Hundreds of thousands killed
Hundreds of billions spent
When will it end?
5 Years of War and Occupation is
5 Years Too Many!
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” e-mails.
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.
~ Shutting down the military recruiters office
~ ‘March of the Dead’
~ 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
~ If your organization would like to help get people from your area to D.C. on March 19th, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.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?
*** Videos to Inspire
Watch and share these powerful 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)
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”
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