Saturday, Oct. 17: Anti-War Rally in Charlotte, NC

Saturday, Oct. 17 is a national day of local & regional anti-war actions. This date was decided upon at a national anti-war conference in Pittsburgh held July 10-12, 2009.

8 Years Of War & Occupation In Afghanistan
National Day Of Protest

Saturday, October 17, 2009

The Charlotte protest will be rescheduled for another date due to weather.

Jobs Not War protest
• U.S. Out Of Afghanistan & Iraq
Immediate - Complete - Unconditional Withdrawal

• End The Occupation Of Palestine
No U.S. Tax $$$ & Weapons To Israel

• No U.S./Israeli Attack On Iran

• Funds For Jobs, Schools, Housing, Healthcare,
& People’s Needs - Not For Wars, Banks & Corporations
Flyers to post & pass out:
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Donate: Contributions may be sent to
Action Center For Justice
7100 Mapleridge Dr
Charlotte, NC 28210

Initiated & Sponsored by:
Action Center For Justice; Al-Awda, Palestine Right To Return Coalition - Charlotte; Charlotte CODEPINK; Charlotte 4 Palestine; Charlotte ISO; Students For A Democratic Society - UNCC; & others.

For more info:
Action Center For Justice

For a list of Oct. 17 actions see

Endorsers of a Call for an October 17 Day for
Local and Regional Antiwar Protests

[Note: Endorsing organizations and coalitions will advance their own demands for these protests based on their own platforms. Endorsement does not imply support for the demands agreed to at the July 10-12 national conference in Pittsburgh or by any coalition or network. The demands will be developed locally and regionally, and will be decided upon by the endorser organizations and individuals and by the coalitions themselves.]

