Conference Keynote Speaker, Ishmael Beah, author of 'A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier'This weekend (April 18-20), AFJN celebrates its 25th year of policy analysis and advocacy for peace and justice in Africa. Workshops on health, trade, and conflict transformation will inform participants of the issues currently affecting Africa and what can be done to ensure a more just US-Africa policy. This four-day event also includes keynote addresses by Ishmael Beah and Jeffrey Sachs, a celebratory meal and award ceremony, a silent auction, and a day of lobby visits on Capitol Hill.