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Keseys Ghost Donating Member (649 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 08:52 PM
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SOUTHERN REGIONAL MARCH! Peace in Iraq - Justice @ Home!
http://www.georgiapeace.org /

SOUTHERN REGIONAL MARCH
for PEACE IN IRAQ and JUSTICE AT HOME

SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 2006
a date linking the 3rd anniversary of the war, March 20,
with the 38th anniversary of Dr. King's death, April 4

ATLANTA, GEORGIA
Gather at the King Center on Auburn Avenue at 12 noon
March step-off at 1 pm; Rally at Piedmont Park 2 to 4 pm

BRING THE TROOPS HOME NOW!
A Just Peace in Iraq / Civil and Human Rights for All
People Before Profits
www.georgiapeace.org

The Birmingham Peace Project will sponsor a charter bus from Birmingham to the Regional March and Rally for Peace in Atlanta on April 1.

COST

The base cost of the round trip ride is $18.00. However, we offer the following price tiers:

1) Base Cost -- 18.00
2) Base Cost When Paid through Paypal -- 20.00
3) Scholarship Assistance Fare -- 18.00 plus anything above base which you wish to contribute toward scholarships.
4) Scholarship Assistance Fare When Paid through Paypal -- 20.00 plus anything above base which you wish to contribute toward scholarships.

(Scholarships will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis. Applicants should email or call me and fill out some basic contact info )

DEPARTURE INFO AND STOPS

Specific time and place TBA. Bus will depart from Birmingham, travel to Atlanta and return to Birmingham on the same day. The projected departure time is 8:00 AM CST and projected return time 7:00 PM CST. The departure point will be near major routes with parking for cars.

Stops: A stop is planned for Oxford/Anniston. Other stops may be considered if there is group wanting to travel.

RESERVATIONS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Email or phone Diane McNaron at:
dianemcnaron@aol.com
205.838.1391

Request Paypal Option or
Send check to:
Diane McNaron
136 Roebuck Drive
Birmingham, AL 35215

CHARTER COACH INFO

Victory Tours
Locally and minority owned
Licensed and insured
Fully equipped luxury coaches


SOUTHERN REGIONAL MARCH
for PEACE IN IRAQ and JUSTICE AT HOME

SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 2006
a date linking the 3rd anniversary of the war, March 20,
with the 38th anniversary of Dr. King's death, April 4

ATLANTA, GEORGIA
Gather at the King Center on Auburn Avenue at 12 noon
March step-off at 1 pm; Rally at Piedmont Park 2 to 4 pm

BRING THE TROOPS HOME NOW!
A Just Peace in Iraq / Civil and Human Rights for All
People Before Profits
www.georgiapeace.org

Endorsers and sponsors are still being sought. Sponsors contribute a minimum of 50.00. More information at the above website.
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patrice Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 09:01 PM
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1. GREAT!!!
Good Luck too. :hi:
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Keseys Ghost Donating Member (649 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-11-06 10:50 AM
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2. Scheduled Speakers
Speakers (list in formation):
- U.S. Representative John Conyers, Michigan
- Ann Wright, former U.S. Army Colonel and Diplomat, resigned in opposition to Iraq war
- Damu Smith, Co-Founder, Black Voices for Peace
- U.S. Representative Cynthia McKinney, Georgia
- Dr. Joseph Lowery, Convenor, Coalition for the People's Agenda
- Tamika Middleton, Critical Resistance, New Orleans
- Charlie Anderson, Iraq Veterans Against the War (VA)
- Kelly Love Jones, People's Hurricane Relief Fund; Singer-Songwriter
- Dr. C.T. Vivian, Co-founder, Center for Democratic Renewal
- Mike Malloy, Air America
- Georgia State Representative Nan Grogan Orrock
- Denise Thomas, Military Families Speak Out (GA)
- Martin Luther King, III
- Lou Plummer, Military Families Speak Out (NC)
- Representative of UNITE HERE Hotel Organizing Drive
- Dr.Barbara L. King, Hillside Chapel and Truth Center
- Tisha Tallman, Mexican American Legal Defense Education Fund
- Rabbi Joshua Lesser, Congregation Bet Havarim
- Imam Ibrahim Pasha, Board Imam for Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam
- Patricia Roberts, Gold Star Families for Peace, mother of first Georgian killed in Iraq
- Mary Ann MacCombie, mother of Sgt. Ryan M. Campbell, killed in Iraq April 29, 2004
- Samir Moukaddam, American Friends Service Committee, Southeast Region
- Susan Mims, former Navy recruiter and counter-recruitment activist, Birmingham, AL
- Anton Flores, LaGrange College Human Services (GA)
- Susan Jacobs, former life-long Republican, Forsyth, GA
- Sarah Thompson, Student Government President, Spelman College; Co-Founder, AUC Peace
- Elana Everitt, Co-Chair, US Green Party Peace Action Committee; Raleigh, NC F.I.S.T.
- Kirstin Williams, Student Political Action Committee, Decatur High School (GA)
- Tony Brown, Baritone
- Theresa Davis, Poet
- David Rovics, Folksinger
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