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Endorse the March On February 16

by Bay Area United Against War (info [at]
Call for the February 16th
Antiwar Protest in San Francisco
Call for the February 16th
Antiwar Protest in San Francisco

This letter is an invitation for you to join Bay Area United Against War, A.N.S.W.E.R., Not In Our Name, and United for Peace and Justice in an urgent, massive, united, antiwar demonstration on Sunday,
February 16th in San Francisco against the U.S. government's plans to invade Iraq. We will gather at 11:00 a.m. at the Embarcadero at Justin Herman Plaza and march at 1:00 p.m. up Market Street to Civic
Center for a 2:00 p.m. rally.

The San Francisco rally date has been changed from February 15 to SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16 so as not to conflict with the Chinese New Year's parade.

It is expected that the worldwide rallies against the pending war on Iraq scheduled for the weekend of February 15 and 16 will be the largest coordinated anti-war action in history. Several million people are expected to participate in dozens of cities internationally.

The February 16 demonstration is to demand:

Stop the War on Iraq!

Money for Human Needs, not war! No Racist Scapegoating!

Defend civil liberties!

This letter requests the following:

1. The endorsement of your organization for the February 16th San Francisco demonstration.

2. A financial contribution to pay for the expenses of organizing a large-scale action. Checks can be made payable to Bay Area United Against War and sent to P.O. Box 318021, San Francisco, CA 94131-8021.

3. Your participation in the rally planning meetings, which are held on Saturdays, 2:00-5:00 p.m. at Bethany United Methodist Church, Clipper and Sanchez Streets in San Francisco.

4. Your help in spreading the word of this demonstration in your geographic area. Please tell your friends, colleagues and family to
come and demonstrate and add their voices to the millions calling to stop the war against Iraq.

Please post and handout flyers and posters.

Here are flyers and posters you can print out:

Here is a list of places you can pick up flyers:

In San Francisco:

Global Exchange, 2017 Mission Street (at 16th Street), Suite 303, (415) 255-7296 x311

National Radical Women &
Freedom Socialist Party Office
New Valencia Hall, 1908 Mission Street
(at 15th Street),
(415) 864-1278

Socialist Workers Organization
1380 Valencia Street at 25th Street,
(415) 920-9323

Socialist Action Bookstore 3425 Cesar Chavez at Valencia Street,
(415) 821-0459

In Marin: from the Marin Peace and Justice Coalition, (415) 721-2844

In the East Bay: at

A Jewish Voice for Peace,
1611 Telegraph Avenue,
Suite 500, Oakland,
(510) 465-1777

In the South Bay: at the Peninsula Peace and Justice Center, 457
Kingsley Avenue, Palo Alto, (650) 326-8837

The antiwar movement is in a race against time to organize massively enough to cause the U.S. government to pull back from its plans of
invasion and first strike. Bay Area United Against War has organized itself, not in competition with existing peace organizations, but as a means of bringing all the many antiwar organizations together in
common, united actions that will complement all of our organizing efforts. We function democratically with one person, one vote. Later this year, on April 26th, we are planning a United Peace Parade, but for now we are focusing all our attention on February 16th.

Please join us.

Yours for peace,
The Outreach Committee Bay Area United Against War

For updates, to download flyers, or to get other information about helping, please visit, email info [at] or
call 415-487-6431.
Thank you.
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