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Coalition Against NATO/G8 War & Poverty Agenda (CANG8) announces speakers and cultural performers that will join CANG8 on stage for the rally against the NATO summit.


Sunday, May 20th

Petrillo Band Shell, Columbus Drive and Jackson Drive, Grant Park, Chicago 



10:30 – Tom Morello

11:00 – Rebel Diaz

11:30 – Anti-Eviction Campaign and Southside Together Organized for Power performers:  Fearless Leading by the Youth; Frank Mu; and Mic Terrist 

Noon:  Speakers


Rev. Jesse Jackson – Rainbow PUSH Coalition

Ann Wright – retired colonel, US Army

Armando Robles  – United Electrical workers

Carlos Montes – Committee to Stop FBI Repression

Chicago Teachers Union

Hatem Abudayyeh – US Palestinian Community Network

Inge H̦ger РMember of European Parliament

Iraq Veterans Against the War

Jean Ross – National Nurses United

Kathy Kelly – Voices for Creative Nonviolence

Malik Mujahid – Muslim Peace Coalition

Medea Benjamin – Code Pink

Mumia Abu Jamal

Vijay Prashad – author

Abayomi Azikiwe – Pan African News Wire

Ahmed Shawki – Egypt Solidarity Campaign

Alison Bodine – Mobilization Against War and Occupation, Vancouver

Angela Walker – Amalgamated Transit Union

Bernadette Ellorin – BAYAN

Bruce Dixon – Black Agenda Report

Chris Gavreau – United National Antiwar Coalition

Coalition to March on the RNC

Crystal Vance Guerra – Occupy El Barrio

Dave Schneider – Students for a Democratic Society

Gay Liberation Network

Jes Cook – UIC Graduate Employees Organization

Kari Fulton – Environmental Justice Network

Kathleen Desautels – 8th Day Center for Justice

Larry Holmes – International Action Center, NYC

Leah Bolger – Vets for Peace

Luis Gutierrez-Esparza – No to War-No to NATO, Mexico

Malalai Joya – former member of Afghan parliament

Maria Pizarro – immigrant rights activist

Martin Unzueta – Chicago Community and Workers Rights

Meredith Aby – Twin Cities Anti War Committee

Michelle Morales – National Boricua Human Rights Network

N’Dana Carter – Southside Together Organizing for Power

Newland Smith – Interfaith Committee CANG8

Reiner Braun – No to War-No to NATO, Germany

Rick Rozoff – Stop NATO

Said Umar Khan – Pakistan Federation of America

Sarah Finkl – Pilsen Environmental Rights & Reform Organization

Stan Willis- National Coalition of Black Lawyers

Tania Unzueta – Immigrant Youth Justice League

Zoe Sigman – Occupy Chicago 


Andy Thayer – Chicago Coalition Against War & Racism

Gihad Ali – US Palestinian Community Network

Joe Iosbaker – United National Antiwar Coalition

Joe Lombardo – United National Antiwar Coalition

Keeanga Taylor – Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign

Pat Hunt – Chicago Area Code Pink

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