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IL, Chicago: Eyes Wide Open - Focus on Iraqis - Human Cost of the Iraq War




Where: Grant Park, Jackson and Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60603

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In January 2004, the American Friends Service Committee unveiled Eyes Wide Open in Chicago's Federal Plaza with 504 pairs of boots, each tagged with the name, rank, age and home state of a fallen soldier or Marine. With each passing week, each stop in a new city, more pairs of boots are added to represent the newly fallen. This Memorial Day weekend, the exhibit returns to Chicago, the city where it all started.

Sunday, May 27 - Focus on Iraqis

11:00 a.m. Quaker meeting for worship

4:00 p.m. Inter-faith meeting
Kathy Kelly, Voices for Creative Non-violence
Raed Jarrar Iraq Consultant, AFSC

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August 2-6: Peace and Democracy Conference at Democracy Convention in Minneapolis, Minn.


September 22-24: No War 2017 at American University in Washington, D.C.


October 28: Peace and Justice Studies Association Conference

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