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HANDS OFF SYRIA ACTIONS

Planned Actions: listed by State, then City


List as of Saturday, 9/7/13. Based on IACenter Call, UNAC, Interoccupy, ANSWER, & others. For "day of/day after" & other actions, including Facebook & international listings, see also: UNAC listings; InterOccupy listings; & ANSWER listings.
Code Pink is calling for actions in DC all week, along with local protests at 7:00 pm Monday, Sept 9, 2013, most posted on Move.on Civic Actions with over 200 local events.

To endorse the call and/or list your local Hands Off Syria! action, CLICK HERE

LIST OF ENDORSERS (updated frequently)

**Washington, D.C.
Monday, September 9, 2013
As Congress goes back into session, join Syrian American Forum and many others in front of the White House, then marching to the U.S. Congress.
See details under District of Columbia;

ARIZONA

Tucson, AZ
No War On Syria TUCSON AZ
Sep 13, 2013 @ 5:00pm
See FB event for details
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/events/670210282990459/?ref=3

CALIFORNIA

Los Angeles, CA
Monday September 9, 2013; 3:00 PM: Obama at AFL-CIO Convention
Tell Obama NO WAR: President Obama will be at the Convention Center; 1201 S. Figueroa St. (SW corner of Figueroa & Pico Blvd.)
Call 323-306-6240 Web: http://www.iacla.org/

Actions supported by: Organizers of Arab Americans for Syria, BAYAN-USA, Global Women's Strike, International League for Peoples' Struggle, Martin Luther King Coalition, ANSWER-LA, United National Antiwar Coalition-LA, SOA Watch-LA, Antiracist Action, International Action Center, Workers World Party, Unión del Barrio, Union of Progressive Iranians, Puerto Rican Alliance, Los Angeles Peace Council, Southern California Immigration Coalition, Los Angeles Chapter of National Lawyers Guild, Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace, Full Rights for Immigrants Coalition, KmB Pro-People Youth, Veterans For Peace, Association of Filipinas, Feminists Fighting Imperialism, Re-feudalization, and Marginalization (AF3IRM), March Forward! veterans, Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL), Alliance for Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines, Frente Unido de los Pueblos Americanos (FUPA), Women Organized to Resist and Defend (WORD), Asociacion Simon Bolivar de Los Angeles, Danza Mexica Cuauhtemoc, Minjok.com are joining the national call for 'Hands Off Syria Protests' on Saturday, September 7th, and will protest when President Obama is speaking at the AFL-CIO Convention on Monday September 9th.

Los Angeles, CA
Rally at President Obama Fundraiser; Monday, September 9, 2013; 5:30 PM
For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/562608083775021/

Old Town Eureka, CA
Unity for International World Peace
Saturday, September 21, 2013; September is World Peace Month & Sept 21 is synchronized worldwide for one hour at midnight GMT.
Training for flashmob meditation, yoga and celebration dancing for world peace. Meet at Gazebo on 2nd Street in Old Town Eureka, CA, bring yoga/meditation cushions/mats to your comfort level. We will flash mob style trickle into Gazebo area and fill up the area and we will chant, OM and toning with Dijeree Doo and also live surprise band will engage for our celebration dancing.

San Francisco, CA
Code Pink Sponsored Peace Day San Francisco;
Saturday, September 21; Gather at 12:00PM; UN Plaza
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Peace-Day-San-Francisco-Sept-21-Saturday-UN-PLAZA/282637718413661?ref=br_tf

San Jose, CA
Actions planned All week through Monday, September 9, 2013 in San Jose
Contact: 408-297-2299; http://www.sanjosepeace.org/
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151700856954775&set=a.10151289632729775.493743.86378969774&type=1&theater

Sponsoring Organizations include: San Jose Peace and Justice Center, South Bay Committee Against Political Repression, Friday Peace Vigil, and Justice For Palestinians.

