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Saturday, March 19 Resist the War Machine

International Day of Action

February 19, 2011

Click here to list the event in your city or town.

Washington, D.C.
Gather at 12 noon
Rally at Lafayette Park
March to the White House
for a massive veteran-led civil resistance
Initiated by Veterans for Peace
Click here for more info

Around the U.S.

Arizona

Phoenix
12 noon
Corner of Central & Roosevelt Avenue
Rally at the sculpture followed by a march; speakers, music at end rally
Contact: [email protected] or call (480) 894-2024

California

Fort Bragg
1:00
Koch (formerly GP) Mill Site Gate
Rally at 1:00, Speak to the needs of community & planet, Walk around town and plan next steps.
Sponsored by Veterans for Peace Mendocino
Contact: 707-937-4352

Fresno
10:30 a.m. - 12 noon
River Park Shopping Center, corner of Blackstone and El Paso
Sponsored by Peace Fresno
Contact: Dan Yaseen [email protected] 559-251-3361

Laguna Hills
11:00am-12:30pm
Gather on the corner of El Toro Road and Paseo de Valencia
(in front of Chase Bank)
Sponsored by Concerned Citizens of Laguna Woods and Laguna Woods Democratic Club
Contact: Betsy Martin at 949-581-5453

Los Angeles
Gather at 12 noon
Rally at Hollywood and Vine
Click here for more info

Santa Barbara
11:00am-2:00pm
Gather at De la Guerra Plaza (downtown) for a rally
March down State Street to the beach
Arlington West will be set up and there will be a program of speakers
Sponsored by Veterans for Peace - Chapter 54, The People's Coalition, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, Society of Friends (Quakers) and individual citizens opposed to war
Contact: [email protected]

Santa Cruz
12:00pm-2:00pm
Gather at the Santa Cruz Town Clock
corner of North Pacific Ave. and Water St.
Contact: [email protected] 

San Francisco
Gather at 12 noon
Rally at UN Plaza (7th & Market Sts.)
March to Lo. 2 boycotted hotels
Click here for more info

Colorado

Evergreen
11:00am-12noon
On the Bridge at Hwy 73 & Hwy 74
Sponsored by Evergreen Peace
Contact: [email protected]

Connecticut

New Haven
Gather at 12 noon
Rally on the Green (Elm St and Church St.)
Sponsored by ANSWER CT
Contact: 203-606-0319, [email protected]

Florida

Daytona Beach

12noon-6:00pm
Gather at the NW Corner of Nova Road and Intl Speedway Blvd
(in front of the Steak N Shake restaurant at 1000 W Intl Speedway Blvd)
Sponsored by Veterans For Peace - Central Florida, WeAreChange - Florida, CODEPINK of East Central Florida, Military Families Speak Out - Florida
Contact: Phil Restino, Central Florida Veterans For Peace (VFP Chapter 136) at 386-235-3268 (cell), 386-788-2918 (home), or [email protected]  

Naples
See below under additional events. 

North Miami
7 p.m.
MOCA Plaza 770 NE 125th St
Progressive Democrats of America - Miami Chapter
Sandy Davies - Local PDA Coordinator - [email protected] - (305) 336-1934
See below under Additional Events for another North Miami listing on Friday, March 18.

Orlando
Gather at Black Jacket Park at 12noon
March to the Department of Defense offices
Contact: 484-888-3237, [email protected]  

Georgia

Atlanta
12 noon
10th Street Plaza by the Midtown MARTA station
Meet at 12 noon, march to Piedmont Park at 12:30 pm, rally for peace until 3pm.
Sponsored by Georgia WAND (gawand.org), Georgia Peace and Justice Coalition (www.georgiapeace.org), Atlanta Grandmothers for Peace
Contact: Georgia WAND, 404-524-5999, [email protected]

Illinois

Chicago
Gather at 12 noon
Rally at Michigan and Congress
Followed by a march
Click here for more info

Iowa

Dubuque
Gather at 1:30pm
Rally at public semi-circle at NE corner of Grandview and Dodge, followed by march
Contact: [email protected], [email protected] to sign up for email updates

