4th Anniversary of the Iraq War
Northeast Ohioans participated in a number of actions and events to mark the 4th Anniversary of the Iraq war and occupation.
Thursday, March 15, 2007 - Soldiers & Sailors Monument - Rally for Peace and an End to the Killing. Download PDF version of Greg Coleridge's talk here. See photos from this event at http://noac-photos.smugmug.com/gallery/2580697/6#P-10-9
Saturday, March 17, 2007 - Rally & March at Hardesty Park in Akron. Download PDF version of Dana Williams talk here or go to Cleveland Indymedia online to read and post your own comments. You can also see photos from this event HERE.
See more photos HERE.
What Martin Luther King, Jr said about war...and peace
Hear what Martin Luther King, Jr said on these topics as they relate to war: Conscience, Spiritual Death, & an excerpt from his famous speech, Beyond Vietnam. Download a complete copy of "Beyond Vietnam" (pdf)
REMARKS OF GREG COLERIDGE AT
MARTIN LUTHER KING COMMUNITY GATHERING (pdf)
First Baptist Church, Dover, Ohio, January 15, 2007
Read media coverage of this event:
January 11, 2007 - Times Reporter Announcement (pdf)
January 17, 2007 - Times Reporter Article by Joe Mizer, Staff Reporter (pdf)
We have marked yet another milestone of the Iraq war...3000 US Troops and Hundreds of Thousands of InnocentIraqi casualties as a result of the Iraq War & Occupation.
In Akron, people gathered on January 1, 2007 at 7 pm to commence a 24 vigil of remembrance for all the casualties of the Iraq war.
Go HERE for more details.
Go to our EVENTS
page to find out about upcoming actions and events.
Saturday, December 2, 2006 - See photos from US Labor Against the War March and Rally held in Cleveland at the Federal building.
September 11, 2006 - 5th year anniversary of the tragedies of 9/11 - See photos from Akron Event. September 11, 2006 - Read articles (pdf) relating to Akron area events surrounding 9/11 and 100 Years of Peace - Gandhi August 7, 2006 - This letter was sent today (download in pdf) -- on the 217th anniversary of the creation of the US Department of War. If you're in agreement, we invite you to contact Kucinich's office directly by calling 216-228-8850. Spread the word! Thanks.
Monday, August 7, 2006 - Read Greg's speech, Remembering Hiroshima (in pdf format) given at the 23rd Annual Concert in observance of Hiroshima Day at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Cleveland Heights. The event was sponsored by the Performers and Artists for Nuclear Disarmament of Cleveland (PAND Cleveland). For more information about this group visit their website.
June 10, 2006 - The Economic Justice and mpowerment Program
Committee hosted its First Annual Peace & Justice Event - "The
Drumbeat of Peace" - Reflections on the Peace & Justice work
of the Northeast Ohio American Friends Service Committee - at New
Covenant Community Church -981 W. Market St., Akron.
Featuring the Eyes Wide Open Ohio Exhibit
Guest Drummer, Rebekah Benner
Maureen Farris, will share her experiences traveling with the
Eyes Wide Open exhibit
Click HERE to see pictures
from this event...
Eyes Wide Open, AFSC’s
widely acclaimed exhibit of boots and shoes honoring the casualties
of the Iraq war returned to the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
after a tour of more than 70 cities. The exhibit anchored a larger
four-day event , Silence of the Dead – Voices of the Living:
A Witness To End the War in Iraq, co-sponsored with organizations
of veterans, military families, and others. See photos and
read Northeast Ohioan's reflections on this event HERE.
To see VIDEO from this event follow this LINK
19, 2006 - Northeast Ohio Commemorated the Third Anniversary of the
War on IraqSee photos and read local media coverage
of this event HERE. On Monday, March 20, 2006, George W.
Bush came to Cleveland to defend his war policy. 300 Northeast Ohioans
gathered to protest his visit. Read more...from the Associated
Press and the Cleveland
See pictures of the protest on March
20th at Cleveland
Indy Media Center.
photos and read articles from the Akron Vigil on October 26, 2005
Sunday, October 30, 2005 - Cleveland Plain Dealer
article - Today's
war protesters put a new face on the peacenik
more on the march and rally through the eyes of Northeast Ohioans...View
photos from the Akron march and rally.
The bus arrives in Cleveland. Photo
IndyMedia Coverage on the bus tour visit to Ohio (pdf)
Cleveland Plain Dealer
article on the bus tour visit in the Cleveland area (pdf)
article on the bus tour visit to Akron (pdf)
Akron Beacon Journal
article on the upcoming Washington, DC event (pdf)