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Momentum for Encampment and September 29 March on Washington Grows!

Posted by raleighfist on July 28, 2007

SEPTEMBER 29 – MARCH ON WASHINGTON – STOP THE WAR!
Momentum Grows for Sept 29 in Washington and Los Angeles!
41 Organizing Centers in 23 States! (see list below)
Over 60 Buses planned!
Over 1000 endorsers! (see below)
Download Flyers Now! (see flyer below)

s29 flyer pdf

Read the Call for Unity | Volunteer for Sept 29 | Donate
Find an Organizing Center Near You | Become an Organizing Center
Endorse the Call for a Unified Demonstration on Sept. 29
Call for Encampment and March Sept 22-29 | Download leaflet

Momentum is growing for the National March on September 29 and the Encampment to Stop the War during the week of September 22-29.

In the past few days, hundreds of new endorsers have signed on, and new organizing centers are being formed all over the country.  As of today, TONC now has 41 Organizing Centers in 23 states.  We already have information on at least 60 buses that are mobilizing to come to September 29.

Stop the War at Home and Abroad!
Bring the Troops Home Now!
Impeach Bush & Cheney for War Crimes!

Join Cindy Sheehan, Not In Our Name, Cynthia McKinney, Code Pink, Gold Star Families for Peace, Democracy Rising, After Downing Street, Ramsey Clark, the Camp Casey Institute, Medea Benjamin, Kevin Zeese, Ann Wright, Fernando Suarez del Solar, and thousands more for a massive outpouring of resistance.  updated list of endorsers

We have a lot of work ahead of us in the less than 8 weeks before the beginning of the Encampment in front of Congress beginning on September 22 and the March on September 29, and we need your help:

If there is not a local organizing center in your area (see list), please consider organizing a bus, van, or car caravan.  We can help – contact us and sign up to be an organizing center at: http://www.troopsoutnow.org/sept2207volunteer.shtml

If you would like to volunteer to help with outreach or to help during the Encampment and March, contact us at: http://www.troopsoutnow.org/sept2207volunteer.shtml

Download leaflets at http://troopsoutnow.org/S29now.pdf and distribute them in your school, workplace, union hall, community center, church or mosque, etc.

Washington DCLos Angeles


ORGANIZING CENTERS (as of 7/25, 6 pm)

Arizona

Tucson

International Action Center of Tucson
PO Box 18006 Tucson AZ 85731
Telephone: (520)829-5525
www.iactucson.org
Email: info@iactucson.org
Transportation: Mobilizing to bring people to Los Angeles for encampment and march. Also coordinating for those who wish to go to Washington.
Meeting Info: Contact info@iactucson.org or visit http://www.iactucson.org for the most current information on IAC Tucson activities.

California

Los Angeles

International Action Center-Los Angeles
5274 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90019
Telephone: 323-936-7266
www.iacenterla.org
Email: iacenterla@action-mail.org
Activity: Sept 22-29 – Encampment at Westwood Federal Building
Sept 29 – March and Rally – Bring the Troops Home Now! Full Rights for Immigrants! Money for Schools, Hospitals, Mass Transit and Housing!

Anaheim

Free Iraq Now
Anaheim, CA 92804
Contact: Mazen Almoukdad
Email: mazenalmoukdad@hotmail.com

Impeachment is not an option it is a necessity
1617 W Tonia Ln
Anaheim, CA 92802
Contact: Ronald Lee Vaught
Email: info@angelhearttravel.net
Transportation details: discuss and plan for march and have a fun, pot luck sign making day for the march.
Meeting info: meeting every month for plans and implementation of protesting activity.

San Diego

San Diego International Action Center (IAC)
P.O. Box 33447
San Diego, CA 92163
619-255-4585
Email: iacsandiego@safewebmail.com

San Francisco

Troops Out Now Coalition(TONC)-Northern California
2940 16th St, #207
San Francisco, CA 94103-3682
Email: actioncenter-sf@action-mail.org
Transportation details: Organizing a bus to LA for 9/29. May be able to stop at
campuses between San Francisco and LA to pick up people en route. Will leave 9/28 PM, returning 9/29 PM.
Will help others coordinate transportation for the LA encampment, as well.

Santa Monica

Working Democracy
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Contact: Ms. Charity Luv Colbert, David
Phone: 310-260-2715
Email: Charityluv@mailcity.com, Worldatpeace@hotmail.com
Transportation details: Organizing Car Caravan. Contact for Details
Meeting Info: in formation — contact for details.

