stop star wars 6/10-12 rally; lobby days
- Apologies for duplicate postings, but this is very important. We need everyone down in DC both for 6/10 and for one or both of the lobby days,
Kathy Crandall wrote:
> JUNE 10-12, 2001--
> WASHINGTON, DC
> THE NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT PARTNERSHIP & PROJECT ABOLITION PRESENT:
> STOP THE NEW ARMS RACE
> CONGRESSIONAL EDUCATION DAYS & WHITE HOUSE RALLY
> The Nuclear Disarmament Partnership, a joint effort of Peace Action, Peace
> Links, Physicians for Social Responsibility, 20/20 Vision and Women's
> Action for New Directions in conjunction with Project Abolition invite you
> to come to Washington DC to tell policy makers to stop "Star Wars" National
> Missile Defense, and to instead pursue nuclear disarmament measures leading
> to the complete abolition of nuclear weapons.
> What, When, & Where...
> Following the Rally with entertainment and arts in front of the White House
> on Sunday afternoon, we will begin Monday morning, June 11 with a training
> and briefing on Capitol Hill. We will be making visits to Congress on
> Monday and Tuesday. Monday evening we will host an informal reception and
> pizza party on the Hill.
> Additional events, education and networking opportunities will occur on
> Monday and Tuesday.
> Why join us?
> This is your chance to make a difference and change our nation's nuclear
> future. At this very crucial time, the Bush Administration is preparing to
> announce its intention to deploy a National Missile Defense. This Cold War
> nightmare will be a complex sea, land and space based system. In pursuit of
> this new version of the Reagan Star Wars plan, they will tear up the ABM
> Treaty, possibly provoking an arms race with Russia and China, while wasting
> hundreds of billions of dollars. Participate in our Congressional Education
> Days to declare your opposition to National Missile Defense and encourage
> your elected officials to pursue disarmament measures including the complete
> abolition of nuclear weapons. It is your turn to become a part of the
> solution...let your voice be heard!
> How much will this experience cost?
> A registration fee of $25 will cover the cost of training and pizza at the
> Pizza Party. (Of course, there's no fee, or registration required to attend
> the White House Rally.) You will be responsible for your travel, lodging and
> food during your stay in DC. We will be happy to help make suggestions,
> though you are ultimately responsible
> for making your own arrangements.
> Please contact us as soon as possible to let us know you are planning
> to come. We want to assist you in making travel and lodging plans and
> work with you in scheduling meetings with your Senators and Member of
> Activist Training and Congressional Education Days Registration
> June 10-12, 2001 Washington, DC
> Name_______________________________ Organization_________________________
> City _____________State ____Zip _______
> Phone (Day) __________________________(Evening) ___________________________
> E-mail __________________________________________________________________
> Return this form to: The Nuclear Disarmament Partnership
> 1875 Connecticut Ave., NW Suite 1012 Washington, DC 20009
> For more information contact:
> Kathy Crandall at 202.667.4260 x240 Fax: 202.667.4201
> Kcrandall@... www.disarmament.org
> Cost is $25
> _____ Yes, I have included $______ to help subsidize students and others
> travel expenses.
> PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE WHITE HOUSE RALLY TOO!
> (NO REGISTRATION NECESSARY)
> RALLY IS SUNDAY JUNE 10 AT 2PM AT LAFAYETTE PARK (PEACE PARK)
> IN FRONT OF THE WHITE HOUSE
> SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (Draft)
> Sunday, June 10
> 2pm-4pm: Rally, Lafayette Park (Peace Park)
> Washington, DC
> Join us for arts and entertainment!
> Monday, June 11
> 8:30am-9:00am: Welcome & Breakfast
> Dennis Kucinich (OH)
> Location TBA
> 9:00am-12:00pm: Orientation &
> Training (location TBA)
> 1pm-5pm: Congressional Visits
> 5pm-8pm: Debriefing and Pizza Party
> The Washington Home of Stewart Mott
> 122 Maryland Avenue, NE
> Washington, DC 20002
> Tuesday, June 12
> Congressional Visits &
> Possible Press Event (location TBA)
> Kathy Crandall
> The Nuclear Disarmament Partnership
> Located at the Offices of Physicians for Social Responsibility:
> 1875 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 1012
> Washington, DC 20009
> 202-667-4260 (ext. 240)
> 202-667-4201 (fax)
> The Nuclear Disarmament Partnership is a joint effort of: Peace Action,
> Peace Links, Physicians for Social Responsibility, 20/20 Vision and Women's
> Action for New Directions
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