Peace March on Long Island: Sat, March 30th 2013

March 11, 2013 at 8:11 am 1 comment

A MARCH FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE: Resisting the Culture of Violence


Saturday, March 30, 2013

12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Port Jefferson Village, Suffolk County,
Long Island, New York


Join us as we peacefully assemble and march:

·         Calling for an immediate and true end to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

·         Mourning the loss of hundreds of thousands of lives, both military and civilians.

·         Condemning the killing of innocent civilians by unmanned U.S. drones in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen and elsewhere.

·         Demanding that the more than $2 billion a week spent on illegal wars be diverted instead to fund jobs, education, health care, veterans’ services and other urgent needs at home.

·         Resisting the perpetual war agenda of corporations reaping enormous profits from war-making.


Event will take place rain or shine.

Assemble at 12:15 at intersection of Rt. 112 (Main St.) and Rt. 25A (blinking light, across from ferry) in Port Jefferson Village. White “death masks” will be provided to those who wish to wear them. Signs will be supplied, or bring your own.  Please wear black if possible.


March concludes at starting point with a solemn reading of the names

of Long Island troops killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

SPEAKERS: Mac Bica, Veterans for Peace Long Island; Cathy Leahy, One Billion Rising;
Charlotte Koons, CodePink Long Island; and Bill McNulty, North Country Peace Group.


Sponsored by the NORTH COUNTRY PEACE GROUP and endorsed by Bellport and Sayville Women in Black; CodePink LI; Franciscan Brothers of the Little Portion Friary; Great Neck SANE/Peace Action; Interfaith Alliance- LI Chapter; LI Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives; LI Food Not Bombs; LI Teachers for Human Rights; MoveOn Long Island; Pax Christi LI; PeaceSmiths, Inc.; Share International U.S.; South Country Peace Group; Suffolk Peace Network; Veterans for Peace LI; and others to be announced.


For information, contact:  ncpeaceg AT gmail DOT com  

Entry filed under: Action Alert, Anti-War, Community Calendar, Demonstration, Long Island, Long Island events, march, news, Peace, PeaceSmiths Calendar, War. Tags: , , , , .

PS March 1st Coffeehouse: George Mann & Becca Hasselbrook Fri April 5: Coffeehouse with jazz, poetry, mandolin and more…

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