Saturday, January 16, 2010

Essential Dissent: Elliott Adams on Gaza

Essential Dissent: Elliott Adams on Gaza - Part 1 of 2

"In October 2009, Elliott Adams was part of a seven-day delegation to Gaza sponsored by Physicians For Social Responsibility.

The following short biography is provided by Veterans For Peace:

Elliott Adams was a paratrooper in the infantry serving in Viet Nam, Japan, Korea, and Alaska. He has served his local community in a variety of capacities such as: President of the School Board, Mayor, Committee Chair of BSA Explorer Post 17, President of Rotary, Master of the Masonic Lodge.

Elliott left politics to become an activist. Attending untold numbers of demonstrations, working at many levels, from stapling signs to doing logistics and organizing work for United For Peace and Justice and War Resisters League, School Of Americas Watch, Peace Has No Borders, Veterans For Peace and many other organizations, at events across the country.

Elliott moved from being a soldier to a nonviolent warrior. He is Nonviolent Training Coordinator for Veterans For Peace, is a nonviolence trainer for the Fellowship Of Reconciliation and on their CCP Leadership Team. He has also done nonviolence and social movement trainings for School Of Americas Watch, Peacemakers of Schoharie, Student Environmental Action Coalition, War Resistors League, and other groups.

He is now dedicating his life to stopping this war and stopping all war.

Sponsor: Broome County Peace Action

Thanks to: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Binghamton"

Part 1

Part 2

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