9/1 ActionLA Weekly U.S. Activism News Digest
- 9/1 ActionLA Weekly U.S. Activism News Digest* The new information service by National Immigrant Solidarity Network (http://www.ImmigrantSolidarity.org), Action LA Coalition (http://www.ActionLA.org) and Peace NO War Network (http://www.PeaceNOWar.net)
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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!
United 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 Afghan people.
- Creative actions to highlight the devastating effects of the Drone air strikes.
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