Demonstrations

Demonstration
16th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq

date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
time: noon to 2 pm
place: U.S. Military recruiters near Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC)

BEGIN: 26 Federal Plaza (near Duane St. in lower Manhattan)
ROUTE: west along Chambers St. to BMCC

Description: Protest against recruiters targeting young people for the military on this 16th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. We will meet at 26 Federal Plaza, march past several military recruiting offices along Chambers Street, to the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC), where students, many of them economically disadvantaged, are regularly targeted by recruiters to join the armed forces.
On the Facebook event page, check “going” if you plan to attend.

Sponsors: Granny Peace Brigade, NYC Metro Raging Grannies, Extinction Rebellion (XR), Metropolitan Anarchist Coordinating Council (MACC), NYC War Resisters League, Catholic Worker, World Can’t Wait, Peace Action/Manhattan, Vets for Peace/Chapter 34, Green Party of Brooklyn, Brooklyn For Peace, Code Pink NYC, NYC Kairos Community, Pax Christi Metro New York, Peace Action New York State, Peace Action Bay Ridge, Peace Action Staten Island

For more information: nycWRL@nycwarresisters.org or call 718-768-7306
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