FUTURE PROTESTS

April 22 – 10:00 am Environmental Protection Agency, 12th and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.  Organized by the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance (NCNR) for Earth Day to call for “an end to the destruction of our Earth by the U.S. Military.  After speeches and delivery of a letter to the head of the EPA, the protesters will reconvene at 1 pm at the Pentagon City Mall Food Court, South Hayes Street and South 15th Street, off Route 1, Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA.  After a final briefing, protesters will go to the Pentagon for speeches and delivery of a letter to the Secretary of Defense.  The address of the Pentagon is 1400 Defense, Arlington, Virginia. For more information contact Malachy Kilbride: malachykilbride@yahoo.com

The NCNR Call to Action notes: “According to Joseph Nevins in Greenwashing the Pentagon Monday, June 14, 2010 [commondreams.org/views/2010/06/14/greenwashing-pentagon], ‘The U.S. military is the world’s single biggest consumer of fossil fuels, and the single entity most responsible for destabilizing the Earth’s climate.’”

April 27 – Beale AFB, Marysville, CA – Protests organized by Occupy Beale Air Force Base at3 to 5 p.m. at the Wheatland Gate; Tuesday, April 28, 6 to 8 a.m. at the Main Gate, with nonviolent direct action planned.  Kathy Kelly and Brian Terrell will join anti-drone activists at Beale Air Force Base on Monday afternoon, April 27 and Tuesday morning, April 28, to demonstrate opposition to the U.S. drone warfare program. Nonviolent direct action is planned for Tuesday morning. The theme of the April demonstrations will be “Taxes for human need, not for war.” 

Kelly and Terrell will also be speaking in Grass Valley on Tuesday evening, April 28, at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains, 246 South Church Street, in Grass Valley. 

Directions: If you get lost on the way to Beale, call Shirley by cell phone at 941-320-0291 or Flora at (831) 235-0486.