Demonstrate against Endless War
date: Monday October 7, 2019
assemble: 12:30 pm
location: Union Square, 14th St. steps, Manhattan
1:30 pm: march down University Place
2 pm: vigil will continue in Washington Square Park
(NOTE: Extinction Rebellion’s Global October Rebellion will begin a week [through Oct. 11] of activities in Washington Square Park at 2 pm where there will be “workshops, trainings, art-making, teach-ins, activities for kids, music … including information about how to take part in actions.” For more information about XR’s events, go to this link.)
We’ll have signs and banners connecting the 18 years of the U.S. war on Afghanistan, to militarism and climate change. Or bring your own signs.
Sponsored by NYC War Resisters League, Peace Action New York State, NYC Metro Raging Grannies, Granny Peace Brigade NYC, Catholic Worker, Pax Christi Metro New York, Brooklyn For Peace, Veterans for Peace/NYC Chapter 34, NYC Code Pink (list in formation).
If you are able to join us, please check “going” on the Facebook event page.
Meet 9 am at 125 Park Ave. (across 42nd St. from Grand Central), walk east along 42nd St., arrive at First Ave. (btwn 45 & 46 Sts.) where a drone replica will be inflated. This will be followed by a die-in. Participants are asked to wear white shirts. The action should end by 10 am. Sponsored by End the Drone War.