[act-ma] A Memorial Day For Peace
nateg at pobox.com
Tue May 18 13:17:12 PDT 2010
Memorial Day For Peace
Monday, May 31, 2010 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Christopher Columbus Park, Atlantic Ave. Boston
Please join Veterans For Peace, Military Families Speak Out, Gold Star Families for Peace, and American Friends Service Committee for a ceremony for peace on Memorial Day, to remember and mourn those who died, military and civilian -- but also to say that we want no more dead in senseless, immoral and illegal wars. Instead of glorifying war, we strive to work for peace.
Speakers to include:
Memorial to Howard Zinn, member of Veterans For Peace
Joseph Gerson – American Friends Service Committee, Dir. of Programs
Severyn Bruyn – World War II Army Veteran (1945–1947)
Bill Ashton, VFP, Smedley Butler Brigade, Navy Corpsman (1981–1986)
Nancy Lessin and Charley Richardson – Military Families Speak Out (tentative)
Ross Caputi – Marine veteran of the Iraq War (2003 – 2006)
President of Boston University Anti-War Coalition
Kevin & Joyce Lucey, parents of Corporal Jeffrey Lucey, U.S.M.C.
Melida & Carlos Arredondo, Gold Star Families for Peace, parents
of Marine Lance Corporal Alex Arredondo, U.S.M.C.
Farouk Al-Saad – Iraqi Refugee
Directions from Aquarium T stop:
Follow the signs in the station for Waterfront and Aquarium. As you exit the T station, turn right on Atlantic Ave. and turn right again after passing the Long Wharf Marriott. Enter the park, pass Tia’s restaurant, and the gathering will be at the harbor near Long Wharf.
info at massvfp.org
The flyer is at:
Hope to see many of you there. Please forward this on far and wide to friends and email lists.
Smedley Butler Brigade, Veterans For Peace
Nate Goldshlag nateg at pobox.com (replace at with @)
Arlington, MA http://veteransforpeace.org
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