[pjw] Action: "War Ships Are Not Family Fun" at the Rose Festival Sat 6/8/19 2 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Wed May 1 17:43:55 EDT 2019

Iraq Affinity Group supporters:

Below is an announcement for the annual protest organized by War Resisters 
League at the Rose Festival. This year the PJW Iraq Affinity Group is 
cosponsoring the event. Feel free to share with others. If your group 
also wants to support this event please contact us and we'll loop in the 

Yes, today is May Day, and yes, the US is threatening military 
intervention in Venezuela (!?!). All the more reason to be prepared to put 
our message out when the warriors come sailing into town next month.
--dan h.
peace and justice works iraq affinity group

Peace and Justice Works
      Iraq Affinity Group
      PO Box 42456
      Portland, OR 97242
      (503) 236-3065 (Office)
      iraq @ pjw.info


For immediate release         May 1, 2019

                        "War Ships Are Not Family Fun"

                    Visibility action at the Rose Festival
                           *Saturday, June 8, 2019*
                               2:00 to 4:00 PM
      Waterfront Park, NW Naito at Couch (north of the Burnside Bridge)

The Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group is cosponsoring this
year's annual War Resisters League protest at the Rose Festival, which
calls attention to the warships docked at Portland's waterfront and
the various recruiting booths that come with them. The visibility
action will take place from 2-4 PM on Saturday, June 8 on the edge of
Waterfront Park at NW Naito Parkway and Couch Streets, just outside
the Rose Festival barricades.

The IAG pointed out the irony several years ago about the fact that
the fences around the warships at the supposedly family-friendly Rose
Festival are adorned with signs that say "No Trespassing-- US Navy

For more information or to get involved contact the Peace and Justice
Works Iraq Affinity Group at 503-236-3065 (voice or text), email
iraq at pjw.info , or visit the website at http://www.pjw.info . A flyer
is available at http://www.pjw.info/rose_festival0619flyer.pdf .

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