Dear Ernie Hancock and Powell Gammill: Could you please announce this event.
Mitch Rubin, End the War Coalition
Please widely circulate this announcement!
TELL PRESIDENT OBAMA
BRING THE TROOPS HOME FROM
AFGHANISTAN AND IRAQ
WHEN HE SPEAKS TO VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS AT THE DOWNTOWN PHOENIX CONVENTION CENTER
THIS MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2009
6 a.m. - 12 p.m. - the earlier the better to reserve a spot
Gather at the Southwest Corner of 3rd Street & Monroe
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Double-check for updated e-mail announcements and double check for updates at http://www.azpeace.tk and www.azpeace.or, If you can't find us on Monday, August 17 call (480) 620-5323.
It will be hot so bring water, hat and sunblock lotion. We will have signs and banners about the war. This action is to focus on the war in Afghanistan and the continuing escalation of hostilities- let's stay focused on our message of peace with justice. We are there to nonviolenlty oppose the wars.
Traffic will be congested near the convention center Take public transportation or get dropped off nearby and walk.
Directions to the Phoenix Convention Center ( Phoenix Civic Plaza):
The major cross streets of the Phoenix Convention Center are Monroe to Jefferson, 2nd to 5th Street.
From North Phoenix/Scottsdale: Take the Piestewa Peak Parkway (SR 51) south to I-10. Exit I-10 at Washington/Jefferson Street. Turn right (west) on Washington Street to 7th Street.
From East Valley: Take I-60 west to Interstate 10 west. Exit I-10 at Washington. Take a left (west) on Washington to 7th Street.
From West/Southwest Phoenix: Take I-10 east to 7th Street exit. Turn right (south) on 7th Street to Washington.
From Northwest Phoenix/Glendale: Take I-17 south to Jefferson Street. Turn left (east) on Jefferson Street to First Street.
By METRO Light Rail: Use the 3rd Street/Washington or 3rd Street/ Jefferson station.
Do you want a deeper understanding of the US involvement with Afghanistan? Free, short documentaries!
Should the US government have a plan to get OUT of Afghanistan? Support Rep. James McGovern’s bill HR2404 to develop one. Two Arizona congressmen already support HR 2404. See the cost of the war to our community at www.costofwar.com
Sponsored by End the War Coalition - including, among others, Women in Black-Phoenix, Code Pink-Phoenix, Arizona Alliance for Peace and Justice, Veterans for Peace-Phoenix, Grandmothers for Peace; Arizona Green Party, and Arizona Institute for Peace Education and Research.