Saturday, September 7, 11:30 am - 2 pm
Sunday, September 8, 11:30 am - 2 pm
Stevens Creek and Winchester Boulevards; San Jose / Santa Clara, CA

Monday, September 9, 5-6 pm
South end of César Chávez Plaza; Market and San Carlos Streets; San Jose, CA

COLORADO

Denver, CO
Monday, September 9, 2013; 5:00 pm
Rally: West slope of the Denver Capitol Building; 200 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80203
Contact: Patrick Jay, 719-243-5238; facebook.com/events/526463087422472/

CONNECTICUT

New Haven, CT 
Come to a “NO MORE WAR” candlelight vigil on the New Haven Green, corner College and Chapel Streets, Sunday, Sept 8, 6:00 PM. 
PLEASE announce the vigil in your organizations. Information: 203-389-9547.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Washington, D.C.
On Monday, September 9, as Congress goes back into session, join Syrian American Forum and many others in front of the White House, then marching to the U.S. Congress. 

DETAILS: Opening Rally - in front of the White House -1600 Pennsylvania -10am to 12 noon; March at noon to Congress
-End Rally 1pm to ____ at Upper Senate Park - 200 New Jersey Ave., NW, - corner of Constitution & New Jersey Ave., NW.
-Bus drop off in morning is at the White House.
-Bus Pick-up after end rally is at Bus Depot at Union Station (enter at 1st and H St, NW, at the Rear of Union Station).

Washington, DC
Code Pink is calling for actions the next two weeks. SeeCode Pink Actions

FLORIDA

Jacksonville/Gainesville, FL
Coordinated actions the first week of September initiated by People's Opposition to War, Imperialism, and Racism
Contact: powirsouthflorida@gmail.com AND    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Peoples-Opposition-to-War-Imperialism-and-Racism/353495848102369
Including Thursday 9/5 call-in day to Rep. Corrine Brown, Rep. Ander Crenshaw by Jacksonville Against the War on Syria - http://www.facebook.com/events/1409937592557953/

Melbourne, FL
Emergency Rally - No War with Syria: Friday, September 6, 2013;
5:00 to 6:30 PM at the "Peace Corner" - 1700 west New Haven, Melbourne (just West of the Melbourne Square Mall)
Sponsored by the Peace Coalition of Brevard
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/665553156789270/

Saint Petersburg/Tampa, FL
No war with Syria: Saturday, September 7, 2013;
Gather at 6:00PM at Gandy Blvd. and Dale Mabry Hwy.
Initiated by St. Pete for Peace and Syrian American Forum& supported by Uhuru Solidarity Movement, PDA, The Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign, Veterans for Peace, Nature Coast Coaliton for Peace & Justice, Peace & Freedom Party of Florida, The Refuge, Catholic Worker Pinellas, and more.
Contact: info@stpeteforpeace.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/163062233888875/

GEORGIA

Atlanta, GA
Atlanta Say NO War on Syria
Saturday, Sept 7, 2013;  1:00 PM
CNN; 190 Marietta Sr, NW
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/654629494556803/

ILLINOIS

Chicago, IL 
Thursday, September 12, 2013; 5:00 PM
Millennial Park, Michigan & Randolph, Chicago
No War on Syria! No War for the 1 Percent! We Wont be Fooled Again!
Join the Anti-War Committee - Chicago & theSyrian American Forum, and others, to respond to President Obama's call for war on Syria, and to condemn war profiteers like Boeing.
Money for Jobs, Education & Healthcare, not war!
http://antiwarcommitteechicago.blogspot.com/ ; joeiosbaker@gmail.com

IOWA

Des Moines, IOWA
Candlelight Vigil –No War on Syria
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013;  8 PM
Nollen Plaza
Contact 515-681-799

KANSAS

Lawrence, KS
Vigil against attacking Syria
Sat. Sept. 7, noon till 1:00; Southeast corner of 9th & Massachusetts St; Lawrence
Called by: Lawrence Kansas Coalition for Peace and Justice
(Monthly meetings on 2nd Sunday of each month, 3:30 - 5:00, meeting room in The Community Mercantile)

