Starting Date: 11-06-2010
Starting Time: 12:00pm
St Mark’s Church On The Bowery
10th St & 2nd Ave
New York, New York 10003
United StatesAFTER THE ELECTIONS: Join us for a discussion of a NEW kind of UNIFIED & INCLUSIVE antiwar movement that can challenge the wars abroad AND AT HOME
Regional ANTIWAR Conference
Saturday NOV. 6 12 NOON to 4 pm
St Mark’s Church on the Bowery
10th St & 2nd Ave, New York City
* Making it real — a massive movement to bring the war $$, troops, and mercenaries home now, rebuilding our cities, providing jobs, schools and health care that we all have a right to
* Inclusion and solidarity with the targets of war demonization — building solidarity and confronting anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant bigotry and racism; combating FBI raids and other repression of antiwar and international solidarity activists
* Incorporating the war on Palestine into the antiwar movement’s demands and actions
Hear concrete plans for the coming months and be part of planning for a giant April 9th NYC antiwar demonstration.
Your input is welcome and essential. Join a working group or regional committee.
It’s all happening at St.Mark’s Church along with literature tables, displays, art, and delicious snacks.
SPONSOR: United National AntiWar Committee
Online go to: NationalPeaceConference.org. or call • 518.227.6947 •201.388.7428 •347.341.2521
The United National Antiwar Committee UNAC was formed at a July 23-25 Albany, New York national antiwar conference of 800 antiwar and social justice leaders and activists from 35 states. The conference adopted a 28-point, nine-month Action Plan culminating in bi-coastal mass demonstrations on April 9 in New York City and San Francisco. (See website for Action Plan)
UNAC demands that the U.S. government:
} Bring the Troops, Mercenaries & War Dollars Home Now! Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan
} Trillions for Jobs and Education, Not Wars and Bank Bailouts!
} Stop Government Assaults on Unions!
} No to Racist Attacks on Muslims, Immigrants and People of Color!
} Civil Liberties for All!
} End U.S. Aid to Israel – military, economic and diplomatic! End U.S. support for the Israeli occupation of Palestine and the siege of Gaza!
Join a discussion with:
Malik Mujahid Muslim Peace Coalition, USA
Nada Khader WESPAC
Kathy Kelly Voices for Creative Non Violence
Michael McPhearson Former Director, Vets for Peace
Marvin Holland Transport Workers Union, NYC
Margaret Kimberley Black Agenda Report
Roksana Mun DRUM (Desis Rising Up & Moving)
Abayomi Azikewi PanAfrica News Wire and Michigan Antiwar Committee
Larry Holmes Bailout the People Movement
Lamis Deek Al-Awda NY, the Palestine Right to Return Coalition
Joe Lombardo UNAC co-coordinator
Chris Gauvreau CT United for Peace, New England United
Sara Flounders International Action Center
Marilyn Levin UNAC co-coordinator, National Assembly co-coordinator
Pete Shell Thomas Merton Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Teresa Gutierrez May 1 Immigrant & Workers Rights Coalition
Ray Laforest International Support Haiti Network, Steering Committee
Imam Khalid Griggs Muslim Peace Coalition, USA
Jeff Mackler National Assembly co-coordinator
Pardiss Kebriaei Center for Constitutional Rights
Adaner Usmani Action for Progressive Pakistan
Maggie Zhou Coalition for Healthy Communities, Secure Green Future
Andy Pollack UNAC Palestine Solidarity Caucus
Immigrant Communities in Action
Mark Johnson Fellowship of Reconciliation
REGISTER NOW for Nov. 6 meeting at: NationalPeaceConference.org or at the door
Register for literature tables at: 518-227-6947
Sliding scale registration: $10 to $5 No one turned away for lack of funds.
See website: NationalPeaceConference.org for more information .
Geographical Scope: State