Clarification of Thought | 100 Days Campaign to Close Guantánamo | Friday, January 9th, 2009 – 7:30pm

100daysSpeakers:  Matt and Amanda Daloisio and other Members of Witness Against Torture

As we approach the 7th anniversary of the first prisoners taken to the U.S. military prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba on January 11, members of Witness Against Torture will discuss a new campaign to close U.S. detention facilities at Guantánamo Bay and end torture by the U.S. within the first 100 days of the new Obama Administration.  The 100 Days Campaign to Close Guantánamo will be held in Washington, D.C. from January 20 – April 30, 2009.  They will also speak about a Fast for Justice that will be held in Washington on January 11.  For more info see www.100DAYSCAMPAIGN.ORG

WHEN:  Please join us on Friday, January 9, 2009 @ 7:30pm

WHERE:  Dorothy Day Catholic Worker, 503 Rock Creek Church Road NW, Washington, D.C. 20010

For more information call (202)882-9649 or (202) 870-0607.

The Peace Mural Comes to Washington

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NOW OPEN through January 30, 2009

3336 M Street, NW | Washington, DC

Exhibition Hours:
Mon-Thurs: 10am – 9pm
Fri & Sat: 10am
– Midnight
Sun: 12noon –
8pm

FREE ADMISSION
(Donations Requested)
DIRECTIONS &
TRANSPORTATION

About the Peace Mural…
While Huong’s paintings capture every consequence of war, so does The Peace Mural. It exposes the consequences of war
in all its nakedness—the “collateral damage” also known as human beings. It was imperative that she bring the public into the art itself. It is about their lives too. (more…)

Published in: on December 11, 2008 at 3:16 pm  Leave a Comment  
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Operation W.A.N.T. (We Are Not Toys) | Iraq Veterans Against the War

priceofgasCourtesy of Iraq Veterans Against the War

Click here for more info: Operation W.A.N.T.: The Price of Gas

Seven members from IVAW’s LA Chapter staged an early morning action on October 11th, placing 4,200 miniature soldiers around a gas station along with posters declaring “The Price of Gas: 4171 US SOLDIERS” (since the action, the number of US soldiers has climbed to 4,193). Participants in the Operation W.A.N.T. (We Are Not Toys) said their goal was to show average Americans what 4,171 US Soldiers looks like and to connect the deaths of US troops to this country’s dependence on foreign oil.

Spain Reflections by Art Laffin | Cities of Life Campaign

Dear Friends,

Last year I was invited to Italy by the Community of SantÉgidio (CSE) to participate in the Cities of Life Campaign to abolish the death penalty, and to speak about my experience as a murder victim family member. This year, from November 29-December 6, I was invited to Spain by the CSE to be part of the same campaign and, like Italy, it has truly been a remarkable experience. (more…)

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