5 Years of War and Occupation is 5 Years Too Many!

Dandelion SaladFrom an email from The Declaration of Peace

Iraq 2008:

Hundreds of thousands killed
Hundreds of billions spent
When will it end?

5 Years of War and Occupation is
5 Years Too Many!

Take Action in the Nation’s Capital
and Around the Country!

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Countdown to March 19th

Less than 3 weeks to go!
Organize ~ Publicize ~ Plan ~ Prepare … Now!

The Declaration of Peace and United for Peace and Justice encourage your participation in the nonviolent actions that are being organized in Washington, D.C. and across the country during the 5th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

Let’s make this the last anniversary –
Act on March 19th!

This is the fifth of seven weekly
“5 Years Too Many”

In this e-mail:

1. * What will March 19th look like in Washington, D.C.

2. ** Events Planned Throughout The Country

3. *** Videos to Inspire

4. **** “5 Years Too Many” Conference Call ~ March 10th, 8:00 p.m.

* What will March 19th look like in Washington, D.C. ?

Focusing on confronting the pillars of war, the nonviolent actions in Washington, D.C. will take place at multiple sites, demonstrating the real costs of war and offering visions for a more just and sustainable world, a world at Peace.

United by common demands and organizing principles, numerous organizations, including CodePink; War Resisters League; No War No Warming; Peace Action; Students for a Democratic Society; Student Peace Action Network; Veterans for Peace; Raging Grannies; Activist Response Team; Iraq Veterans Against the War; World Can’t Wait; and others are organizing several events and nonviolent actions around Capitol Hill.

Actions include:

~ A Veterans March for Peace and Action at the White House

~ Shutting down the military recruiters office

~ ‘March of the Dead’

~ Disrupting the War Profiteers

~ Blockading the IRS

~ Action against torture at the White House

~ And more … Click here for more details.

We’re looking forward to seeing people from all 50 states in D.C. on March 19th, for a powerful day of coordinated, nonviolent action for Peace in Iraq.

What state will you represent in D.C.?

~ For more information about the D.C. actions, see: http://www.5YearsTooMany.org

~ Click here to sign up for the actions in D.C. on March 19th.

~ If your organization would like to help get people from your area to D.C. on March 19th, please e-mail: dc@5yearstoomany.org

** Events Planned Throughout the Country

We encourage those who are not able to make it to D.C. on March 19th to organize and participate in local actions to send a powerful message to the policy makers: It is time to end this war and occupation, NOW!

What is being organized in your area?

~ Find events in your area on the “5 Years Too Many” event calendar and on The Declaration of Peace event calendar.

~ Post your events to the “5 Years Too Many” event calendar and to The Declaration of Peace event calendar.

*** Videos to Inspire

Watch and share these powerful videos.

This War Must End

Sound The Alarm

Click here for other videos.

**** “5 Years Too Many”
Declaration of Peace Conference Call
Monday, March 10 at 8 p.m.

The Declaration of Peace invites you to join us on a facilitated conference call on March 10th to talk to activists and organizers across the country, to share inspiration and ideas.

“5 Years Too Many” Conference Call
Monday, March 10, 2008
8:00 – 9:15 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time)

Phone: 1-712-432-2500

Access Code: 12131415#

Every one of you will matter on March 19th, whether you come to D.C. or organize a local action.

The more people who are actively engaged on March 19th, the stronger the message we will send that day.

What will you be doing on March 19th?
Let us know!

Join the call on March 10th.

“Organize Locally ~ Coordinate Nationally”

Please forward this e-mail to your friends, organizations, listservs. etc.


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