Antiwar network national conference to take place at the University

The Campus Antiwar Network will be holding the 2010 National Conference Feb. 26 to Feb. 28 at the University.

According to a press release, the purpose of the conference is “to help build a grassroots student movement to fight imperialism and stand for human rights.”

The conference will host many events and is free for University students.

Saturday, Feb. 27, at 5:15 p.m. soldiers will be speaking to the public. This event will include stories from members of Iraq Veterans Against the War and Vietnam Veterans Against the War during their time in the military.

The conference will conclude with a national discussion Sunday, Feb. 28, at 11:30 a.m. This will include discussion on the roles of off-campus and alumni organizers as well as the roles of Regional Coordinators. It will then break up into regional caucus during which voting for Regional Coordinators will take place followed by discussions on Points of Unity, Resolutions and National Actions with the full assembly.

A full schedule of events can be found at http://campusantiwar.net/CANference_2010