Colorado

Denver

Denver International Action Center
Email: denveriac@action-mail.org

Florida

Jacksonville
contact: Karen Dame
Jacksonville, FL 34450
Telephone: 904 994-0636
Email: kjdame@mac.com

Georgia

Atlanta

Atlanta International Action Center
Little 5 Points Community Center
1083 Austin Ave. NE, Rm. 203
Atlanta, GA 30306
Contact Dianne Mathiowetz
Telephone: 770-989-2536
Email: atlantaiac@aol.com
Website: www.iacenteratlanta.org
Transportation Details: Bus transportation to the September 29 DC demonstration will leave Atlanta Friday night, September 28 around 8pm and return following the march and rally. Approxiamte cost per seat: $80 round-trip.
Meeting Info: The International Action Center holds meetings on Sundays at 5pm at our office, 1083 Austin Ave. NE (corner of Euclid and Austin), rm 203. During the summer, we are meeting every other week. Please e-mail atlantaiac@aol.com for the schedule.

Kentucky

Cold Spring
Contact: Nisia Thornton
Telephone: 859-572-0599
Email: n.t@fuse.net; thorntonn1@nku.edu
Transportation details: Forming a group for Northern Kentucky, 3 counties–Kenton, Campbell, Boone–at the northern tip of Kentucky, just across the river from Cincinnati.

Illinois

Chicago

IAC / Troops Out Organizing Center – Chicago
Telephone: (773) 381-5839
Email: Chicagotroopsout@sbcglobal.net
Transportation details: Buses to the Sept. 29 march will leave from Columbus Drive behind the Art Institute (between Jackson and Monroe) 5:30 PM Friday, Sept. 28, and return to Chicago Sunday morning. Ticket price $100. Call or e-mail to arrange payment.

Maryland

Baltimore
Baltimore All Peoples Congress
Contacts: Steven Ceci, Andre Powell
Telephone: 410-467-6132
APCBaltimore@pipeline.com
Transportation details: For bus and volunteer information call (410)467-6132

Massachusetts

Boston
TONC Boston
617-522-6626
troopsoutnow@iacboston.org
www.iacboston.org
Location: 284 Amory St., Boston, MA 02130
Transportation: Buses leave Roxbury Community College Parking Lot 10:30 PM Friday Sept 28, return early a.m. Sunday. Cost: $55 + $5 requested donation to subside fund. Seats can be reserved online at http://www.iacboston.org/092907/S29.html
Check http://www.iacboston.org for the latest information
Meeting Info: Next Organizing Meeting Wednesday July 25th 6:30 pm Action Center 284 Amory Street Jamaica Plain 617-522-6626

Western Massachussetts
Western Mass International Action Center/Troops Out Now
Contact: Nick Camerota/Catherine Donaghy
Phone: 413-896-5219
Email: wmassiac@hotmail.com
Transportation Details: Buses being arranged. Contact W. Mass IAC at number or email above for more information.
Meeting Info: Western Massachusetts Organizing Meeting for Sept 22-29 Actions Thursday, August 9th 7pm Springfield Technical Community College (Rooom TBA) contact: wmassiac@hotmail.com

Michigan

Detroit
Michigan Emergency Committee Against War & Injustice
Contact: David Sole
313-680-5508
info@mecawi.org
www.mecawi.org
Weekly meetings: Every Wednesday at 7 PM at 5920 Second Ave, Detroit (cross street Antoinette).
Transportation details: Buses leaving Detroit Friday, Sept. 28 at 10 PM. Cost is $75 per seat. Return to Detroit by 6 AM on Sunday, Sept. 30. Mail payment to MECAWI, 5922 Second Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202. Payment is only way to hold a seat. After Sept. 16 you must call to arrange payment.

Chippewa County
Chippewa County Socialist
Contacts: Larry Klein 906-495-7082, Sonny Reid 906-322-5004
Email: lklein@30below.com

Upper Penninsula
Upper Penninsula Peace Council
Contacts: Larry Klein 906-495-7082
Email: lklein@30below.com

Minnesota

Minneapolis
Anti-War Committee
Contact: Jess Sundin
1313 5th St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone: 612.379.3899
Email: bus@antiwarcommittee.org
Website: http://www.antiwarcommittee.org
Transportation Details: Friday 9/28 – in the morning – depart a Minneapolis location (TBA). Sunday 9/30 – in the evening – return to same Minneapolis location. Seats cost $175 per person. Partial scholarships are available.
To reserve your spot or to ask questions, call 612.379.3899 or email bus@antiwarcommittee.org.
To help fund someone else’s participation, donate online at http://www.antiwarcommittee.org or can send a check to the Anti-War Committee at 1313 5th St. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414.

