[act-ma] Friday 5pm: Antiwar Demo at OccupyBoston
marilynl at alumni.neu.edu
Thu Oct 6 18:06:41 PDT 2011
Friday 5pm: Antiwar Demo at OccupyBoston
Friday, October 7, 5:00pm
OccupyBoston site, Dewey Square . Atlantic & Summer Streets, Boston . South
The Phoenix photo
Participate in an anti-war demo at 5 p.m. Friday--marking the 10th
anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan. The gathering point is in
Dewey Square by the statue of Gandhi. (Dewey Square is the portion of the
Greenway directly across from South Station - see map
Bring a sign and come to help make our statement part of this incredible and
growing grassroots movement. It would be great if some Smedleys could bring
our VFP flags. I know that many will be in DC as part of the Liberty Square
action marking the anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, so let's
make this our Boston version.
Cambridge UJP met at Occupy Boston yesterday and called a Frieday
commemoration of the anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan. The
UJP Planning group supports this action!
Jim Wallace writes, "I participated in the General Assembly tonight of
Occupy Boston at Dewey Square--powerful collection of determined people,
mainly young, and respectfully building a movement challenging so much of
what is wrong with our system and insisting on having a voice. You will be
impressed and encouraged to see this in action."
United for Justice with Peace <http://justicewithpeace.org/> is a coalition
of peace and justice organizations and community peace groups in the Greater
Boston region. The UJP Coalition, formed after September 11th, seeks global
peace through social and economic justice.
Help us continue to do this critical work! Make a donation to UJP today.
info at justicewithpeace.org
Antiwar Demonstration at OccupyBoston
Fri Oct 7
War Voices <http://justicewithpeace.org/node/3106>
Fri Oct 7
St Margaret's Episcopal Church
Live Webstream from Washington, DC
March and Rally to Stop the Wars at Home and Abroad
Sat Oct 15
Park Street Station at Boston Common
Afghanistan: The Haunted Battleground
Mon Oct 17
Afghanistan: Why Obama Must Change Course
Tue Oct 18
First Church in Jamaica Plain Unitarian Universalist
Boston Palestine Film Festival <http://justicewithpeace.org/node/3056>
Fri Oct 21
Museum of Fine Arts and other locations
Social Movements/ Digital Revolutions Conference
Fri Oct 21
Peace in Asia and the Pacific: Alternatives to Militarization
Fri Oct 21
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