National March in DC, Sat Jan 10: Let Gaza Live!

Stop the U.S./Israeli War
Against the Palestinian People

National March on Washington
Saturday, January 10
Assemble at the White House (north side) at 1:00 PM

Gaza Chicago 1.2.09

Tens of thousands have marched across the country.
Above: Chicago, January 2

Sponsoring organizations and endorsers:

ANSWER Coalition, Muslim American Society Freedom, Free Palestine Alliance, American Muslim Task Force, National Council of Arab Americans, Al-Awda - International Palestine Right to Return Coalition, CAIR (Council on American Islamic Relations), American Muslims for Palestine, American Muslim Alliance, U.S. Palestinian Community Network (USPCN), Ramsey Clark, Cynthia McKinney, Howard Zinn, Cindy Sheehan, Muslimah Writers' Alliance, The National Assembly to End the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars and Occupations, Voters for Peace, Code Pink, Action Center for Justice, International Socialist Organization, Socialist Action, Iranian-American Friendship Committee, Philippine Peasant Support Network (Pesante)-USA, New York City Labor Against the War (NYCLAW), Middle East Children's Alliance, Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) and hundreds of others. Click here to endorse.

Flyer for the DC demonstration
(click on the link to view a PDF that you can print and reproduce)

Buses are being organized to bring people to Washington, D.C., from across the East Coast, Midwest and South.
     Click here to find transportation from your area.
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Bus drop off & pick up / Bus, van and car parking

After the rally at the White House (Lafayette Park, north side), we will march. Our march has great symbolic importance that will bring a message to people in Washington and throughout the world. We will be focusing on the U.S. corporations—both military contractors and the media—who have been essential in Israel’s U.S.-backed war against the Palestinians or in justifying its actions. Read about the plan for the march.

There will be coinciding West Coast demonstrations in San Francisco (11am at Civic Center) , Los Angeles (12 noon at Westwood Federal Building), and elsewhere.
Listing of Demonstrations

Donations Needed

You can help to support this important organizing effort by making a financial contribution today. Click here to donate online, where you can also find information on how to contribute by check.

Statements from the Free Palestine Alliance

The Free Palestine Alliance, a member group of the ANSWER Coalition National Steering Committee, has been writing daily statements about the Gaza Strip Massacre. These are important statements of political orientation from the Palestinian-American community. Click here to read the statements issued by the Free Palestine Alliance.

Send a letter to the State Department and Congress

Send a letter to the State Department and Congress:
Join with people around the country and around the world who are demanding an end to U.S. aid to Israel. This is an urgent situation and we must all act now. You can send a letter with our easy click and send system demanding an end to U.S. aid to Israel. Without U.S. aid, the Israeli military attacks, siege and blockade of Gaza could not be continued. Click this link now to send a letter to the State Department and elected officials in Congress.

Read a comprehensive report from demonstrations across the U.S. and world

Read a report about the December 30 National Day of Action

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