Teresa Castillo, Peace Fresno’s newly elected president, writes:
Hi Peace Fresno community! We have several actions to celebrate International Peace Day….Please JOIN US
Fri 9/20 8:30-9:30pm Fresno Light Brigade at Reel Pride ~ we’ll be across from the Tower Theater on Olive & Wishon. Help hold a letter for the message:
Sat 9/21, 10am-Noon, join our peace corner demonstration at Blackstone and Shaw ~ bring signs if you can to call an end to military violence & to prevent the devastation of our land. We’ll have different messages on opposite corners:
NO WAR ON SYRIA
NO KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE
Sat 9/21 7:30-8:30pm, Fresno Light Brigade will be at Riverpark, Blackstone and El Paso (near Carl’s Jr and Macaroni Grill), to continue the national “draw a line in the sands” action standing up to protect our environment with the lighted message:
NO KXL PIPELINE
Join us and hold a letter!
I hope everyone, if you’re in town this weekend, will find time to join one or more actions. Let’s join together and be a strong voice for PEACE!
Contact me at taca_03
Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Fresno Center for Nonviolence
1584 N Van Ness (at McKinley near FCC)
Finger Food and Dessert
Peace Fresno is a 200-member antiwar advocacy organization, working in the community since 9/11.
We meet at the Fresno Center for Nonviolence on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
We are eager to hear from all who are motivated to oppose the current drumbeat for war.
Why are you taking action now?
What are you interested in doing next?
What will engage more people?
The election of Peace Fresno’s officers and board will precede the listening session.
On Facebook – Peace Fresno
Saturday, September 14 at
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Come for as much as you can – 30 minutes is a big help.
Join us in opposition to the U.S. proxy war in Syria and looming military intervention. This is a non-partisan action. Please invite your friends. Corner of Shaw and Blackstone. More at Facebook – No War With Syria-Fresno.
Saturday, September 14 at 7 p.m. (doors open 6:30) in the Auditorium of the Old Administration Building, Fresno City College
Bill McKibben speaks in Fresno. He is a founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org, which has coordinated 15,000 rallies in 189 countries since 2009. Time Magazine called him “the planet’s best green journalist.” Bill McKibben’s latest book “Oil and Honey” will be available to purchase at the event.
The event is free and open to the public. Come early. We expect a crowd!
Update: Parking is free on a Saturday. The closest parking lots are A and K.
Monday, 9/9/13, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. MoveOn.org, River Park, corner of Blackstone and El Paso (Near Carl’s Jr. and Macaroni Grill)
Saturday, 9/14/13, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Shaw & Blackstone, (fb) Facebook: No War with Syria-Fresno
Updates: Facebook Peace Fresno, Facebook No War with Syria-Fresno, and here.
Send a message to Congress – No attack on Syria!
Call Congress today at the Congressional Switchboard (202) 224-3121. “Vote against a U.S. attack on Syria! No attack on Syria!”
The switchboard is open 24/7. Congressmen and Senators will be accepting messages.
Go to www.CODEPINK.org Action Alert, Contact Congress today! Send emails
Quick-sign petition: www.credoaction.com
For video of the SILENT VIGIL, go to: https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2013/09/07/18742879.php
Video courtesy of Mike Rhodes, editor Community Alliance, posted on Indybay.
Saturday, September 7, 2013, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Plaza on the east side of the Fresno County Courthouse, Courthouse Park,
Mariposa and M St., Downtown, Organized by Peace Fresno
Fresno joins the majority of the American people in opposing a U.S. air strike in Syria.
A public stand against President Obama’s call for more war.
We call on the community to contact Congressmen IMMEDIATELY.
War is not the answer!
Music by Evo Bluestein and Kevin Hill, Steve Ono and Patrick Contreras, Cerro Negro-Frank Giordano and John Martin III, Benjamin Boone, Jemmy Bluestein