Peaceful Tomorrows’ Book: Turning Our Grief Into Action for Peace is Published In Spanish

September 11th family members from the U.S. will travel to
Madrid, Spain to establish relationships with family members of the 190
people killed in the March 11th, 2004 train bombings there. In addition to
joining commemoration ceremonies on the evening of March 10th, they will mark
the Spanish-language release their book, "Peaceful Tomorrows: Turning Our
Grief into Action for Peace." The delegation will be in Madrid from March
6-12.

The U.S. delegates represent September 11th Families for Peaceful
Tomorrows, a non-profit organization founded in 2002 by family members of
those killed on September 11th who united to turn their grief into action for
peace. By developing and advocating nonviolent options and actions in their
pursuit of justice, they hope to break the cycles of violence engendered by
war and terrorism. Peaceful Tomorrows was nominated for the 2003 and 2004
Nobel Peace Prize.

The delegation, consisting of 9/11family members
Karen Shea (Portland, Oregon), Adele Welty (Queens, New York) and David
Potorti (Cary, North Carolina) , also will meet with leading groups in the
Spanish peace movement, including "Cultura Contra la Guerra," "Justicia y
Paz," and "EURED" (European Network for Peace Education, Spanish Chapter),
and will hold workshops with teachers and students in primary and secondary
schools, some of whom were directly affected by the March 11th
attacks.

In addition, they will meet with survivors of the bombing of
Guernica, Spain (1937) and families affected by the Spanish Civil War
(1936-39) and its aftermath, who have joined together to create the
"Association for the Recovery of Historical Memory." They will also
participate in the "International Summit on Democracy, Terrorism and
Security" convened by the Club De Madrid, which will bring together more than
50 former and current heads of state and government, decision and policy
makers, world experts on terrorism and security, and citizens from around the
world.

Contacts:

September 11th Families for Peaceful
Tomorrows
(http://www.peacefultomorrows.org)
Phone
in New York: 212-598-0970
Email: office@peacefultomorrows.org


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