For updates to this list see

1. Action Center for Justice (Charlotte, NC)
2. After Downing Street
3. Albany County Green Party
4. Albany Friends Meeting
5. Mujtaba Alwan, Amnesty International (College of St. Schoalstica)
6. A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition (Act Now To Stop War and End Racism)
7. Tamar Atzenhoefer, Amnesty International (College of St. Schoalstic)
8. Bail Out the People Movement
9. Mark A. Bailey, Methodist Theological School in Ohio Seminary Student
10. Bay Area United Against War
11. Medea Benjamin, cofounder, CODEPINK and Global Exchange
12. Berkshire Citizens for Peace and Justice
13. Bethlehem Neighbors for Peace and Justice
14. Bloomington-Normal Citizens for Peace and Justice
15. Blue Berry Peace Forum, Retreat Center and Wildlife Refuge
16. Boston Stop the Wars Coalition
17. Deb Brave, Antiwar Activist, Mantua, Ohio
18. Boston Coalition for Palestinian Rights
19. Bread and Roses Forum of the Sisters of St. Joseph
20. Burnsville and Eagan Peace Vigil (MN)
21. Campus Antiwar Network/Ole Miss
22. Capital District Interfaith Alliance
23. Center for Just Living, College of St. Scholastica
24. Central Ohioans For Peace
26. Connecticut Students Against the War
27. CT United for Peace
28. Defenders for Freedom, Justice and Equality (Richmond, VA)
29. Democratic Socialists of Central Ohio
30. Donna Dewitt, President, South Carolina AFL-CIO*
31. Duluth Area Green Party
32. Duluth Central Labor Body
33. Duluth Unitarian-Universalist Church Peace and Social Justice
34. Steve Early, labor journalist, Author of “Enbedded With Organized
Labor: Journalistic Reflections on the Class War at Home”
35. Faith Communities Uniting for Peace (Columbus, OH)
36. First Unitarian Universalist Church of New Orleans
37. Freedom Road Socialist Organization
39. Freedom Socialist Party
40. Sharla Gardner, Duluth City Councilor
41. Holly Gigante, Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) in the
State of Ohio
42. Suzanne Gordon, Author of “Nursing Against The Odds;” National
Writers Union, UAW*
43. Grand Mamas for Mumia Abu-Jamal
44. Grandmothers for Peace, Northland Chapter
45. Greater Boston United for Justice with Peace Coalition
46. Greater Hartford Coalition on Cuba
47. Green Party of NYS
48. Green Party of Ocean County, NJ
49. Green Party of Ohio
50. Green Party of the United States
51. Green Party Peace Network
52. Growing Communities for Peace
53. Guilderland Neighbors for Peace
54. Health Care Not Warfare
55. Monadel Herzallah, President, Arab American Union Members Council*
56. Dave Hopkins, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana
57. Hudson Valley Activist Newsletter
58. Interfaith Council for Peace in the Middle East
59. International Action Center
60. International Socialist Organization (ISO)
61. Iraq Moratorium
62. Iraq Peace Action Coalition (Minneapolis)
63. Ron Jacobs, writer
64. Dahr Jamail, journalist, author of The Will to Resist - Soldiers Who
Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan
65. Josie Johnson, Amnesty International (college of St. Schoalstica)
66. Robert Johnson, United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local
67. Kansas City Labor Against the War
68. Labor Religion Coalition, Capital District
69. Lake Superior Greens
70. Susan Lamont, Peace and Justice Center of Sonoma County, CA
71. Lawrence Coalition for Peace and Justice (KS)
72. Susan Loonsk, Northland Center for Art and Ecopsychology
73. Lyndale United Church of Christ (Minneapolis)
74. Maine Independent Green Party
75. Mayday Book Store (Minneapolis)
76. David P. Michener, M.D., Unitarian-Universalist (CA)
77. Michigan Emergency Committee Against War and Injustice
78. Middle East Children’s Alliance
79. Middle East Crisis Response
80. Paige Makoons Miller, Indigenous Student Alliance
81. Minnesota Cuba Committee
82. Minnesota Alliance of Peacemakers
83. Minnesota Tenants Union
84. Mobilization Against War and Occupation (MAWO)
85. Muslim Solidarity Committee
86. National Assembly to End the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars and
87. Margaret Nelson, Peace & Freedom Party
88. New Abolitionist Movement
89. New England United
90. New Jersey Labor Against the War
91. New Jersey Peace Action
92. New York Labor Against War
93. Northeast Ohio Anti-War Coalition (NOAC)
94. Northeast Peace and Justice Action Coalition (NEPAJAC)
95. Northern California Committee of Correspondence for Socialism and
96. Northland Anti-War Coalition
97. Northwest Greens (Philadelphia)
98. Northwest New Jersey Peace Fellowship
99. Northwoods for Mumia
100. OffBase GI Coffeehouse snd Activists Community, Norfolk, VA
101. Ohio State Labor Party
102. Ohio Valley for Peace
103. Out Now youth organization, Springfield, MA
104. Palestine Task Force, Boston United for Justice with Peace
105. Peace and Freedom Party of California
106. Peace and Justice Committee, Sacred Heart Church (South St. Paul
107. Peace and Social Progress Now, New Paltz, NY
108. Peace Fresno
109. Peace North (Hayward, WI)
110. Peacemakers of Macalester Plymouth United Church
111. Peninsula Peace and Justice Center (Palo Alto, CA)
112. Helen Pent, Greenpeace; former president of the Northland College
Student Association
113. People for Peace and Justice of Utah
114. Philly Against War
115. Progressive Democrats of America
116. Progressive Peace Coalition (Central Ohio)
117. Quad Cities Progressive Action for the Common Good
118. Grace Reese, Faith Communities Uniting for Peace, Columbus, Ohio*
119. Rhode Island Chapter of Progressive Democrats of America
120. Rhode Island Mobilization Committee to Stop War and Occupation
121. Richard Wright Centennial
122. Adam Ritscher, United Steelworkers Local 9460*
123. Rockland Coalition for Peace and Justice
124. Saint Paul Regional Labor Federation, AFL-CIO
125. San Diego Coalition for Peace and Justice
126. San Jose Peace and Justice Center
127. San Francisco Labor Council, AFL-CIO
128. Santa Monica Peace Club
129. Saratoga Peace Alliance
130. Schenectady Neighbors for Peace
131. Michael L. Schwartz, Author “War Without End: The Iraq War in
Context;” Member, U.S. Labor Against the War*
132. Seattle Anti-Imperialist Committee (SAIU)
133. Seattle Anti-War Mobilization
134. Jo Sippie-Gora, Chair, Seeds of Peace Committee of the Morristown
(NJ) Unitarian Fellowship*
135. Cindy Sheehan, Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox
136. Socialist Action
137. Social Action Council of the First Unitarians of Schenectady
138. Socialist Action,/Ligue pour l’Action socialiste
139. Socialist Alternative
140. Socialist Caucus of the New Democratic Party of Canada
141. Socialist Organizer
142. Socialist Party of CT
143. Socialist Party of Massachusetts
144. Socialist Viewpoint
145. Solidarity
146. Solidarity Committee of the Capital District
147. South Carolina AFL-CIO
148. South Carolina Progressive Network
149. South Dakota ANSWER
150. St. Joan of Arc Peacemakers (Minneapolis)
151. St. Louis 9/11 Questions Meetup Group
152. Students for Peace, Duluth Chapter
153. Stop War on Iran Campaign
154. Lynne Stewart Organization
155. Syracuse Peace Council
156. Deena Stryker, Writer
157. Texans for Peace
158. Thomas Merton Center Antiwar Committee (Pittsburgh)
159. Tom Paine Chapter of Veterans for Peace
160. Transylvanians for Peace
161. Troops Out Now Coalition
162. Troy Area Labor Council
163. Troy Neighbors for Peace
164. Twin Cities Peace Campaign – Focus on Iraq
165. Twin Ports Action Coalition
166. U.S. Labor Against the War (USLAW)
167. White Bear Unitarian Church Social Action Committee
168. Upper Hudson Peace Action
169. Utah Peace House
170. Veterans for Peace (national organization)
171. Veterans for Peace 21 in New Jersey
172. Veterans for Peace Chapter 80
173. Vietnam Veterans Against the War Anti-Imperialist
174. Virginia People’s Assembly
175. David Walsh, Transportation Communications Union Local 1089
176. Wasatch Coalition for Peace and Justice of Salt Lake City (&
Northern Utah)
177. Waterville (ME) Area Bridge for Peace and Justice
178. Western New York Peace Center
179. Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice
180. Women Against Military Madness
181. Women Against War (Albany, NY)
182. Women in Black, Duluth/Superior Chapter
183. Women Speak Out for Peace and Justice (Cleveland)
184. Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
185. Woodstock Nation Party
186. Workers Action
187. Workers International League
188. Workers United Local 99
189. Workers World Party
190. World Can’t Wait
191. World Prout Assembly

*for identification only

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