MARYLAND

Baltimore, MD
Say No War on Syria; Jobs and Education! Hands off Syria!
Tuesday, September 10, 2013; 4 p.m.
Gather at McKelden Square, downtown Baltimore, Light & Pratt Sts.
March to Senator Ben Cardin's office, 100 S Charles St. (If going after 5 PM, go to 100 S Charles St.)
Called by Baltimore People's Power Assembly & regional Balto/D.C. IAC. Call: 443-221-3775.
facebook.com/MidAtlanticIAC

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston, MA
Rally 1 PM; Saturday, Sept 7
Park St Station
International Action Center, United Antiwar Coalition, Committee for Peace and Human Rights (list in formation)
617-286-6574; iacboston.org; iacboston@iacboston.org

MICHIGAN
Detroit, MI
Demonstration - HANDS OFF SYRIA - Sunday, Sept. 8, 4 PM
Gathering at Grand Circus Park, Woodward Ave at W. Adams St. followed by march to Hart Plaza, Woodward Ave. at E. Jefferson Ave.
Michigan Emergency Comm. Against War & Injustice: MECAWI.org

Grand Rapids, MI
Saturday, September 7, 2013, 12:00 to 2:00 PM
Rally at Veterans Park, 101 Fulton St E, Grand Rapids
(Please bring flowers to place at the memorial for victims of US war.)
More info: 773-844-3612; Called by Left Forum of Grand Rapids.

MINNESOTA

Minneapolis, MN
Tell Congress: Vote NO on War; No U.S. Military Intervention in Syria
Anti-war protest; Saturday, September 7, 2013; 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Hiawatha and Lake Street, Minneapolis: Gather along the sidewalks on Lake Street from 22nd Ave. through Hiawatha Ave. Be part of a visible anti-war presence at this very busy intersection.
Initiated by Minnesota Peace Action Coalition. Endorsed by Anti-War Committee, Twin Cities Peace Campaign, Veterans for Peace and Women Against Military Madness. For more information call 612 522-1861 or 612 827-5364. minnesotapeaceaction@gmail.com

Minneapolis, MN
Tuesday, Sept. 3 4:30 – 5:30 PM
Outside of the office of US Senator Amy Klobuchar
1200 Washington Ave. S, Washington,  D.C.
Contact 612-522-1861 or 612-827-5364 minnesotapeaceaction@gmail.com http://www.facebook.com/events/378797545581964/ info@antiwarcommittee.org

MISSISSIPPI

Biloxi, MS
Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013; starts at NOON; near Biloxi Lighthouse
We will be peacefully protesting the intervention in Syria. Bring signs have fun speak out! Spread the word to your Democratic, Independent, GOP and Tea Party friends and family! This should be an easy cause for everyone to unite on.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1377548835799162/1377607949126584/?ref=notif¬if_t=plan_mall_activity
Co-sponsored by S. MS. United for Peace: https://www.facebook.com/events/1377548835799162/

MISSOURI

Kansas City, MO
Hands off Syria! Not another war! September 7 Demonstrations (Please share make viral)
Saturday September 7, 2013; 12:00 Noon at the J.C. Nichols Fountain at The Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri

Contact Stew Webb, Whistleblower: 816 478 3267
http://www.veteranstoday.com/2013/09/01/hands-off-syria-not-another-war-september-7-demonstrations-2/
http://www.stewwebb.com/2013/09/01/hands-off-syria-not-another-war-september-7-demonstrations/

St. Louis, MO
Tuesday, Sept. 3 4:30 – 5:30 PM
In Front of Sen. Claire McCaskill’s office (5850 Delmar Blvd.)
Contact: staff@insteadofwar.org

NEW JERSEY

Highland Park/New Brunswick, NJ
Hands Off Syria Vigil: Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013; 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Just north of the Albany St. Bridge, Rt. 27N, corner of Raritan & So. Adelaide Avenues

