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|Afghanistan Peace Day|
|Date||Sunday October 09|
|Time||3:00 PM - 7:00 PM|
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|Start at Fremont-Centerville Train Station (37260 Fremont Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94536) and march to Centerville Community Center (3355 Country Drive, Fremont, CA, 94536).|
On the 10th year of the US war in Afghanistan
Join the Afghan people in standing up for Peace.
We say YES to peace, justice and civil rights
We say NO to war, terrorism and islamophobia
Join us on "Afghanistan Peace Day" as we "Walk for Peace" through the hub of Fremont's Afghan district, after which we will "Gather for Peace" indoors where Afghan community leaders and their allies will speak. We will end with a "Prayer for Peace". Our public expression for an end to this war will be alongside a message for peace from the Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers inside Afghanistan.
Imam Zaid Shakir • Qari Safiullah Samadi • Dr. Fakhronisa Faizani
Dr. Arshad Irshad • Samina Sundus • Fazl Ghani Mogaddedi
Sophia Omar • Dr. Abdullah Kazem • Siddieq Noorzoy
Munes Tomeh • Hinhanska Haney • Mary Hotaki
Interfaith communities and American war veterans for peace and justice
A message from the Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers in Afghanistan
Poetry/Spoken word by Mark Gonzales and Khanverse
3:00pm - Walk for Peace
Fremont-Centerville Train Station
(37260 Fremont Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94536)
4:30pm - Gather for Peace
Centerville Community Center
(3355 Country Drive, Fremont, CA, 94536)
6:30pm - Pray for Peace
- Please wear the sky blue of the Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers inside Afghanistan who chose this color as their symbol of peace.
- Please bring your own signs to convey the message of this protest.
- Please be on time, we are on a tight schedule.
For more info:
info [at] afghansforpeace.org
Muslim Peace Coalition - http://www.muslimpeacecoalition.org
Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers - http://www.ourjourneytosmile.com
American Muslim Voice Foundation - http://www.amuslimvoice.org
San Jose Peace and Justice Center - http://www.sanjosepeace.org