Iowa City
Gather at 11:00 a.m.
Iowa Cit Court House
417 South Clinton Street
Sponsored by: Veterans for Peace, Johnson County Greet Party, PEACE Iowa, International Socialist Organization, Workers International League-Eastern Iowa, Campaign for a Mass Party of Labor
Contact: Dawn Jones at [email protected], 319-335-2569

Massachusetts

Boston
Gather at 12 noon
Rally at Southwest Corridor Park at Ruggles Station
Followed by a march
Contact: 857-334-5084, [email protected]

Minnesota

St. Paul
Gather at 1:00 pm
at the Martin Luther King Community Center, 270 North Kent Street
March through the streets of St. Paul at 1:30 pm
Rally State Capitol Building at 2:15 pm
Initiated by Iraq Peace Action Coalition
Contact: 612 827-5364, 612 522-1861

Mississippi

Biloxi
11am-4pm
South side of Beach Blvd. opposite Biloxi Green.
Sponsored by South MS United for Peace.
Contact: Glen Sandberg, 228-697-5195

Missouri

Kansas City
12pm
UMKC campus
Meet on the roof of the Student Union
Speak-Out Anti-War Discussion
Sponsored by SDS UMKC
Contact: [email protected]

New Hampshire

Keene
10:00am-6:00pm
Assemble at Keene State College Arch Gate on Main St.
March to Central Square for program
Sponsored by Keene Peace Vigil
Contact: Chris Hansen at [email protected], 603-835-6190

New Mexico

Albuquerque
Gather at 11 am
at Central Avenue and University
March to Lockheed Martin
Rally at Civic Plaza
Sponsored by the March 19 Coalition
Contact: Stop the War Machine at 505-268-9557 or the ANSWER Coalition at 505-268-2488

New Jersey

Highland Park
Gather at 11:30 am
at Route 27 and the Albany Street Bridge.
Followed by a march through the streets of New Brunswick to various locations  to highlight impact of war economy
Rally 1 pm at Bank of America, 410 George S
Sponsored by Central Jersey Coalition Against Endless War
Contact: 732-967-9370, [email protected] 

New York

New Paltz
See below under “Additional events”

Syracuse
See below under “Additional events”

North Carolina

Fayetteville, N.C.
See below under "Additional events"

Ohio

Cincinnati
1:00pm-3:00pm
Gather at Fountain Square
520 Vine Street
Sponsored by Coffee Party Cincinnati
Contact: [email protected]

Cleveland
12:30 pm
Market Square Park, West 25th and Lorain Rd
Rally and March, speakers lined up.
Sponsored by Northeast Ohio anti-war coalition
Contact: www.noacinfo.org

Columbus
Gather at 2:00 pm
at the The Ohio Statehouse (High St. Side, near the McKinley Statue)
Sponsored by the ANSWER Coalition
Contact: [email protected], 614-226-7807

Dayton
Gather at Carillon Park
5pm
Open Mic.
Sponsored by the September 11 Coalition and Dayton Peace Action
Contact: Tim Lingg at 937-291-2008

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City
See below under "Additional events"

Oregon

Eugene
11:30 am
Gather at First Christian Church: 1166 Oak Street
There will be a walk through downtown
Sponsored by Veterans For Peace Chapter 159, Community Alliance of Lane County, Code Pink
Contact: Jim Schmidt at 541-484-6395, [email protected]

Portland
Rally at 1:00pm
March at 1:30pm
Pioneer Courthouse Square
SW 6th and Yamhill (downtown)
Cosponsored and endorsed by over 50 peace, labor, faith, civil rights and other organizations
Contact: Peace and Justice Works at 505-236-3065 or pjw.info

Pennsylvania

King of Prussia
11am
In front of the King of Prussia Mall(DeKalb Pike at Mall Blvd)
Initiated by Focus on Peace. Click here to RSVP.
Contact: [email protected]

Pittsburgh
See below under “Additional events”

South Carolina

Hilton Head Island
Gather at 10:00am
at the Hilton Head Library
Vigil on Rt. 278 and Beach City Rd.
Sponsored by Hilton Head for Peace
Contact: 603-264-6102

Texas

Amarillo
See below under Additional Events.

