderated by Stephanie Cho: Executive Director, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Atlanta, Georgia. Stephanie was born in South Korea, grew up in Oregon, and has a labor and LGBTQ organizing background.
Entertainment by The Txlips Band, an all girl Atlanta-based rock band #BlackGirlMagic
Awards will be given to:
Jewish Voice for Peace
Colette Pichon Battle
Mrs. Dee Dee Chamblee
Charis Books & More
Tickets are available online here.
Student/Activist/Elder Ticket – $30
*No one will be turned away for lack of funds
Are you interested in joining the Host Committee? Great! We are able to do this work because of your support! Your name will be listed in the program at the event. You can join at the following levels:
We could really use your help! There’s lots to do and your time, talents and resources will be greatly appreciated! Please fill out this online volunteer form and indicate your interest in events.