The 2010 US Social
Forum took place June 22-26 in downtown Detroit. The USSF brought
together social movements from across the United States and globally with
nearly 1,500 organizations represented, over 1,000 workshops, nearly 50
People's Movement Assemblies, and thousands of people converging in Detroit
by car, plane, train, bus, and bicycle!
Thanks to all who joined the CODEPINK delegation to build bridges with
new allies and learn about creating a broad movement for peace and justice!
Thanks to CODEPINK visionary artist Tighe Barry, Tyree and Jenenne Guyton
at the Heidelberg Project and John George at Motor City Blight Busters!
Highlights of the event included our Hummer Burial created an especially
powerful art installation! Check out the vidoes, news articles, blogs
and photos below!
CODEPINK is a women-initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement working to end U.S. funded wars and occupations, to challenge militarism globally, and to redirect our resources into health care, education, green jobs and other life-affirming activities. The name CODEPINK satirized the Bush Administration's color-coded, fear-mongering "security" alert system that has since been phased out. CODEPINK is a lively call for the people of the world to "wage peace." More...