On this day, people on all continents will join together in joint actions to focus public, political, and media attention on the costs of military spending and the need for new priorities. The Peace & Justice Center is organizing events throughout the state, focused on drone warfare. To plan an event, contact Colleen at (802) 863-2345 x 8 or email [email protected]
Activist Medea Benjamin speaking about drone warfare. Medea Benjamin is an American political activist, best known for co-founding Code Pink and fair trade advocacy group Global Exchange.
6:30pm – Meet at the corner of Church and Main St., silent procession up Church St., in memory of the victims of drone attacks. Wear black, or black arm bands will be provided.
7:00pm – Medea Benjamin speaking at the Unitarian Universalist
Free (donations welcome)
Lead organizer: Colleen Deignan – [email protected]
Co-sponsored by the First Unitarian Universalist Society of Burlington Social Justice Web
4-5pm – Protest/Rally. Meet at the stoplight (intersection of Main and Jericho) from dressed in all black, holding signs and handing out flyers with information about drones to passers-by.
Lead organizer: Guthrie Smith. Call the PJC with questions: (802) 863-2345 x 8
12-1pm – Bake sale in front of the Montpelier Post Office
All are welcome – Bring signs! Theme: It’ll be a great day when schools have all the money they need, and the military holds a bake sale to buy bombs
Organized by the Central VT Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom – contact Sandy at [email protected]
10am-2pm – Meet at the Brattleboro Post Office for music, vigil, and tabling with war tax resistance literature
For more information (802) 387?2798 or email [email protected]
Organized by the Pioneer Valley War Tax Resistance