Missouri

St. Louis
St Louis/Metro IL Bus to DC
Contact: Julie Anderson
719 Halloran
Wood River, Ill 62095
Phone: 618-410-3257
Email: julieandersonm@yahoo.com
Transportation Info: We are organizing a bus to the DC march from St. Louis/Metro IL area. Further information will be available. Call 618-410-3257 or email julieandersonm@yahoo.com

New Jersey

Hackensack
New Jersey Independents
http://www.njind.org
Contact: Steve Cooper
201-487-3748
nji_1@netzero.com
Transportation info: Pickups planned for Hackensack (Essex Street Train Station), Newark (West Side of Penn Station), New Brunswick, (Rutgers University Center on College Avenue). Call or email for details.

Jersey City
Jersey City Peace Movement
Jersey City, N.J.
201-981-1891
jcpeacemovement@hotmail.com
Transportation info: Bus leaves from Fountain at Journal Square at 7:am Sept 29
$35 ($30 fixed income)

Linwood
Coalition for Peace and Justice
http://www.njind.org
c/o Norm Cohen
321 Barr Ave
Linwood, NJ 08221
609-601-8583
ncohen12@comcast.net
Transportation info: Buses will leave from multiple locations. Call or email for more information.

New York

Buffalo
Buffalo/WNY Troops Out Now Coalition
367 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone:716-604-9515
Email: iacbuffalo@action-mail.org
Transportation Info: BUS from Buffalo to SEPT 29 MARCH on the White House. Leaving late Friday night, returning right after the march, no overnight stays.

Long Island
Long Island Troops Out Now Coalition
Contact: Heather Cottin
516-223-8002
hcottin@aol.com; worker515@juno.com
Transportation Details: Will have buses from Long Island: Nassau and Suffolk Counties
Meeting Info: Meeting after Aug 28th

New York City
IAC – NYC
212-633-6646
5C – Solidarity Center, 55 W 17th St. NY, NY, 10011
Email: info@troopsoutnow.org
Transportation Details: Buses being organized from 55 W 17th St for Sept 29. Contact the IAC for details.
Meeting info: Get involved in building for September 29 and for the Sept 22-29 Encampment every Tuesday evening at 7pm. Weekly Activists Meetings, anti-war updates, speakers, videos. Air conditioned and refreshments are served.

BUS LOCATIONS IN NYC AREA

Tickets $35 ($30 fixed income)
For information or to buy tickets, contact the NYC TONC office at 212-633-6646, Solidarity Center – 5C, 55 West 17th St, NY, NY, 10011, or email info@troopsoutnow.org

55 West 17th St. between 5th & 6th Aves, Manhattan
Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, in front of library
Queensboro Plaza, L.I.C., near the 7 train & Crescent St.
96th St. & Broadway, Manhattan
178th St. & Broadway, Washington Heights, Manhattan
125th St. & Adam Clayton Powell Blvd., Harlem
Journal Square, near the fountain, Jersey City, N.J.

Harlem Tenants Council
Office: 26 Edgecombe Ave at 136 St
New York, NY
Mailing address: 207 W 133rd, Room 118, NY, NY 10030
Telephone: 212-234-5005
FAX 212-234-6886
Email: harlemtenants@aol.com
Contact Nellie Hester Bailey
Transportation Details: Buses being organized from 125th St. & Adam Clayton Powell Blvd., Harlem. Contact Harlem Tenants Council

Westchester County
No War Westchester Coalition
Ellie Ommani
914-682-4690
Website: http://www.nowarwestchester.org
KlosRtoGod@optonline.net
Transportation Details: Working with TONC & WESPAC to get a bus leaving from Westchester.

North Carolina

Charlotte
Action Center For Justice
http://www.geocities.com/nomorevictims/nowar
7100 Mapleridge Dr
Charlotte, NC 28210
Contact David Dixon
Telephone: 704-492-8527
Email: bringthemonhome@yahoo.com
Transportation info: Sept. 29 Bus from Charlotte: Departing from Charlotte at 12:01 am on Sept 29 and leaving DC at approximately 6:00 pm to return that same day. Cost is $65 round trip. Scholarships provided to students/low-income people as available. To reserve seats or make a donation, use the donation button at http://www.charlotteaction.org & note Sept 29 bus or send check or money order to Action Center For Justice 7100 Mapleridge Dr Charlotte, NC 28210 Departure location TBA

Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill
Raleigh F.I.S.T. (Fight Imperialism, Stand Together)
Contact: Peter Gilbert, Tyneisha Bowens
Telephone: (919) 264-0201
Email: raleighfist@gmail.com
Meeting Info: Most Sundays at 4 usually in Raleigh at ACRE – call or email first for details
Transportation details: Being organized. Call or email for more information.

