[CCPJ Update] CCPJ Update January 21, 2008
Sue at TellMeAboutItTours.com
Mon Jan 21 18:49:11 EST 2008
CCPJ GENERAL MEETING
Sunday, February 10, 2008 7:00 - 9:00
pm Trinity Episciipal
Church, 1042 Preston Avenue
Please join us for our monthly meeting.
Find out what's going on in the area of
peace andjustice, offer your ideas and
participate in events and actions.
ANTI-WAR DEMONSTRATIONS - EVERY THURSDAY
Thursday, January 24, 2008 4:30 -
5:30 pm Federal Building, corner of
Ridge and Water
We encourage a LARGE PEACE PRESENCE on the
FIRST THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH.
Mark your calendars!
Come weekly if you can.
Bring your own sign or use one of ours.
SIERRA CLUB PROGRAM ON GLOBAL WARMING
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 7:00 P.M.
St. Mark Lutheran Church
(corner of Ivy Rd. & Alderman Rd. in
"Climate Change in Virginia: The Coming
Flood & Why Nobody Seems to Care"
Al Weed, Chairman of Public Public Policy
Virginia, will explain how global warming is
expected to affect the coastal areas of
Sponsored by the Piedmont Group of the
John Cruickshank (434) 973-0373
jcruicks at peoplepc.com
CONVINCE VIRGINIA CONGRESSMAN SCOTT TO VOTE
FOR CHENEY IMPEACHMENT
Friday, January 25, 2008 12:00 noon
501 North 2nd Street (corner of 2nd and Clay
Virginia Congressman Bobby Scott might join
nine of his colleagues in calling for Cheney
impeachment hearings. Help us convince him
to do so.
Please join in a demonstration outside his
See updates and pics of past actions at
For background see http://impeachcheney.org
For T-shirts to wear see
For signs to carry contact
CentralFlaVFP at aol.com
To get involved and learn more about actions
in Richmond contact
rainmadeline at gmail.com
NATIONAL AND GLOBAL JUSTICE EFFORTS
January 26 - 28, 2008
Learn more about what's happening around the
nation and the world:
Jan. 26 - Global Day of Action
In many communities around the country,
groups that focus on human needs and social
will be having activities.
2) Jan. 25 - 26 - International Call to
Defend Public Housing
The focus of these two days of action is on
the situation in New Orleans where the
affordable housing and the right to return
is far from over.
3) Jan 25 - 26 - Actions and Events in
Support of U.S. Military Resisters in Canada
HELP CREATE A BIKE FRIENDLY CITY!
Saturday, January 26, 2008 11:00 a.m.
Downtown Library on E. Market, McIntire Room
Bike Action Meeting!
*Callng all cyclists and would-be cyclists -
we're collecting data on car/bike run-ins.
*Help us brainstorm on how to present this
*Begin plotting an awesome Bike festival for
Cosponsord by Alliance for Community Choice
in Transportation & The Community Bike Shop
hopefull1 at excite.com
DEMONSTRATE TO END THE WAR IN IRAQ
Saturday, March 15, 2008
Announcing Demonstration and Nonviolent
Civil Disobedience in March 2008
Iraq Occupation 5th Anniversary U.S.
Join us on Saturday, March 15th for a
massive demonstration in Washington, D.C.,
at which we will
exercise our rights to assemble and speak
on behalf of the majority of Americans, the
of Iraqis, the majority of U.S. troops, and
the majority of people around the world who
U.S. Out of Iraq! This gathering will
support the Iraq Veterans Against The War
david at davidswanson.org
WEEK OF ACTION TO MARK 5TH ANNIVERSARY OF
Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Numerous peace and justice organizations are
making plans for a week of actions from
to 19th to mark the end of the fifth year of
U.S. occupation in Iraq. Events will
culminate in a
national day of actions on March 19th, the
fifth anniversary of the invasion.
Details on these events and the
organizations involved are posted at
CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE TO END THE WAR
Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Join us on Wednesday, March 19th, the
anniversary of the invasion, for massive
in Washington, D.C., and at the local level
all around the United States. On this day,
of Congress will be in their districts. We
will provide you with the resources you need
in effective nonviolent actions at
locations of your choosing, including
offices. On the same day the permanent
military-industrial complex will be at work
and we intend to bring to bear on it the
most massive, most creative, and most
nonviolent resistance it has ever seen.
Training sessions will be provided from the
15th to 18th.
Toward these ends we have formed a
david at davidswanson.org
Friday, January 25, 2008 6:00 pm Free
Speech Wall, Downtown Mall, Charlottesville
Greg Gelburd invites us all to join him in
silent protest of the current
There is power and strength in silence. The
march will consist of
walking on the downtown mall, without
placards, signs or voices,
once a week, from the free speech wall to
the Omni and back. A
ten minute walk. In silence, centering on
moving the world in the
right direction. Each week, on Friday at 6
PM. Please wear something white.
Greg Gelburd 979 4639
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