Day After Strike: Rally and March into New Brunswick; 6:00 pm

Central Jersey Coalition Against Endless War: www.againstendlesswar.org ; Noendlesswar@gmail.com

Newark NJ
Protest Against Military Strike in Syria: Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013; 1:30 pm
Corner of Broad & Market Streets, Newark
Called by: The People's Organization for Progress (POP),  the NJ State Industrial Union Council, , Labor Against War, New Jersey Peace Action and others.
Contact: 973 801-0001 ; www.njpop.org ; info@njpop.org

NEW MEXICO

Albuquerque, NM
Friday, September 6; Gather at 5:00PM at UNM Bookstore, Central & Cornell
Saturday, September 7; Gather at 12:00PM; at Central & Tulane
Contact: 505-268-2488.

NEW YORK

Buffalo, NY 
September 7 action details: At 1:00 pm, Buffalo City Hall
65 Niagara Square, Buffalo, New York 14202
Link to FB event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/519189644834926/

Huntington, NY 
September 9, 2013: 6:30 pm
VIGIL at Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave; through Moveon.org

New York City, NY 
Wednesday, September 4, 2013; 9:00 am
Rally in front of the French Embassy in NYC (5th Avenue between 74th and 75th Streets) asking for the French Parliament to vote against supporting a military strike on Syria.

New York City, NY
Saturday, September 7, 2013
Come to Times Square 42nd St & 7th Ave at 1pm.
Contact: International Action Center iacenter@iacenter.org , www.IACcenter.org 212-633-6646

New York City, NY 
Blacks Against War on Syria
Rally, Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 4:30 PM,
Harlem State Office Building.
We Join the Rallying Cry---Not in Our Name

Rochester, NY 
Saturday, Sept 7, 2013 from 10-6 & Sunday, September 8 from 10-5
Across the street from the Memorial Art Gallery
We will have a table where we will be flyering and talking to people outside one of the oldest and most popular arts festivals in the city. Please bring flyers and posters. We will be distributing half-page flyers composed by IAC, David Swanson, World Can't Wait. You can print them from their respective websites. Bring as many as you can. We need 100s or more as thousands will pass by our table.

Please email jb.papillonweb@gmail.com if you would like to help man (or woman) the table or if you want to print some flyers for us.

Rochester, NY
Noon, Sat, September 7 & Sun., September 8, 2013
RAW members and other local activists will be flyering at the annual Clothesline Festival, which attracts thousands
Local meeting details: RAW meets most Saturdays at noon at Brueggers (Monroe and Goodman)
Rochester Against War: rochesteragainstwar.org/

White Plains, NY
EMERGENCY PROTEST  AGAINST U.S. MILITARY ATTACK ON SYRIA
Friday, September 6, 2013; 5 pm
Meet at the Plaza Fountain, White Plains, Main St. & Mamaroneck
Demand Congress Refuse Authorization to Bomb and Kill
March to Congressperson's Nita Lowey’s office, then to the Federal Courthouse and back to the fountain for a 24-HOUR ENCAMPMENT. Stay for as long as you can Open mic, music, talk, fast – however you can and want to peacefully protest. For more information and to let us know that you’re coming, call WESPAC at 914.449.6514 or check our website at www.WESPAC.org

NORTH CAROLINA

Asheville, NC
Saturday, September 7, 2013; 12:00 Noon at Vance Monument (Downtown Asheville)
Asheville Antiwar Committee; https://www.facebook.com/events/299156080226733/ & facebook.com/ashevilleawc

Asheville, NC
Thursday, September 12
Gather at 4:00PM; at Vance monument
Contact:  asheville@defendwomensrights.org

Charlotte, NC
Rally September 7, 2013; 6:30 pm
Marshall Park, near MLK Blvd. in Charlotte
Called by A Coalition of Concerned Americans Against Military Intervention in Syria
Contact jibrilhough@hotmail.com

