C-Span Coverage of Press Conference/Political Forum

New Logistics Page Available - What You Need to Know for Aug. 12
C-Span Coverage of Press Conference/Political Forum

Important Logistical Information

Come together with thousands of people in Washington, DC on August 12 to protest the criminal U.S.-Israeli war being waged on the people of Lebanon and Palestine. There will be sister actions in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle as well as worldwide protests.

The plan for Aug. 12: Assemble 12 noon at the White House for a rally followed by a mass march. The march and rally are fully permitted.

Visit the new logistics page for all the essential information you need to know on August 12 including, transportation, driving directions, public transportation, maps, bus drop off for the rally site, bus pick-up after the rally, parking, housing, disability access, what you should bring, and more.

Get Involved

You can volunteer on the day of or in advance if you are arriving early or are already in Washington, or at one of the West Coast demonstration cities. Click here for volunteer information -- there are lots of opportunities to plug in.


We are in the last days before the demonstration and working around the clock to make this mobilization happen but we still need to cover the huge expenses of this undertaking. Please make a donation now to support this critical anti-war action - your help is greatly needed and appreciated.

Peta at press conference
C-Span Coverage of Demonstration Organizers Press Conference

There was a press conference/political forum held today, August 9, at the National Press Club about August 12 featuring Brian Becker, National Coordinator of the ANSWER Coalition,  Dr. Mouzer Sleiman, Vice-Chair of the National Council of Arab Americans, Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, co-founder of the Partnership for Civil Justice and also co-chair of the National Lawyers Guild Mass Defense Committee, Imam Mahdi Bray, Executive Director of the MAS-Freedom Foundation and Peta Lindsay, Howard University Student and Organizer with Youth and Student ANSWER.

C-Span carried the program live and has made it available on their website for viewing at their website at http://www.cspan.org/. Go to the bottom of the homepage, click on "All recent programs," and then find, "Press Conference on August 12 Protest March in Washington." To go directly to the RealPlayer file of the press conference, click here. It is available by going to the "all recent programs" page. You can also check the daily television schedule on that site to see when it gets scheduled for replay.

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