Close the School of the Assassins, Thursday, June 18, 6:30 PM

Thursday, June 18, 2009, 6:30 PM, Greene St Library, 902 Greene Street Augusta, Georgia 30901.

The purpose of this meeting is to present basic information, a short movie and a slide show from the 2008 vigil and demonstration about the School of the Americas/Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation and why it and similar facilities need to cease operations. For more information, visit SOA Watch. Also, we will be encouraging people to commit to attending the conference and vigil in Columbus, GA Friday November 20-22, 2009, the weekend prior to Thanksgiving.

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6th Anniversary of War in Iraq March 19, 2009

The CSRA Peace Alliance will join activists throughout the United States to urge the U.S. government to withdraw all troops and private military contractors as soon as possible from Iraq and Afghanistan. Three events are scheduled:

1. March 19 Rally at Augusta State University, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
2. March 19 Rally at Richmond County Democratic Party Headquarters, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
3. March 21 Cost of War Six Years Later at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta, 5 pm – 9 pm

Our monthly planning meeting for March is scheduled for March 17, 2009 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Wallace Library on Laney-Walker.

Bethlehem Besieged, Slide Show Presentation by Skip Schiel

The Peace Alliance sponsored Skip Schiel‘s presentation of a slide show entitled “Bethlehm Besieged” December 9, 2008 at the Greene St Libary in Augusta, GA. Attendees urge people to check out Skip’s schedule to see if he’s in your area and to bring him to your city for future presentations. He plans to return to the southeastern United States in February 2009.