March & Vigil for Peace and Economic Justice - begins with March of the Dead mourning and resisting the ravages of war in commemoration of ninth anniversary of war in Iraq
Saturday, March 24, 2012 - 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Intersection Rt. 112 (Main Street) and Rt. 25A (blinking light, across from ferry) in Port Jefferson Village, LI
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March & Vigil for Peace and Economic Justice To Mourn and Resist the Ravages of War
Participants dressed in black with identical white face masks will lead a "March of the Dead" lamenting and resisting nine years of war in Iraq and 10-plus years of war in Afghanistan
Speakers to include
Mac Bica of Veterans for Peace LI;
Lauren Carmichael of Occupy Port Jefferson;
Charlotte Koons of Code Pink LI;
Bill McNulty of North Country Peace Group;
and Greg Maney of LI Teachers for Human Rights.
Sponsored by the North Country Peace Group and endorsed by more than a dozen Long Island peace, justice, religious and Occupy groups,
the March will begin at the intersection of Rt. 112 (Main Street) and Rt. 25A (across from the ferry) in Port Jefferson. We will march through the village to a public park nearby, where a program featuring speakers, music, and the reading of the names of Long Island service members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan will take place.