The U.S. Role in the War in Yemen: What You Can Do
Thursday, March 1, 8 PM EST
Since March 2015, U.S.-supported airstrikes in Yemen have implicated us in what is now the largest humanitarian crisis in the world. Military action by a Saudi Arabia-led coalition is the leading cause of civilian casualties in Yemen, as they repeatedly target schools, hospitals, weddings, public markets, water and sanitation systems, and other vital civilian infrastructure – all probable war crimes carried out with U.S. support.
It’s time to end America’s role in what is now the largest humanitarian crisis in the world. Join us on Thursday, March 1 at 8 PM EST to learn about the U.S. role in this suffering, and learn how you can take action for Yemeni civilians. Click here to RSVP.
About the speakers:
Kate Gould is the Legislative Director for Middle East Policy at the Friends Committee on National Legislation. Kate is one of only a handful of registered lobbyists in Washington, D.C. working to advance human rights objectives and support diplomatic solutions to resolve disputes between the U.S. and Iran and the conflicts in Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Israel/Palestine.
Kate Kizer is the Policy Director at Win Without War. Previously, she was the Director of Policy and Advocacy at The Yemen Peace Project, which works to promote understanding between Americans and Yemenis and to advocate for a peaceful, constructive foreign policy. Earlier, she worked an US Advocacy Officer for Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain.
This webinar is co-sponsored by STAND: The Student-Led Movement to End Mass Atrocities; the Friends Committee on National Legislation; Win Without War; Indivisible; The Yemen Peace Project; Campaign for Liberty; Just Foreign Policy; Common Defense; Antiwar.com; Peace Action NYC; and Peace Action New York State.