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Global Vigil for Peace March 16th

Hundreds of thousands of peace loving people stood on street corners, outside of churches, and in other locations, lighting a candle for peace Sunday evening. As George Bush rattled his saber and reiterated his rhetoric, many Americans and people around the world stood in silence. See more.

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Vigilia global con velas por la paz, Domingo, 16 de Marzo

Desmond Tutu, AFSC, y la Coalición "Win without War" ("Gana sin Guerra") invitan a las personas alrededor del mundo a unirse a una Vigilia global con velas el Domingo, 16 de Marzo.

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An Alternative to War for Defeating Saddam Hussein

In February, a delegation of U.S. church leaders accompanied by colleagues from the United Kingdom and the worldwide Anglican Communion, met with Prime Minister Tony Blair and his Secretary of State for International Development, Clare Short, to discuss alternatives to war. A six-point plan, An Alternative to War for Defeating Saddam Hussein, was developed from those discussions and subsequent conversations among the U.S. delegation.

> Read the plan

> To get a free download of the Beastie Boys new antiwar track "In a World Gone Mad..." click here

Did Powell Mislead Public About Iraq Terrorist Connections?

February 10, 2003
"Response to Secretary of State Colin Powell’s Allegations of an Iraqi-Al Qaeda Terrorist Connection," Fourth Freedom Forum

download 11 x 17 posters United for Peace National Clearinghouse of Protest Info

Vigils to Stop the War On Iraq
Los Angeles - Southern California
March, 2003

Did you know that as well as potentially changing the world, participation in protests and demonstrations is actually good for you? Click here to find out how and why. More

Forward this information to your friends and family. Your area not listed? Click on the link below for vigils and ralliesin your state.

A diverse and committed Anti-War in Iraq /Peace Movement is growing in Los Angeles. Anti-War activists, members of Churches and Concerned Citizens have organized local Vigils for Peace. Join the Saturday Evening Vigils (below), or one closer to your home. Religious Communities Must Stop Blessing War and Violence... Peace is Patriotic.


Vigil for Peace - Stop the War On Iraq. Interfaith Communities United For Justice And Peace and Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church Social Justice Advocacy Group. Every Friday, from 11:30 am to approx 1:30 pm at the corner of Lake Ave. and Cordova (two blocks south of Colorado Blvd.) more information:

Pasadena (2)
Vigil for Peace - Stop the War On Iraq, sponsored by Orange Grove Friends Meeting. Every Sunday from 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm, at the corner of Orange Grove Boulevard and Oakland Street. All are invited to join. Signs will be provided or you can bring your own.

Also in Pasadena, join a rally every Saturday, from 10 am to 12 Noon, at the corner of Lake and Del Mar. Bring signs, or just join in.
...and the movement is growing

Claremont Friends Meeting co-sponsors Peace Rally, Every Friday from 4:30 pm to approx 6:00 pm, corner Indian Hill Blvd. at Arrow Highway, Claremont. For more information:

Silverlake Neighbors For Peace And Justice sponsors a vigil, Every Friday evening, from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm at the corner of Sunset And Hollywood Boulevards in Silverlake in front of the Vista Theater.

We demonstrate and pass out petitions. Everyone is welcome. Bring your own sign or use our on-hand materials to create one. more information:


Young Koreans United (YKU) presents Every Saturday from 12 noon to 1:30 pm

Wilshire And Western, Koreatown Los Angeles

No To War In Iraq! No To Neverending War! No To Fake "War On Terror"! This protest will take place every week, same time, same place, for the forseeable future.

Riverside: Peace and Human Rights Coalition of the Inland Counties. Every Friday from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Front of Tyler Mall, Tyler Ave at 91 Fwy, Riverside (Meet in parking lot next to Shoe City store, 3535 Tyler St). Bring signs against war in Iraq or use ours. more information: Phone: 909-782-8680 Inland Peace

Glendale Peace Vigil (formerly at the National Guard Armory) MOVES STARTING FRIDAY DECEMBER 6 to the heart of downtown Glendale: BRAND BLVD. AND BROADWAY (southwest corner in front of Mervyn's) Every Friday from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. We will have extra signs that say "don't invade iraq" or bring your own.

Request For Unity: The Glendale Peace Vigil is a legal, peaceful demonstration. We're NOT there to get arrested or to do civil disobedience, and we're NOT there to argue (politely or confrontationally) with any members of the National Guard. The organizers of the Glendale Peace Vigil cannot limit anyone's First Amendment freedom of speech, but request voluntary unity from those who decide to attend this vigil. Thank you! for information call the Glendale Peace Vigil: 818-242-4320 or 818-662-0412

Echo Park Neighbors for Peace and Justice:

Every Friday from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, At the intersection of Alvarado and Glendale Boulevards. (Note from CO: This group expanded in size by more than 10 fold from last Friday!)

Eagle Rock Neighbors for Peace and Justice: Every Saturday beginning November 30 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

Demonstrate Peacefully on the sidewalks bordering Eagle Rock Boulevard and El Paso Avenue in Eagle Rock. for information:

TheNo Iraq War Sign Project ( is a focused effort to blanket the U.S. with the attached red, white, and blue No Iraq War signs. The signs are spreading around the country. They have become an important symbol of opposition to an invasion of Iraq.

Useful links

Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace
Neighbors for Peace and Justice
United for Peace and Justice
First Congregational Church of Pasadena, UCC, a Just Peace Church
No War Sign
Claremont Unity Network
Sample letters
Posters to download
A soundtrack for peace
Win Without War Coalition
Vision Consulting
Garbl's links against an Iraq war
Sept. 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows