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|CodePINK honors MLK with days of actions|
|Date||Monday January 16|
|Time||3:00 PM - 5:00 PM|
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|Gather Sacramento Convention Center, 12th & J streets; march to Vietnam War Memorial at the State Capitol|
In honor of Martin Luther King
In remembrance of Californians killed in Iraq
In determination to end this war in Iraq
3:00 March & Rally
Monday, January 16th, Martin Luther King’s Birthday, we’re heading back to Sacramento for two days of actions - which will lead to a landmark decision by our State Assembly & AJR36!
Help us put AJR36, the Resolution to Bring Our National Guard Home from Iraq, front & center this Monday and Tuesday as we march, rally, and lobby our Assembly folks.
3:00 until 5:15 (ending with live 5p.m. coverage we hope), we will hold our “Return to the Scene of the nonCrime” event. Gathering in front of the Convention Center, we will march once again to the original scene of the nonCrime: the Vietnam War Memorial (NE end of the Capitol grounds, 15th & Capitol Blvd) where the National Guard – whom we want home but NOT for this - spied on us last Mother’s Day.
Medea Benjamin will MC this event; Jan Kearney will lead us in a wailing as we begin again by commemorating the dead; national guard and family members will speak; the Raging Grannies will lead us in song; Natalie Wormeli, ACLU, will update us on the spate, I mean state, of spying; Aimee Allison (also a veteran) will inform us about Katherine Jashinski, the first public national guard woman Resister. AFSC will set up a National Guard installation of Eyes Wide Open for both days.
We have housing for folks who want to stay overnite in Sacramento and continue moving AJR36 forward in the morning as we embark on our Day of Lobbying tomorrow, Jan 17th. See Jan 17th for more details or check out the calendar at http://www.bayareacodepink.org