United for Peace & Justice Call for October
7, the beginning of the 9th year of occupation and war in Afghanistan,
we must mobilize nationwide a call for diplomacy, not war. Change ≠ War!
For Peace and Justice is calling on the grassroots movements for peace and
economic and social justice to gather in their cities and towns on October 7 for
action, dialog, and reflection on the 8 years of death and dying in Afghanistan
and now in Pakistan.
United For Peace and Justice is calling on its
member groups across the country to initiate local actions or educational events
in your community on October 7:
Teach-Ins on the costs, human and economic, of the occupation and war in
Afghanistan and impact on the region.
Vigils, pickets and delegations to Congressional offices, as well as
faxes, emails and calls.
Rallies, demonstrations, vigils and marches to bring the peace and justice
message into the streets.
House parties to raise money for Afghanistan relief or other aid to the
Creative actions to highlight the devastating effects of the Drone air
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