Weekend Events

Veterans for Peace Rally & Action at the White House 

Saturday, March 19, 2011 – 12:00pm2:00pm

Resist the War Machine! Put your body on the line for peace and help make this the largest veteran-led civil resistance to the war machine in recent history! For more information, email stopthesewars@gmail.com.

  

Civil Resistance
1:00 pm, White House

For more detailed information email stopthesewars@gmail.com.

 Friday, March 18
Pre-Action Gathering
5-8 pm
Busboys and Poets
, 5th and K Streets NW
Speakers and live music
Speakers include Medea Benjamin, Chris Hedges, and David Swanson
Music by Deadwood, with special guest Watermelon Slim

Sunday, March  20
Rally and March to Quantico for Bradley Manning
2 pm
Main St. and Rt. 1 (Jeff Davis Hwy.), Quantico, VA
See bradleymanning.org for more information.
Two 56-person buses have been reserved for five hours. Board buses in front of Union Station, 2 Massachusetts Avenue NE, in Washington, D.C., at 12:30 p.m.
Buses will be boarding to return from Triangle/Quantico at 4:30 p.m.
To reserve tickets for the bus ($10 round-trip): www.couragetoresist.org/bus

Housing will be available Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night at St. Stephen’s Church, 1525 Newton Street NW (corner of 16th Street), AFTER 9 pm. Please do not go to the church before 9 pm. Anyone staying at the church must be respectful of whatever else may be going on there at the time.You will need a sleeping bag. There are no secure provisions for leaving belongings at St. Stephen’s.

Saturday, March 19
Pre-event briefing
8:30-10:30 am, St. Stephen’s Church, 1525 Newton Street NW (corner of 16th)
 

Rally
12:00 pm, Lafayette Park, H and 16th Streets NW
Speakers: Elliott Adams, Chantelle Bateman, Brian Becker, Medea Benjamin, Zachary Choate, Ryan Endicott, Ayesha Fleary, Chris Hedges, Kathy Kelly, Mike Malloy, Michael McPhearson, Caneisha Mills, Ralph Nader, Debra Sweet, Ann Wright, Kevin Zeese

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