Anti-War March Dec. 20th
Tuesday December 16, 2003 at 10:36 AM
Bring the Troops Home Now!
End the Occupation of Iraq!
Anti-War Rally and March - Saturday, Dec. 20th
Noon at W. 25th and Lorain
Sending an anti-war message during the season of peace:
NOAC sponsors local mass action to bring U.S. troops and corporations home from Iraq
Family members of soldiers in Iraq to speak at rally
The Northeastern Ohio Anti-War Coalition (NOAC) invites you to attend a holiday season anti-war rally and march at 12:00 PM on Saturday, December 20 at the Westside Market Park on the corner of W. 25th St. and Lorain Avenue. The rally, which is sponsored by NOAC, is a call to end the U.S. military and corporate occupation of Iraq and to bring all troops home immediately. This event marks a return to the site of NOAC's first anti-war action on November 16, 2002.
The rally program will feature family members of soldiers who are presently serving in Iraq or who have been killed in the conflict. Other speakers in the program, which will include local media commentators, activists, musicians and poets, will address the domestic and international repercussions of the occupation as well as an Arab-American perspective on the current situation in the Middle East. A march through the W. 25th St. neighborhood will follow the rally.
What: Rally and march calling for an end to the U.S. occupation of Iraq
When: Saturday, December 20, 2003; Rally: 12:00 PM ; March: Immediately following rally
Where: West Side Market Park; W. 25th St. and Lorain Avenue; Cleveland, Ohio; (March will head north on W. 25th St. from rally site to Detroit Ave. and back to Lorain Ave.)
Who: Rally and march sponsored by NOAC; Rally program speakers: Family members of U.S. soldiers in Iraq, local media commentators, activists, musicians and poets
The Northeast Ohio Anti-War Coalition (NOAC) is an umbrella coalition focused on stopping pre-emptive, unjust and illegal wars as an instrument of US foreign policy. It seeks to bring together a broad number of organizations and individuals for the purpose of organizing mass, visible events of a peaceful character.
Northeast Ohio Anti-War Coalition [NOAC]
c/o Northeast Ohio American Friends Service Committee
513 W. Exchange St., Akron, OH 44302