Peace activist Kathy Kelly to speak at Union

Publication Date

Peace activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Kathy Kelly will speak Thursday, Feb. 28, from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. in Karp 005.


Her talk, “Speaking Truth About the U.S. Role in the Permanent Warfare State,” is free and open to the public.

A founding member of Voices in the Wilderness, Kelly is a co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. She has traveled to Iraq, Afghanistan and Gaza.

Kelly has been arrested more than 60 times at home and abroad, including in January in New York City as part of a two-week Fast for Yemen.

The talk is sponsored by Campus Protestant Ministries, Catholic Student Association, Asian Studies and GSWS Programs, History and Political Science Departments, Peace@Union and Women Against War.