Raleigh, NC
Note time & location change
Saturday, September 7; 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm; ML King Gardens, 900 Rock Quarry Rd, Raleigh
Co-spnsored by: by Black Workers for Justice, Raleigh FIST, South Asian and Arab Youth for Justice, UNC SDS, Workers World Party-Durham, & others;
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/events/366294746834402/
919-260-9482 ; http://fistyouth.org/ ;  Eva.panjwani@gmail.com

OHIO

Cincinnati, OH
March and Banner Drop: Saturday Sept. 7, 2013;12pm; Piatt Park; Downtown Cincinnati
Sign Making: Friday September 6, 6:30 pm; Peaslee Center Over-the-Rhine; Cincinnati
Called by Occupy Cincinnati
Hosted by Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center (IJPC) .
http://ijpc-cincinnati.org/event/day-of-action-no-war-on-syria-20130907
https://www.facebook.com/events/586905681366699/?context=create

Cleveland, OH
Actions all week. Initial supporting groups: AFSC, Al-Awda, Cleveland Peace Action, League to Abolish War, Veterans for Peace - Chapter 39 NEOH, Women Speak Out for Peace & Justice.
For more information: Cleveland Peace Action - 216-231-4245 or go to
facebook.com/events/189565244558575/?suggestsessionid=6f6e3e694469302a743bf3db7a93a11a/

Thurs. Sept. 5, 2013 11:00 AM @ Rep. Tim Ryan's office 1030 Tallmadge Ave., Akron, 44310

Thurs. Sept. 5th, 1:00 PM @ Rep. Marcia Fudge's office
4834 Richmond Road, Warrensville 44128

Fri. Sept. 6th, 4:00 PM @ Senator Rob Portman's office
Federal Building 1240 E. 9th St. Cleveland 44199
We will then walk to Senator Sherrod Brown's office 1301 East 9th St., Cleveland 44114

Mon., Sept. 9th, 3:00 pm @ Rep. David Joyce's office
1 Victoria Place, Painesville, 44077

OREGON Florence, OR
Saturday, September, 7, 2013; 5:00 pm; City Hall; Hwy 101 and 2nd St.
MOBILIZE AGAINST THE WAR : 'NOT ANOTHER WAR'
Join the international demonstrations to oppose the bombing of Syria; Send a message to our Representatives that we are tired of the lies that lead us to war.

PENNSYLVANIA

Lewisburg, PA 
Saturday, September, 7, 2013; 12 Noon- 1pm
Post Office, Corner of 3rd and Market,

Philadelphia, PA
Saturday, September 7, 2013. Protest at 12:30 pm in Cedar Park, 49th & Baltimore
Sponsored by Philly Peoples Power Assembly and Philly Int. Action Center; 215-724-1618
Contact ppaphilly@gmail.com; phillyIAC@gmail.com
Facebook: facebook.com/ppaphilly

TEXAS

Austin, TX
Initiated by Occupy Austin
Contact 504-239-2764

Houston, TX
September 7, 2013 Action called by No War with Syria.
Please join this FB group to find out more about the actions in Houston! https://www.facebook.com/groups/620175288022501/
Or call or text 281 733 8324. Or email: nowarsyriahouston@gmail.com

UTAH

Salt Lake City, UT
Saturday 9/7 @ 2pm, 459N Main Street, Salt Lake City. Sign & banner-making.
http://www.facebook.com/events/563626080341680/ Contact: http://www.utahagainstwar.org/ AND UtahAgainstWar@gmail.com

WASHINGTON

Seattle, WA 
Saturday, September 7
Gather at 12:00PM at Westlake 4th and Pine
Call 206-568-1661 for more info.

WEST VIRGINIA

Huntington 
Rally at Marshall Unversity Thursday, September 4th, 2013
Called by Students for Appalachian Socialism
https://www.facebook.com/marxleninmao2112

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee 
Thursday, Sept 5th 4:30-6:15 pm
Location: CHANNEL 4 TV - 720 E. CAPITOL DR. CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/events/324568441021047/; also: http://tinyurl.com/mm8qosm

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