Ohio

Cleveland/Akron
Northeast Ohio Antiwar Coalition
Cleveland/Akron, Ohio 44302
noacinfo@aol.com
216-736-4716
Transportation Details: Contact NOAC for bus details

Peoples Fightback Center
P.O. Box 5963
Cleveland, OH 44115
Contact: Martha Grevatt
216-531-4004
pfcenter@aol.com
Transportation Details: For bus details contact the Fightback Center at the email or phone number above.
Meeting Info: NOAC meets the second and fourth thursday of every month. Contact NOAC for time and place.

Columbus
Vineyard Church
Contact: Daniel Trickett
trickett.6@gmail.com
614-208-1300

World Can’t Wait
Contact: Steve Vargo
vargo.che@hotmail.com
614-208-1300
Activity info: We will coordinate actions in Columbus, Ohio to support the action in DC on Sept 29th
Oregon

Scholls
Catalysts of HOPE
Contact: Vernon Huffman
kashimbi@earthlink.net
Phone: 425-438-8985
Transportation/Activity Details: Our cross continental bike ride will converge with other rides in Washington, DC, on Sat 22 Sept, World Car-Free Day. We will encourage all cyclists to join the encampment.
Meeting Info: The previous stop on our ride will be the Veterans for Peace National Convention in St. Louis. We will encourage veterans to ride to DC with us.

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia
Philadelphia IAC
813 South 48th St
Philadelphia, PA 19143
215-724-1618
Contact Betsey Piette
bpiette@hotmail.com
Local meeting details: Philly IAC meets Tuesday nights, 7:00pm at Calvary Church, 48th & Baltimore.
Transportation details: We will be organizing buses. Details to follow.

Rhode Island

Providence
Peoples Assembly
Contact: Bill Bateman
401-837-7763
Transportation Details: Buses leave Providence 11 PM Friday Sept 28. Bus tickets $55 (requesting extra $5 to help others) Departure Location TBA For more info contact Bill or email gerry@iacboston.org

South Carolina

Lake Wylie
RHFactor (Rock Hill for ACTion to Organize Resistance)
Contact: Mary Keenan
mkeenan@comporium.net
803 675-6002
Transportation Details: Will be organizing for the Sept. 29 Bus from Charlotte NC: Departing from Charlotte at 12:01 am on Sept 29 and leaving DC at approximately 6:00 pm to return that same day. Cost is $65 round trip. Scholarships provided to students/low-income people as available. To reserve seats or make a donation, use the donation button at http://www.charlotteaction.org & note Sept 29 bus or send check or money order to Action Center For Justice, 7100 Mapleridge Dr, Charlotte, NC 28210. Departure location TBA

Texas

Houston
Troops Out Now Coalition
PO Box 595, Houston TX 77001
Contact: Gloria Rubac
Telephone: 713-503-2633
Email: houston@troopsoutnow.org

Virginia

Virginia Beach
Hampton Roads Peace and Justice Coalition
PO Box 5533
Virginia Beach, VA 23471
Contact: Tom Palumbo
Telephone: 757-470-9797
Email: hrpjc@hotmail.com
Transportation Details: Call for further information.

Washington, DC

Troops Out Now D.C. Headquarters
c/o St. Stephens Church
1525 Newton St, NW, washington, DC
(corner of Newton St and 16th St)
202-821-3686 <!–

Washington State

Spokane
Progressive Democrats of America
427 W. Cleveland Ave. Spokane WA 99205-3210
509-280-4162
email: pdawa5th@hotmail.com

Wisconsin

Milwaukee
International Action Center – Milwaukee
Contact: Bryan G. Pfeifer
Telephone: 414-712-4484
Email: bgpfeifer@sbcglobal.net


What you can do to help:

Endorse the call for unity: http://www.sept29.org/

Download leaflets and distribute them in your school, workplace, union hall, community center, church or mosque, etc.:  http://troopsoutnow.org/S29now.pdf 

Donate to help with organizing expenses: http://troopsoutnow.org/donate.shtml

Become a local organizer: http://www.troopsoutnow.org/sept2207volunteer.shtml

Volunteer: http://www.troopsoutnow.org/sept2207volunteer.shtml

 Troops Out Now Coalition
5C Solidarity Center
55 W. 17th St.
New York, NY 10011
212.633.6646
www.troopsoutnow.org
Email: info@troopsoutnow.org

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