Sat March 19th: Long Island march and vigil for peace

February 28, 2011 at 10:28 am Leave a comment

A PeaceSmiths announcement:

Saturday, March 19, 2011

10:15am / rain or shine

A March and Vigil for Peace

in Setauket, Long Island, New York

Marking the 8th Anniversary of the Invasion of Iraq

Join us as we mourn the thousands who have died since the invasion of Iraq. Join the call for an end to the immoral, illegal and costly wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. “Not One More Death, Not One More Dollar!”

March with us in solidarity and with the conviction that peace and nonviolent solutions to conflict are possible!

Saturday, March 19th:

10:15 a.m. Marchers assemble at King Kullen Shopping Center (In front of Chase Bank, across from
St. James Catholic Church), Rt. 25A, Setauket.

10:30 a.m. Solemn “March of the Dead” proceeds east along shopping center to Stop & Shop,
then west to Bennetts Road/25A. Marchers: please wear black. You may also opt to go directly to the vigil site.

11:00 a.m. – Noon Reading of the names of Long Islanders killed in Iraq and Afghanistan;
speakers; music; vigil; and demonstration.

Sponsored by the North Country Peace Group and endorsed by:

PeaceSmiths, Inc; Suffolk Peace Network; Veterans for Peace LI; Green Party of Suffolk; Bellport Women in Black; Interfaith Alliance – LI Chapter; Islamic Center of LI; LI Food Not Bombs; LI Immigrant Alliance; LI Progressive Coalition; LI School of the Americas Watch; Metro NY Committees of Correspondence for Democracy & Socialism; South Country Peace Group; Suffolk Progressive Vision; United People for Social, Economic and Racial Justice; LI Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives; Pax Christi LI; LI Teachers for Human Rights; CODE PINK LI; Great Neck SANE/Peace Action; Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Stony Brook; Franciscan Brothers of the Little Portion Friary

Since December 2002, the North Country Peace Group has demonstrated every Saturday morning on the corner of Rt. 25A and Bennetts Rd. in Setauket. We demand an end to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and we call for the speedy and safe return of our troops.

For more information, contact ncpeaceg AT gmail DOT com
Event will take place rain or shine

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