Start at north or south end of bridge and walk the eastern walkway. Bring signs & wear peace messages. Bring your mother, daughter, friends and entire family. Walk in the spirit of Julia Ward Howe, and celebrate the original roots of Mother's Day. Watch beautiful reading of Howe's Mother's Day Proclamation
MOTHER'S DAY MARCH FOR PEACE
CODEPINK Monthly Golden Gate Bridge Walk
Sunday, May 13, 2012
Proclaim with us:
"We Will Not Raise Our Children to Kill the Children of Other Mothers!"
OSAMA BIN LADEN IS DEAD, BUT OBAMA'S WARS DRONE ON
Join us this Mother's Day to reclaim the original meaning behind this special day:
To unite women of the world to organize and promote peaceful solutions to conflict.
In response to the carnage of the Civil War, Julia Ward Howe's 1870 Mother's Day Proclamation declared:
Our sons shall not be taken from us to unlearn
All that we have been able to teach them of charity, mercy and patience.
We, the women of one country, will be too tender of those of another country
To allow our sons to be trained to injure theirs........Disarm, Disarm!
For creative readings of Mother's Day Proclamation:
Howe called for women of all nations to work together for a more peaceful world.
In honor of Julia Ward Howe, and in solidarity with all the mothers of the world who are suffering today from the carnage of war in Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia, Libya, Palestine, and elsewhere in the world, we invite mothers and their loved ones to join us this Mother's Day to walk united against war. We will read Howe's Mother's Day Proclamation, and sing and rally for peace following the march. We will distribute flyers to educate the public about the history of Mother's Day.
Wear lots of passionate pink or come as you are, but come in the spirit of unity in nonviolence.
Bring signs ( 2x3 ft. or smaller)......wooden sticks/poles are now permitted.
Some Suggested Messages:
-Mothers for Peace, Mothers Say No to War
-OBAMA, NOT ONE MORE DEATH: ENOUGH!
-Mothers United for Peace
-Osama is Dead, but Obama's Wars Drone On
11:45 am: Gather at the north or south end of the eastern walkway of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Parking available on all 4 "corners", just remember to take
the last exit on hwy 101 as you approach the bridge, or the
first exit after you leave the bridge.
Noon: Walk on the eastern walkway from the north or south ends,
to converge in the middle. Rally on the SF side after the march.
1:30pm Rally on SF side...…Reading of Julia's MOTHER'S DAY PROCLAMATION
Bring your children, your mothers, friends, relatives and your LOVE!
BE GREEN AND CARPOOL
grow in peace,
ratherbenyckeling [at] comcast.net
Contact me to arrange carpooling
Added to the calendar on Saturday May 12th, 2012 11:01 PM