Austin
12 noon - 4pm
Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress Ave.
Annual event led by Austin musicians spotlighting the terrible financial and human costs of the ongoing wars. Event at State Capitol 12pm to 3pm, parade through downtown from 3pm - 4pm
Sponsored by Instruments for Peace
Contact: Richard Bowden - www.instrumentsforpeace.org 

Dallas
11 am
Gather at S. side of Mockingbird Dart Station, 5321 E. Mockingbird Ln., march at 11:30am to Potomac Park for rally
Sponsored by Dallas Peace Center, Code Pink Greater Dallas, Code Pink Ft. Worth, North Texas Progressive, North Texas Veterans for Peace
Contact: Trish Major, Dallas Peace Center, 214-823-7793, www.dallaspeacecenter.org

Houston
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Bell Park at 4800 Montrose
An anti-war/pro-peace demonstration. BYOT (Bring your own theme). Speakers requested, bring your signs and banners.
Alfred Molison (832-638-5187 Cell, alfredm 123 at sbc global.net)

Utah

Salt Lake City
Gather at 1:00 pm for a rally
Utah State Capitol (350 North Main St # 600)
Initiated by the Revolutionary Students Union
Contact: [email protected], uvursu.com

Virginia

Quantico (Triangle), Virginia
See below under "Additional events"

Washington

Seattle
Gather at 12 noon
Rally at Westlake Park: 4th and Pine.
March at 1 pm
Return to Westlake for concluding remarks
Sponsored by ANSWER Seattle, SNOW coalition, Seattle Anti-Imperialist Committee, Veterans for Peace 392, World Can't Wait
Contact: [email protected]

Washington, D.C.

District of Columbia
Gather at 12 noon
Rally at Lafayette Park
March to the White House for a massive veteran-led civil resistance
Click here for more info

Wisconsin

Racine
10:00-11:00 a.m.
End Iraq War Peace Rally at the corner of Hwys 20/31
Flying the large peace dove made by the Racine Coalition for Peace and Justice.
Sponsored by the Racine Coalition for Peace and Justice
Contact: [email protected] or 262-639-4100

Additional events

Amarillo, Texas, on Friday, March 18
5:30 to 7:00 PM
Amarillo Texas City Hall (7th and Buchanan)
Sponsored by March 19 Coalition
QContact: Rusty Tomlinson [email protected] (765)722-1113

Fayetteville, N.C., on Saturday, March 26
1 pm to 3 pm
Market House-Center of Downtown Fayetteville
Drummers, Open Mic, Fayetteville Iraqi Veterans Memorial Wall & Extensive collection of protest signs
Sponsored by Fayetteville Peace with Justice
Contact: Rebecca West - [email protected]

Naples, Fla., on Friday, March 18
4:30 - 5:30
Weekly gathering to protest war, corner Pine Ridge Rd and Rt 41
Sponsored by Veterans for Peace

New Paltz, N.Y. on Tuesday, March 15
Gather at 6:30 pm
University of New York, Lecture Center 102 (map)
Contact: [email protected]

North Miami, Fla., on March 18
5pm
Armed Forces Recruitment Center (NE 163rd St & 11th Ave, North Miami Beach)
Sponsored by Progressive Democrats of America - Miami Chapter
Contact: Sandy Davies - Local PDA Coordinator - [email protected] - (305)336-1934

Oklahoma City, OK on Friday, March 18
4:00-6:00pm
Gather on the Northeast corner of NW 23rd St & Broadway
Sponsored by Peace House and Oklahoma Center for Conscience
Contact: Peace House at 405-524-5577, peacehouseok.org

Pittsburgh, Pa. on Saturday, March 26
Gather at 12 noon
at  47th and Butler St.
March through Lawrenceville at 1 pm
Contact: [email protected]

Quantico (Triangle), Va., on Sunday, March 20
Rally and march for Bradley Manning's freedom
2:00-6:00pm
Main Street and Rt. 1 (Jeff Davis Hwy.)

Syracuse, N.Y. on Friday, March 18
12 noon
Federal Building
Corner of Clinton and Washington
Organized by the Syracuse Peace Council and the ANSWER Coalition
Contact: [email protected]

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