L. A. ACTIONS Protesting TEN YEARS of U.S. War & Occupation of Afghanistan
October 6th and 7th, 2011, the world must know that
there's a section
of people in this country who are determined
that we will not allow
these wars to continue in our name."
"Think about this decade of war and torture.
that on the current trajectory there is no end in sight.
Think of the
world you would want yourself and others across
this planet to live
in. And express those thoughts - by being in the
streets and on the
campuses protesting in Los Angeles
Friday, October 7, by unleashing a crescendo of creative
opposition, by expressing yourself in song, in poetry, in art, in
whatever form you can."
In Los Angeles, Friday October 7th three events
1) A Call To Action! Stop the Wars! Fund Jobs-ICUJP
9:00 AM Interfaith Gathering at La Placita Church, Olvera Street,
535 North Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
9:45 AM March to Downtown Federal Building
10:30 AM Rally and Civil Disobedience
World Can't Wait will be there - dress and look for Orange.
2) LA Protest and Die-In on the 10th Anniversary of the
Afghanistan War- ANSWER L.A.
4:30pm - 7pm, Westwood Federal Building.
3) Discussion on the 10 years of U.S. Occupation in
Afghanistan and AFghanistan Resistance. RAWA
member, Reena, interviewed via Live Video Stream by
Sonali Kodhatkar. Surviving the Longest War, Live video
stream from Pakistan, Webcast live @ afghanswomensmission.org;
7:00 pm - Pasadena City College, Creveling Lounge.
Open to the Public, Free entrance. Info: 626.676.7884
We received the following in an email from the CA Prison Hunger Strike Action Network:
Dramatic Readings from Prisoners Letters
UCLA - Eating Area, North Campus (Near Campbell Hall)
Thurs., Oct. 6th
10 am to 3 pm
Support the Unprecedented California
Prisoner Hunger Strike! Stop Torture in the
the California SHU's!
Thursday, October 6, an all day interactive site at UCLA will provide a
SPACE for students and professors, actors and artists, family members
of those locked up in the SHU's, and others, including the religious,
legal, human and civil rights community, to read 'letters from the
hellholes of prison' and give VOICE to the prisoners..."
"...Many of the letters take up questions of morality, religion, science and the arts, and politics and have been received by Revolution newspaper and the Prisoners Revolutionary Literature Fund (PRLF) which provides Revolution newspaper and other revolutionary literature to prisoners."