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Sunday, October 11, 2015 from 1-4pm
Over 35 peace and social justice groups from the Portland area will be mobilizing around the 14th anniversary of the US invasion of Afghanistan with a march and rally on Sunday, October 11, 2015, "Call Out for Justice: End the Wars." The event will begin at 1:00 PM at Shemanski Park (the South Park Blocks at Salmon St.). Organizers have laid out a clear set of issues related to the event's theme. Call Out for Justice: Stop the Wars * Overseas * On the people * On Human Rights * On the Planet * FREE Afghanistan, Iraq and Palestine-- Stop the Drones * REDIRECT Money for Human Needs * SUPPORT Women, Sexual Minorities, Youth, Immigrant and Racial Justice * RESIST Police Violence and State Surveillance * STABILIZE the Climate Cosponsors of the event include Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group, Portland Jobs with Justice, Living Earth, Occupy Portland Elder Caucus, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility, Jewish Voice for Peace-Portland, Veterans for Peace Chapter 72, Augustana Lutheran Church, War Resisters League-Portland, Peace Action Group-First Unitarian Church, Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights, 18th Avenue Peace House, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom-Portland, KBOO Community Radio 90.7 FM (media cosponsor), BARK (forest defenders), and others. Endorsers include Recruiter Watch, Little Light of Mine Friends Worship Group, Portland Copwatch, Oregon Wildlife Federation, Back 2 the WALL, Black Lives Matter Portland, East Timor Action Network-Portland, Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Justice and Police Reform, Vancouver for Peace, West Hills Friends Peace Committee, Community Alliance of Lane County (CALC), Oregon PeaceWorks, Corvallis Alternatives to War, Portland Alliance (media endorser), Pacific Green Party, International Socialist Organization, Portland Peaceful Response Coalition (www.pprc-news.info), Veterans for Peace Chapter 132 (Corvallis), Oregon Community for War Tax Resistance, Code Pink Portland, Oregon Progressive Party, Mirador Kitchen & Home, and others. For more information or to get involved contact Peace and Justice Works at 503-236-3065 or firstname.lastname@example.org ; also check the facebook event page at .