Love and Courage

Kathy Kelly - renowned U.S. peace campaigner

August 6, 201756 min
Kathy Kelly is a renowned U.S peace activist, author, a founder member of Voices in the Wilderness and now Coordinator for Voices for Creative Non Violence. Kathy is a long-time resident Chicago where she is heavily involved in community organizing. She has travelled to Iraq over twenty five times, including during the early days of the Iraq war and she has spent time in war torn Afghanistan and Palestine. In the course of her activism Kathy has been arrested over 60 times for her non-violent actions and has served several prison sentences. Now in her mid sixties she continues to travel the world as a courageous voice for peace and a justice. ........... About the podcast The Love and Courage podcast features interviews with inspirational people who are making a real difference in the world today. Guests are typically people passionate about social justice, and who have demonstrated courage and conviction in their lives. Host Ruairí McKiernan is leading Irish social innovator, campaigner, writer and public speaker. He is the founder of the pioneering youth organization, and helped set-up the Uplift and the A Lust For Life non-profits. In 2012 the President of Ireland Michael D Higgins appointed Ruairí to the Council of State, a national constitutional advisory body whose members include all current and former leaders of the country. Ruairí is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Fulbright fellowship, and he contributes regularly to the media on youth, health, community and social justice issues. ................. Subscribe, download, rate and review via iTunes, Stitcher, SoundCloud, YouTube and please spread the word. If you are new to podcasts and have an iPhone, simply use the podcast app on your phone. On Android phones, using the Google Play App download an podcast app such as Podcast Republic and search for 'Love and Courage' and then click subscribe. Download each episode individually, subscribe for updates and sign-up for email announcements about new guests and episodes.   ................. Web: Twitter:     @loveandcourage  Facebook: Instagram: Linkedin: Soundcloud: Youtube:   ................. Join the Love and Courage community This is independent community supported media. Once off and monthly patron support is hugely appreciated. Donate Funds help pay for production, post-production, transcribing, hosting, equipment upgrades, publicity, venue rental, and support for Ruairí's ongoing community, campaign and youth mentoring work. ​ Once off supporters of €10 or over get names on the website and a Love and Courage badge. ​(Anonymous support is also possible).  Once off supporters of €50 or more (or at least €5 per month) will get a Love and Courage t-shirt and badge, discounts on workshops and events, your photo and special credits online and on the podcast.  Monthly patrons of €20 per month or more will get the above as well as a mention on the podcast credits (if you want). Patrons of €40 per month or more will get all of the above as well as quarterly phone call updates and invitations to special community gatherings.   Bigger sponsorship opportunities may also be available. Monthly patrons also get extra info and personal email updates with behind the scenes news and insights. Questions:   ..................   Web: Twitter:     @loveandcourage  Facebook: Instagram: Linkedin: Soundcloud: Youtube:

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