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Report Card on Afgan War

Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Presentation of a Report Card on the U.S. War in Afghanistan and nine years of failure.

March of the Dead on 9th Anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan

Friday, October 8, 2010 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Washington DC/Arlington VA March of the Dead

Marchers approaching Arlington National Cemetary in 2008.  A similar march will take place in Providence Oct. 8 2010.

Marchers will gather at Burnside Park (Exchange Street and Kennedy Plaza, Providence) at 4:30 pm to prepare for the march.  Marchers are asked to dress in black and, if possible, to leave items like backpacks elsewhere.  Signs and masks will be provided.  We also need several people to hand out flyers.  We will march slowly and silently from Burnside Park through Kennedy Plaza to City Hall, down Dorance St to Weybossett, down Weybossett to the plaza outside of Textron Headquarters, over Exchange St to Kennedy Plaza and back to the park.  People who are not masked ar

Panel for Peace

Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Interfaith Panel discussion about the prospect of peace in Afghanistan at New Garden Friends Meeting House, 801 New Garden Rd (27410)

 

Israel/Palestine: Will there be Peace or just another "Process"?

Monday, October 4, 2010 - 10:20pm

Renowned Palestian-American activist and scholar, Prof. Naseer Aruri, Chancellor Professor (Emeritus) of Political Science, UMass Dartmouth is the author of nine book, including Palestine and Palestinians: A Social and Political History.  He is a former member of the Palestine National Council and Board of Directors of Amnesty International USA. 

Conversations about Race and Equity

Our world views, as well as opportunities that are available, depend on our background.  Definitions of peace, education and equality change according to the experiences of those defining the words. One factor that affects the way we live and relate to each other is race. Although it is not always a primary focus, the American Friends Service

Committee’s commitment to the dignity and worth of each person frequently fosters work on the complicated issues of racism and inequity.

Demonstration to end FBI surveillance of peace groups

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

 

MEDIA RELEASE

Rhode Island Mobilization Committee to End War and Occupation, and American Friends Service Committee – South East New England Office

RI group to protest FBI raids on the antiwar movement

One Nation Lobby Day

Friday, October 1, 2010 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Lobby members of Congress on Peace and Justice issues the day before the One Nation Mobilization

International Days of Action to End the Afghanistan War

Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 12:00am - Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 12:00pm

 
9 Years: War is not the answer!

On October 7 – 10, peace and justice groups around the world will mark the 9th year of the launch of the Afghanistan war with internationally coordinated local, grassroots, and community events.

Families who lost love ones on September 11 responded with, ”Our grief is not a cry for war!” and “War is not the answer!”

That was true then and even truer now. Now a growing majority believes that war in Afghanistan is and was a mistake and must come to an end.

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