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Action Alert: Attend Camp Ken in SJ This Weekend - 8/20-21/2005
by South Bay Mobe
Saturday Aug 20th, 2005 11:26 AM

Camp Ken in San Jose
August 20-21
Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Encampment for Peace (Camp Ken) at
Cesar Chavez Plaza
Action Alert: Attend Camp Ken in SJ This Weekend - 8/20-21/2005

Brought to you by South Bay Mobilization:

Camp Ken in San Jose
Cesar Chavez Plaza this weekend
August 20-21

Bring the Troops Home Now!

Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Encampment for Peace (Camp Ken) at
Cesar Chavez Plaza

We will have an open mic to talk about how we can stop this war!
Rally, speaches, open mic.?
Iraq Veterans Against the War, Gold Star Families for Peace?featured ( three
families from South Bay area)
Yoga class in the morning
Non-violence Training Workshop
Drum for peace
Raging Grannies Sunday 4-5 p.m.?
Annie and Vets? on Saturday
Candlelight vigil every night at 7:30 p.m.?
Please invite other families who have lost loved ones in this war or who have
members currently serving in the military. Support all the Gold Star families
against the war specially the ones from South Bay:

Ken Ballard 7-21-77 to 5-30-2004 (his mother, Karen, spoke on Friday and was
interviewed by the media at the SJ vigil)
Erik Kesterson killed on 11-15-2003 (his mother supports our effort and will try to
Patrick McCaffrey Killed on 06-22-2004 (his mother Nadia is in Texas now)

Our job is to support them and work to bring all the troops home now alive!
Organized by Veterans for Peace and South Bay Mobilization, supported by United for
Peace and Justice SJ and many other groups and individuals

no pets - no alcohol - no hate - no more war!

Volunteers to sign up for every 2 hours.
Signs & banners
Food & drink, water
Poems, Music, boom box, antiwar songs, instruments, drums
Candles for Candle light vigil in the evening
Sat afternoon, there will be open mic that every one can share
their ideas how to Stop this War
Educational flyers
More Supporters and Friends!

Out of Iraq NOW!

Roy: 650-796-4769
SBM: 408-998-8504

Action Alert: Here's what you can do

1) This weekend Saturday, August 20 and Sunday Augustt 21, attend Camp Ken in San
Jose (named after son of local Gold Star mom Karen Ballard). Demand that the
president talk with Cindy and the other Gold Star parents and military families and

2) Flood the White House with phone calls. Let them know that we support Cindy and
that we want George W. Bush to take the time out of his vacation to go out and meet
with her! The number for the White House comment line is 202-456-1111.

3) Make sure your local news outlets are continuing to cover this story and your
local anti-war activities. Call the editor of your paper, and contact producers of
radio shows to encourage their ongoing coverage of this important news.

4) Attend Sept 24th March and Rally in San Francisco (buses being organized from San
Jose by SBM and Students for Justice). Cindy Sheehan will be speaking at the massive
anti-war protest in Washington, D.C., on September 24. This may be the most
important anti-war demonstration yet. Make your plans now to join Cindy and
thousands in SF and D.C., and help make September 24 the largest ever demonstration
against the war.

Support Cindy Sheehan's vigil at Crawford, Texas
Call, email or fax the White House and demand that Bush "Meet with Cindy"
White House Comment Line: 202-456-1111
White House Switchboard: 202-456-1414
White House Fax Line: 202-456-2461
Email: comments [at] (Put "Meet with Cindy" in the subject line.)
More info:
Plan to come to the September 24 anti-war, anti-occupation mobilization in San
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This is an announcement from South Bay Mobilization, an organization working to
oppose U.S. interventions that violate rights of self-determination abroad and
undermine civil liberties, economic rights, and environmental protections here at

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